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Winter Storm Impact on Petco Stores in the Midwest & Cold Weather Tips for Pets

Please be advised that the following stores are closed due to government issued mandates: Merrillville, IL Highland, IN   We have made the decision to also shut down all of our stores in Indiana and Missouri as of this evening.  Please plan accordingly.  If you are an associate and require more information or have [...]

“Win Your Pins” Sweepstakes

Wish you could have spoiled your pup a bit more over the holidays?  Still dreaming about that amazing saltwater tankand coral reef you want to grow?  Maybe you want to dedicate an entire room of your home to Fluffy, complete with every cat tree we carry…  If you are inspired to create the [...]

Preparing your Pet for Photos with Santa

You’ve decided to take your pet to get  photos with Santa.  Great!  We’re here to help.  Whether this is your first time, or you’re just hoping to improve upon past experiences, here are some steps MIGHT help.   STEP ONE:  Adjust your expectations While all of your pets are equally adorable, ask yourself: is [...]

Beware of Thanksgiving Trickery

Thanksgiving is a great time to gather with your family, and that includes family pets.  Just be careful that you don’t end up in a sticky situation.  Dare to say no to their shenanigans and cuteness because in the end, the best thing you can do for your pet is have their best interest [...]

Love is Ageless – By Lori Fusaro

[caption id="attachment_8505" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sunny and her sister Gabby[/caption] I’m a professional pet photographer and have been photographing pampered pets for over a decade. I am blessed to have a job that allows me to combine my two passions—animals and photography. But part of me felt like I could be giving more to the [...]

Who Wore it Best – Halloween Edition

These treats are courtesy of our entrants from the Petco “Make a Scene” Halloween contest. This year, lobsters and tacos were all the rage, while hot dogs and bees lost some of their buzz from last year. Join us, the “who wore it best” panel, as we look though some great picks and help [...]

Yummy AquaFarm Recipes

The beauty of an herb is that you don’t need a lot to pack a punch. A bit of basil and you get a subtle, peppery note to an otherwise sweet smoothie. A sprig of mint brings a cool fragrance to a tangy citrus drink. Our first two recipes are a perfect example of [...]

Great Ones Shelter Winner – Animal Services City of Huntsville

The Humane Society estimates that animal shelters care for 6-8 million dogs and cats every year in the United States, leaving shelters over populated, understaffed and in desperate need of funding.  While we can all do our part in helping to lower these numbers by spaying and neutering our pets, we can also assist [...]

History of Aquaponics

Aquaponics may sound like an underwater Cirque du Soleil spinoff but in fact it’s an incredibly efficient farming method that has been around for centuries and is now the basis of a brand new product at Petco. Aquaponics is a combination of Aquaculture (raising fish) and Hydroponics (growing plants without soil) where fish waste [...]

Meet Brent Morgan and the Two Best Decisions He Ever Made

[caption id="attachment_8335" align="alignleft" width="198"] Brent and Charlie[/caption] Brent Morgan and his family are the $50,000 Grand Prize Winners of the Petco Great Ones contest.  We were lucky enough to fly out to Madison, Alabama, where we presented  them with the check and got to know them a little better. Upon his return to San [...]