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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

When Your Pet Tries to Tell You Something

[caption id="attachment_8153" align="alignleft" width="283"] Is your pet trying to tell you something? Watch for the TenL’s[/caption] Buddy, an 11-year-old labrador mix, famous for eating fast and furious, one day left his breakfast in the dish for a day. Sparks, a 3-year-old Siamese, kept licking a spot on the silky gray coat of her right [...]

How to Write a Great Product Review: Your Opinion Matters!

Chance to Win with Reviews This fall, Petco’s Product Review Contest will be rewarding customers who write product reviews with the chance to win a $500 Petco gift card. After Halloween, three grand prize winners will be chosen from customers who submit reviews between 9/24/12 and 10/31/12. You are automatically entered for a chance [...]

Marco’s Adoption Story

Every month, we’ll feature a rescue/adoption story from one of our associates here at Petco HQ.    This month, we’d like to share the story of Marco, a handsome Bichon who went from roaming the mean streets of Van Nuys  to strutting his stuff down the pooch lovin’  halls of the Petco offices. At Petco, [...]

Sheriff Saves the Day

A happy ending for Sheriff, who is now Katherine's constant companion.

As we celebrate National Service Dog Month we have encountered many heartwarming stories, including this wonderful story from  Katherine Walters: [caption id="attachment_7491" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="A happy ending for Sheriff, who is now Katherine's constant companion."][/caption] When I first met Sheriff through an adoption event, he was shy and reserved. He caught my eye, though, [...]

Roger the Rescue

Roger the Rescue

[caption id="attachment_7245" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Roger the Rescue"][/caption] (As told by his new mom, Laura Kaplan): I never meant to get a dog. I travel. A lot. I’m divorced and my Old English Sheepdog rescue, Yankee, went with my ex. I get my dog fix through my friends. My friend Mike and his partner, Sandra, [...]

Pet Cancer Awareness: My Personal Story

John and his wife with Fonzie, left, and Lucy

  [caption id="attachment_7044" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="John and his wife with Fonzie, left, and Lucy"][/caption] In May, all of Petco gets behind Blue Buffalo’s Pet Cancer Awareness efforts. This year, that holds special meaning to me. I decided to share this story in the hope that it will some how, some way make a difference [...]

Going Green Has Gone to the Dogs

It’s hard to imagine that the family dog can have more environmental impact than an SUV, but if pet parents aren’t careful, it can most certainly ring true. Pet lifestyle expert, Sandy Robins, shares her tips on how to reduce a pet’s carbon “paw print” so pet parents can set the new example on [...]