PetSmart® Opens Its 1,500th Store in Store Chain

New Milestone Store Located in Sheridan, Colo.; Public Invited to
Attend Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-Cutting Event Nov. 19

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PetSmart reached a milestone – its 1,500th store in its
expanding store chain. The new store is located in Sheridan, Colo., at
3720 River Point Parkway. To celebrate, PetSmart is having a grand
opening event Sat., Nov. 19, 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
adoption partners, Life Is Better Rescue and Aurora Animal Shelter, will
have pets available for adoption during the grand opening festivities.

What: PetSmart Grand Opening celebration

When: Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 9:00 a.m.

Where: PetSmart, 3720 River Point Parkway

The new store features nearly 18,000 square feet of space, providing pet
parents with a broad range of competitively priced pet food and a
comprehensive line of pet products. The Sheridan store is the first to
include a Pinnacle Pet Nutrition section with expanded products
featuring high-protein, natural, grain-free and raw pet food. It 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.**

PetSmart, The Adopt SpotTM, 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. 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.

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 more than 20,000 pets
find forever homes in a single weekend. Each year, millions of pets
enter shelters across North America and some 3 million healthy,
adoptable pets are euthanized.

Every PetSmart store, including this store in Sheridan, builds
long-lasting relationships with local animal welfare organizations to
utilize its stores as adoption centers. In September, PetSmart and its
adoption partners reached a significant milestone – 7 million pets
adopted since 1994! For every 30 seconds a PetSmart store is open a
pet’s life is saved, totaling about 1,400 lives saved every day.

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

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 vision 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 1,500 pet stores in the United States, Canada and
Puerto Rico and 203 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.

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Melissa Wenzel, 623-587-2177