Pawtastic Celebrations at the opening of new Maxi Zoo


On Thursday 12th September, in the OMNI Retail Park Santry, Ireland’s largest pet retail Maxi Zoo celebrated the opening of their 21st Irish store with plenty of fun activities to mark the occasion. 

Dublin GAA superstar Philly McMahon and his Chow Chow dogs, Hugo and Mello were on hand to officially cut the ribbon of the brand new store ahead of the highly anticipated All-Ireland final replay.

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The FM104 Roadhog was also on site to join in on the wonderful celebrations. Maxi Zoo customers were also treated to a 21% discount across all products in store to mark this momentous milestone in the pet retail sector.

With the 21% discount continuing across the store all weekend, Maxi Zoo customers were also be treated to an action packed family funday on Sunday 15th September.

Face painters, balloon modellers and a petting farm were only some of the fantastic activities which were taking place in store.

 One of Ireland’s top DJs, Marty Guilfoyle was also in attendance providing fantastic music which was a real crowd pleaser.

Top model and TV presenter, Glenda Gilson also joined in on Maxi Zoo’s celebrations by posing for pictures and mingling with the customers. 

Speaking at the official store opening, Ciarán O’Neill, Managing Director of Maxi Zoo Ireland said; “All of the team here at Maxi Zoo are thrilled to have opened our 21st store here in Santry.

We are so grateful to see so many people supporting the opening here today with their pets to celebrate this landmark achievement with us.”

Ciarán added; “We look forward to getting to know our new customers and neighbours over the coming months.

At Maxi Zoo, we love pets as much as you do and we always welcome all pet parents to bring along their pet in store as it offers us a unique opportunity to get to know each of them along and how best to care for them.”

He continued; “We hope that our new customers here in Santry thoroughly enjoy their in store experience in our brand new store”.

For further updates on the Maxi Zoo - visit @MaxiZooIreland on Facebook and

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