Vets, Cafes, Grooming & More: Here's Your Guide To Being The Perfect First-Time Pet Parent

Tushar posted on 22 March

If you’re a first time pet owner, it’ll probably take you a little while to get used to the fact that your furry little buddy needs a lot of care. Here’s a list of the best vets, food stores, clothing stores, grooming services and pet-friendly cafes around town—everything you need to keep your little one happy and healthy.

Vets

Dr. Ajay Rana

Super-experienced vet, Dr. Ajay Rana, will tell you all about how to take care of your little friend. He treats them with all his heart. He even mixes his own medicines, and you can depend on him completely for all-round pet care.

Pet Care

5, DDA Market, Block C, Neeti Bagh, New Delhi

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Dr Avesh Kumar Singh—Lifeline Veterinary Clinic

You can pay online for this vet’s services, and you’ll get constant reminders for your pet’s vaccinations. If there’s someone who knows how to keep pets in top condition, these guys are it.

Pet Care

G-29, Manish Market, Pocket 4, Near Mother Dairy, Sector 11, Dwarka, New Delhi

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Max Vets

We would highly recommend Dr Bhanu Dev Sharma from their team of qualified vets. Max Vets operates 24*7, so they’re good with late night emergencies.

For more vets and pet hospitals, check out this list.

Pet Care

55, Block R, Greater Kailash 1, New Delhi

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Food

DogKart

These guys have both dog food and cat food in store, and don’t charge anything for delivery. Some of their best selling products are Acana pet food and Orijen dog food {organic dog food}. Check them out here.

Petshop18

They’ve got food for dogs, cats, fish, birds and more. They’re reasonably priced and have a really wide range of products. They also have discounts going on most of the time. Check them out here.

Jaws 'n' Paws

You can find this popular Khan Market store online, and they’ve got all kinds of food for all kinds of pets. Check them out here.

For more online food stores for pets, check out this list.

Pet Stores

46-A, Khan Market, New Delhi

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Clothing and Accessories

Heads Up For Tails

You’ll find a huge variety of clothes and accessories for your furball at Heads Up For Tails. They’ve also got of the largest and most organised websites when it comes to pet clothing {and products in general}. Find collars, jackets, name tags and more here.

Pet Stores

Select Citywalk, 2nd Floor, Across Good Earth, Saket, New Delhi

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Petcetera

While you’ll find all the clothes in the world for your little pooch here, Petcetera, a store in Lajpat Nagar, also sells a special range of coats for strays, priced at just INR 200.

Pet Stores

A-28, Shop 1, Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar 4, New Delhi

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Stars & Snowflakes by Aastha

Your doggo doesn’t do anything less than a fashion statement? Stars And Snowflakes by Aastha is a store in Chattarpur doing designer wear for dogs. They’ve got amazing jackets for pets in colourful prints, bold solid colours, and even graphic printed jackets.

For more clothing stores, check out this list.

Pet Stores

Dhan Mill Compound, SSN Marg, 100 Feet Road, Chhattarpur, New Delhi

Grooming

Red Paws

They’ve got full-service bath & style treatments, and skin and coat treatments that your pupper will absolutely love {and probably become addicted to}.

Pet Stores

29-A, 1st Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

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Scoopy Scrub

With 11 outlets all over the city, Scoopy Scrub could very well be your one-stop shop for all your pet’s grooming needs. They offer services like aroma therapy bath, medicated bath, joint pain massage, styling and more.

Pet Stores

Shop 19, DDA Market, Nelson Mandela Marg, Near Vasant Vihar Police Station, Munirka, New Delhi

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Sicon's The Pet Safari

Sicon’s is an all-in-one store for your pet to get pampered and fit. Opt for oil massages {hey, your doggo or kitty needs relaxation too!}, haircuts, shampoos, manicures and pedicures as grooming services for both cats and dogs. They also offer a pick and drop facility for grooming services, in case you’re busy running errands.

Pet Stores

17-A, Near Roopak Store, 60, Ajmal Khan Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi

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Cafes

Puppychino

It’s a dog cafe which is also a co-working space. They’ve got food for dogs like pancakes, muffins and whole meals.

Cafes

119, 3rd Floor, Shishan Bhawan, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi

Off The Leash

At just INR 400 per pet {for as long as they want}, your dog can run around and socialise with other dogs, and play with all the toys lying around. They’ve also got a swimming pool your furball can take a dip in.

Cafes

Behrampur, Near Sohna Road, Sector 59, Gurgaon

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Critterati

They’ve got a café called Friends n Fur with menus for humans and pets both. The menu focuses pet nutritional needs in mind or you can head over to the basement and pick up a snack from their imported range of foods.

Here are some more pet-friendly cafes you can head over to.

Pet Stores

4304, Adjoining Galleria Market, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon,