The East Village of San Diego is turning into one of the hottest neighborhoods in Southern California to live. Petco is opening upscale kitchens in its stores the place chefs will put together human-grade meals for pets. The primary of the kitchens opens Friday at Petco’s newly renovated flagship retailer at Union Sq. in New York, New York. Petco plans to roll out more of these kitchens in its shops, numbering within the „double digits,“ over the next several years, Konat mentioned.

Beginning Friday, customers will have the ability to stroll into the shop and watch educated chefs prepare pets‘ meals together with beef and russet potatoes; turkey and dog toys around me whole-wheat macaroni; venison and squash; and lamb and brown rice. These kitchens might help Petco entice a better share of shoppers‘ pet spending, which doubled between 2005 and 2018 to achieve more than $72 billion, in response to the American Pet Products Association.