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Petland Chillicothe celebrates anniversary with Adoption Day, K9 demonstrations

(Chillicothe, OH, October 4, 2016) – In honor of Petland Chillicothe’s 49th anniversary, the Petland store on Bridge Street will be celebrating October 8th and 9th with adoption events, tent sale and K9 demonstrations.

The fun begins during the sneak preview event Friday evening when the Chillicothe Police Department Officers Michael Short and Chris King arrive with their K9 units Koby and Tobi for a demonstration of some of the unique skills they have acquired and how they assist the police department.

Petland of Chillicothe is partnering with Wet Kisses and Wagging Tails and Purrfect Companions for this fun-filled weekend. Wet Kisses and Wagging Tails will be there Friday, October 7th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Purrfect Companions will be on hand with adoptable cats and kittens on Saturday, October 9 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. October 10th from noon Petland and the Humane Society will also be accepting donations for the shelter for those unable to adopt. The Rebels youth baseball team will also be there on Saturday at 9 a.m. with a bake sale.

Petland is proud of its history in its hometown of Chillicothe and is excited to celebrate 49 years with the community.

“Our annual adoption event and tent sale has been a great community event and opportunity to promote responsible pet ownership and to promote the K9 units who work to protect us every day,” said General Manager Tyarria Howard. “We anticipate a great turnout.”

For more information, please contact Tyarria Howard at (740) 773-1982.


Petland, Inc. is a franchise operation with quality, full service retail pet centers across the United States, Canada, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil and El Salvador. For more than 47 years, Petland Pet Counselors have been dedicated to matching the right petwith the right person and meeting the needs of both. To its customers who already have pets, Petland is dedicated to enhancing their knowledge and enjoyment of the human-animal bond. Petland was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in south central Ohio. For more information on Petland, visit www.petland.com.