Best Pet Store: PetSmart

March 29, 2014 at 10:02 p.m.
Updated March 28, 2014 at 10:29 p.m.

Best Pet Store: PetSmart

PetSmart offers pet parents a little bit of everything.

Victoria Advocate's readers voted it the best pet store for about seven years now, said operations manager Kristy Reissig.

"We offer grooming. That's something that kind of sets us apart from other stores," said Reissig of how trainers trim pooches fur from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Chalking, or putting a nontoxic temporary color accent, in a dog's fur has become particularly popular, she said.

PetSmart company as a whole has also helped adopt out more than 5 million animals.

Locally, PetSmart partners with the Victoria Animal Control, Victoria Trap and Neuter, and Calhoun County Humane Society, Reissig said.


7812 N.E. Zac Lentz Parkway


Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday

First Runner-Up

Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center

135 Progress Drive


Second Runner-Up


8215 Houston Highway




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