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About Us

Our Mission

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Our team at MERCADO PET is dedicated to providing a paw-some shopping experience and making sure every pet owner finds what they need. We are always looking for ways to improve our store and our offerings. We believe that small actions can make a big impact, and we are committed to doing our part to make the world a better place for pets and their owners.

Our 
Story

HELLO

Visit us and meet the family!

Building stronger bonds between Pet Owners & their Furry Friends within the Community

Mercado Pet was born out of a profound love for our beloved Brazilian Maltese, Lila. As Brazilian immigrants with an entrepreneurial spirit, we wanted to create something that embodied our passion for pets and provided the best for them. Lila's playful and affectionate nature inspired us to curate a range of products that would bring joy and comfort to pets everywhere. Our journey began with a simple idea: to offer high-quality, affordable pet products that meet the needs of both pets and their owners. 

Recently, our family grew with the arrival of Chloe, a delightful Shih Tzu/Maltese mix. Chloe's addition to our lives has further fueled our dedication to Mercado Pet. Her unique personality and charm have inspired us to expand our offerings and explore new ways to cater to the diverse needs of different pets. Both Lila and Chloe represent the heart and soul of Mercado Pet, reminding us daily of why we embarked on this journey. Our mission is to bring the same love and care we have for our pets to every customer, making Mercado Pet not just a business, but a community for pet lovers everywhere.

Why MERCADO PET? 

MERCADO means 'grocery store' in Portuguese and our Brazilian roots and tropical influence come together to offer you a truly unique experience. Whether you're a new pet owner, are looking for healthier nutrition or simply want to spoil your furry friend, we've got something for you.

Meet the MERCADO PET Team & our Fur-brand Ambassadors LILA & CHLOE.  They're both kissers and a huggers, so come with open arms!

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Alec, Gabi, Andrew  Pups Lila & Chloe - we'll update the pic soon

About Lila

Hi! Nice to meet you

Meet Lila, the inspiration behind MERCADO PET. Lila was also born in Brazil and came to us after a 10-hour flight when she was 6 month-old. She's the light of our business and our dearest fur-daughter. Lila is not just a pet; she's part of our family, and we believe that our customers feel the same way about their furry companions. 

 

We're so excited to introduce our line of stylish dog walking sets and accessories by Lila!

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Our Approach

High-Quality Products

At MERCADO PET, we believe in providing high-quality products that are both safe and beneficial for your pet. We carefully select each product we offer, and we only work with trusted suppliers and manufacturers.

Earth-Friendly

We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and offering eco-friendly products whenever possible. Our selection of pet supplies includes many sustainable options such as our reusable tote bags, so pet owners can feel good about their purchases. 

Community-Focused

At Mercado Pet, we take pride in being a part of our local community. As a small pet store, we know the importance of supporting other small businesses. We work closely with other local pet businesses owners to provide our customers with a wide variety of products and services.

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