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Pittsburgh’s Best Locally-Owned Pet Stores

Francesca Dabecco
Francesca Dabecco
Posted on August 21
Lawrenceville Pet Supply shop on Butler Street. (Francesca Dabecco / City Cast Pittsburgh)

Lawrenceville Pet Supply shop on Butler Street. (Francesca Dabecco / City Cast Pittsburgh)

Do you love your pet and supporting Pittsburgh businesses? Here are some local shops that have everything you need to feed, care, and play.

🦎 Sara’s Pets and Plants

If you have a lizard or bird, this shop on Main Street in Sharpsburg is for you. They also carry supplies for cats and dogs too! Sara’s Pets and Plants shares a space with the exotic pet rescue Feathers, Scales, and Tails.

Stop in to see the store’s permanent residents: Burt the bearded dragon, Mildred the alligator, Princess Peach the chicken, Petey the African gray parrot, Ruby the eclectus parrot, and Large Marge the 10-foot red-tailed boa.

🐈 Lawrenceville Pet Supply

The Butler Street store is dedicated to your four-legged friends, with more than 25 years of experience in the pet biz. You can find food, treats, leashes, toys, and more supplies.

🐾 Wagsburgh

Find nutritious foods and treats, grooming supplies, and toys at the independent shop on E. Ohio Street in East Allegheny on the North Side. Every year, Wagsburgh hosts free photo events and fundraisers for local animal rescues.

🐕 Petagogy

The independent shop on Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside has a wide selection of healthy and natural foods, treats, and supplies for dogs and cats. The name comes from the word “pedagogy,” the art or profession of teaching, because the shop owners love learning about the best products for your furry friends.

🦜 Pretty Birds

Does your pet have wings? Find everything your flying friend needs at the family and veteran-owned Grant Avenue shop in Millvale. Plus, if you’re going away, you can board your bird there, too!

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