Animal Instincts Aquarium & Pet Center


Animal Instincts offers a  huge variety of pets, foods, and supplies along with a team of dedicated and experienced staff to serve the pets and people of our community. But in order to truly enjoy the full experience, you must stop by and see it for yourself. We look forward to seeing you and your pets


Animal Instincts proudly carries all of the finest products in the aquarium industry today. Our aquatics inventory is very diverse. We understand the beginner's needs and cater to the growth of the newcomer, while offering the high-end customer the advice and selection he or she seeks. Animal Instincts caries a wide range of both freshwater, saltwater fish, corals and live rock. We order new fish every week from local distributors. Animal Instincts is a valued partner with its vendors and has earned an excellent pricing structure, allowing Animal Instincts to pass on to you 1st class fish at extraordinary prices. Aquarium delivery, set up and maintenance is also available.


When it comes to reptiles you need to look no further.  Animal Instincts buys quality animals and maintains them at the highest standards. We regularly carry the common pets such as Bearded Dragons and Leopard Geckos. But in addition on any given day you can find 20 plus varieties of lizards as well as numerous snakes. Our reptile dry goods department is always well stocked with all of the supplements and cage paraphernalia you need. At Animal Instincts, you can always count on us having three sizes of crickets. In addition, we also carry waxworms, superworms, mealworms, butterworms and hornworms. Of course, we also sell live and frozen mice, pinkies, fuzzies, hoppers, 4 sizes of rats as well as rat pups. Our staff is extremely knowledgeable in the care of most reptiles and amphibians. We welcome your questions.

Small Animals/Birds

Animal Instincts regularly has in stock a variety of Hamsters, Gerbils, Degus, Rats, Guinea Pigs and Rabbits. You can even find Chinchillas, Ferrets and Hedgehogs. Animal Instincts inventory of small animal products is quite in-depth.. In our food section, we encourage feeding your pets quality food. As the saying goes, you are what you eat! We have a full selection of the finest brands of foods and hays available. At Animal Instincts you will find a nice assortment of chew toys, treats and housing selection for all your small furry creatures. A visit to Animal Instincts is sure to provide you with everything you are looking for to satisfy your companion animal's needs. Over the years Animal Instincts has carried numerous types of birds ranging from the tiny finches to the massive Macaws. Today, our focus is on the beginner birds. We stock canaries, finches, parakeet and hand fed baby cockatiels. We also have Parottlets (one of the worlds smallest parrot) and other small parrots regularly available. All of our birds are guaranteed healthy. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable in the care of birds and will always be available to answer your questions. We have a full selection of the finest brands of foods and have a nice selection of toys for all size birds and have cages available.

Dog & Cat Food

Do you know exactly what your feeding your dog or cat? Looking to switch and not sure which food to buy? Trying to choose the best food isn't easy especially when there are so many pet food companies trying to get your attention.

Simply bring in your current pet food and our trained staff will help you determine which "up-grade" is best for your pets individual needs.

Trade in your bag and receive up to 5.00 off your new brand of food.

All bags traded in will be donated to the local animal shelter.


These are the foods that we carry, don't see your brand on our list? Let us know and we can order it for you!


Dry Dog & Cat food


Blue Wilderness




Fussie Cat

Grandma Lucy's

Grandma Mae's Country Naturals

Merrick Backcountry

Stella & Chewy's (raw coated, raw blend,raw frozen & freeze-dried)

Taste of the Wild

Tuckers (raw frozen)

Vet's Choice Health Extension


Wellness Core



Cat Cans



Fussie Cat

Vet's Choice Health Extension



Dog Cans

Blue Wilderness



Vet's Choice Health Extension





get naked



Pet Naturals of Vermont

true hemp





Health Extension











Our Business Hours

Monday  9--7

Tuesday  9--7

Wednesday  9--7

Thursday  9--8

Friday  9--8

Saturday  9--8

Sunday  10--5