There are so many different benefits to having a pet: they are great fun, they provide companionship and protection, and they can even help break the ice in nerve-wracking social situations. Recent scientific studies have shown that people with pets generally have better health too, which makes sense since pets are always there for you, ready to give you their unconditional love.
Barcelona is a very pet-friendly city, and within it you’ll see many people with cats, dogs, and other animals following them close behind. And that’s not to mention all the smaller pets in people’s homes. There are loads of little critters here, and plenty of places to buy everything you need for them. Here are the top 5 pet shops in Sants-Montjuïc.
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Waku-Waku Mascotas is located on Carrer Margarit, close to Av. Parallel. It’s a large store of over 200 m 2, with a wide variety of animals and accessories. They have puppies, kittens, rodents, small mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish. There’s so much to choose from! They also sell many toys, food and hygiene products for your furry or scaley friends.
Aqualand is located on Carrer del Consell de Cent, close to the Hostafrancs metro station. It is a pet shop which focuses primarily on reptiles and amphibians. They have lots of different snakes, lizards, turtles and other animals. They also sell all the equipment you would need to home them, and can offer plenty of help and advice.
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Animal home S.L
Animal home S.L is located on Carrer de Sants, very close to Av. Parallel. They sell all kinds of animal food and accessories, such as scratching posts, toys, cages, leads, and medicines. They also help to re-home abandoned pets, advertising many on posters in the front window of the shop.
Mon animal S.A
Mon animal S.A is located on Rambla de Badal, close to the Santa Eulalia metro station. They stock a variety of frogs, snakes, spiders and lizards, all at competitive prices. They also sell many plants which are indigenous to the animals’ original habitats and they have heated cages and tanks in which to home them. The staff is very knowledgeable and keen to share their passion.
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