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The Best Pet Stores in Toronto

Posted by Alice Prendergast / November 21, 2015

pet stores torontoThe best pet stores in Toronto will have your dogs decked out in the finest fashions and your cats munching on organic treats. Unlike places like Pet Valu and Petsmart, these stores are largely stocked with luxury products and specialty foods, making them frontrunners in the world of pet care.

Here are the best pet stores in Toronto.

Wag on the Danforth

Wag on the Danforth

This family-run business on the East Danforth is a local favourite. You’ll find its shelves lined with a variety of pet food options, supplements, toys, and accessories. The shop is also known to host Adopt-A-Thons, perfect for those looking to take a home a new friend. More »

Dogfather & Co.

Dogfather & Co.

This pet boutique in Rosedale sells the best of the best for your pup. It's stocked with “Chewy Vuitton” dog beds, Keoni raw food, and a bevy of other luxury items that you won't find elsewhere. It also doubles as a groomery, so your dog can get a bath and brush while you browse. More »

Annex Pet Supplies

Annex Pet Supplies

Whether you’re in the market for a new scratching post or specialty supplements, this Annex shop has you covered. They stock toys, food, and apparel for pets big and small. As a bonus, it offers neighbourhood delivery between Yonge and Dufferin. More »

Timmie Doggie Outfitters

Timmie Doggie Outfitters

This shop has two locations - in Leslieville and West Queen West. They carry designer toys, gourmet food, stylish clothing, and everything else your pet could possibly want or need. There's also plenty of goods for your feline friend too. More »

Small Wonders Pet Emporium

Small Wonders Pet Emporium

This Danforth store prides itself on taking a natural approach to pet nutrition, and stocks premium foods that puts the big brands to shame. The shop also carries a ton of locally produced toys, treats, and accessories. More »

Helmutt’s Pet Supply

Helmutt’s Pet Supply

Want your pet to be the most stylish pooch in Trinity Bellwoods? This West Queen West shop has what you need to make that happen. You'll find the shelves lined with everything from boldly coloured leashes to grade-A grooming supplies. There are also housemade dog cookies that look like the pooch equivalent of Bakerbots' treats. More »

Menagerie Pet Shop

Menagerie Pet Shop

This Cabbagetown stalwart carries much more than your average pet store. If you look beyond the vast array of treats and toys, you’ll find live critters like baby bearded dragons, exotic fish, and cockatoos. The staff are known to be especially knowledgable and can help you seek out what your ferret or Frenchie needs. More »

The Dog Bowl

The Dog Bowl

This independently owned and run pet boutique on Dundas West is essentially the Whole Foods of pet stores, specializing in healthy, eco-friendly products. The shelves are stocked with specialty foods, recyclable toys, natural supplements, and more for both dogs and cats. More »

Kennel Cafe

Kennel Cafe

This Roncesvalles shop sells everything you’ll need to be or become a top-notch pet owner. You'll find a variety of eco-friendly products, including raw foods and organic treats as well as gear and toys. There’s also a book section where you'll find guides on everything from natural flea prevention to dog and cat nutrition. More »

The Bone House

The Bone House

If your dog is a frontrunner in the world of fashion, you’ll want to check out this Leslieville pet mecca. They stock top of the line labels like Harry Barker, Fabdog, and Neopaws with styles that will keep your dog looking dapper no matter what the weather. It also sells a ton of supplies, treats, and toys. More »

Sit! Stay! Dog Emporium

Sit! Stay! Dog Emporium

This store/cafe hybrid just south of Yonge and Eglinton has tables and couches where humans and dogs can kick back and relax. Unfortunately, the cafe only shells out dog treats, so humans have to bring their own. Beyond the cafe, the store has a grooming station and sells all the goods you need to keep your dog healthy and happy. More »

Wooftown

Wooftown

Near Summerhill Station, Wooftown is a store for dogs but cats aren't completely left out. Among the stylish dogwear and leashes, you'll find a few bits and bobs to fit for your feline friend. Stocking everything from kitty litter to cable knit sweaters, this place is your one stop shop for all pet goods. More »

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