There are a few great pet shops in Columbia, South Carolina, that cater to cats, dogs, fish and all types of animals!
Pupcakes Pet Boutique
This is a cute store that has chic dog carriers, designer dog beds, toys, grooming supplies, fun collars and leashes, dog bowls and designer clothing for fashionable dogs. They even sell dog sunglasses, called K9 Oxtix. They can help with getting products for dogs of all shapes and sizes. There is a travel accessories section with strollers and cases for dogs, and accessories like cup holders for the car. They hold seasonal supplies during holidays, like Christmas. They have gifts for humans, like dog breed figurines and artwork. They also hold events sometimes. Most of the products here are for dogs.
Pet Lovers Warehouse
This store describes itself as an “exciting alternative to the Big Box store.” They carry some animals, such as birds, rabbits, gerbils, frogs, reptiles, ferrets and more. They can give advice as to how to put together an aquarium or what type of pet is right for your lifestyle. They also carry an assortment of pet foods and supplies for all sorts of animals. Pet Lovers Warehouse sells specialty foods, such as premium, holistic, grain free and organic.
This store has 27 locations throughout 9 states. They are committed to maintaining the special bond between pets and their owners. They carry an inventory of over 10,000 pet products, so there is a huge selection to browse through. Superpetz also provides a few special services, like professional grooming, dog obedience classes and pet adoptions.
This store has been in business since 1987. Today, it is a 5,000 square foot aquatic superstore that has eight specialists working there, along with 120 service accounts and 20,000 gallons of fully loaded aquariums. They offer services to the greater Columbia area.
Mill Creek Pet Food Center
This convenient shop mostly specializes in pet food. It is a good place to go for hard-to-find items. They can also special order small amounts of food you would otherwise need to buy in bulk.
Located in West Columbia, this place is mostly an adoption center for cats and dogs. They help reunite lost pets with families, and also set up foster care for pets. They have a not-for-profit pet store section that is open until 8:00 PM every day. Part of the proceeds go to the care of the animals being boarded.