Here, pets are welcome!

News - Published: 05/12/2017

In the Almeida Junior shopping centers you can enjoy a walk with your pet.

“The dog is man’s best friend”. The phrase may even be cliché, but dogs are one of life’s great companions, this no one can deny. Appreciation and affection for pets is immeasurable. They are considered members of the family and by many inseparable friends. So they will to carry them everywhere its inevitable. Now, Almeida Junior shopping centers follow the pet friendly concept – which means you can enjoy the mall next to your pet.

In addition to the increase in the number of pets in Brazilian households – the country ranks fourth in the amount of pets in the world, according to IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics). The intense bonding of the owners with their pets motivated the release of their presence in the malls. If they are already are part of the family, the idea is that family will be complete also during moments of joy and leisure, like a walk in the mall.

Basic rules

To make your pet experience in shopping malls more enjoyable, some practices are key: be sure to promote your pet’s safety by making proper use of the leash. You can also carry it in the cart or on your lap. Pets are not allowed in food courts, cinemas, cafes and restaurants. It is worth mentioning that guide dogs, which assist the visually impaired, are allowed in any space, both public and private places (Law 11.126 / 05).

The maximum height of pets should be 60 centimeters. In addition, breeds of guard dogs like Pitbulls, German Shepherds, Dobermans or Rottweilers are not authorized. Shopping centers have a lot of people in circulation and this can make animals angry.

Comfort for you and your pet.

Thinking about the well-being of you and your pet? Our shopping centers provide a pet kit at each concierge. If your pet does its needs in the mall, just use your kit and dispose of it in the specified trash cans. Then it is important to notify one of the security guards to have the room cleaned. Now the family tour is complete at the Almeida Junior shopping centers.

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