Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Pets

Photo courtesy of Megan VanParis

Even though you may already have plans for Valentine’s Day, here are some fun ideas for things to do for your pet!

Tasty Treats

While you can always go to the store and buy your furry family member their favorite treats, it may be more fun to make some at home! Here are some easy recipes to try for a tasty snack for your pup! Don’t worry, here are some DIY recipes for cat treats. To get in the Valentine’s Day spirit, try making these treats with a heart-shaped cookie cutter!

Spa Day

Our version of spa days most likely differ from what our pets consider to be relaxing but having them groomed will not only help them look better but feel better, too. Best Friends Pet Care has some great options grooming services to help pamper your furry family member!


If you love yoga and have a pup, there is a class that helps combine these two things! Bark By The Park is hosting a yoga night for you and your pup on February 18! This class helps you bond with your dog and stretch at the same time. For tickets or more information, click here.

Dog Date

If you want to bring your dog to a fun event, Bucktown Pub is hosting the 6th Annual Be Fido’s Friend Valentine’s Day Party on February 10! This event features a raffle and bobbing for hot dogs for your pup! For more information, click here.

Get Whisked Away

About 6 months ago, The Catcade opened on Belmont, not too far away from Blum. This amazing place lets you hang out with cats while playing arcade games, doing work, attending cat yoga events or movie nights! While you need to make a reservation, they offer 1-hour long cuddle sessions! To learn more about The Catcade, click here.

Written for Blum Animal Hospital by Jackie Sheppard.