New business, more jobs

On Saturday, Pet Smart had it's grand opening.

Hundreds of people stopped by to get some of the first day deals.

Besides the pet haven, the new business brought quite a few jobs to the city of Albany.

Pet Smart Manager Lavera Callahan says, "we had over 800 applications to look through and we ended up extending offers to over 35 employees and it's great."

District Manager, Bobby Edwards says, "just can't tell you how inspiring it is to see the number of folks who came out this morning to celebrate as we cut the ribbon to become apart of the community."

Pet Smart is located on Dawson Road, next to Party City, which also recently opened.

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