2 Tips For Starting A Successful Pet Store (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023
Start A Pet Store

Want to start your own pet store? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a pet store:

Where to start?

-> Pet store plan
-> How to finance a pet store?
-> How much does it cost to start a pet store?
-> Pros and cons of a pet store

Need inspiration?

-> Other pet store success stories
-> Examples of established pet store
-> Marketing ideas for a pet store
-> Pet store slogans
-> Pet store names
-> Pet store Instagram bios
-> Pet store Instagram captions

Other resources

-> Profitability of a pet store
-> Blog post ideas for a pet store
-> Pet store quotes

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a pet store:

#1: Justin Palmer, founder of iHeartDogs:

We chatted with with Justin, founder of iHeartDogs ($1.83M/month). In our interview, Justin says:

To this day I’m a proponent of building an audience before building a product. Products come and go and get copied easily. But an audience is far harder to replicate.


Understand your personal goals when building your business. For me, it was a desire to have more freedom.


Read the full interview ➜