Ireland’s largest specialist pet-retailer to open in Sligo

Petmania opens new store – 11 jobs for Sligo

IRISH owned pet-retailer, Petmania is set to open a new mega-store and grooming studio in Sligo town in April 2021. The expansion of Ireland’s largest pet-retail stores will see at least 11 new positions for the county, bring the total number employed by the company to almost 200 jobs.

The new Petmania Sligo store is part of a major three-year expansion program which saw the Irish company, headquartered in Kilkenny, launch an online store and upgrade of three stores in 2020 with two new retail outlets planned for 2021. Petmania already operates 12 stores and dog grooming studios across Ireland.

Positions available at Petmania Sligo include a retail Store Manager and Assistant Manager, experienced full time and part time pet-care advisor, two full time professional dog groomers and one wash and dry assistant. Details of the new positions and how to apply are on

As essential retailers, the new Sligo store will be open seven days a week and features a state-of-the-art dog-grooming studio, weight check facilities, specialist pet food and nutritional supplies plus accessories, bedding, safety equipment and much more.

John Timmins, Operations Manager of Petmania Ireland said,

“We share our customers’ passion for pets and are here to help all pet-parents keep their animals safe and well with excellent advice, the best of nutritional supplies and pet-care accessories. Throughout our stores we are committed to maintaining our market-leader status and to setting the highest of standards in the specialist pet retail sector. With this new foothold in the north-west we are delighted to expand our Petmania family across Ireland and we look forward to being part of an active pet-lover’s community in Co. Sligo.” 

Petmania is proud of its community outreach programs and actively get involved with local events including school visits, meet and greets, its pet-health campaign ‘Operation TransPAWmation’, Puppy of the Year’ competition and partnering with local animal shelters.

A progressive, pet-centred retailer, Petmania is proudly setting the standards in pet care throughout Ireland, with intensive training for all their pet care advisors and an internal Grooming Training Programme for their Professional Dog Groomers.

The pet-experts were amongst the first retailers to offer a contactless ‘carry-to-car’ service, and will bring this service, along with their Click & Collect service to their store in Sligo upon opening. Nationwide home delivery is also available via

For more information, or to view the current vacancies at Petmania Ireland visit: