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Fifteen of NYC's Best Pet Stores for Treats, Toys, and More

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No one loves their pets more than New Yorkers. And after spending the day cooped up in your studio apartment, Fido and Fluffy really do deserve the best. From organic food to pet bed duvet covers, there's no shortage of niche offerings for all of your precious baby's needs.

We've mapped out fifteen of the best locally-owned pet stores in neighborhoods throughout the city to help you find a shop with knowledgeable, friendly staff that can aid you in keeping your pet healthy and happy.

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1. PetHealthStore

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440 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10024
(212) 595-4200
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PetHealthStore believes that you can maximize your pet's health through smart diet choices. Their focus on preventative care through food has made them well-loved on the UWS. They also offer same day delivery.

2. Litter & Leashes

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343 East 66th Street
New York, NY 10065
(212) 734-8400
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Don't expect the lowest prices—this is the UES, after all—but do be prepared for stellar service. The staff can help you wade through the offerings and find the best option for Fido or Fluffy. As an added bonus, they offer a VIP discount card.

3. Happy Feet Pet Shop

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754 10th Ave
New York, NY
(212) 757-8400
A Godsend for those on the super-west side. The small shop is stocked with all the essentials, priced fairly. They'll deliver for free, so don't be afraid to order the five pound bag if you live in a five story walkup.

4. Beasty Feast

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630 Hudson St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 620-7099
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Open since 1977 in New York's rocky retail climate, so they must be doing something right. Small store with selection to match, but should cover the basics. Best bet for dog owners.

5. Whisker's Holistic Pet Care

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235 E 9th St
New York, NY 10003
Just as indicated in the shop's name, this pet store offer's only the best in alternative pet health care. They are on a strict mission to bring holistic wellness to all furry and four legged bundles of joy. Prices are moderate, and the value is irrefutable.

6. Zoomies

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434 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014
(212) 462-4480
This high-end West Village pet boutique is a little pricey, but doubles as a highly enjoyable experience, with all pieces displayed on French antiques. With extensive backgrounds in fashion and food, the owners take a stylish approach to the pet parenthood.

7. The Pet Bar

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132 Thompson St
New York, NY
(212) 253-9250
Competitively priced shop in the heart of Soho. Small store with a big selection and a knowledgeable staff to help you find the right product. Plus, they deliver!

8. Le Pet Spa

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300 Rector Pl
New York, NY 10280
(212) 786-9070
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Le Pet Spa is there for your every pet need! From grooming to pet food, they can supply you with all from a variety of brands to chose from. Also, they price match--meaning they promise to have the lowest prices offered!

9. Petropolis

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91 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006
(212) 608-2234
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Small but well stocked shop with knowledgeable staff. They are committed to carrying only the best products at their "beastro." Also offers grooming services.

10. Skillman Pets

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49-16 Skillman Ave.
Sunnyside, NY
(718) 803-3635
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Boasts everyday low prices on gourmet, holistic, organic, and diet pet foods for dogs and cats. You can also pick up pet accessories and supplies at this Queens favorite.

11. Animal Planet

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1084 Manhattan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 349-0602
Extensive selection of food and toys. If they don't have what they're looking for, they'll order it for you.

12. District Dog

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142 Driggs Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 290-7434
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Where Greenpoint dogs and cats go for the best. Definitely a boutique experience—think frosted cupcake treats, dog bed duvets and eco-friendly cat habitats.

13. PS9 Pets

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169 N 9th street, Brooklyn
NY, 11211
(718) 486-6465
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PS9 (pet supplies on 9, FYI) strives to help, "owners find a diet that best suits their pet's needs." They carry top self food for said mission, as well as an array of pet essentials and accessories. PS9 also works with local shelters and rescue groups.

14. Love Thy Pet

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164 Union St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 596-2399
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Show your pet some love with natural food and human-grade treats. Beyond offering an excellent selection of nibbles, toys and supplies, they also have free photo seshes on holidays like Halloween.

15. Pet Delight

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756 3rd Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(718) 788-7970
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Enormous inventory for not just cats and dogs but also fish, birds, reptiles, small animals, and just about anything else you can legally house. Filled to the brim, well priced, and offers delivery.

1. PetHealthStore

440 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024
PetHealthStore believes that you can maximize your pet's health through smart diet choices. Their focus on preventative care through food has made them well-loved on the UWS. They also offer same day delivery.
440 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10024

2. Litter & Leashes

343 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065
Don't expect the lowest prices—this is the UES, after all—but do be prepared for stellar service. The staff can help you wade through the offerings and find the best option for Fido or Fluffy. As an added bonus, they offer a VIP discount card.
343 East 66th Street
New York, NY 10065

3. Happy Feet Pet Shop

754 10th Ave, New York, NY
A Godsend for those on the super-west side. The small shop is stocked with all the essentials, priced fairly. They'll deliver for free, so don't be afraid to order the five pound bag if you live in a five story walkup.
754 10th Ave
New York, NY

4. Beasty Feast

630 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014
Open since 1977 in New York's rocky retail climate, so they must be doing something right. Small store with selection to match, but should cover the basics. Best bet for dog owners.
630 Hudson St
New York, NY 10014

5. Whisker's Holistic Pet Care

235 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003
Just as indicated in the shop's name, this pet store offer's only the best in alternative pet health care. They are on a strict mission to bring holistic wellness to all furry and four legged bundles of joy. Prices are moderate, and the value is irrefutable.
235 E 9th St
New York, NY 10003

6. Zoomies

434 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014
This high-end West Village pet boutique is a little pricey, but doubles as a highly enjoyable experience, with all pieces displayed on French antiques. With extensive backgrounds in fashion and food, the owners take a stylish approach to the pet parenthood.
434 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014

7. The Pet Bar

132 Thompson St, New York, NY
Competitively priced shop in the heart of Soho. Small store with a big selection and a knowledgeable staff to help you find the right product. Plus, they deliver!
132 Thompson St
New York, NY

8. Le Pet Spa

300 Rector Pl, New York, NY 10280
Le Pet Spa is there for your every pet need! From grooming to pet food, they can supply you with all from a variety of brands to chose from. Also, they price match--meaning they promise to have the lowest prices offered!
300 Rector Pl
New York, NY 10280

9. Petropolis

91 Washington Street, New York, NY 10006
Small but well stocked shop with knowledgeable staff. They are committed to carrying only the best products at their "beastro." Also offers grooming services.
91 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006

10. Skillman Pets

49-16 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside, NY
Boasts everyday low prices on gourmet, holistic, organic, and diet pet foods for dogs and cats. You can also pick up pet accessories and supplies at this Queens favorite.
49-16 Skillman Ave.
Sunnyside, NY

11. Animal Planet

1084 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Extensive selection of food and toys. If they don't have what they're looking for, they'll order it for you.
1084 Manhattan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

12. District Dog

142 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Where Greenpoint dogs and cats go for the best. Definitely a boutique experience—think frosted cupcake treats, dog bed duvets and eco-friendly cat habitats.
142 Driggs Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222

13. PS9 Pets

169 N 9th street, Brooklyn, NY, 11211
PS9 (pet supplies on 9, FYI) strives to help, "owners find a diet that best suits their pet's needs." They carry top self food for said mission, as well as an array of pet essentials and accessories. PS9 also works with local shelters and rescue groups.
169 N 9th street, Brooklyn
NY, 11211

14. Love Thy Pet

164 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Show your pet some love with natural food and human-grade treats. Beyond offering an excellent selection of nibbles, toys and supplies, they also have free photo seshes on holidays like Halloween.
164 Union St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

15. Pet Delight

756 3rd Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11232
Enormous inventory for not just cats and dogs but also fish, birds, reptiles, small animals, and just about anything else you can legally house. Filled to the brim, well priced, and offers delivery.
756 3rd Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11232