Pet Parent’s Guide to Arlington, WA

While running a professional pet sitting and dog walking business, we are often asked questions about our local area: Who is a good vet? Where do I get my pet food? Where can I go for the day to have fun with my pet? This guide was created to help answer some of your questions. Whether you are looking for a vet, a recreation area, pet sitter, dog walker, groomer, pet supplies, or a place to stay with your pet, we hope you’ll find this as a great resource guide for our area.


Arlington WA pet sitting

Your vacation is planned, you need to travel for business, or you have a family event to attend. While you may trust a friend or neighbor to care for your pets while you are away, there are several reasons for hiring a professional to do the job instead. Learn more about our services and how we can help you. Pet Sitting Services, Cat Visits & Overnight Pet Care Services.


Arlington WA - Dog walking

Are you working long hours? Don’t have time to rush home at lunch? Perhaps you have a long commute or are unable to walk your dog because of health. Sometimes we just don’t have enough time in our day to do it all. Having a dog walker available for when you are busy can make your life much easier and more enjoyable. We can walk your dog around your neighborhood, have backyard play and potty break, or take you pooch out for a trail adventure. Either way, you can read more about our services by visiting our Dog Walking Services section on our website.


Arlington WA - Pet Stores

The Arlington area is known for its beauty and rural areas. Most of the major shopping in our area requires traveling up or down the I-5 corridor or you can opt to shop online. Either way, it is nice to support our local businesses. Here is a list of businesses in the area to shop for some of your pet’s needs:

Arlington Reptiles | No website, but they are located at: 203 S Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223

Bailey’s Pet Beds | Order custom made dog and cat beds. All proceeds goes towards making beds which are then donated to Old Dog Haven,

Catio Spaces | Online shopping for catio designs, kits, and ideas.

Co-Op Supply | 121 S Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223.

Dogatella Canine Couture, Camano Island | Premier source for bespoke canine couture and cute catnip cat toys.

Joy Melody Naturals, Camano Island | Online shopping for organic flea & pet products – Retail Outlet: NOAH Adoption Center.

Jules Animal House Healthy Pet Food | 17317 27th Ave NE, Marysville, WA 98271.

Kuranda Dog & Cat Beds | Online shopping for off the ground beds.

Manly Pet LLC, Camano Island | Online shopping for dog collars, leashes, equine halters & leads.

Pet Enclosures Northwest

PetCo | 16508 Twin Lakes Ave, Marysville, WA 98271.

Puppy Stairs, Camano Island | Online shopping for dog stairs and ramps.

Sidekick’s Rabbitry | Pet stock of Holland Lops usually available for sale. 15801 Trangen Rd, Arlington, WA 98223.

Strotz-Country Feed | 21713 27th Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223.


Arlington WA - Dog Bakery

Pupcakes, LLC | Healthy Gourmet Snacks, shop online or visit farmer’s markets that they attend,


Dog Watch of Puget Sound |

Invisible Fence Brand of Seattle

Puget Sound Pet Stop |


Arlington WA - Animal Rescues

Many pets unfortunately live in shelters hoping for someone to give them a forever home. If you are thinking about getting a new pet, volunteering, or just wanting to help out financially, check out the list below:

Arlington Humane Society | No website, but they are located at: 19933 Old Burn Rd, Arlington, WA 98223. 360-652-5844

New Moon Farm Goat Rescue & Sanctuary | 19111 Burn Rd, Arlington, WA 98223.

Old Dog Haven | 621 SR9 NE, PMB A4, Lake Stevens, WA 98258.

Purrfect Pals | Cat only rescue shelter.

Rompin Paws Animal Shelter |  25618 W. Lake Armstrong Rd, Arlington, WA, 98223.

Sarvey Wildlife Care Center | Wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and release.

The NOAH Center | 31300 Brandstrom Rd, Stanwood, WA 98282.


Arlington WA - Vets

Having a team of experts that you trust and love and are ready to care for your pet when they need a regular check up, have an illness or injury is important. Here is a list for you to choose from:

Advanced Care Animal Clinic | 16820 Smokey Point Blvd #2, Arlington, WA 98223.

All Creatures Veterinary Service  | 720 West Ave, Arlington, WA 98223.

Arlington Pet Clinic | 3131 Smokey Point Drive, Suite 6 Arlington, WA 98223.

Arlington Veterinary Hospital | 7728 204th St. Suite B, Arlington, WA 98223.

Care 4 Pets Animal Hospital Veterinarians | No website, but they are located at: 3323 169th Pl NE, Arlington, WA 98223.

Family Pet Medical & Surgery | 3704 172nd St NE, Arlington, WA 98223.

Northwest Veterinary Clinic | No website, but they are located at: 134 N W Ave, Arlington, WA 98223.

Pet Emergency Center | No website but they are located at: 14434 Avon Allen Rd, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273

Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital | 11308 92nd St SE, Snohomish, WA.

Smokey Point Animal Hospital | No website, but they are located at: 16720 Smokey Point Blvd, Arlington, WA 98223.

VCA Veterinary Specialty Center | 20115 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA.


Purrfect Pals

The NOAH Center | 31300 Brandstrom Rd, Stanwood, WA 98282,


Fires, floods, power outages, oh my! Being prepared can help save the lives of your pets. Develop a plan, review it and update it regularly. For tips and information, read on:


Arlington WA - Pet Friendly

Having family or friends visit and you don’t have enough room for everyone? Check out pet friendly hotels, bed and breakfast, and vacation rentals:

Bring Fido | A travel directory for pet friendly places to stay: bed and breakfast, hotels, vacation rentals, restaurants, activities, services & more.


Arlington WA - Dog Friendly Businesses

Skookum Brewery | 19529 17th Dr NE, Arlington, WA 98223

Whitehorse Tavern | 304 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223


Arlington WA - Dog Groomers

Whether you dog needs regular grooming or you’re dealing with our ever changing weather, every dog will need a bath and grooming. You may choose to do it yourself or you can select from one of the following listed groomers to pamper your pooch.

Jennifer’s Pet Grooming | No website but they are located at: 419 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223.

Jules Animal House, Self Dog Wash | 17317 27th Ave NE, Marysville, WA 98271.

Neva’s Grooming Salon | No website but they are located at 500 N W Ave, Arlington, WA 98223

Pawsitively Styling | No website but they are located at: 20404 67th Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223.

PetCo | 16508 Twin Lakes Ave, Marysville, WA 98271.

Smokey Point Grooming | No website, but they are located at 7518 155th St NE, Arlington, WA 98223


Arlington WA - Dog Daycare and Boarding

Choosing a boarding facility can sometimes be a daunting process. While we understand that some dogs do well in a boarding environment, others may not. Totally Tails Pet Care Services offers you an alternative to boarding. Learn more about our pet sitting and overnight pet care or check out one of the facilities list here:

Canine Country Club and Cattery, Inc | 17625 3rd Avenue NE, Arlington, WA 98223.

Northwest Dog Retreat | 19302 8th Ave NW, Arlington, WA 98223.

SnoLine Kennels | 11524 SR 530 NE, Arlington, WA.


Arlington WA - Cat Boarding

If you have a cat and need to travel away then you’ll need to find a cattery or a pet sitter to care for your precious feline. You can read more about our cat sitting services here: cat sitting services and overnight pet care or if you rather have your cat stay somewhere, we have a couple of options for you as well. Check with your local vet as some also offer boarding services.

Canine Country Club and Cattery, Inc | 17625 3rd Avenue NE, Arlington, WA 98223,


Arlington WA - Dog Friendly Parks

All dogs love to go for a walk, stretch their legs, smell the surroundings, and have a great experience. We have so many beautiful options here in the Pacific Northwest. Before heading out to explore some of those places, here are some details to keep in mind: All dogs must be kept on leashes and dog waste packed out unless otherwise noted. Some areas will require you to have a Washington Discovery Pass. Dogs are prohibited on all trails in Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks. As well, they are not allowed in the North Cascades National Park except for the Pacific Crest Trail.

The following is a list of dog friendly parks and trails to explore with your dog:

Airport Trail – 43rd Ave & 51st Ave at 172nd, Arlington, WA 98223

Centennial Trail


Looking for a day trip to spend with your pet? Here are a few nearby places to get you and Fido out for an adventure.


Edmond’s Marina Beach Park | Located at the very south end of Edmond’s Marina Park. Off leash area for dogs to run, swim in the sound and interact with fellow canines.

Double Bluff Beach | Located at the south end of Whidbey Island. Dogs can run free along the sandy beach during low tide and swim in the water. Please keep dogs on a leash until you pass the windsock. (My dog Bailey gave this beach a 5-paw rating, it was her favorite)

Heritage Off Leash Dog Park | Located in downtown Stanwood.

Strawberry Fields | Located in Marysville. Three-acre fenced park. Dog must be kept on a leash until they reach the park.


Boulder River Trail | Located near Arlington. Trail is 8.4 mile out and back.

Camano Island Community Trail | Located at the community center. Trail .3+ miles.

Camano Island State Parks Trails | Located at the end of Lowell Road. Trails from .5 – 2.6 miles.

Camano Island Ridge Forest Preserve | Located on Can Ku Road. Trails up to 4.1 miles.

Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park Trail | Located near Issaquah. Trail is 35.5 mile loop trail.

Cranberry Lake | Located near Anacortes. Trail is a 6.6 mile loop.

East Lake Sammamish Trail | Located near Redmond. Trail is a 11 mile point-to-point.

Forest Island Trail | Located near Seattle. Trail is a 2 mile loop that features a lake.

Gold Creek Trail | Located near Sequim. Nice ferry ride from Coupville and features a river. Trail is 7.2 mile point-to-point.

Green Lake Loop | Located near Seattle. Trail is 3 mile out and back around a lake.

Lindstrom Walking Path | Located off Lindstrom in Stanwood. Trail is 1.4 mile loop.

Oyster Dome Trail | Located near Bow. Trail is 6.5 mile out and back that features a cave.

Sammamish River Trail | Located near Redmond. Trail is a 13 mile trail that features a river.

Snohomish County Centennial Trail | Located near Snohomish. Trail is a 29 mile point-to-point trail that features a lake.

Soaring Eagle Park Trail | Located near Sammamish. Trail is a 10.9 mile loop featuring a great forest setting.

Spruce Railroad Trail | Located near Port Angeles, via ferry from Coupeville. Trail is a 4 mile point-to-point trail and features a lake.

Tolt Pipeline | Located near Bothell. Trail is 16 mile out and back and features scenic views.

Tommy Thompson Trail | Located near Anacortes. The trail extends from the Anacortes waterfront down to Fidalgo Bay.

Tradition Lake Plateau | Located near Issaquah. Trail is a 6 mile loop.

West Tiger Mountain | Located near Issaquah. Trail is a 6 mile out and back trail.

Wilburton Hill Park and Kelsey Creek Farm | Located near Bellevue. Trail is a 8 mile multiple route trail.

For additional information on Hiking With Dogs |


Arlington WA - Pet Photography

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We hope you have found this guide to be useful. Do you have a resource that you would like to see added or have an update on an item already listed? Let us know via our Contact Form.