Is Best Buy Dog-Friendly? Best Buy Pet Policy Detailed

Best Buy’s pet policies can vary by state and store location — it does not have a companywide pet policy. However, in general, dogs and other animals are not allowed in Best Buy stores unless they are service animals, customer service representatives told us. With the amount of expensive and fragile merchandise in Best Buy stores, allowing pets inside the store can be a serious liability.

To find out about your local Best Buy’s pet policy, you can call ahead before visiting.

Pet Policies at Similar Stores

In the course of our research, we found that you generally cannot bring pets (with the exception of service animals) to the following stores that also sell electronics:

  • Big Lots
  • Costco
  • Kmart
  • Sears
  • Target
  • Walmart (as previously reported)

For more about Best Buy’s store policies, see our articles about the store’s return policies for appliances, iPads, TVs, and cameras.