PetSmart announces the opening of its new store in Tempe, Ariz.

Public invited to attend Grand Opening celebration and ribbon-cutting March 5

PHOENIX, 2016-Mar-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart is pleased to announce the opening of a new store in Tempe, Ariz., located at 6426 S. McClintock Dr. To celebrate, PetSmart is having a grand opening event Sat., March 5, starting with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Media and pet parents are encouraged to attend and to bring their four-legged friends to join in the fun!

The first 50 shoppers will receive a mystery gift card (potential value from $5 up to $50) and all shoppers will receive free giveaways such as t-shirts, pet treat samples, pet toys and discount coupons.* The store’s adoption partners, Saving One Life cat rescue, Follow Your Heart Animal Rescue and Lost Our Home Pet Rescue will be onsite with cats and dogs available for adoption.

What: PetSmart Grand Opening celebration

When: Sat. March 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.

Where: PetSmart, 66426 S. McClintock Dr. Tempe, Ariz. (part of the Tempe Square shopping center).

In addition to the grand opening celebration, the store will also celebrate National Nutrition Month with pet food vendors offering demonstrations, education and more! PetSmart will also kick off a food drive March 5-13 benefiting homeless pets.

The new Tempe store features approximately 15,000 square feet of space, providing pet parents with a broad range of competitively priced pet food and a comprehensive line of pet products. The new store includes useful services such as pet training, adoption services, as well as a full-service grooming salon where dogs and cats receive hands-on care from academy-trained, safety-certified stylists dedicated to making pets look and feel their best.**

*All grand opening giveaways available while supplies last.
**Services are subject to availability. See store for details.

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About PetSmart®
PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This mission impacts everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates, and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 53,000 associates, operate approximately 1,444 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and approximately 202 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp day care services and pet adoption services in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet parents—including,,, and–offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet care information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption partnership with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart Charities™ and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save the lives of more than 500,000 homeless pets each year. In addition, PetSmart supports organizations that make communities a better place to call home through our philanthropy program, PetSmart Gives Back™. By giving back to the communities where we live and work, PetSmart not only celebrates the power of pets to enrich people’s lives—we live it.

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Melissa Wenzel
PetSmart Media Line