With a sprawling grass amphitheater, plenty of sidewalks, park benches, outdoor dining spaces, and a super-cute cluster of shops that specifically cater to the whims of every pooch, Gulf Place is undoubtedly Scenic Highway 30A’s pet-friendliest place. Unofficially called “Bark Avenue,” this family of pet-centric merchants is on every local pet owner’s speed-dial list.
Furry Fanatics: Pet Supplies
56 Spires Lane, Unit 12A | 850-278-6902 | www.furry-fanatics.com
Furry Fanatics offers a complete and unique selection of all-natural pet foods, treats, supplies and novelties. Owner Julie Brown is simply the kindest, sweetest soul you’ll ever meet, and her genuine passion for all-things-animals is evident from the first moment you walk through the doors. Furry Fanatics also carries official “30A” and “Dogs of 30A” pet gear. Furry Fanatics is the must-stop spot for treats following every grooming and vet visit.
30A Vet: Pet Care
56 Spires Lane, Unit 14A | 850-660-1892 | www.30Avet.com
Looking for that personal and professional touch to help take care of your furry friend? Seriously, look no further than 30A Vet. This full-service animal hospital for dogs and cats provides state-of-the-art services such as digital x-ray and preventive wellness blood work. Call for an appointment, or feel free to drop by for a tour. Dr. Brawner is simply the best, and she treats your pets as precisely what they are… part of your family.
Dapper Dogs: Grooming
56 Spires Lane, Unit 13A | 850-622-5882 | www.dapperdogssrb.com
Sandwiched right between these two locations, you’ll find Dapper Dogs, a full-service dog salon. The proprietor and groomer Monica Loveall has 20 years of experience as a groomer, and she worked for an animal hospital for 8 years as the groomer and a vet tech. Stop by for a visit any time, or make an appointment for a bath and/or groom. They even offer discounted first time baths and/or grooming for newly rescued dogs.