Animal-related fun will be the focus for the grand opening of the Pittsburgh PETCO located at 251 Clairton Blvd., on Saturday and Sunday, January 6 and 7, 2001.
Special events include a Rainforest Reptile Show, Rodent Races and Premium Food Demonstrations. Visitors are encouraged to bring their pet friends for the Ugliest Pet Contest and the Fat Cat Contest. For the kids, a clown offering face painting will be on hand. In addition, information will be available throughout the weekend from various animal organizations on pet adoptions, as well as information on obedience training and low cost vaccination clinics.
"Customers will be pleased with our full assortment of premium pet supplies," says Store Manager Jim McCormick. "Our knowledgeable friendly associates offer superior customer service," McCormick added.
The 13,000 square foot store features a small animal and reptile area, fresh and saltwater fish aquariums, a bird room and a grooming salon.
Store hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
To find the Pittsburgh store, or any other PETCO location, check out PETCO's website at http://www.petco.com/. PETCO, founded in 1965, operates 530 specialty pet food and supply stores in 41 states and the District of Columbia.
Grand Opening Events: Days and Times Saturday, 1/6 Sunday, 1/7 Rainforest Reptile Show 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Premium Food Demonstrations 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rodent Races 1 p.m. Fat Cat Contest 3 p.m. Ugliest Pet Contest 2 p.m. Obedience Training Info 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Low Cost Vaccination Info 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pet Adoption Info 11 am to 3 p.m. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Face Painting Clown Noon to 4 p.m. Noon to 4 p.m. Free Nail Trim Noon to 2 p.m. Noon to 2 p.m.
Contact: Barb Emery, 858-657-2028, or Jim McCormick, Store Manager,
412-650-0175, both of PETCO