Dog Friendly Shopping in North Carolina

If you live to shop, you’ll be happy to know that many high-end boutiques and major retailers in North Carolina welcome well-behaved pets in their stores. Browse through our pet friendly shopping directory for a list of our favorites in North Carolina. They often keep a stash of dog bones under the counter!

Pet Friendly Malaprop's Bookstore
Malaprop's Bookstore The region's largest locally-owned independent bookstore, Malaprop's Bookstore is dog-friendly. Located in Asheville, NC, Malaprop's welcomes leashed dogs in the book section of its store; however, they are not allowed in its cafe. Malaprop's Bookstore sells a carefully selected array of books, gifts, and educational items for customers of all ages and backgrounds. See Details
Pet Friendly Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites Kitty Hawk Kites is a dog-friendly outdoor activity store in the beach town of Nags Head, North Carolina. These dog lovers welcome kite lovers to come and peruse the aisles of their eclectic store full of all things to get you high, in the sky that is. In addition to all the great outdoor goods, they also stock dog treats to keep Fido happy while you're inside. Kitty Hawk Kites is open every day of the week from 8am to 10pm. See Details
Mast General Store Mast General Store is pet-friendly. This old fashioned store is stocked with country gourmet foods, cast iron cookware, speckleware, old-fashioned toys, footwear for all walks of life, hardware, and more. Leashed dogs are allowed inside. Mast General Store is open Monday through Wednesday from 10am to 6pm, Thursday through Saturday from 10am to 8pm, and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Mast General Store Mast General Store is pet-friendly. This is the original Mast General Store. Located in the small community of Valle Crucis, North Carolina’s first rural historic district, the store is stocked with country gourmet foods, cast iron cookware, speckleware, old-fashioned toys, footwear for all walks of life, hardware, and more. Mast General Store is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00am to 6:30pm and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. See Details
Mast General Store Discover a broad selection of goods at Mast General Store, a dog-friendly retailer in Asheville, NC. Fido is welcome inside as long as they remain leashed. This quintessential store sells a variety of food and candy, apparel, outdoor gear, gifts, decorative pieces and seasonal items. See Details
Smoky Mountain Dog Bakery If you’re in Waynesville, North Carolina, bring your dog by this bakery to check out their Treat Bar. Shop in the store for a wide range of leashes, toys, travel accessories, training items, and more. See Details
Park Road Books Park Road Books is pet-friendly. Established in 1977, this store is Charlotte’s only independent bookstore that carries strictly new books. You can bring your four-legged friend with you, as long as they don't mind hanging with the store dog, Yola. Don't forget to check out their community events including author events, local book clubs and more. The store is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 9pm and Saturday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. See Details
Saving Grace Supply Co. Saving Grace Supply Co. is pet-friendly. Shop with your dog to find homemade treats and other quality products for pups. Best of all, all proceeds go towards the stores shelter to help rescue and care for dogs. Saving Grace Supply Co. is open Monday through Saturday, although hours vary. See Details
The Black Cat Shoppe The Black Cat Shoppe is dog-friendly! Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners as they explore the gift store, which brands itself and its wares as, "unusual, quirky, unique, cool and funny." The New Bern location of The Black Cat Shoppe is open Monday through Thursday from 10am to 6pm, Friday from 10am to 8pm, Saturday from 9am to 8pm, and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. See Details
Quail Ridge Books Quail Ridge Books welcomes dogs of all sizes at their pet-friendly shop in Raleigh, NC. Pick out a new novel as you browse the selection of books at Quail Ridge while Fido greets the welcoming staff. See Details
D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors is a dog-friendly outfitter in Brevard, NC. The store has every piece of gear you could possibly need for your next adventure. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you as you browse their selection of hiking, camping, climbing, and travel accessories. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Dogs are welcome to join their owners while they shop for sporting goods and outdoor gear at Cary's Bass Pro Shops. Dogs should be leashed and well-behaved. See Details
Replacements, Ltd. Showroom Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners while they shop in the 12,000 square feet showroom of Replacements, Ltd. Just remember, if you break it, you bought it. Replacements Ltd.'s Showroom is open daily 9:00am - 7:00pm. See Details
Grovewood Village Located adjacent to the Grove Park Inn, Grovewood Village is a wonderland of creativity and history. Bring Fido along as you stroll through the delightful sculpture gardens, visit a working artist's studio, learn more about Asheville's early history, explore a collection of rare automobiles, and browse an expansive collection of American craft. Grovewood features arts and crafts from over 500 artists located throughout the United States. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times. See Details
Muttigans Bring your dog along while you shop at this cute pet supply store and coffee shop in Emerald Isle. Toys, organic dog food and treats, collars, leashes, and pet care items are all for sale. Pick up a gourmet cup of coffee to enjoy while you shop, inside at a dog-friendly table, or out on the front porch while sitting in a rocking chair. They even have pup cups for your dog! Muttigans is open Monday - Saturday from 7am - 6pm, Sunday from noon - 5pm. See Details
Mast General Store Leashed dogs are welcome to join their humans in this quintessential general store located on Main Street in Waynesville. Mast General Store is open Monday ­– Friday 10am ­– 6pm, Saturday noon ­– 6pm. See Details
WindTide WindTide is a pet-friendly retailer in Emerald Isle, NC, that sells apparel for the entire family (including dogs). Many of the shirts and sweatshirts feature dogs. Please note that store hours vary in the off season. See Details
Academy Sports and Outdoors Academy Sports and Outdoors is pet-friendly. They welcome dogs inside to walk the aisles of sporting goods and outdoor items, as long as they are on a leash and well-behaved. Academy is open Monday through Saturday from 8:00am to 10:00pm and Sunday from 9:00am to 9:30pm. See Details
River Arts District Head to the River Arts District with Fido and he can help you sniff out treasures in a variety of studios, galleries, businesses, restaurants, and more. The River Arts District is a bustling creative community of sculptors, painters, glass artists, fabric artists, ceramic artists, print-makers, potters, woodworkers, jewelry-makers, and other artisans. Many of the studios and galleries welcome dogs to join their humans as they pop in for a visit and to browse the artist's work. Come by on the second Saturday of the month and enjoy exhibitions and many open studios. Studio hours vary, so make a treasure hunt of it and visit with a mind open for possibilities. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times and make sure to get permission from the artist or store owner before bringing your pup inside. See Details
Asheville Outlets Real Brands. Unreal Savings. Save up to 70 percent off on America's most desired brands at Asheville Outlets, an open-air, pet friendly lifestyle destination developed by New England Development. Located at the intersection of I-40 & I-26 at Brevard Road, this open-air lifestyle destination includes nearly 75 stores and eateries, featuring some of the most popular brand names. Asheville Outlets also hosts Asheville’s first Pet Way Station. In a grassy area located near the West Elm entrance, pet owners can take their dogs for a cool drink of water and to enjoy the facilities. Bags and a receptacle are provided, along with their very own “fire hydrant.” See Details
Sleepy Poet Antique Mall Not just an antique mall, but so much more! With over 55,000 square feet, Sleepy Poet is a great place to spend an afternoon. Wander the aisles with your leashed four-legged family members, and don't worry we have snacks and fresh water for everyone! Large green area out front to stretch your legs too. See Details
At Home Fido can tag along as you shop in At Home, the home decor superstore. At Home sells furniture, rugs, kitchen and dining items, bedding, bath, storage, garden items and more. Dogs must be in a cart during their visit to the store. This location of At Home is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 10pm and Sunday from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Altamont Vintage, Collectibles & Antiques Altamont Vintage, Collectibles & Antiques is a 9,000 square foot, dog-friendly antique store with over 70 dealers in Asheville, NC. Bring Fido on a fun adventure of antique hunting. The staff loves to see pets in the store! See Details
Wilmington Home Brew Supply Wilmington Brewing Company is excited to serve you fresh local beer straight from the tank to your glass. Located right in the middle of Wilmington, WBC includes a 3bbl brewery, tasting room, and a Homebrew supply store. We look forward to seeing you soon! See Details