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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"