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South West Pets is a locally-owned and operated pet store operating out of Bunbury, Western Australia.

We aim to provide quality service and advice to all pet enthusiasts and are proud to be part of and support the South West community.

Our Story

South West Pets has been servicing the Bunbury community for the past 26 years, and with the current owner for the past 16 years.  We are proud to be part of the Just for Pets buying group.

South West Pets is the largest pet store in the South West with a comprehensive fish selection including cold, tropical and salt water varieties in addition to a large variety of food and products for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and small animals.

We currently employ 12 local staff and enjoy supporting local charities and events.  These include, but are not limited to:

  • South West Animal Rescue

  • Peel Regional Rabbit Club

  • Chefs Long Table lunch – Bunbury
  • Eaton Junior Football Club

  • Dalyellup Dockers Football Club
  • Brunswick Show

 

Peter Tom
Owner
Peter Tom
Owner

Hi, my name is Peter and the owner of the store.

Originally from Orange NSW the family and I moved to Bunbury in 2000 and have owned the store since 2002. My passion is to provide excellent customer service to the members of the Bunbury community and to have fun and a happy place to work.  This is my dog Boof who loves everyone.

Peta
Sales Assistant
Peta
Sales Assistant

Hi I’m Peta.

I have worked for South West Pets for 7 years and have lived in the South West for 12. You will see me behind the counter, ordering stock and bringing in plant life for our stick insects!

I have 2 dogs, birds and fish.

In my free time I love to go camping, fishing, and catching up with friends and family.

Michelle
Animal Enthusiast
Michelle
Animal Enthusiast

Hi, my name is Michelle.

I am a self confessed animal lover, and a sucker when it comes to providing a home to a pet in need. I have lived most of my life in Bunbury and when I am not in store and looking after the pets at home, I’m acting as a taxi and food service for my 4 children and now grandchildren!

Dayna
Sales Assistant
Dayna
Sales Assistant

Hi my name is Dayna, and I started with South West Pets in July 2018.  I have always had a passion for animals and enjoy chatting and assisting customers with their enquiries.

Nathen
Sales Assistant & Fish Consultant
Nathen
Sales Assistant & Fish Consultant

I’m Nathen, and I have been a permanent member of the South West Pets team for the last 6 years. You will find me frolicking in the fish area most days.

I spend my spare time playing soccer, fishing and looking after Hank…my 60kg rottweiler.

Tine
Sales Assistant
Tine
Sales Assistant

Hi my name is Tine and this is my dog Boomer.

I have been working as a casual at South West Pets for the last 3 years. I am a biology teacher by trade, and I still teach at a schools in Bunbury. Pop into the store on the weekend to say hi!

Anthony
Sales Assistant & Store Room Manager
Anthony
Sales Assistant & Store Room Manager

My name is Anthony, and am born and bred in Bunbury.

I have been working at South West Pets for 4 years. In my free time I love to travel, keep fit and catch up with friends. I coordinate and manage the stock room.

Kate
Administration Manager
Kate
Administration Manager

My name is Kate and I am responsible for the running of the office at South West Pets. I have been working for South West Pets for 9 years.

I have two dogs and “Chirp” the canary and in my free time love to go camping and explore the South West.

Angus
Fish Consultant
Angus
Fish Consultant

Hi my name is Angus and I started with South West Pets in June 2018.

I have been working with fish for many years, and I get great satisfaction with assisting customers with all their fish related questions.  Having a well presented fish tank in a home is my passion.

I am also an avid cat lover. 

 

Helen
Sales Assistant
Helen
Sales Assistant

I’m Helen and I’m a Sales Assistant at South West Pets.

I love animals and my home comprises of a rabbit, cat, weiro and budgie.

In my spare time you will see me at the speedway and catching up with friends over wine and a good cheese platter.

Devan
Sales Assistant
Devan
Sales Assistant

I recently joined the South West Pet’s team and am enjoying getting to know our customers here in the South West.

I have two Cavalier King Charles pups and a kitten.

When they aren’t keeping me busy I play guitar in my spare time and am pursuing my commercial pilots licence.