Pet products, rainwear and awesome shoes are on tap this month. 

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Vancouver

Good Boy Collective 

Online pet-supply shop Good Boy’s first brick-and-mortar boutique carries modern, responsibly made products for cats and dogs. Think curvy beechwood beds, fun fish-shaped chew toys and tiny four-legged-friendly raincoats, plus pet-focused books and magazines for humans, too. Look out for local designers such as Brick Brick Ceramics (maker of bespeckled dog bowls) and Mountain Mutt (producer of colourful, stink-proof leashes). shopgoodboy.com

Victoria

Heart and Sole Too 

Heart and Sole, a local boutique beloved for its eclectic stock of quality, from-around-the-world shoes, has opened a second shop. Situated across from the original store on trendy Fort Street, Heart and Sole Too sells funky patterned legwear, waxed-canvas handbags and other accessories, as well as handmade apparel from West Coast names like High Road Clothing and Jessica Redditt Design. heartandsoleshoes.ca

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Vancouver

Rains

The first Canadian store from Danish rainwear company Rains offers head-to-toe protection from precipitation thanks to a range of unisex jackets, pants and accessories that come in shades like lilac, mint and highlighter yellow. (Though neutral hues like olive and grey are available for the colour-shy, too.) Rains weirdly doesn’t make umbrellas, but who needs ’em when the label’s waterproof goods look this sleek? rains.com