Charlotte's favorite pet sitting and dog walking service takes a look at the top pet stores in Charlotte, ranking stores by customer service, product selection, and breadth of service.
Are you a new pet parent, new to Charlotte, or just looking to expand your shopping horizons and to find some great deals on pet care items?
The Charlotte area has lots to offer for pet parents in terms of pet stores with great quality products and services. We gathered the data and ranked some local favorites, so you can try them all and choose a favorite of your own.
Paw Rating: 4.5/5 pawsLocation: Located at 2630 N Davidson St, Charlotte, NC 28205Favorite feature: Excellent customer service
Four Dogs Pet Supplies makes the list because of its exceptional customer service. What they lack in size and product selection (as compared to big box stores) they make up for in personalization of care, impressive pet care knowledge, and the kind and customized attention that they give to individual pet owners. It's no surprise that local residents rate this store highly in customer reviews.
This store is pet friendly and accessible and caters to large breed dog owners who struggle to find the right pet food and supplies for their larger dogs. They are also active in Mastiff and Great Dane rescue locally, and host community events for pet parents. They are located in the Noda neighborhood of Charlotte, and their colorful store is packed with local artwork featuring the pets we love, as well as literature for the dog enthusiast.
Paw Rating: 4.5/5 pawsLocation: 1408 East Blvd B, Charlotte, NC (multiple locations)Favorite feature: Groomer & events in store
This pet supply store is located at 1408 East Blvd B, Charlotte, NC and offers a wide variety of high-quality pet products. With multiple locations in Charlotte including this Dilworth area location, Pet Supermarket is also conveniently located for many residents.
The highlight of Pet Supermarket is it's breadth of services: there a groomer inside the store, and reviewers recognize the professionalism and care the groomers have taken with their pets’ grooming needs. They also offer pet medical clinics and adoption services in the store!
Paw Rating: 5/5 pawsLocation: 4223 Providence Rd Suite C, Charlotte, NC (multiple locations)Favorite feature: Exceptional service and training
There are multiple locations for Hollywood Feed pet stores, but the Strawberry Hill location at 4223 Providence Rd Suite C, Charlotte, NC gets special recognition from us for their customer service and product selection. Customers love to interact with the sales associates and groomers on site, who seem to really love what they do. They go above and beyond to make sure your needs are met, and carry high-quality products at every price point. With an animal nutritionist on staff, it’s no wonder they have a perfect Google review rating of 5 stars.
Here’s a response from the owner for one of those reviews: “Our compassionate team attends over 40 hours of training each year to stay up to date on product knowledge, pet health, and nutrition. All of this helps us to make the best recommendations to spoil your fur-babies!”
With product price matching on their website, exceptional service and knowledgeable staff, we’re giving them a perfect review too.
Paw Rating: 4.8/5 pawsLocation: 9600 Monroe Road, Charlotte NCFavorite feature: Top grooming service / pet store combo
Pet In The City is located at 9600 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28270 and is the perfect pet store for city-dwelling pet parents. The staff here is very knowledgeable and will patiently help you find the best pet food for your dog or cat, even with dietary restrictions. Reviewers love the grooming services as compared to other local pet grooming services, and praise the kind and knowledgeable staff for their expertise.
Pet In The City gets recognized often for their professionalism in grooming, even when you have a large breed dog or dog who is afraid of grooming. They also offer a reliable pet food delivery service for whichever healthy option you choose for your pet’s diet. Check out their website for pricing and easy ordering information.
Paw rating: 4.5/5 pawsLocation: 10018 Benfield Rd Ste 200, Charlotte, NC 2826 (multiple locations)Favorite feature: Well organized, clean, and friendly
Pet people is our northernmost selection for this list, located at 10018 Benfield Rd Ste 200, Charlotte, NC 28269. Like some of our other choices, Pet People offers in-store shopping, curbside pickup and delivery for their wide selection of pet products. One reviewer mentions their clean, well-organized product selection and famous pup treats:
“Everything was well organized and clean. They also offer a rewards program, coupons and delivery options. I'll be coming back with my pup next time to try out their frosted cookies. Overall it's a friendly little shop perfect for pets and their people.” Daisy, 2021
For their product selection, proactively friendly and knowledgeable staff, and competitive grooming services, we’re giving them a 4.5 paw rating.
With so many pet stores in the Charlotte area, it’s easy to see that we are a pet-loving city! It goes without saying that like any major city, Charlotte has several locations of the big box stores that you recognize, like PetSmart, PetCo, and others. Let us know if you have a favorite pet store that you think should make next year’s list!