Texas is an absolutely massive state. In fact, it’s the second largest state by area. It’s also a highly populated state.

Those two facts alone lead to the fact that there are a lot of pet owners. And, therefore there are a lot of pet stores.

The majority of those shops, especially the exotic pet stores, are located in major population centers such as Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio.

If you are looking to buy a snake, gecko, bearded dragon or other reptile pet in Texas and cannot find physical shop near you, you can always opt for buying a reptile online from a reputable family owned and operated shop.

Houston Area

Houston is the largest metropolis in the great state of Texas. As such, there are no shortage of pet owners and shops to cater to their needs.

Houston National Park in Texas

Here are some of the top exotic pet stores in Houston:

Fish N Pets

Fish N Pets have a lot more than just fish. They have reptiles, birds, axolotls and small mammals too. They also carry a variety of feeders.

Address: 11710 Bissonnet St, Houston TX 77099

IG: https://www.instagram.com/fishnpetsunlimited/

S&S Exotic Animals Inc.

Another popular Houston exotic pet store is S&S Exotic Animals is actually a private breeding facility. They work massive amount of animal types from mammals to reptiles to arachnids and other invertebrates.

Address: 1711 Connorvale, Houston TX 77039

Houston Underground Animals

Not a true pet shop, Houston Underground Animals is an interdependently owned and operated animal rescue. They re-home snakes, geckos, chameleons and other reptiles along with small mammals like ferrets.

Address: Connect with then via the Gmail – houstonundergroundanimals

FB: https://www.facebook.com/houstonundergroundanimals

Pet Place

This is a shop that has enjoyed twenty years of service. They have both exotic pets as well as traditional ones like dogs.

Address: 13730 Beamer Rd, Houston TX 77089

FB: https://www.facebook.com/PetPlaceHouston

Austin Area

An exotic pet store in Austin with over 40 years of experience, Gallery of Pets has dogs, cats, other small mammals, reptiles, fish, birds and plenty of supplies. They have it all.

Address: 11689 Research Blvd Unit 107, Austin TX 78759

Zookeeper Exotics

Zookeeper claims to be “Austin’s Only Full Service Exotic Pet and Plant Store!” They have many varieties of exotic pets, like gliders, scorpions, tarantulas, and all sorts of reptile pets.

Address: 9012 Research Blvd, Ste C11, Austin TX 78758

FB: https://www.facebook.com/people/Zookeeper/100056493051145/

Dallas Area

DFW Reptarium

Technically located in Plano TX, DFW Reptarium also is an exotic pet store servicing the greater Dallas area. But, you won’t find any chinchillas or sugar gliders here.

As their name implies they specialize in reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.

Address: 2220 Coit Road #500, Plano TX 75075 

FB: https://www.facebook.com/dfwreptarium

Axolotl Planet

Axolotl Planet is as about as niche of a pet shop as it gets. They are your go-to store is you’re looking for an axolotl. And, they offer a variety of cool morph.

Address: 1805 Royal Ln #104, Dallas TX 75229

FB: https://www.facebook.com/axolotlplanet/

San Antonio

Forever Pets Inc.

An exotic pet store in San Antonio carrying everything from hamsters to bearded dragons. They also have a large inventory of supplies and feeders.

This shop is known to have holiday raffles too.

Address: 1030 Basse Rd, San Antonio TX 78212

FB: https://www.facebook.com/ForeverPetsSA/

South Texas Dragons

If you are looking for a cool looking bearded dragon in the San Antonio area, you should probably check out South Texas Dragons.

Address: 12711 Maple Park Dr #4462, San Antonio TX 78249

Other Options

Texas is a very big state. That means there are many more pet shops that sell reptiles throughout TX thank what is listed above. The shops featured in the above list are independent options in major population centers.

If we missed one you think we should include, please let us know here

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