Our mission

Here at The Nature Nook, we aim to bring you high quality ethically sourced pet supplies. Pop into our Paignton store, at 1-5 Totnes Road, TQ4 5JX

Welcome to The Nature Nook

We know a lot of pet shops claim they’re different from all the others – but we really mean it! We promise that all of our products are safe, wholesome, and healthy for the pets they are intended for, and we will only stock animals that come from reputable breeders.

The Nature Nook isn’t just about pets. We firmly believe that having pets is a great way of reconnecting with animals – and with the natural world in general – so we’ll also be selling products to nurture the wildlife in your own back garden.

Make sure to follow our blog, which will feature regular updates on our journey as we bring our vision of The Nature Nook to life, along with advice on how to care for your pets, conservation issues from around the world, and amazing facts about some of the wild animals that we share our planet with!

Recent Blog Posts

What Animal Is It?

Every so often, we’ll be posting pictures of animals to see if readers can guess what they are before the answer is revealed below.
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White tiger in a zoo

Tiger King: America’s Big Cat Problem

If, like us, you found yourself during lockdown being overwhelmed by day after day of increasingly grim news, you may have found solace in the Netflix documentary Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness. Madness is…
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British Wildlife of the Week: Kestrel

When I was young, the first bird of prey that I was able to easily identify was the kestrel. I suspect the same is true of many other people. The kestrel’s silhouette, suspended in the…
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Ground pangolin walking

The Plight of the Pangolin

My favourite animal changes all the time. When I was younger, I cycled through various large, majestic cats such as tigers, jaguars and snow leopards. At one point, I considered the polar bear among my…
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Syrian hamster eating broccoli

Five Fun Treats for Your Hamster

Hamsters are undeniably some of the cutest little animals in the world. If you’re anything like me, your heart instantly melted when you first saw your new little fur ball sit up and hold a…
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The Nature Nook: New Beginnings

In the midst of COVID-19 and the apparent death of the high street, many people have asked us: why a pet shop? There is no simple answer, but this is us – and this is…
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