Animal lovers had been queueing out the door on the opening of a village pet retailer and canine groomers.
Completely satisfied Tails welcomed its first prospects on Friday (August 18) after a £60,000 refurbishment to remodel the store in Higham, between Gravesend and Strood.
Kerry Jewiss, who owns the store together with her associate Claire Stevens, mentioned: “We had been excited to open our doorways for the primary time on Friday. The opening weekend was an incredible success with queues out the door and inventory flying off the cabinets.
“We had been overwhelmed with the assist from the group, and along with full-timers Rebecca and Krissi, had a stunning time assembly all of the pet house owners and providing recommendation on vitamin and coaching.
“We can’t wait to welcome you all and your pets into our store.”
The co-owners, who’ve been collectively for 11 years, mentioned they ended up travelling all around the county to supply the most effective merchandise for his or her three chocolate labradors – Nala, Flo and Belle – and wished to carry that nearer to residence.
The shop, which was formally the Hair Care salon, is primarily a pet provides retailer with a canine spa and grooming service opening on the finish of the month.
It provides a variety of meals and treats for four-legged associates, together with a pick-and-mix station of pure treats, pet provides corresponding to toys, leads and beds, medical merchandise and personalised presents corresponding to pet portraits.
There’s additionally an outside wash-and-go bathe space so canine walkers can clear their pets earlier than taking them residence, with shampoo, brushes and towels supplied.
The Mayor of Gravesham Cllr Gurdip Ram Bungar formally opened the shop, in Faculty Lane, by chopping the ribbon and all prospects got a glass of prosecco and a present bag on arrival.
Completely satisfied Tails is open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 4.30pm and will probably be opening on Sundays from 10am to 1pm between October and December.