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Chaar Stores Open During Coronavirus / COVID-19 Outbreak


According to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's statement, veterinary clinics and pet stores are considered essential services.

Our stores are currently open, but STORE HOURS HAVE BEEN MODIFIEDClick here for our hours.

We are offering curbside pickup at any of our stores if you prefer not to enter. Just call to order.

Allentown Store: 610-437-9978
Saucon Valley Store: 610-419-6623
Forks Township Store: 610-829-6090

Our staff has been instructed to take extra precautions to disinfect surfaces frequently, maintain regular hand washing, and avoid unnecessary contact with others. We suggest that you also wash your hands before and after any shopping trips or other ventures away from the house.

We have implemented social distancing measures in our stores. We ask that our staff and customers maintain a safe distance of six feet of physical separation during interactions at the stores. 

We are working to keep necessary supplies in stock. We are working with our suppliers to keep necessary goods in stock; however, due to increased demands, some items may still be out of stock at times. If we are out of stock on an item our staff has been trained to help identify the closest alternatives. 

All grooming services are being postponed until further notice, effective at 6pm on Saturday March 21, in order to reduce the potential for exposure to Coronavirus. All appointments after this time will have to be rescheduled. We are currently calling customers who have appointments in the next two weeks to inform them of this. We do not have an exact date for when services will resume; however, if you had an appointment you will be contacted once we resume services. Those with the most recent appointments will be contacted first when services do resume.

Here is an excerpt from the WFMZ.com report on the ordered closure:

" Essential services and sectors include but are not limited to:

  • Food processing
  • Agriculture
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Feed mills
  • Construction
  • Trash collection
  • Grocery and household goods (including convenience stores)
  • Home repair/hardware and auto repair
  • Pharmacy and other medical facilities
  • Biomedical and healthcare
  • Post offices and shipping outlets
  • Insurance
  • Banks
  • Gas stations
  • Laundromats
  • Veterinary clinics and pet stores
  • Warehousing
  • Storage
  • Distribution
  • Public transportation
  • Hotel and commercial lodging"

Curbside Pickup at Chaar During Coronavirus / COVID-19

Our stores are currently open, but if you prefer, you can opt to call ahead for curbside pickup at any of our stores, starting today (3/16/2020).Allentown Store: 610-437-9978Saucon Valley Store: 610-419-6623Forks Township Store: 610-829-6090Just give us a call to place your pet food order over the phone.Looking for footwear, clothing, or other items? Many are [...]

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FURR Cat Rescue Event at Chaar Forks Store on 2/1/2020

Our Forks Township store in Easton, PA is hosting an adoption event for FURR, a cat rescue organization on Feb 1, 2020 from 11am-2pmCome show your support and maybe even find your next best companion!Location Info: Chaar Forks - 291 Town Center Blvd, Easton, PA 18040 (610)829-6090

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Pocono Greyhound Rescue Events Feb-Mar 2020

Our Forks Township store in Easton, PA is hosting Meet & Greet's for Pocono Greyhound rescue on the following dates: Feb 1, 2020 from 11am-2pm Mar 7, 2020 from 11am-2pm Come show your support and maybe even find your next best companion! Location Info: Chaar Forks - 291 Town Center Blvd, Easton, PA 18040 (610)829-6090

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Pet Vaccine & Veterinary Clinics - February 2020

We are hosting two pet veterinary clinic dates in February 2020. Clicis will be performed by VIP Petcare and feature vaccines and veterinary services including rabies and distemper vaccines for both dogs and cats. Microchipping and other services are also available.  Date 1 - Wednesday February 5, 2020 at our Allentown Store Where: CHAAR Allentown, 1635 Airport Rd, Allentown, [...]

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FURR Cat Rescue Event at Chaar Forks Store on 12/14/19

Feline Urban Rescue and Rehab is holding an adoption event at our store in Forks Township of Easton, PA on Saturday December 14, 2019 from 11am to 2pm. Come by to show your support, see some kitties, make a donation, or apply for adoption.  What: Feline Adoption Event Where: Chaar Forks Township - 291 Town Center Blvd, [...]

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Our top 7 Dog Treat Picks

What are you really feeding your dog? Feeding good treats is just as important as feeding good dog food. To give your dog the best prospects for health and happiness we recommend finding treats like these that feature wholesome ingredients. And don't forget to rotate your dog's treats. A variety of healthy treats can help improve [...]

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Pet Photos with Santa Nov 23-24, 2019

Get your dog's photo taken with Santa just in time for the holidays! Event will run from 12pm to 3pm on November 23 and 24.Cost is $8 per dog and the proceeds will be donated to the Bethlehem Mounted Police. Portraits will be taken on the second floor of our Allentown store in the dog [...]

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Pet Vaccine Clinic Nov 17, 2019

We're having a pet vaccine clinic at our Allentown Store on Sunday November 17, 2019 from 1pm to 4pm. The clinic will be performed by and for the benefit of No Kill Lehigh Valley, a local animal rescue organization. Details-Where: CHAAR Allentown, 1635 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA 18109When: Sunday 11/17/19 from 1pm to 4pmVaccines & Costs: Distemper: $15 [...]

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Customer Appreciation Weekend at Chaar Forks Township 10/12-10/13/2019

Join us for giveaways, samples, and a feline adoption event at our Forks Township store's customer appreciation weekend on from 10/12 to 10/13 2019. More details about the adoption are below, but even if you can't make it to that be sure to stop in for some of our customer appreciation gieaways.  Feline Urban Rescue and [...]

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