supplies for all types of animals, from herptiles to horses.
“No matter what kind of animal it is, people see them as a member
of their family,” says Reposa. “It is up to us as the helpful neighbor to
make sure we carry everything the guest needs to take care of their
The retailer carries brands like Redbarn Pet Products, Stella
& Chewy’s and Mazuri. It also offers a wide range of grooming
supplies for dogs, cats, horses and small animals, as well as pet health
products like supplements, flea and tick solutions, and calming aids.
The retailer keeps on top of current trends, making sure to offer the
For Tom Reposa, opening a pet and gardening store made sense. He’s always been passionate about animals and agriculture, and his family has been in the farming industry for more than 40 years. Reposa worked with his father on manufacturing feed, selling hay and
breeding livestock before deciding to go out on his own and open Bay State Pet
& Garden Supply in 1997.
Located in Taunton, Mass., Bay State has grown into a popular New
England retailer that offers the best in both pet and gardening supplies. Its
success led to a move to a bigger location in 2008 that Reposa designed
himself. The store has built a reputation on offering premium pet food and
Bay State Pet & Garden Supply works to provide optimal customer care
in two different product categories.
BY HANNAH MILLER