Guide to online pet stores in South Africa

 Guide to online pet stores in South Africa

It’s become absolutely critical to have a guide to reliable, well-stocked online pet stores in South Africa. Why? 

Because lugging heavy bags of cat litter and dog food sucks. It’s the worst part of grocery shopping and the bain of a pet owners life.

From pet food to grooming items, accessories and supplements, we give you Payflex‘s guide to 19 leading online pet shops in South Africa So, thanks to us, no need to even get off your couch. Stay in your sweatpants and get pet food delivered to your home.

Go fetch!  


ePETstore is an innovative online retail and pet information platform in partnership with leading veterinary practices and vet retail outlets throughout South Africa. Each practice or vet retail outlet has its own dedicated store code. This store code links you to your vet’s store on this platform. In addition, they also boast a wide and expanding range of high-quality products, convenience, easy returns policy and secure online payments. ePETstore refers to itself as a proudly South African company committed to ethical, professional trade and a ‘go green’ code of conduct. 

Pet Fusion  

Pet Fusion is a Cape Town based online pet retailer selling a range of top pet food brands including Maxhealth, Royal Canin, Montego, Hill’s and Vets Choice.  It also sells a range of pet accessories including dog and cat beds, grooming and hygiene products, as well as pet wellness items and medication. Free delivery on orders over R500.  

RBM Aquatics 

RBM Aquatics is a leading Aquatic Specialist store based in Cape Town. This is the ideal store for all your marine livestock, freshwater livestock and aquarium plants.  

Pet World 

Pet World is a one-stop pet store that caters for all dogs, cats, birds, fish, small animals and reptile pet lovers. Aiming to provide everything you need under one roof, Pet World is dedicated to providing its  customers with a large range of products, the best service levels and quality pet care services 

Pet Heaven 

Pet Heaven is a proudly South African online pet food, toys, treats and accessories company based in Cape Town. They deliver countrywide to all major centres. 


Zuki is an online store that delivers premium pet food and supplies to your door. All the brands your animals love at the best price, delivered to your door.   

Canine & Co 

Canine & Co refers to itself as a pet store with a difference. To illustrate, they only stock 4-star foods or higher, they carry raw and cooked food for dogs, they don’t stock vinyl toys, they don’t carry treated rawhide chews, and they like memory foam beds for big dogs.  

Family Pet Centre

Family Pet Centre prides itself on being the centre point for all animal lovers. Whether your family consists of dogs, cats or you’re the proud owner of reptiles, birds, fish or any other small pet. From domestic to exotic – they cater for all. 

Shinga Pet 

Shinga Pet offers quality, interactive, treat-dispensing and activating games, puzzles and toys for pets. In addition, they also sell balanced nutrition and other products needed to make your best friends’ life as comfortable as possible. These unique products provide pets with important physical and mental stimulation activities, essential to nurturing well-balanced companions. Products are guaranteed to provide hours of fun and excitement, for pets and owners. 

Pet Plus 

Launched in January 2012, Pet Plus was South Africa’s first Online Vet Shop. Pet Plus Vet Store is a 100% veterinary owned business. Its primary focus is to help you have happier, healthier pets. Furthermore, their aim is to make it easy for you to get all the premium and veterinary pet products throughout South Africa.  


Online retailer Raru stocks a broad range of pet products, from food, to toys, grooming items and accessories for cats, dogs and birds. 

Pet Bonds 

Pet Bonds is an online pet store for all pet lovers, ready to provide for that unconditional bond that you have with your furry best friend. Their goal is to provide a platform for high-quality pet products to reach all pet parents.  

Absolute Pets 

With over 60 stores across Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban and an online store servicing the entire country, Absolute Pets offers a broad range of premium pet care products and services in South Africa. 

Jungle Aquatics 

Jungle Aquatics is a leading pet superstore providing a wide selection of leading brands for dogs, cats, birds, small animals, reptiles, fish, ponds and aquariums. They cater for all your pet needs and offer pet foods, treats, toys, accessories, dog kennels, cages, rabbit hutches and aquariums. 

Paws Online 

Paws Online is a proudly South Africa online pet store based in Cape Town with the aim of meeting the needs of all pet owners across the country. In addition, they deliver door to door anywhere in South Africa.  

Pet Hero 

Pet Hero’s mission is to provide all the pet supplies you need to keep your animals fed, comfy and as healthy and happy as they deserve to be. Shopping from home means spending more time and focus on your furry family. 

Cat Box Pet Hyper 

Cat Box Pet Hyper  is the largest speciality pet food and accessories retailer in Gauteng, Kwazulu Natal, North West, Eastern Cape, Free State and Mpumalanga in South Africa with 23 branches, providing a broad range of competitively priced pet food and products. For example, they import premium pet food from Belgium, as well as high-quality products from the rest of Europe and China. Furthermore, this online store buys its seeds in bulk, direct from the farms. They then do all their own cleaning, mixing and packaging of all bird seeds. Cat Box Pet Hyper’s sister company is the largest cat litter manufacturer in Southern Africa. 


Interpet is a family run business that prides itself on customer service. They stock a variety of pet products, designed to provide your extended family with the happiness and love they deserve. 

Benji and Moon 

Are you after something more unique for your pet? Benji and Moon  is an artisanal handcrafted collection for tails that are loved to the moon and back, supporting local artisans and changing shelter animals lives at CLAW (Community Led Animal Welfare). Their online pet shop offers cat collars, dog collars and leads, pet bowls, toys and starter kits. And, it’s all handmade by South African artisans. In addition,  5% of every purchase is donated to CLAW.