Ireland’s number one pet retailer Maxi Zoo is set to open its seventeenth store in Newbridge with the creation of 15 new jobs.


The new 8,000 square foot store at Newbridge Retail Park officially opens to the public on Thursday, 11th June 2015.


Maxi Zoo is no stranger to Kildare’s pet parents and already operates stores at Carton Park in Maynooth and at the Globe Retail Park in Naas.


“We are delighted to locate our seventeenth store in Newbridge and to extend our nationwide service and expertise to local pet parents and their pets,” said Alice Cross, Executive Director of Maxi Zoo Ireland.


“We love animals and we provide the best advice and products that pet parents can find. We know that happier pets make happier people,” said Alice


All staff working at the store have been trained as pet experts and are available to share their knowledge with pet parents.


“Our in-store pet experts are always on hand to provide customers with exactly what they are looking for and that is why we are such a successful brand,” Alice added.


Local pet parents can also look forward to regular free in-store events about how to provide the best care, nutrition and training for their pet. Customers can also avail of the store’s free pet weighing service at any time.


Maxi Zoo will also celebrate the opening of the new store with a Family Fun Day on Sunday, June 14th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. where families can enjoy face-painting and a visit by ‘Dave’s Jungle’.


The free fun event will give children of all ages the opportunity to learn more about and to get close to giant snakes, tarantulas, iguanas and millipedes. Maxi Zoo mascots Max the Dog and Izoo the Cat will also attend.


Maxi Zoo is also looking forward to working with local pet charities.

To find our new store address, opening times and phone number, click here.