Roscommon store opens as part of Petmania’s Northwest expansion.Sarah O'Dwyer
Petmania Roscommon, the new pet super-store and grooming studio has opened its doors at Centre Point Retail Park in Roscommon Town.
The Roscommon store is part of a major three-year expansion program for the pet retailer that launched an online store in 2020 and three new Petmania branches with grooming studios in the Northwest, in Sligo, Westport and Roscommon within the last year.
As part of the expansion, the Irish owned pet-retailer has created 30 new jobs in the Northwest, bringing the total number employed by the company to over 200. Westport native Liam Laffey has filled the position of Store Manager with Ollie Quinn employed as Assistant Manager of the Roscommon Branch.
Liam began his career with the pet care specialists as Assistant Manager of the busy Sligo store. Liam did a BSc in Animal Science before taking his role in Petmania. His particular area of expertise is in muscle and joint therapy for dogs; the subject of his dissertation. Liam is the human companion to Lucy a red setter Labrador cross.
Further jobs are available at Petmania Roscommon for pet-care advisors, full-time professional dog groomers and wash and dry assistants. For information on how to apply to become part of the Petmania team, see www.petmania.ie
Emily Miller of Petmania said,
“We are delighted to expand our Petmania family across the Northwest with the opening of our Roscommon store. We are passionate about animal welfare and pet care. Our skilled team is excited to help all pet parents in Roscommon keep their animals safe and well with excellent advice, the best nutritional supplies and pet-care accessories. Petmania is committed to setting exemplary standards in the pet retail sector. We look forward to being part of an active pet lover’s community in Roscommon.”
The new Petmania store will be open seven days a week and features weight check facilities, specialist pet food and nutritional supplies plus accessories, bedding, safety equipment and much more. A state-of-the-art dog-grooming studio will open in Mid-February.
Petmania is proud to offer active community outreach programs and hosts local events such as adoption days, school visits, meet and greets, its pet-health campaign ‘Operation TransPAWmation’, ‘Puppy of the Year’ competition and partners with local animal shelters.
A progressive, pet-centred retailer, Petmania is setting the standards in pet care throughout Ireland, with intensive training for all its pet care advisors and an internal Grooming Training Programme for their Professional Dog Groomers. Its new online store offers nationwide home delivery, grooming appointments and lots of pet care advice via www.petmania.ie.
For more information, or to view the current vacancies at Petmania Ireland visit, www.petmania.ie