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Nice To Meet You

I’m Cati and this is Aiko.

Together we are the founders and co-owners of Canino. Since adopting Aiko 8 years ago while studying at GW, we have become inseparable. Aiko’s favorite activities include exploring every park and creek in D.C., chasing squirrels on the National Mall and, as of late, building our dream store.

Developed in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the concept of Canino came to life as I watched the demand for pet adoption in the city skyrocket. I knew that the DMV's pet owners would want more than a typical off-the-shelf product for their new family member. 

When a recent hip surgery left me bedridden for nearly 6 weeks, Aiko and I spent our days researching unique products and high quality food. We quickly realized most of the products were unavailable in any D.C. storefront. With a clear demand and lack of local supply, Canino was born. 


We've done the research for you. With carefully curated items that you cannot easily find anywhere else in D.C., Canino Dog Boutique is the perfect place to shop for all of your pet’s needs. 

We can’t wait to bring this space to the people and pets of D.C.


See you in the store! 

Cati & Aiko

Let's keep in touch!

Talk to you soon!

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