top of page

12 dog-friendly Vancouver stores where you can shop with your pup

These 12 dog-friendly Vancouver stores all welcome our furry friends inside, and some even offer doggy treats.


No one likes to leave their pup behind to go shopping, and good news is that there may be more dog-friendly stores in Vancouver than you realize.


Whether it's homeware, skincare, books or even houseplants, whatever you're shopping for in Vancouver, there are options that always welcome your four-legged besties to come inside with you.

In fact, some Vancouver stores are so pleased to see your pups that they keep treats and water bowls on hand!


If you're planning your next shopping trip and want to bring your pup along, here are 12 Vancouver stores that always welcome dogs to come inside with you on-leash.


1. Indigo - Granville and Robson


The perfect place to find gifts, stationery, books, toys, homeware and more, Indigo isn't a store you just quickly pop in and out of. Luckily, both their Granville and Robson stores are dog-friendly for guilt-free browsing!


Indigo Granville

Address: 2505 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3G7

Tel: (604) 731-7822


Indigo Robson

Address:1033 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1A9

Tel: (778) 783-3978



2. Shop Makers - Gastown, Kitsilano & North Vancouver


Shop Makers, with its three Vancouver locations, (7 locations in BC!) serves as a vibrant marketplace for local artisans to showcase and sell their unique crafts. What sets Shop Makers apart is their unwavering commitment to supporting the artists, as 100% of the proceeds go directly to these talented individuals. But that's not all—dog lovers will find their hearts warmed as they step inside any of the three locations, as Shop Makers warmly welcomes four-legged friends. They even offer special treats for your beloved canine companion!


Gastown

Address: 38 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0B7


Kitsilano

Address: 1929 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M7


North Vancouver

Address: 125 Victory Ship Way #124, North Vancouver, BC V7L 0B2



3. West Coast Jungle

Who doesn't love beautiful plants? This local boutique plant store specializes in trending, uncommon, and rare house plants and is truly an indoor jungle. Even better, they love dogs!


As dog owners and lovers themselves, the sisters who run the store keep special treats stashed behind the counter for your furry friends!


Address: 225 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5T 3H9

Tel: (604) 428-9914



Located near Renfrew Skytrain Station, DeSerres Art Supplies is a haven for artists seeking the perfect materials to bring their creative visions to life. From a vast array of canvases, paint, paintbrushes, markers, frames, and crafting supplies, this store has it all. And the best part? Your furry friend can accompany you on your shopping spree! To make the experience even more enjoyable for your dog, DeSerres Art Supplies also offers treats for your pup!


Address: 2811 Grandview Hwy, Vancouver, BC V5M 2E1

Tel: (604) 681-7351



Serving the Lower Mainland outdoor enthusiasts since 2001, if you love all things outdoor and want to shop local, Valhalla has everything you need.


Spend some time browsing the impressive collection of the best brands at great prices, and bring your pup inside to get lots of attention from the dog loving staff.


Address: 88 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1P2

Tel: (604) 872-8872



Are you searching for a flower shop that warmly embraces dogs? Look no further than Floba Flower Boutique! This exquisite floral boutique not only allows you to bring your beloved canine companion along but also offers delightful treats for your furry friend. At Floba Flower Boutique, you'll discover a wide selection of custom bouquets, potted plants, and other delightful offerings. It's the perfect one-stop destination for both floral enthusiasts and dog lovers alike.


Address: 422 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6B 4K2

Tel: (604) 603-4995









For bookworms and literature enthusiasts, Black Bond Book Warehouse is a treasure trove of literary wonders. With two Vancouver locations on Broadway and Main Street, this independent bookstore has gained a reputation for its extensive collection spanning all genres. From captivating novels to enlightening educational texts, Black Bond Book Warehouse caters to every reading preference.


With six locations spread across the lower mainland, Black Bond Books has become a beloved destination for book lovers throughout the region. And the good news doesn't end there—both the Broadway and Main Street locations are dog-friendly, allowing you to explore the stores with your furry companion by your side!


Broadway

Address: 632 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1G1

Tel: (604) 872-5711


Main Street

Address: 4118 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3P6

Tel: 604) 879-7737




8. LQ Furniture

Design. Decor. Dogs. This unique Richmond furniture store is as dog-friendly as it gets - just check out their Instagram page which is full of adorable pups!


If you want to shop for some brand new furniture in a local store that not only welcomes dogs, but loves dogs, then this is a great place to visit!


Address: 2771 Simpson Rd #105, Richmond, BC V6X 3H6

Tel: (604) 270-0880




If you're in search of trendy clothing that caters to everyone, The Goods Screening & Apparel is the place to be. This unique clothing store goes beyond fashion, offering a diverse range of stylish apparel, hats, toys, games, and other various treasures. Moreover, they are the go-to destination for all your screen printing needs.


Dogs are welcome inside, allowing you to browse the racks and make your fashion choices alongside your beloved furry friend. The friendly staff at The Goods Screening & Apparel are always ready to assist, ensuring your shopping experience is enjoyable and memorable.


Address: 2307 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1V6

Tel: (604) 568-6169



Love books? You're guaranteed to find what you're looking for at this 100% Indigenous owned and operated Vancouver bookstore.


Specializing in buying and selling books in a wide range of genres, Massy Books adores dogs and loves meeting your four-legged besties, so be sure to bring them along next time you visit!


Address: 229 E Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1Z6

Tel: (604) 721-4405



11. CHARALS


Since 1986, CHARALS has been offering the highest quality goods and accessories including luxury accessories, diaries, brief cases, watches and much more. So, if you're looking to spoil a loved one, or yourself, then this is a great local store to visit.


Address: 171 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2A8

Tel: (604) 689-3497



12. Canadian Tire

Need to take a trip to Canadian Tire? Good news - both the Cambie Street and Terminal Avenue locations welcomes dogs inside.


As everyone knows, this is another store where a quick shopping trip can easily turn into hours, so we think it's great that your pup can come along with you so there's no need to rush!


Cambie Location:

Address: 2290 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2T7

Tel: (604) 707-2290


Terminal Ave Location:

Address: 900 Terminal Ave, Vancouver, BC V6A 4G4

Tel: (604) 608-1423

 


More about GoDoggo:

GoDoggo, dog-friendly map app screenshot

GoDoggo is your ultimate dog-friendly city guide, making planning days out with your pup easier than ever. With 18 different categories ranging from restaurants, coffee shops, breweries to shopping, attractions, gyms, hikes and trails, the app helps dog owners discover and explore places based on their location, read and leave reviews from the perspective of dog owners, and learn more about the dog-friendliness of each location. Soon, the app will also have dog-friendly events. Download the app here.





Comments


bottom of page