Pet owners and their pets are in for a treat at the Maxi Zoo store in Douglas on Saturday, October 11th where a host of free events will take place to celebrate the store’s birthday. The store at Douglas Shopping Village is celebrating the occasion by offering a free Pet Health Check to customers who visit the store between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The first twenty dog owners to visit the store with their pet during this time will also receive free goodie bags for their pet. Maxi Zoo’s team of pet experts will also be joined by Declan Quigley of the Village Vet in store from 12 to 5 p.m. in providing local pet owners with all they need to know to keep their family pet fit and healthy.

Free samples and advice will also provided on how to care for their dog’s teeth. “The free health check is a great way to ensure that your family pet is in the best of health,” said Alice Cross, Executive Director of Maxi Zoo Ireland. “All of the in-store activities planned for the day are geared towards providing local pet owners with expert advice on how to provide their pet with the best care, nutrition and training,” she said. “Customers can learn how to manage their dog’s weight, how to groom their dog so that it always looks its best and how to teach their dog a new trick or two,” said Alice. “We are delighted to celebrate another year in business in Bray. We enjoy great support from local pet owners and we look forward to meeting them again on Saturday and to helping them to ensure that their pet stays fit and healthy,” said Alice.