The store is already open at Davis Ford Crossing, 9890 Liberia Avenue. But the big grand opening is Saturday. The ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 8:55 a.m. Pals cardholders will receive a free $10 gift card.
Through the day, pets will be available for adoption. Also, there will be a "Guess the Kibble" contest. At 1 p.m. pets get a chance to wow the crowd with a best trick contest.
Staff will be demonstrating best-practices with some exotic pets both Friday and Saturday (see schedule below).
On Sunday, the first 50 Petco Pals cardholders will receive a free tote bag.
Meet-the-Critters schedule, both Friday and Saturday:
- 11-11:30 a.m.: Mt. Horn Lizard
- 11:30 am. to noon: Betta Fish
- 12:30-1 p.m.: Bearded Dragon
- 1-1:30 p.m.: Bird
- 1:30-2 p.m.: Scorpion
- 2-2:30 p.m.: Hamster
- 2:30-3 p.m.: Tortoise
- 3-3:30 p.m.: Guinea Pig
- 3:30-4 p.m.: Ferrets
- 4-4:30 p.m.: Savannah Monitor