Best Pet Store: PetPeople
Has your dog tired of his normal food? Treat him to a meal made from free-run duck and Bartlett pear.
Acana dog food is one of the many high-end products that you'll find at PetPeople, a local company with seven area locations (and one under construction in Grandview). It's like a Whole Foods Market for animal companions.
Stores also sell collars, bowls and items that are nearly as fashionable as those an owner would use. PetPeople stores are big on education, offering helpful brochures on everything from feline nutrition to housebreaking a new puppy.
Runners-up: Three Dog Bakery, Moochie & Co.