One of the pawsitively best things about the Twin Cities is the fact that so many businesses love our puppers as much as we do! In fact, there are so many dog-friendly spots around the metro, we’ve had to categorize them. From Airbnbs and malls to wineries, coffee shops, and distilleries, there are so many safe and fun ways for you and doggo to get out of the house together. Speaking of getting out of the house (woofhoo!), if you’re in the mood fur some retail therapy, here are 10 dog-friendly boutiques that will help scratch that itch!
1. Corazon | Minneapolis
Welcoming shoppers and their pups inside to try something a little bit different, Corazon has been a fixture of the Longfellow neighborhood for 15+ years. They carry plenty of artisan goods for humans, as well as a pets section.
2. Faribault Woolen Mill | Faribault and Minneapolis
We don’t know what’s going on inside doggo’s head, but we’re willing to bet that he’ll be especially excited to join you on your shopping trip to Faribault Woolen Mill because it’s filled with all sorts of cozy things that will only encourage more snuggling.
3. I Like You | NE Minneapolis and St. Paul
I Like You (and I Like You Too) are stocked from top to bottom with gifts, jewelry, home goods, apparel, and stationery from talented midwest makers, making it easy for you and your four-legged fren to support local.
4. MartinPatrick3 | Minneapolis
For the most sophisticated of shoppers and their smol fries, MartinPatrick3 has you covered (literally) with apparel, furnishings, accessories, full-service interior designers, and more. You may even get to meet the shop dogs, two Standard Poodles.
5. PARC | Minneapolis
Leash up and wander over to North Loop’s PARC boutique for modern and minimalistic women’s fashion, gifts, and countless other pampering possibilities. If pup feels like staying in the car, they’re offering curbside pickup right now.
6. Patina | Multiple Locations
With locations throughout Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding suburbs, Patina has been one of the Twin Cities’ go-to gift shops for over 25 years. Basically that means they’re experts at doting on their doggo visitors.
7. Primp | Multiple Locations
Stylish, trendy, and affordable? Two paws way up for Primp, a floofer-friendly shop with locations in Excelsior, St. Paul, Woodbury, and White Bear Lake.
8. Scout | St. Paul
Downtown St. Paul’s Scout boutique touts handsome apparel and gifts with a focus on environmentally conscious materials, manufacturers, and contributors. Oh, and there are treats and water bowls, which is obviously the only thing that will matter to your personal pupper stylist!
9. Sota Clothing | St. Louis Park
A local brand with enough hometown pride and passion for every Minnesotan (and then some), Sota Clothing’s St. Louis Park boutique is clean, gorgeous, and happy to host furry friends while you shop.
10. Spoils of Wear | St. Paul
Take a trip over to St. Paul’s Spoils of Wear and you might just meet the owner, Jill, and her dogs Stanley the Boston Terrier and Daisy the Pug. It should come as no surprise then that she welcomes doggos of all breeds with open arms and ample treats while hoomans shop!
Know of other pupper-friendly, local boutiques? Howl at us in the comments or share the deets in our Dog-Friendly Twin Cities Facebook Group.
Featured photo: Sam Lion
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