PetSmart® Opens New Store in South Naples

Public Invited to Attend Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-Cutting
Event June 25

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PetSmart is pleased to announce the opening of a new store in Naples,
Fla., — it’s second in the Naples community — located at 13100 Tamiami
Trail East. To celebrate, PetSmart is having a grand opening event
tomorrow, Sat., June 25, 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 (values range
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
cat adoption partner, Naples Cat Alliance, will be onsite with adoptable
cats during the grand opening festivities. Collier Animal Rescue,
PetSmart’s local dog adoption partner, will be onsite with adoptable
dogs in the coming weeks.


    PetSmart Grand Opening celebration


Sat., June 25, 2016, 9:00 a.m.


PetSmart, 13100 Tamiami Trail East (part of the Tamiami Crossing
Shopping Center).

The new store features nearly 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 also offers useful
services such as pet training and 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.**

This is the second PetSmart store to open in Naples with a third store
planned to open in North Naples later this year.

PetSmart, The Adopt Spot, is where people save pets and pets save
people. Since its founding in 1987, PetSmart recognized the pet
homelessness problem and made the decision to never sell dogs or cats.
PetSmart is a leader in ending pet homelessness through in-store
adoptions that happen every day in its stores, and through National
Adoption Weekends, held four times a year, where approximately 20,000
pets find lifelong, forever homes in a single weekend. Each year, about
7 million pets enter shelters across North America and some 3 million
healthy, adoptable pets are euthanized. To help end pet homelessness and
save lives, PetSmart joins PetSmart Charities®, PetSmart CharitiesTM
of Canada and nearly 3,000 local animal welfare organizations across
North America on a range of powerful adoption events in PetSmart stores.

Every PetSmart store, including this South Naples store, builds
relationships with local animal welfare organizations to utilize its
stores as adoption centers. For every 30 seconds a PetSmart store is
open a pet’s life is saved, totaling about 1,400 lives saved every day.
In the last year, 46,018 lives were saved in Florida through adoptions
at PetSmart.

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

About PetSmart

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 1,450 pet stores in the United States,
Canada and Puerto Rico and approximately 202 in-store PetSmart®
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,,
– 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, 623-587-2177