Pamper Your Pet with These DC Stores

By Kate Oczypok | January 21, 2020 | Lifestyle

Take care of your beloved four-legged best friends at these five luxe boutiques around the city.

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Doggy Style Bakery, Boutique and Pet Spa
Nestled in between Dupont Circle and Logan Circle, this woman-owned pet destination with a cheeky name is a go-to for downtown dog lovers. From grooming services to custom-made cakes to leashes, collars and accessories, there’s something for every dog. They also tout all-natural pet food and chemical-free shampoos. 1642 R St. NW, 202.667.0595

Chien de Luxe
Want to outfit your pooch in rhinestone-studded pink collars or shower your kitten with a stuffed owl? This is the place. Meaning “luxurious dog,” this spot supplies the Palisades area with pet food and supplies for both dogs and cats, plus other wares (think: animal-themed décor, jewelry and cards). 5140 MacArthur Boulevard, 202.363.3600

The Big Bad Woof
The Big Bad Woof sells eco-friendly pet supplies and boasts raw, organic and premium foods (plus local delivery services). Their bed supply is equally impressive, including cooling beds, self-warming beds, blankets and beds made specifically for crates. Plus, pets can strut out in style with the store's chic coat inventory. 6960 Maple St. NW, 202.291.2404

Howl to the Chief
This go-to shop knows that pets are the real chiefs of the family. In addition to stocking a variety of brands and offering a self-service dog wash, on Saturday mornings the store has adoptable dogs from Rural Dog Rescue (founded by the owner of Howl to the Chief). 733 8th St. SE, 202.544.8710

Capital Kitty Cat Resort
At this feline resort—courtesy of the owners of Doggy Style Bakery, Boutique and Pet Spa—cats vacation in custom-made “kitty condos,” complete with a bedroom, bathroom, dining room and living room. The other perks: 24-hour cat care (including 60 minutes of recreation time), administering of medicine if needed and services like nail trims, ear cleanings and teeth brushing by appointment. 1904 18th St. NW, 202.855.4800



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