Pet store celebrates two years in business

Alban Retail Park. London Rd. Bedford
Alban Retail Park. London Rd. Bedford

A pet store is marking its second year in business in Bedford with a special fundraising weekend for Canine Partners.

Jollyes Bedford in Alban Retail Park, London Road store is inviting pet lovers from Bedford and the area to come and meet representatives from Canine Partners and learn more about the important work the charity undertakes.

It takes place on Saturday, March 29 between 10am and 4pm.

Store manager Tracy said: “Jollyes is always looking for ways to get actively involved in the local pet community and support local organisations in raising awareness about responsible pet care in the area.

Customers (and their pets) can enjoy a range of fun activities and family-oriented entertainment.

There will be goodie bags, a ‘Meet and Greet’ a merkat plus other exotic animals and reptiles, Cutest Pet competition, pet portrait photographer, children’s face painting, children’s colouring competition and ‘Meet and Greet’ Canine Partner assistance dog.

Tracy added: “The birthday party is our way of saying a big thank you to pet lovers in the area for their support over the last 24 months.

“It has been a real pleasure welcoming the town’s pets and their owners into our store and we’re looking forward to meeting many, more in the future.”