PetSmart Opens The Groomery by PetSmart™ in Harrisburg, N.C.

October 5, 2018

Public Invited to Attend Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon-Cutting Event Oct. 6

PHOENIX – Oct. 5, 2018 – PetSmart is pleased to announce the opening of The Groomery by PetSmart in Harrisburg, N.C., located at 4039 Harris Square Drive. To celebrate, PetSmart is having a grand opening event Sat., Oct. 6, 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 Groomery by PetSmart is a new, innovative store concept focused exclusively on providing pet grooming services such as baths, haircuts, blow-outs, paw maintenance and de-shedding treatments. The Groomery also offers pampering “spaw” services featuring pet-specific deep moisture shampoos and conditioners, as well as a self-service dog wash so pet parents can bathe their pups without needing an appointment.

PetSmart Pet Stylists are safety certified and academy-trained with more than 800 hours of hands-on grooming instruction that includes bathing, trimming and styling at least 200 dogs of all breeds and sizes. 

The Groomery Harrisburg Details:

Grooming Salon – The Groomery salon features wide, easy-to-maneuver tabletop spaces for the PetSmart grooming staff. The bathing area is outfitted with stainless steel tubs and Hydrosurge® BathPro 9.0 bathing systems for washing and no-heat dryers.

Self-service Dog Wash – Self-service dog wash stations will give pet parents an easy solution to bathe and bond with their pet, especially after a day of hiking. The washing stations feature wall-mounted washing and drying equipment, and an array of complimentary shampoos and conditioners that address a range of needs from de-shedding to skin sensitivities.  This is a walk-in service and appointments are not necessary. 

Merchandise – The lobby area of The Groomery is stocked with high-end health and beauty pet essentials such as shampoos, brushes, collars, leashes and treats, including an expanded collection of at-home pet grooming supplies.

What: The Groomery by PetSmart Grand Opening Celebration

When: Saturday, Oct. 6. 2018 at 9 a.m. 

Where: The Groomery by PetSmart

4039 Harris Square Drive

Harrisburg, NC 28075

The first 25 shoppers at the grand opening will receive a Self-Service Dog Wash voucher, in addition to ongoing giveaway opportunities for all shoppers.*

For more information about The Groomery by PetSmart, visit

*Voucher for free Self-Service Dog Wash available at The Groomery by PetSmart in Harrisburg while supplies last. Some restrictions apply.


About PetSmart®

PetSmart LLC 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, together, 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. PetSmart employs approximately 55,000 associates and operates more than 1,600 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as more than 200 in-store PetSmart PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. The retailer provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and products, as well as services such as dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp™ and pet adoption. PetSmart, PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities® of Canada work with more than 3,500 animal welfare organizations to bring adoptable pets into stores so they have the best chance possible of finding a forever home. Through this in-store adoption program and other signature events, PetSmart has facilitated more than 8 million adoptions, more than any other brick-and-mortar organization. In May 2017, PetSmart acquired, a leading online retailer of pet food and products in the U.S., which operates as an independent subsidiary.

Contact: Erin Gray

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