A luxurious new pet resort and market, Royal Pets, is opening in Midtown Tampa

inside a giant pet store with vet items and resort items on the shelves

Royal Pets Market & Resort Plus Veterinary Center is celebrating its urban flagship state-of-the-art center that serves pet parents and their pets’ needs – including a market, pet resort, salon & spa, doggie daycare, and full-service veterinary center – seven days a week, all under one roof. Royal Pets is located at 1102 North Himes Avenue, with parking available in Midtown parking garages off Himes & Cypress.

Tampa is one of the top dog-friendly destinations in the country. Midtown Tampa, billed as a city within a city, is a perfect place for dog-owners. The neighborhood is highly walkable, with an interconnected system of boutique shops, local and national restaurants, a green space featuring public art, and tons of wonderful shaded patios.Royal Pets arrival in the neighborhood is a no brainer.


“Our commitment is to always provide the best care and advice to our pet parents, so their pets live healthy and happy lives. At Royal Pets every pet is a part of our family and always treated like royalty,” said Denise Wolin, CEO & President. “We have everything under one roof for your pet, from our state-of-the-art Veterinary Hospitals, 5-star Pet Hotel, Salon & Spa and of course our Market with our knowledgeable pet experts to help with all of your pets’ needs.” Wolin is an industry veteran who oversaw nearly 1,200 stores as vice president of PetSmart before founding her first Royal Pets right here in the Tampa Bay Area.

Royal Pets sets roots in Midtown Tampa

The festivities begin with a formal ribbon cutting at 11:00 am Friday, June 17, hosted by the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce and featuring Royal Pets CEO Denise Wolin, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bryan McGoldrick, Tampa City Councilman Guido Maniscalco, and Midtown Tampa General Manager Christina Harden. Visitors with their pets will enjoy an afternoon of pet caricatures in the Midtown common area.

The Grand Opening Carnival runs from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 & 19 and will feature pet caricatures, a bounce house (for the two-legged kids), food trucks, a balloon artist, free “PAWdicures” and lots of games and activities for the four-legged kids. Attendees having their Royal Passport stamped in the store will receive FREE Royal Rewards including microchip ($49.95 value), first-time vet visit ($68 value), gift bag ($25 value) and “barkery treat.” Puppies and dogs will be available for adoption, and 100% of the proceeds from an event raffle will be sent to Ukraine, to aid Ukrainian dogs in need.


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