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When you’ve got your baby — aka your four-legged furry friend — with you, it can be tough to get everyday errands done. Thankfully, the Castro District is pet-lover central and many businesses welcome pets into their space. Here’s a list of five places in the Castro that welcome your pets.

1. Kitchen Story — 3499 16th Street

Pet owners have to eat, too. Kitchen Story gives the Castro District delicious Californian cuisine that’s sprinkled with a touch of Asia. And this delectable fusion isn’t the only thing bringing customers back for a second, third and fourth taste. Read more:

2. Alfio Boutique Italiana — 526 Castro Street

Finally! Fido can go shopping with you. Although this store may be a bit pricey for some, at Alfio Boutique, you get quality for the money you are spending. Alfio boutique has gorgeous, authentic Italian clothing for men — and you’ll find pieces here that you won’t find anywhere else! Read more:

3. Fait Lux — 218 Church Street

Find unique goods for you and your loved ones while on a date with your four-legged friend. Faix Lux is a little brick and mortar and online shop that features an edited collection of around 30 different young makers from San Francisco and beyond. They carry unorthodox rings, homemade knives, massive necklaces, vintage sunglasses, goat hammers, and everything in between. Read more:

4. Books, Inc. — 2275 Market Street

Need a relaxing afternoon with just you, your pup and a book? Head to Books, Inc. where imagination and furry friends are welcome. Read more:

5. Philz Coffee — 4023 18th Street

Looking for a coffee shop where your pet can sit by your side while you drink a cup of Joe that will tickle your taste buds and make your hair stand on end? Philz Coffee has got an array of unique blends and tasty drinks that will surely do the job. Read more:

[Photos: Yelp]