Watch CBS News

Best Pet Boutiques In Chicago

By Rachel Azark

Did you know that February 20th is Love Your Pet Day? Humans get February 14 for Valentine's Day, so why don't you celebrate your pet's own special day of love too. In order to pamper your pooch on this day, there are many boutiques around Chicago catering just to pets. Pick up a new bone or a new toy and show them how much you love them.

Tails in the City
Copeley & George. Owned by Jackie and Rikki. (Credit:

Tails in the City

1 East Delaware Place
Chicago, IL 60611

Why not just go all out and pamper that pet into a luxury they have never known before. Celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and even Nathan Lane have come to Tails in the City just for their pets. They offer gourmet dog treats; designer dog clothing like Juicy Couture, Wooflink, Ruff Ruff Couture; and fancy spa dog grooming products. If you're wondering why it's all dogs, they do offer a Kitty Korner with gifts for your feline.

Doggy Style Pet Shop

Doggy Style Pet Shop

2023 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622

Located in Wicker Park, Doggy Style is a pet store that boasts super-premium nutrition choices, and a plethora of pet and eco-friendly products. They also want to make sure their customers are well educated on the products they offer, so they have a friendly and knowledgeable staff just for that job. They also offer a self-service dog spa. If you have a really dirty dog, bring them to Doggy Style for some spa time. The self-wash includes custom-made washing bays, gentle organic shampoo and conditioner, plush towels, brushes, forced air dryers, ear cleaning pads and nail clippers.

D Spa

D Spa & Pet Boutique

2211 W. Roscoe St.
Chicago, IL 60618

Maybe on this Love Your Pet day your dog needs a new do to make them feel really good, or maybe just a bath, more so to make you feel good about having a clean dog. D Spa is a cage-free grooming environment. They feel that by not having cages, they are creating a stress-free environment for your furry friend. While your dog waits for their grooming service, they get to play with other pets. All grooming services are by appointment, and they list a multitude of breeds on their website and the pricing for each. D Spa also offers pick up and drop off services, dog walking, in home boarding, as well as a large selection of natural pet foods, apparel, toys and more.

The Active Pet
(Credit: / Inhale Studio)

The Active Pet

5441 -1/2 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625

Located near Lincoln Square, the Active Pet commits itself to offering their customer pet foods that are clean, safe, natural and beneficial to the overall long-term health of your pet. They carry pet food, treats, toys and accessories. They offer 20 different brands of pet food at a variety of price points.

For Dog's Sake

For Dog's Sake

207 W. Superior
Chicago, IL 60654

In 1991, For Dog's Sake opened up in Wicker Park with a special emphasis in the holistic approach to taking care of your pets. And in 2005 they moved to their current location in the River North neighborhood. They offer everything from eco-friendly toys to clean and green, organic products for bathing your pet. Their staff is friendly and willing to help answer your questions.

Rachel Azark is a writer and lives on Chicago's northwest side. Read more of her work on her travels on her blog

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.