Ren’s Pets Announces Two New Stores in Markham and Oshawa This Fall

[Guelph, ON, May 24, 2023] – Ren’s Pets, a leading Canadian specialty retailer of pet food and supplies, is continuing their fast-paced growth and opening two new stores this fall in Markham, Ontario and Oshawa, Ontario. Ren’s will open a total of twelve new stores in 2023, bringing the total store count to 57 for the pet retail chain by the end of the year. 

“This is a record number of new stores for Ren’s to open in one year, and we’re so excited to be adding new stores in amazing communities that are passionate about pets,” said Scott Arsenault, CEO at Ren’s Pets. “We’ve had several years now of strong growth for our business and have a wonderful team of hard-working dedicated staff supporting it. Our customers are telling us they want more Ren’s locations, and we’re doing our best to deliver!”

Each of the new stores will feature over 8,000 products with aisles of high-quality dog & cat food, displays of treats & toys, plus a special grooming section. There will also be 16 doors or 32’ of large walk-in freezers for raw & frozen pet food at each location. Customers can shop in store, order online for pick up at store, use local same day delivery powered by DoorDash, or have their purchases shipped to home. Ren’s is also available on the Flashfood app, for pet food & treat deals in a flash on close to best-before date items. 

The Markham, Ontario store will be located at 3075 Hwy 7 in the SmartCentre plaza. It will be 7100 sq ft in size and is scheduled to open at the beginning of October.

The Oshawa, Ontario store will be located at 560 Laval Drive by Walmart. It will be 7956 sq ft in size and is scheduled to open at the end of October.

“We’ve already opened five new stores this year, including opening our fiftieth store just this past weekend in St Thomas, Ontario,” shares Larissa Wasyliw, VP of Ecommerce & Marketing at Ren’s. “It’s really a remarkable story, when you think about our founders Ren & Sharon starting off with one location in Oakville, Ontario forty-eight years ago. Ren’s is now a growing, thriving, Canadian owned and operated company with unlimited potential and a people-first culture that drives our success with our customers for your Pet’s Best Life.”

About Ren’s Pets

Ren’s Pets is a leading Canadian specialty retailer with 50 stores (and growing!) in Ontario and the Maritimes plus a best-in-class ecommerce site shipping nationally. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Guelph, Ontario. It was acquired by the Legault Group in August 2021. Ren’s carries the largest selection of pet supplies, including pet food, treats, and toys for your Pet’s Best Life. Ren’s is an industry leader in high-quality professional grooming supplies. The Ren’s Promise guarantees knowledgeable staff will help you find the best food for your pet. The Ren's Reward program lets you earn free food and redeem points online or in-store. For more information, visit or contact Larissa Wasyliw, VP of Ecommerce & Marketing at

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