New York City is second to none in its restaurants, its hotels, its theater, its concerts or its parks. If you are accustomed to treating yourself to the finest the city has to offer, why should your pet deserve any less? Here are the city’s best high end boutiques that will enable doting pet owners to pamper their pooch or cater to their cat.
The New York Dog Shop
The name, The New York Dog Shop, says it all. Here you will find everything from collars and leads to designer dog clothing by Puppia, Cloak and Dawggie. The store has a special section for big dogs. You can also order online and shipping is free for orders $50 or more.
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The 13,000-square-foot Fetch Club is one of New York’s most exclusive dog boutiques. It is a one-stop paradise for your pet that includes a spa and salon, fitness center, theater and hotel. Also, it boasts a pet restaurant that serves high-quality meals customized to the specific needs of each canine. For high-end pampering, be sure to check out the Fetch Club.
Trixie + Peanut
Trixie + Peanut carries a full line of pet apparel, furniture, accessories and grooming supplies. The store also carries a line or organic pet apparel, which include collars produced from plastic bottles, organic plush toys and all-natural grooming essentials.
Bitch New York
If you’re looking for a hammered copper dog dish, a plush blanket, a custom pet armoire or a dog bed shaped like a bagel, Bitch New York is your one-stop shopping venue. Items in the designer showcase include Dora Jean sweaters, Lola Santoro beds, and Gidget Gear shirts, pants, and more by Tiki. You can also purchase crystal dog collars and engraved name tags. Be sure to check out this trendy boutique if you want your pet to look like a star.
Howard Portnoy is a freelance writer in New York. He has more than 17 years of experience, which include publishing a novel and writing for several national magazines. His work can be found at Examiner.com.