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It's a New Day in Pet Care

For the best in pet boarding and doggy daycare, stop "ruffing" it and live the "purrfect" life at Pet Paradise Jacksonville University Blvd. Enjoy air-conditioned suites, expert grooming and shady play areas. And our bone-shaped pool is a sparkling, clean and cool spot for a day of fun in the sun.

  • Location Address: 5140 University Blvd West, Jacksonville, Florida 32216
  • Location Hours Mon-Fri: 6:30am-7:00pm Sat-Sun: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Phone: 904.396.7529
  • Location Fax: 904.730.7368
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Meet the Family

Dr. Tara McFarlandOn-site Veterinarian

Dr. McFarland received her veterinary degree from Ross University in 2018.

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Michelle BagwellManager

Michelle DiMaggio joined the Pet Paradise team in March 2012.

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Molly B. GranickAssistant Manager

Molly joined the Pet Paradise family in August 2018. She was raised around all kinds of animals - from cats and dogs, to horses and fish.

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Sarah M. HorneAssistant Manager

Sarah grew up in a house full of critters - dogs, cats, rabbits, snakes, tarantulas, lizards, hamsters, turtles, and the list goes on.

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Jillian ShekoskiAssistant Manager

Jillian joined the Pet Paradise family in August 2019 and has worked in the pet car industry since 2012.

Pamela R. LawtonGroomer

Pamela has been grooming professionally for well over 10 years.

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Dog playing with a ball at Pet Paradise

Additional AmenitiesPet Paradise Jacksonville-University Blvd

  • Synthetic Grass Play Area
  • Auto-fill Water Bowls with Fresh Water System
  • Shaded Play Yard
  • Peaceful, Private Cat Condos

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Veterinary Care

Scratch the old days of traditional, tail-tucking veterinary care. We’re raising the bar for what it means to take your pet to the vet. Our highly trained veterinarians take a gentle, compassionate approach to meeting your pet and easing them into their appointment, with plenty of sweet talk, treats and behind-the-ear scratches.

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Wellness Plans Available

Give your pet the best healthcare available. All wellness plans include unlimited office visits, day camp access, basic diagnostic testing, core vaccinations, routine dewormings and more.

Get in Touch

(P) 904.831.3915
(E) university@petparadisevet.com

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What Pet Parents Say

Safe Social Distancing

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Curbside pickup during this time has been a wonderful experience! The process worked quickly and efficiently, and as always, my fur baby and I were greeted with a friendly smile at both drop-off and pick-up. The curbside check-in process was fast and efficient, even with the high level of social distancing mandates that are currently in place.
Reviewed by Donna - University on May 7, 2020 via Guest Survey

Great Response During COVID-19

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Everything was great! From The last min booking, to the curbside pick up, everything was a great experience. 
Reviewed by Chris - Oakleaf on May 4, 2020 via Guest Survey

Help While Working from Home

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

I appreciate that you adapted to provide care during the COVID-19 situation. It's been so difficult for working parents to home school, having a place to take the dog so he gets exercise makes my day so much better.
Reviewed by Bill - Bartram on April 21, 2020 via Guest Survey

Great Team Attitude

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Curb side drop off and pick up has been a smooth process. Staff members greeted us with smiles, answered questions, and had a great attitude! Very knowledgeable of current prices and discounts for Healthcare workers.
Reviewed by Kendra - Bartram on April 22, 2020 via Guest Survey

Covid-19 Response

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

We love how they greet our dog. Laura is an excellent groomer! I'm glad that Pet Paradise is taking precautions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Reviewed by Patti - Woodstock Guest on March 23, 2020 via Guest Survey

Great Handle on Covid 19

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Wow. Amazing staff, amazing facility, friendly, clean, and everything I could ever want for my beloved pets. They really have a handle on this Covid 19, too!
Reviewed by Lani - Lakewood Guest on March 20, 2020 via Guest Survey

Curbside was Easy

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

The staff was very welcoming and helpful and the curbside check-in went very smoothly.
Reviewed by Wendy - Jacksonville Guest on March 24, 2020 via Guest Survey

Love Ballantyne!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Pet Paradise Ballantyne is wonderful! Staff are so friendly, dogs get lots of play/rest time, love the new curbside services
Reviewed by Brianna - Ballantyne Guest on March 23, 2020 via Guest Survey

Curbside Made a Difference

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Your staff is always very kind to Nathan. The curbside drop off and pickup at this critical time made all the difference too.
Reviewed by Kay - Greenville Guest on March 23, 2020 via Guest Survey

Excellent Response to corona virus

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

The response to corona virus with the curbside pickup was excellent.
Reviewed by Melissa - Orlando Airport Guest on March 24, 2020 via Guest Survey

Thank You Pet Paradise

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Thanks PP even when the world seems like it is falling apart you make our kids so comfortable they don't even notice!!!!
Reviewed by Henry Allison on March 25, 2020 via Facebook
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