Looking to explore the best pet stores in town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pet stores in Baltimore, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for pet items and supplies.
Baltimore-area shoppers tend to spend more in October on pet services than any other month of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM for small business and business analytics for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction on Baltimore-area pet services rose to $195 for the metro area in October of last year, 18% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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First on the list is Hampden's Howl, situated at 3531 Chestnut Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp, the pet store has proven to be a local favorite.
2. Mutt Mart
Another top choice is Mutt Mart, located at 2904 Hamilton Ave. in Harford-Echodale. Yelpers give the pet supplies store five stars out of 13 reviews.
3. Loyal Companion
An outpost of the chain Loyal Companion, a pet store and grooming spot in Locust Point, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 21 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1719 Whetstone Way to see for yourself.
4. Pet Valu
Over in Locust Point, check out this location of the chain Pet Valu, which has earned four stars out of 11 reviews on Yelp. You can find the pet store at 895 E. Fort Ave.
5. The Dog Chef
Last but not least, there's The Dog Chef, a Mount Vernon favorite with 4.5 stars out of 12 reviews. Stop by 863 N. Howard St. to hit up the shop for custom-created dog treats.
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