Black-Owned Chicago Dog Businesses Your Pup’ll Love

This is a time of great learning and awakening within our communities, and everypuppy who’s anypuppy is looking fur ways to help. Well, doggos, here’s your chance: put your money where your snoot is and support these amazing black-owned Chicago dog businesses.

Ava’s Pet Palace – Organic non-GMO treatos from a BOSS (did we mention she’s 12?)

Woodlawn Animal Hospital – Top-notch veterinary care in a compassionate, educational environment in Woodlawn

Healing Tails Chicago – Physical rehabilitation and holistic medicine

Every Single Day Dog Training – Training by canine behaviorist, certified professional trainer, and AKC Canine Good Citizen Test Evaluator Jawaan Jackson

Pup Stars Pet Care – West Town walking, daycare, grooming, boarding, outdoor dog park, and more

Bark N’ Unity Pet Services – Offering dog walks, cat care, overnight petsitting, basic grooming, mindfulness, and education

Doggone Right Grooming & Grooming Academy – Grooming service for dogs and grooming training for humans

Zippy Pet Care – 5-star dog walking and petsitting company servicing Edgewater, Andersonville, Uptown, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, and Lakeview

Pershing Animal Hospital – Hyde Park animal hospital dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine

Jas The Pet Stylist – A home-based full-service grooming salon located on Chicago’s Southeast side

Bronzeville Animal Clinic – A full-service veterinary hospital offering meticulous care to cats, dogs, birds, exotics and pocket pets

Soggy Paws Grooming Boutique – South Loop’s premier dog salon, spa & boutique

Sir Dogwood – Retail store featuring a curated selection of modern dog clothes, dog sweaters, collars, dog toys, and more


Head to Ina Mae Tavern‘s dog-friendly patio for delicious noms (and check out our dog-friendly directory here!)

Bonus! Our Patio Leash™ gives back.

Patio Leash™ FTW. (Photo by @mountainsandmimosas)

Want another (v cute and useful!) way to help? Grab our Patio Leash™ and Sidewalk Dog will donate $5 to Black Lives Matter Chicago or Black Business Boost: Chicago–your choice! Get yours here.

Does your pupper have other favorite black-owned Chicago dog businesses we missed? Woof at us in the comments and be sure to tag us #SidewalkDog to let us know when you support these businesses!

(Photo of @avaspetpalace by @eraphoto_)

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