It now has 1,600 locations.

PetSmart Inc. announced that it opened 28 stores in the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending Nov. 1.

That was in addition to the 35 stores it opened in the first half of the fiscal year, bringing the year-to-date total to 63.

PetSmart now operates more than 1,600 stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico and 207 in-store PetSmart PetsHotel dog and cat boarding facilities.

The new locations are:

  • Baxter, MN
  • Cartersville, GA
  • Clovis, NM
  • Dublin, CA
  • El Paso, TX
  • Elk River, MN
  • Florence, AL
  • Forest Lake, MN
  • Gaylord, MI
  • Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Hopkinsville, KY
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Kissimmee, FL
  • Lawrence, KS
  • Nashville, TN
  • New Caney, TX
  • New York, NY
  • North Conway, NH
  • Oak Park, IL
  • Pocatello, ID
  • Poplar Bluff, MO
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Westminster, CO
  • Wooster, OH
  • Ajax, Ontario
  • London, Ontario
  • Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

“Continuing to expand our brick-and-mortar footprint is an important part of our strategy to be the most convenient, best-in-class pet retailer,” said Brian Amkraut, PetSmart’s executive vice president of store operations, services, supply chain and real estate. “In addition to our store growth, we continue to take steps to further enhance the customer experience. This quarter, for example, we launched The Groomery by PetSmart (The Groomery), our innovative new store concept focusing exclusively on pet grooming services.”

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