For the third year in a row, Pets at Home has announced that it ill close all stores and grooming salons on Boxing Day.
Stores and salons will reopen, with reduced Bank Holiday hours, on Tuesday, December 27.
The retailer said that this move is in recognition of hard-working staff throughout the year.
Pets at Home chief executive Lyssa McGowan said: “Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and the decision to close our stores once again on Boxing Day is just one small way of saying thank you.
“We hope that when the festive season comes our colleagues can enjoy a well-earned rest and take time to relax with their family, friends, and of course, their beloved pets.”