San Francisco is known for its love of pets, with dogs and cats often spotted accompanying their owners on leisurely walks around the city. For pet owners, finding the right supplies for their furry friends is essential, and The Animal House, a pet supply shop located in the city's Lower Haight neighborhood, has been catering to their needs since 1989.
The Animal House is a neighborhood staple. The shop is known for its wide selection of pet food, toys, accessories, and grooming products. The current owner, Megan Johnson, is a former employee of Guide Dogs for the Blind and has a passion for animals. The shop has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and the staff is knowledgeable about pet care.
The Animal House is committed to supporting small businesses and local products. Megan Johnson strives to offer products from companies that share her values and beliefs, including sustainability, ethical practices, and community involvement.
Megan takes pride in supporting small brands in her store. With a strong belief in holistic pet care, Megan began to explore raw feeding and is committed to finding ways to support small companies that share her values and passion for holistic pet care. By stocking her shelves with high-quality products from independent brands, Megan hopes to offer her customers a selection of pet food and products that are both healthy and ethical.
"We have collar brands where they're giving a lot of stuff to charities or money to rescues and brands where things are made out of recycled or upcycled products or, you know, just small, small companies or local bed companies. I try to focus on supporting the small guy if I can." explains Megan.
Megan Johnson's commitment to supporting small businesses and providing quality products for pets has earned her a loyal customer base and cemented The Animal House as a go-to destination for pet owners looking for high-quality products and a personalized shopping experience. She recognizes the importance of sustainability in the pet industry and is inspired by the work of the Pet Sustainability Coalition. Megan hopes to contribute to a more sustainable future for the pet industry and the planet by supporting companies that prioritize sustainability and eco-friendliness.