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

These 12 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 on hand, with some even offering dog owners free items simply for bringing their pups along - as long as they have downloaded the PawSwap app.


The free mobile app makes finding dog-friendly places in Vancouver easier than ever, and rewards points for visiting each dog-friendly place with your pup, so is definitely worth checking out.


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.


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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. Sephora Robson


Did you know that Sephora welcomes dogs into their Robson Store? If you're looking for some new skincare or make up, you can shop with your pup by your side without having to worry about leaving them alone while you browse the endless selection of products!


If you want to stock up on some presents early, now is a great time to take your pup along as their annual Holiday Sale is happening in store, with savings up to 20% for members until November 11.


Address: 1045 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2V7

Tel: (604) 681-9704


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, and they are also offering a treat for you too!


West Coast Jungle is giving away a free 2" plant for dog owners who are PawSwap members.


To get your free plant, simply download the free PawSwap App today and collect Triple Points for visiting West Coast Jungle.


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

Tel: (604) 428-9914

4. Lush Cosmetics Robson

Love cruelty-free cosmetics and amazing smelling bath bombs? Well there's yet another reason to love Lush - they welcome dogs in their Robson store! Could they get any better?!


Address: 1020 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 4A9

Tel: (604) 687-5874


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5. Valhalla Pure Outfitters


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


6. HomeSense


If you didn't know already, HomeSense Robson is proudly dog-friendly. The spacious store allows you to bring your dog inside while you shop for everything you need and more to update your home.


Address: 493 Robson St Vancouver BC V6B 6L9 Canada

Tel: (604) 683-4406



7. Sport Chek, Robson


Perhaps not as widely known, Sport Chek's Robson store allows owners to bring their pups inside on leash. So if you're in need for sports equipment or clothing, this is a great Downtown dog-friendly option.


Address: 788 Robson St Vancouver BC V6Z 1A1 Canada

Tel: (604) 687-7668


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


9. L'occitane en Provence


Looking to pamper yourself with some high-quality skin and bath products made from natural plants and essential oils? Well you can shop for your perfect pamper products alongside your pup at the L'occitane Robson store - and if you ask staff, there may also be some special treats available for your furry friend!


Address: 1000 Robson St, Vancouver, BC, V6E1A7

Tel: (604) 681-4408

10. Massy Books

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.


CHARALS not only welcomes dogs, but is also a Triple Points Business on the PawSwap App, giving members triple the points to swap for rewards when they visit the store with their pups!


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 - the Cambie Street location 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!


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

Tel: (604) 707-2290

Want to find more dog-friendly locations in Vancouver?


Find stores, as well as coffee shops, restaurants, dog parks, hair salons and more, that welcome your four-legged friends by downloading the new PawSwap App today - the ultimate dog-friendly city guide.


Available to download today on the App Store. Android users can join the App waitlist today.

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