Ren’s Pets Opens New Store in St. John’s, Newfoundland

[St. John’s, NFLD, May 3, 2023] – Ren’s Pets celebrated the opening of their latest retail store in St. John’s, Newfoundland this past weekend. The Canadian specialty pet retailer’s new 9996 sq ft store is located at 56 Aberdeen Avenue by Winners. It is the company’s 49th location, and it’s seventh store in Eastern Canada. There are now Ren’s locations in Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia with a new store to come this summer in Prince Edward Island as well.

“This is our first Ren’s store in Newfoundland, and we couldn’t be more excited to open the doors to welcome in all of the pet parents and their pets,” said Scott Arsenault, CEO at Ren’s Pets. “We knew we needed a location in St. John’s as part of our Maritimes network of Ren’s stores, and this was the perfect spot. The community gave us one of our best openings to date, and we are so pleased to show them the premium pet food, treats, and toys we have for your Pet’s Best Life. We really appreciated the mayor coming out to support us with the official ribbon cutting to open the St. John’s Ren’s store.”

The St. John’s store features over 8,000 products with aisles of high-quality dog & cat food, displays of treats & toys, plus a special grooming section. There are 32’ of large walk-in freezers for raw & frozen pet food, one of the largest in the area. Customers can shop in store, order online for pick up at store, use same-day delivery powered by DoorDash, or ship to home. Customers can also find Ren’s St. John’s on the Flashfood app.

“We had a lot of customers come into the new St. John’s store that knew Ren’s from our strong selection of professional grooming products and also from our other Maritimes locations,” said Larissa Wasyliw, VP of Ecommerce & Marketing at Ren’s Pets. “What we heard is that the community was happy to finally have their own Ren’s store in St. John’s to shop at for their pets. Customers got to meet our friendly knowledgeable staff, see our amazing selection of premium pet food & supplies including our raw frozen food freezers, weigh their pets on our healthy weight scale, and try some new fun pet treats with our Bark-tender. It was a wonderful opening weekend, and we were thrilled with the turn out at the event.”

“You can receive $20 to shop in the new store if you sign up to be a Ren’s Rewards member- that also let’s your pet receive two free treats on their birthday,” said Wasyliw. “We think pet parents in St. John’s will love what we have to offer for your Pet’s Best Life.”

Click here to get $20 to shop at the new St. John’s store, when joining Ren’s Rewards:

About Ren’s Pets

Ren’s Pets is a leading Canadian specialty retailer with 49 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

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