Is Big Lots Pet-Friendly? Dog-Friendly? Pet Policy Explained

Short Answer: Big Lots is not pet-friendly. Service animals, however, are always welcome. For more information on Big Lots’ pet policy, see below.

Is Big Lots Pet-Friendly? Is Big Lots Dog-Friendly?

Big Lots is not pet-friendly or dog-friendly. Only service animals are permitted inside Big Lots stores, a corporate customer service representative said. We contacted Big Lots locations in California, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, and Utah to confirm this information. A brief overview of Big Lots’ pet policy can also be found on the discount retailer’s website.

We were told that no proof of training or special jackets or harnesses are required for service animals to enter Big Lots stores.

In Summary

Big Lots is not pet-friendly. You can’t bring your dog or pet into Big Lots stores unless the animal is a service animal.

To find out about pet policies at Walgreens and Costco, see our related articles.