Pet Zone celebrates its 30th anniversary in Pittston

Staff reports | September 4th, 2015 1:44 pm

PITTSTON — The Pet Zone recently celebrated its 30th year in business with a rabies clinic held at the store on Saturday, Aug. 29.

Owner Bill Pambianco Sr. started the business in an 800-square-foot facility on Main Street in 1985. In 2004, he moved to the current space, which is a total of 12,000-square feet with a reptile cave downstairs that features alligators and venomous snakes.

During the anniversary celebration, more than 100 rabies vaccines were administered, which were $10 each. There were also CPR classes and food available at the celebration. Proceeds went to local animal shelters, as well as Wyoming Area graduate Stephanie Jallen.

Pet Zone is located on West Oak Street in Pittston.

Mikayla Cresho, 10, of West Pittston, gets licked by Talisa, a terrier mix, at The Pet Zone 30th anniversary event in Pittston.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Pet-Zone-1.jpgMikayla Cresho, 10, of West Pittston, gets licked by Talisa, a terrier mix, at The Pet Zone 30th anniversary event in Pittston. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Veterinarian Dr. Sara McGarry, left, of Shoemaker Avenue Animal Hospital, gives a rabies shot to Peewee as owner Judy Henson holds her.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Pet-Zone-2.jpgVeterinarian Dr. Sara McGarry, left, of Shoemaker Avenue Animal Hospital, gives a rabies shot to Peewee as owner Judy Henson holds her. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Volunteers Amanda Dreisbach, left, of Exeter, and Lori Cresho, of West Pittston, man the registration table at The Pet Zone 30th anniversary event in Pittston.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Pet-Zone-3.jpgVolunteers Amanda Dreisbach, left, of Exeter, and Lori Cresho, of West Pittston, man the registration table at The Pet Zone 30th anniversary event in Pittston. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Marissa Mannick, of Mountain Top, puts in her raffle ticket to win a ZooMed Reptilbreeze cage habitat.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Pet-Zone-4.jpgMarissa Mannick, of Mountain Top, puts in her raffle ticket to win a ZooMed Reptilbreeze cage habitat. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Danielle Uhlendorf, 8, of Olyphant, pets Fagan at The Pet Zone 30th anniversary event.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Pet-Zone-5.jpgDanielle Uhlendorf, 8, of Olyphant, pets Fagan at The Pet Zone 30th anniversary event. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

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