If you’re looking for the best pet stores in San Francisco, we’ve featured 10 below for your convenience.
Originally opened in the late 1990s in San Francisco, Village Pet Supplies stocks food, accessories, and dietary supplements for whatever pet you might have, be it a dog, cat, fish, reptile, bird, or other small animal. If you can’t make it to one of their three locations in San Francisco and Santa Rosa, Village Pet Supplies offer shipping and curbside pickup.
If you want to get your pet a vet check-up, VIP Pet Care has a clinic inside the Village Pet Supplies store in San Francisco; you can make an appointment or ask questions here. You can also give your dog a wash using the self-serve station inside, or make an appointment to get your dog’s or cat’s teeth cleaned here. Need more information? Contact Village Pet Supplies using the online form at this site.
If you find yourself in the East Cut neighborhood of San Francisco, stop by Woodlands Pet Shop for the small, family-owned independent pet store experience. They pride themselves on stocking high quality pet food and accessories hand-picked by the owners and employees.
They aren’t limited to just cat and dog products; you can also find food, toys, and accessories for other small animals, reptiles, fish, and birds. If you have any questions or want to suggest a product for their store, contact them using their online form.
The Animal Connection has remained the largest independent pet shop in San Francisco since 1987. They carry high quality food and accessories for all sorts of pets, including dogs and cats, rodents, reptiles, fish, birds, and other small animals. You can even adopt one of their rescued rodents or lizards in store!
If you have a small mammal, bird, or reptile for a pet, then check out the boarding and grooming services offered at the Animal Connection. If you or someone you know sadly needs to surrender their pet, then the Animal Connection will take them free of charge. Contact them here you have questions or need to make an appointment for any of their services.
4. Bernal Beast
Originally opened in the mid-1990s by Tony Chrisanthis, Bernal Beast was crowned ‘Best of the Bay’ pet store in 2020 for its dedication to providing quality pet food and accessories for dogs, cats, small mammals, and even chickens. They pride themselves on offering organic dry and raw pet food, supplements and treats, and for the humans, they offer as pet education books and pet-themed gifts.
Since new owners Stephanie Miller and Alan Belgard took over in 2020, they’ve added canine training classes in store. You can find information about classes and even register to attend here. Want to know more? Contact them using their online form or the information on this page.
If you’re in the Lower Haight area of San Francisco, stop by The Animal House on Filmore Street. Opened in 2007 by Megan Johnson, The Animal House stocks all manner of pet food and training supplies for dogs, cats, small animals, and fish. You can even shop online and have it delivered to your home!
Whether you’re looking for a special food brand such as Nature’s Logic or Tiki, or just want to speak to one of the pet experts on hand in-store, The Animal House is the place for pets and pet owners alike to find what they’re looking for. Use any of the information on their website to contact them and find out more!
6. Pet’s Corner
Located in the Richmond district of San Francisco, Pet’s Corner prides itself on being an independent, family-owned pet store providing locally produced, nutritious food and treats for dogs, cats, small animals, and birds. They also sell quality, affordable pet toys, bedding, leashes, and other accessories.
They not only do they provide pet products but also education on caring for your dog or cat, regardless of whether you’ve just adopted or had them for a long time. Contact them to find out if they’ve got the product or brand you’re looking for or if you have any other questions or concerns.
Also located near the Richmond district is YUBI Happy Pet, specializing in affordable all-natural, organic pet food and treats for dogs, cats, and other small animals. They also stock a variety of freshwater fish and fish supplies, such as aquariums, food, and tank décor. They even have CBD edibles to help alleviate or treat your pet’s medical needs.
You can also bring your dog to use their self-service dog wash at the back of the store. Can’t make into the shop? Take advantage of their free deliveries on orders over $50 if ordered on Tuesdays or Fridays each week. If you have any questions or want to request a delivery, contact them using the information here.
8. Bow Wow Meow
Bow Wow Meow began as a small store in San Carlos but has since expanded to both the Menlo Park and San Francisco areas. Proudly boasting a stock of upscale and premium pet foods and products for dogs and cats, Bow Wow Meow has been a pillar of the Bay Area since 1989. You can even get same-day delivery if you can’t make it into your local store.
Bow Wow Meow also offers a variety of pet care services beyond just being a pet retailer: they offer a full-service grooming service for dogs or cats, nail trimming, vaccination clinics, and even a nutrition consultation to help you choose the right food and supplements for your furry friend. Use their online contact form if you have any questions or need more information about any of their services.
Opened in 1999 by Celia Sack and Paula Harris, Noe Valley Pet Company stocks a range of products from eco-friendly pet snacks to practical pet care needs. Dog and cat owners can pick up anything from top quality apparel and accessories to all natural treats and food. You can even get CBD edibles for your pets to help with their anxiety or pain relief. Stop by to discuss your pet’s needs and how Noe Valley Pet Company can help.
Noe Valley Pet Company also actively supports shelter adoption; if you bring in the paperwork from your recent adoption, you get 20% off your purchase. Contact them by phone or email to find out more information about what they offer.
10. Cal’s Pet Supply
North of the Little Russia district in San Francisco is the small, independently owned Cal’s Pet Supply. While not as big or flashy as some of the other pet stores on this list, Cal’s Pet Supply provides its customers with a range of health-conscious and local pet foods and treats, as well as sustainable and eco-friendly toys and accessories for dogs, cats, birds, and other small animal pets.