10 Best Pet Stores in New Jersey

Whether your pet is furry, feathery or scaly, you can get all of the supplies to keep them healthy and happy at New Jersey’s awesome pet stores. From specialty food to meet your pup’s particular dietary needs to all the toys your cat could dream about, find what you’re looking for at the 10 best pet stores in the state. 

Terry’s Pet Stop, Morris Plains, NJ

For dog and cat owners, this place truly is a one-stop shop. They hold regular adoptions so you can get a pet that’s received vet care and help them find their fur-ever home. Alongside a huge variety of pet food, toys, beds, and other gear, they also offer grooming services, pet sitting, and dog training, so you never have to go anywhere else for your pet’s needs. 

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Katie’s Pet Depot, North Brunswick Township, NJ

This place has everything going for it: a huge selection of natural pet foods, pet supplies, on-site grooming, and a variety of animals you can take home with you. They also work with local shelters by hosting adoptions at their store. You can tell the folks here truly care about animals, and their service makes all the difference.

Earthwise Pet, Voorhees Township, NJ

This locally owned and operated pet store focuses on natural, holistic health for pets. They have one of the best selections of natural pet food and organic pet supplies that will keep your pets safe and healthy. Folks love coming here for the self-service dog wash that will keep your pooch feeling and looking his best.

NJ Exotic Pets, Lodi, NJ

If you’re into exotic pets, this is the only place you’ll need to shop. You’ll find just about every type of legal exotic here, from ball pythons to sugar gliders to hedgehogs and more. And if they don’t have what you’re looking for, they can likely get it for you quickly.

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Fish Hut of New Jersey, Saddle Brook, NJ

For all things fish and aquarium life, you’ll want to start your search here. They have everything from tanks and filters to decor and lights, as well as all the varieties of fish you could imagine. They also ship fish all over the country, so if you’re not nearby you can still pursue your aquarium hobbies. 

Whiteway Pet Shop, Elizabeth, NJ

New Jersey’s oldest pet shop has been filling homes with animal love since 1926! It’s something of a tradition for New Jersey folks to come here for their pets, supplies, and food, offering the same friendly service that made them so successful almost a century ago. Whether you’re looking for purebred canines or exotic varieties, chances are they have it or can get it for you. 

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Critter Place, Vernon Township, NJ

From puppies and kittens to birds and fish to small animals, this place has it all. You can find all the cages, bowls, food, and equipment you need to care for your pet without having to go anywhere else. Fans love coming here because the prices tend to be lower than big box stores. 

Aquaridise, East Brunswick, NJ

Step inside this place and it’s almost like a trip to an aquarium! They have tons of saltwater and freshwater fish to fill your own tanks, as well as the tanks and accessories you need if you’re starting from scratch. The store itself a truly a sight to behold, and you might just spend the afternoon exploring.

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88 Pet World, Brick, NJ

From exotics to birds and reptiles, the variety here makes it hard to choose just one pet to love. If you’re looking for a hard to find pet, you’ll likely find it here. Flying squirrels, African pygmy hedgehogs, macaws, and a huge list of reptiles and amphibians are just a few of the animals they usually have in stock, but they can also special order others for you.

All About Pets, Sea Girt, NJ

This place really knows how to give pets and their owners the royal treatment. From small mammal nail clipping to aquarium maintenance services and beyond, they aren’t your average pet store. Locally owned and operated, they specialize in a variety of small pets of both land and water, and their personalized service sets a high bar for what other pet stores should be. 

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