Marbella Pets & Petcare

The Marbella Pets & Petcare page is designed to help you discover the most recommended kennels, grooming centres, veterinarians and dog parks so your family friend can enjoy the Costa del Sol as much as you do. You'll also find information about animal shelters and other recommendations for your Marbella pets.

Whether you are looking for a great veterinarian or a pet groomer in Spain that you can trust, browse through the this guide to find the most recommended pet friendly places on the Costa del Sol.

There are plenty of vets in Marbella that can cater to all of your pet's needs, however, our animal guide weeds through the crowds to find the most recommended veterinarians on the Costa del Sol who speak English and offer good service at a reasonable price.

Our readers also share their experiences with their dog or cat groomer in Marbella to help you decide if you can trust your furry friend with a new groomer or not. We welcome all of your opinions and experiences, so please share your story with us if you have someone you would like to recommend.

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Vet to Home is a unique service on the Costa del Sol offering in-home care for pets in the region. Founded by Dr. Giedre Petkauskaite, you can receive expert care in English, Russian, Spanish and Lithuanian.

Pointer Marbella

Pointer Vet Marbella in Nueva Andalucia offers professional pet care with a wide variety of services including surgery, dental, consultations, micro-chipping, vaccinations, pet shop and much more.

Pointer Nazli Clinic

Pointer Clinic Estepona Pointer Clinic Estepona offers a high standard of veterinary care in a small, friendly, personal and professional animal clinic in Estepona.

Butibamba Vet is a recommended clinic in Mijas founded by Dr. Nuno Moreira Rodrigues. Specifically focused on international families, he speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.

Dogo Azul

Dogo Azul veterinary clinics are owned and operated by Dr.Sabine Plaschka, who has three locations on the Costa del Sol including Marbella, Elviria and Calahonda.

La Clinica Vet

Clinica Veterinaria La Campana vets for familys with pets in family! Since 1996, they have been dedicated to looking after the health of many pets and animals. Preventative Programs to ensure your animal will always be healthy.

Kennels, Grooming Services & Pet Boutiques

Posh Pets Spain

Posh Pets Spain in Alhaurin el Grande offers a wide range of services for your pets including dog and cat boarding, expert grooming services, obedience training and a pet accessories boutique. New in 2015 is a Sensory Garden designed to keep dogs well entertained. Pick-up and delivery service.

Petcare Pet Hotel

Petcare Pet Hotel is a fully-licensed facility in Alhaurin el Grande with accommodation for both cats and dogs. Kennels are fully tiled and can be individually heated in the winter and air conditioned in the summer months. Pick-up up and drop-off service is available throughout the Costa del Sol.


HouseSitMatch is an innovative new way for you to leave your pets in the comfort of their own home and garden while you are away on holiday. The company identifies a perfect match for a house sitter to mind your pets so you can relax knowing your home and family friends are safe.

Kennel Blog Costa del Sol

Kennel Blog for direct feedback from the community on their experiences boarding their pets in Marbella.  We'd be glad to hear your experiences in Marbella, positive or otherwise, to share with the community!

Top 5 Tips for Dog Training

Nando Brown, Head Trainer for In the Doghouse, discusses top tips on how to motivate your dog to do the right thing. Nando is a certified pet dog trainer, clicker trainer, trick dog instructor, nosework instructor, security dog handler and assessor for the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers. He is also a committee member of the Pet Professional Guild.

Nando’s interest lies with Scent Detection, Search & Rescue, Frisbee, Trick dog training and Rally, but his passion is dog behaviour and he is keen to help any dog that has a chance. He writes for Dogs Monthly and has appeared on MarbellaNow, the only English-language television programme dedicated exclusively to what's happening in and around our favourite city.

Stolen Dog Forum

Costa del Sol Stolen Dog Forum

Stolen Dog Forum for pets increasingly getting snatched from cars, shopping locations, gardens and parks. Dog owners need to protect themselves against this development.

marbella pets Shelters

PAD Animal Shelter

P.A.D. Animal Shelter Mijas was founded in 1996 with the objective of sheltering and finding new homes for abandoned dogs and cats. In 2 years sufficient funds had been raised to build a shelter on rented land.

Triple A Animal Shelter

Triple-A Animal Shelter in Marbella is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping and protecting abandoned animals in Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara.

Marbella Pets Services

Marbella Pet Services

There are so many fun things to do with your pet particularly if you like to get outdoors. With 320 days of sunshine a year, it's always a good day to get outside with your dog. However, there are some rules about taking your dogs for a walk on the beach, so be aware of what is acceptable and what isn't.

Good pet groomers in Marbella who speak English are also hard to find, however our readers have plenty to recommend from their own personal experiences.

Perhaps you recently moved and would like to register your pet in Spain? Check out this valuable information on dog registration in Spain to help guide you through.

If you would like to spread the word about your own Marbella Pets service, check out how you can reach thousands of Marbella families each week.

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Halcyon Dog Walking and Pet Services in Marbella 
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Transfer of dog ownership in Marbella 
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Gifting a kitten that is accustomed to dogs!  
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Pet service provider In Marbella 
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Abandoned Kitten Needs a Home 
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Looking for Pet Crazy Housekeeper in Marbella 
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4 Paws Dog Walking Service 
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Pet sitter 
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Steven Rowles Animal Healing 
Helping domestic pets and traumatised animals to move on with their lives. Steven Rowle works primarily with dogs and horses. He is not your typical …

Looking for a long term cat minder in Marbella 
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Exclusive dog sitting and walking 
Tel ‭+34 678 148 796‬ WhatsApp ‭+420 775 299 755‬ Email: Offering Exclusive dog sitting / walking in Marbella with 7 years …

Pet art in Sotogrande 
Hello, I'm living in Sotogrande for a few months. There are lots of dog owners around. I wonder if anyone is interested in having a portrait of their …

Lost dog in Marbella 
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House sitters available 
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Getting Your Children Their First Pet 
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Dog walker in Marbella 
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FOUND: Bunny Rabbit in Marbella 
I found an adorable bunny rabbit on the side of the road in a small cage. It's still a baby and not fully grown. I'm looking for a family to …

Dog sitter in Estepona 
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Small pups holiday home  
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Irish house and pet sitter in Marbella 
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Cat sitter in Marbella who cares 
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Lost and found pets 
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How can I take my pet to the UK? 
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Recommended Dog Walker in Marbella? 
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How to register your pet in Spain 
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Thinking about getting a Dog? 
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Can I buy a dog from your store? 
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Where can I buy a Maltipoo breed puppy? 
Hello viewers, I am looking for a certain kind of dog called a Malitpoo 1/2 Maltese 1/2 Poodle. (Maltese/Poodle ) I would …

How do I find a cat sitter in Marbella? 
We are looking for an experienced cat sitter for our 17 year old Tom Cat. We would like to go on short excursions ( 2 to 7 days) sometimes. But the cat …

Doggy day care! 
Hi i Live in Nueva andalucia and looking for a doggy day care for my one year old pup. Im looking for afternoon to evening but interested of morning to …

Are Dogs allowed in La Canada? 
Are dogs allowed in la Cañada? DATE: September 2015

Dog-walking person in Marbella area 
Hello! Can anyone advise any trust dog-walking person in Marbella area? We need him/her just for few days, when we are out. Thank you!

Homemade and Wholesome Pet Food 
Hello fellow pet lovers, I would like to introduce you to my homemade natural pet food company, Nature's Paw. We made the decision to change our pets’ …

Dog park at el nagueles park 
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Dog kennels  
Hi does anybody know of a really good dog minder near estepona/ san pedro who keeps the dogs in their homes rather than kennels? Thanks

Dog licence in Spain 
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Dog groomer in Marbella 
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Dalmation dog needs a loving home 
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Turtles in Marbella 
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House sitters available Not rated yet
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Petcare Pet Hotel Not rated yet
Petcare Pet Hotel is located in a peaceful valley in the mountains of Andalucia to the south of Alhaurín el Grande. Whilst enjoying peace and quiet, …

Petcare Pet Hotel Not rated yet
Petcare Pet Hotel is a small, fully-licensed facility in Alhaurin el Grande. Petcare has accommodation for both cats and dogs. Petcare Pet Hotel …

New Dog Beach Opens in San Pedro de Alcantara  Not rated yet
As of October 15, 2014 the city has opened a new dog friendly beach in San Pedro de Alcantara. The beach is in Linda Vista and there is a zone where dogs …

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