Rex Approved Services & Retailers
REX Approved businesses are local businesses that have been given the REX "Seal of Appeal". When you are out and about and you see this seal in your favourite pet business' window, you know REX has given them a thorough once over.
REX Approved Services - When you use a REX Approved Service, you can be confident that your REX will be handled using only reward based methods, and that no shortcuts are taken in the care and safety of your buddy. Do you feed your REX a raw diet, and are tired of being shamed about it? Good news - all of our services are raw diet friendly too!
REX Approved Retailers - REX Approved Retailers sell only foods and products that are good for you and REX. You will find only healthy pet foods, and you won't find intimidating training tools in these stores. REX Retailers do not sell pets of any kind.
Rex Friendly Businesses
We've sniffed out the coolest dog friendly businesses in Calgary for you and your REX! REX Friendly businesses are not traditional pet businesses, but "regular" businesses that are A-Okay with you bringing REX along with you when you visit them. Think dog friendly: patios, garden centres, hotels, and even pet friendly housing and realtors! These are our FAVOURITE businesses because they get that your REX is part of your family!
You may want to consider calling ahead to be sure that store policies haven't changed since they joined the REX Collective!
Are you looking for a REX of your very own? We have the 411 on where to find YYC's coolest rescue REXES! If you would rather share your life with a furry feline, chicken, bunny or horse, we can help you find them too! Search the REX Collective to find your new forever best friend.
They're the movers and the waggers, they're Calgary's best known furry Instagram influencers, they exude positivity, and they're representing for REX! Whether you're looking for the coolest local doggos to follow on Instagram, or you're a pet business looking for four-legged influencers and ambassadors, this pack is where it's at!
Disclaimer: REX in the City cannot guarantee that these listings have not changed their philosophies, methods or product selection since applying. We have started the process for you, but please do your own research before trusting anyone with your pet! REX cannot be held responsible or liable for the actions of the businesses listed on this website.
Animal Memorial Services offers cremation as a dignified method of final disposition. You have the peace of mind your pet has been cared for individually. Losing a friend is a painful, grief filled experience. If . . . read more
Boogie’s Burgers is a no-holds-barred burger emporium located in delicious Calgary, Alberta. We are known for serving up hamburgers that don’t just delight one’s palate but seduce it for all eternity. That’s why our esteemed . . . read more
Established in 1998 in a century-old brick warehouse, Bookers BBQ + Crab Shack is a hidden gem at the gateway to Calgary’s East Village. Known for its Southern cooking, smokehouse barbecue, and all-you-can-eat sprees. From . . . read more
Born Colorado is the result of a passion for the outdoors and a love of craft beer. We are constantly creating new, fresh and innovative beers to tantalize your every whim. But, because everyone craves . . . read more
I focus on the heart and soul, and unique personality of each dog that finds his way in front of my lens. I pride myself on documenting the precious relationships between pets and their people . . . read more
Get ready Calgary, you’ve got a second Browns Socialhouse! Prepare to double your socializing with Browns Mount Royal, located just off 17th Avenue (aka “The Red Mile”) in downtown Calgary. It’s the perfect place to . . . read more
Our dog training and puppy training classes are family friendly taught by highly skilled certified experts in canine behaviour. Canine Minds and Manners Professional Dog Training Calgary provides expert instruction on dog training for all . . . read more
At Cast Iron Cookhouse we share the simple passions of food, drink and sports. Nothing make us happier than giving you a place to share a beer, a laugh and some game highlights with your . . . read more
Nuzzled between the communities of Tuxedo and Highland Park at the edge of the Greenview industrial area, Citizen Brewing Company is both your neighbourhood craft brewpub and hidden beer oasis. We are passionate about creating . . . read more
Cold Garden Beverage Company is a Calgary-based microbrewery. A love of craft beer and a passing comment in a university classroom planted the idea years ago and the concept has been growing ever since. The . . . read more
The Pet Resort has over 20 acres of beautiful countryside with breathtaking panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. As you drive through our gates, a 5-acre exotic bird park welcomes you. Full of excitement and . . . read more
Patience, care, and compassion. Every animal has a unique personality and disposition. Because of this, every animal needs to be trained differently. This requires a unique trainer, with a wide range of experience and a . . . read more
dogma has set the standards for dog care in Calgary. We are the only business that is operated by a team of certified trainers which ensures each dog’s needs are being met through daycare and . . . read more
Dogs Rule Pet Grooming is a successful business in southwest Calgary that has been in the same location for over 10 years. Our caring environment and knowledgeable staff provides your pet the best experience resulting . . . read more
DOGWIT’s training programs teach YOU to become your dog’s trainer. Whether in Group Classes or Private Training, we empower you so that you and your canine companion can have a long and happy life together. . . . read more
Elite Brewing concept is similar to elite military units like the British SAS, US Navy Seals and Delta forces. Those soldiers are handpicked and go thought tremendous training and character testing. The remaining who are . . . read more
“THE WIDEST SELECTION OF OYSTERS IN THE CITY… THIS CASUAL RESTAURANT FEELS LIKE A PUB BUT TASTES LIKE FINE DINING.” Named after the waterfront district in San Francisco, Embarcadero means “wharf” or “landing place” in . . . read more
Here at Fluffy and Spike’s, we understand the world is a big place for a small dog. That’s why we created a world just for them. By dedicating our facility to small dogs 20lbs and . . . read more
Long time Calgarians know; there has been a garden centre in this location since… forever. What they may not know is that geengate garden centre has been a family run business that was purchased way . . . read more
We welcome All Breeds, All Sizes and All Temperaments! The High Tails team specializes in stress reduction, disease control and superior client service. We promote life-long learning and can help improve your relationship and training . . . read more
Located in the heart of Calgary is family-owned restaurant La Boulangerie, one of the top restaurants in calgary for all your favourite breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dessert treats to enjoy! If you’re looking for food . . . read more
In 1999 I became one of the first veterinarians in Calgary and the surrounding area to offer my services to clients and patients in the comfort of their own home. I have always believed that . . . read more
- Montgomery Village Veterinary Clinic & Dekens Housecall Services
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Mungo means “dear friend”, which is the perfect name for this lovely little book company. Mungo’s Books began in February, 2006 and is a labour of love, owned by Leigh Sutherland, CPDT-KA, a dog trainer . . . read more
Professional dog walkers and pet sitters serving Calgary since 2013. We take our job of caring for our clients’ pets so seriously that we go the extra mile to make sure everything is perfect, starting . . . read more
Our pack is very proud to offer the Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid training program; a fun-filled, informative and thorough 10-hour certification course with information pertaining to both dogs and cats! It has been . . . read more
If you have ever had a massage yourself, think of the positive effects it had on your body. Those same benefits can be experienced by your dog, which will help to promote a longer, healthier . . . read more
Voted Calgary’s best dog daycare and place to spoil your dog. We are proud to offer over 4000 square-feet of dog-friendly indoor and outdoor space, all at our convenient Northwest Calgary location. Our highly trained . . . read more
Puppy In My Pocket is a pet grooming business located inside Copperfield Tail Blazers in the SE part of Calgary. We are committed to providing a personalized, stress free visit to each of our furry . . . read more
Puptown Paws is based on the belief that our customers’ needs are of the utmost importance. Kelly and Alexandra are committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is . . . read more
Your trip to Calgary isn’t complete without a visit to Ranchman’s! We are the official hospitality location of the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association – Where the real cowboys hang their hats! Mix and mingle with . . . read more
Refined Canine offers dog training to Calgary and area. We offer dog training in our group classes as well as private session. All the methods we used in our dog training are based on scientific . . . read more
located inside of Rascals Pet Supplies at 3804 Edmonton Trail NE in Calgary, Alberta. Grooming services are available by appointment for all dogs (no breed discrimination). Please accept our apologies but we do not do . . . read more
Spruce It Up Garden Centre has been providing expert advice and outstanding gardening supplies to Calgary and area for 10 great years! We look forward to continuing this standard of excellence for many more. What . . . read more
Jessica Hanna, owner operator of Steele Arrow Canine Services is a motivated, lifelong animal lover with an impressive history working with animals. From time spent in Inner Mongolia working with wolves for a major motion . . . read more
Calgary’s favourite health food store for pets. Unique pet products. Helpful and knowledgeable staff. MASSIVE raw food selection with TWO walk in freezers. Healthy dry, canned, dehydrated foods & supplements. Large selection of enrichment toys . . . read more
Situated Between Downtown Calgary and Calgary International Airport Conveniently located between Calgary International Airport and the city center, in the heart of Northeast Calgary’s business community, The Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre is your . . . read more
Specializing in Health Food and Hip Gear for the urban dog and their companion We are located in Garrison Woods where urban convenience meets old-fashioned community charm in the heart of the city of Calgary. . . . read more
Theresa is a long-time dog photographer and animal rescue volunteer. She would love to meet you and your furkid for a photo session. Offering both natural light and studio photography, together we’ll create lasting memories . . . read more
Our mission is to improve the communication and relationships between dogs and their families using positive, force free, and scientifically sound methods that are gentle, humane and effective. Our goal is to assist families address . . . read more
We really are Certified Dog Lovers! We understand dog speak, and we can teach it to you! Treat ‘N Train Behaviour and Habitat Training is based on the new art of teaching and training. We . . . read more
UNA Pizza is a neighbourhood restaurant serving Californian inspired, thin crust pizza with Mediterranean influenced food and flavours. We find inspiration for our dishes from California to the south of Spain, Italy & France. Our . . . read more
Dogs In Need Organization (DINO) is a non-profit animal welfare organization located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Composed of a group of innovative dog minded people, DINO is committed to the philosophy of people helping animals . . . read more
Ferret Rescue & Education Society (FRES) is a non-profit, charitable organization that was started by a group of devoted ferret owners in the Calgary area who recognized the need for a locally based rescue dedicated . . . read more
We support registered charities devoted to companion animals by providing grants & support for extraneous emergency situations and special projects that improve animal welfare through a local, tangible, and meaningful impact. Four Feet Companion Foundation . . . read more
Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue Foundation is currently the only rescue organization covering the area south of Okotoks to Claresholm, Vulcan west to Longview and even some points beyond. Kim Hessel, Founder, saw a critical . . . read more
Founded in 1998 as a no-kill shelter, Misty Creek Dog Rescue is one of many volunteer-run shelters in Western Canada shouldering the burden of the thousands of animals who are abandoned, abused or surrendered every . . . read more
Rescue, Rehab, Re-home, Educate. No Borders Animal Rescue Society (NOBARS) consists of volunteers dedicated to providing rescue to stray, abandoned, abused, or surrendered animals, to prevent cruelty, to re-home and promote the welfare of animals. . . . read more
Oops-a-Dazy Rescue and Sanctuary Society started as a pot-bellied pig rescue several years ago by a family dedicated to animal welfare. As word spread about what they were doing, people started asking them to take . . . read more
Guinniss was a champion. He overcame challenge after challenge, inspired many, improved the life of thousands of dogs and lived each day full of joy. He was a goofy boy, who was sensitive, intelligent and . . . read more
Visit our website and wanting to learn more about Underdogs. Underdogs Rescue is one hundred percent volunteer based and run by a group that is dedicated in helping to save “power” breeds from negative misconceptions . . . read more