A national pet specialty retailer is now open for business in Wantagh.
Petco opened up shop in the Willow Wood Shops off Wantagh Avenue on Sept. 9. A grand opening celebration for the store is being held throughout Saturday featuring music, giveaways and special customer deals.
Petco signed a 20-year lease to occupy the former Rite Aid building in the 57,000- square-foot shopping center, which is located within the Levittown School District.
Prior to opening in Wantagh, the closest Petco stores to the area were on 5500 Sunrise Hwy. in Massapequa and 2965 Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown.
The phone number for the new Wantagh Petco is 516-826-1524. Store hours are Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.