Pet Supplies Plus Vet Clinic (VIP Petcare)

VIP Petcare has opened a vet clinic in Pet Supplies Plus, giving its clients easier access to treatment services. The VIP PetCare program is a wellness and preventive care solution that provides affordable, consistent and high-quality pet wellness services.

Pet Supplies Plus Vet Clinic

Is Pet Supplies Plus a good company?

Pet Supplies Plus is a franchise pet store selling pet products for dogs, cats, and caged pets like rabbits and mice, reptiles, birds, and fish. Pet Supplies Plus has stores across North America, including:

  • Maine
  • Pennsylvania
  • Michigan
  • Ohio
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Texas
  • Florida
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Washington

Each store has its own reputation based on the local community and how the stores are operated. Most of the Pet Supplies Plus stores have excellent reviews and customer service feedback is positive.

As with any company, there are a small number of negative reviews, particularly in regards to the grooming services offered and customer services of younger staff.

Is Petsmart better than Pet Supplies Plus?

Based on customer reviews of both companies, Pet Supplies Plus has a marginally better rating than Petsmart. Customers noted Pet Supplies Plus had a good selection of products and generally the customer service was good or great.

In some circumstances, customers were not happy with the service and it seems to be most common in stores where the staff are predominantly young and still training.

Pet Supplies Plus hours

Pet Supplies Plus has long opening hours which is great for pet owners to shop around their normal working hours.

Stores are open weekdays from 9:00am to 9:00pm, Saturdays from 9:00am to 9:00pm and Sundays 10.00am to 7:00pm

Pet Supplies Plus  closes for the following holidays:

  • Easter Sunday
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Hours may be altered for the following holidays:

  • Christmas Eve
  • New Year’s Eve
  • New Year’s Day

How much does it cost to wash a dog at Pet Supplies Plus?

There are 2 options for grooming at Pet Supplies Plus. The traditional grooming session is undertaken by a qualified groomer or the self-service pet wash in which owners can use a grooming station in-store to bathe their own pet.

Prices range depending on which service you choose, the size of your dog, and any extras. Typically, a basic bath includes a wash with shampoo, ear cleaning, nail trimming, and blow-dry. You can also combine a bath and haircut in the same session.

  • Small breeds will cost $25-$35 depending on whether the service is a bath only or a bath and haircut.
  • Medium breeds cost between $30 and $50, large breeds approximately $60, and giant breeds up to $80.

Pet Supplies Plus groomers are trained via the School of Pet Grooming, thanks to a partnership established in 2019.

Conclusion of Pet Supplies Plus VIP Pet Care

Pet Supplies Plus is the third-largest pet specialty retailer in the U.S., offering full-service pet care. They offer a wide range of pet supplies, services, and animal expertise to help meet your pet’s needs for all stages of their lives.

The company has over 560 stores across 36 states, with stores in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, California, Maryland, and Rhode Island. Stores are typically between 8,000 and 12,000 square feet and are located near pet supply competitors such as Petco and PetSmart.

Services include:

  • Grooming
  • Self-Serve pet wash
  • Clinic services
  • Pet food
  • Treats and toys

Pet Supplies Plus has a strong niche, but it also faces competition from similar chains, especially PetSmart and Petco. One competitive advantage for the company is that its stores are often smaller than those of its rivals, making them easier to find locations in busy shopping areas.

Pet Supplies Plus also has a lower price point than the competition. While it’s not cheap, the company focuses on value in its pricing strategies, while still providing high-quality products.

The company has an official website where it provides all the information about the company and the products offered by them, and anyone who wants to know about the company can visit their website which is

In the end, what matters most to consumers is not just the price, but whether they feel that they are getting a good deal. The best way to do this is to make it easy for them to see and compare prices, have a wide selection of products on offer, and provide excellent customer service.


Hannah Elizabeth is an English animal behavior author, having written for several online publications. With a degree in Animal Behaviour and over a decade of practical animal husbandry experience, Hannah's articles cover everything from pet care to wildlife conservation. When she isn't creating content for blog posts, Hannah enjoys long walks with her Rottweiler cross Senna, reading fantasy novels and breeding aquarium shrimp.

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