Question: Why Is Petland Closing?

The closure notice was filed after Neil Padron, Petland Discounts founder and president, died earlier this month from complications of bladder cancer.

Employees say they learned that stores would close two weeks ago after Padron died but that the writing was already on the wall.

Why is Petland Discounts closing?

Amy Eisenberg, Petland Discounts’ director of public relations and special events, told The Brooklyn Daily Eagle that the company’s closing was not certain. She said Petland Discounts filed the notices in case it needed to close amid the uncertainty caused by the death of its president and founder, Neil Padron.

Is Petland Discounts closing?

BRENTWOOD, L.I. — Pet store chain Petland Discounts Inc. is closing all retail store locations across the tri-state area, according to a report from The Journal News on Thursday. Reports of the store closings come after the company’s founder and sole owner Neil Padron died earlier this month.

Is Petland out of business?

Petland Discounts Inc. has officially closed all of its stores and filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy. The March 28 bankruptcy filing is the latest development in the closing of the New York tri-state area’s largest independent pet store chain, which once operated nearly 120 stores in the region.

Are all Petland closing?

Petland Discounts is closing all 10 of its stores in New Jersey, as well as all stores in New York and Connecticut. A filing with the New Jersey Department of Labor shows that each New Jersey site will have up to 30 layoffs, effective March 19.

How much do dogs usually cost from Petland?

To some people, $5,000 for a purebred puppy might seem pretty average, especially as breeds like English bulldogs and Chow Chows can cost up to $8,000 to $9,000 from a breeder. While statistics for albinism in dogs aren’t readily available, it’s true that dogs with albinism are hard to find.

What happens to puppies that don’t get sold?

What happens to pet store puppies who aren’t sold? As with other unsold inventory, they go on sale. Stores buy puppies for a fraction of what they charge their customers. If the puppy still doesn’t sell, stores will often cut their losses and give puppies away to employees, friends or rescue groups.

Is Petland expensive?

I absolutely recommend Petland to anyone who is on the fence about where to go for a pet. They have a quick credit approval process, and though a puppy may cost you $2800, they give you 2 years to pay it off. It could not be simpler, or more secure when you need the promise of a completely healthy, happy puppy.

Is Petland a bad store?

Although Petland is arguably the most high-profile retail company to be allegedly selling puppy mill dogs, Summers stresses that just about every pet store that is selling puppies is selling those from puppy mills. “And we found that most of them prohibit their members from selling to pet stores.”

What happens to Petland puppies that don’t sell?

What happens to pet store puppies who aren’t sold? As with other unsold inventory, they go on sale. Stores buy puppies for a fraction of what they charge their customers. If the puppy still doesn’t sell, stores will often cut their losses and give puppies away to employees, friends or rescue groups.

Does Petland get their dogs from puppy mills?

Although Petland is arguably the most high-profile retail company to be allegedly selling puppy mill dogs, Summers stresses that just about every pet store that is selling puppies is selling those from puppy mills. “And we found that most of them prohibit their members from selling to pet stores.”

Does Petland have fish?

Fresh Water Fish

At Petland of Chillicothe, we have a variety of fish available. An aquarium can be an exotic water world full of seldom seen natural treasures. We carry a variety of fish and many decorations and plants. Our inventory fluctuates daily, so come by and see what we have available.

Can you negotiate prices with Petland?

You can negotiate. With such high markup rates that may make you feel like you got a “deal”. This French bulldog is at Petland Kennesaw and allegedly a consumer was quoted $10,500. Of course most will have to do the in-house financing with that price tag.

What days are Petland open?

Monday to Sunday Hours.

Commonly, stores open later than normal and close earlier than normal on major holidays, such as Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and New Years Day. The majority of stores close EARLY on Christmas Eve and close LATER than normal on Black Friday.

How many Petland stores are there?

131 stores

How do I get a puppy for free?

There is no such thing as a “free” puppy. All puppies need to be wormed and received vaccinations. Puppies that are around 3 to 4 months old need to be spayed or neutered. Unless you have a low-cost clinic available, the closest you can get to a “free” puppy is one from your local animal shelter.

How long does Petland keep their puppies?

10 days

Should you buy a puppy from Petland?

Petland stores boast being one of the most reputable breeders in the industry and one of the safest places to buy a puppy. The company standards go well above and beyond government and industry standards, and Petland doesn’t mind paying additional costs to maintain the highest-quality care for its animals.