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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 [...]

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 [...]

Taking a Stand: Petco and Defenders of Wildlife Ask You to Choose #Aquacultured

Photo by Aquatic Cowger

Petco stores offer saltwater fish–and other marine life–in about two-thirds of our more than 1,200 stores across the country, so it’s no secret we love helping people get into the marine aquarium hobby. Watching these beautiful, colorful fish is fun, relaxing and educational. And, like other pets, owning fish [...]

It’s Our Best Summer Ever Instagram Photo Contest!

Enter the Petco #Summerpets Instagram photo contest today!

Join Petco on Instagram for our “Best Summer Ever” Photo Contest! From July 1 though August 1, we’re giving away $500 gift cards every week and $1,000 at the end of the contest. Each week, we’ll announce a theme. Take a photo of your pet [...]

Tips for Families with Pets Affected by Winter Storm Nemo

Petco and pet lifestyle expert, Sandy Robins, shares tips for keeping pets safe in the wake of the st

As the winter storm Nemo approaches the Northeast, don’t forget about pets in cold weather preparation. Petco and pet lifestyle expert, Sandy Robins, have teamed up to help pet parents be proactive in ensuring their [...]

Milo’s Kitchen & Canyon Creek Ranch Chicken Jerky Treats Voluntarily Recalled

Please return any Milo's Kitchen Grillers or Chicken Jerky product for a full refund. Please check the affected SKU list.

Please return any Milo's Kitchen Grillers or Chicken Jerky product for a full refund. Please check the affected SKU list.

Due to voluntary recalls issued earlier today, Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky and Chicken Grillers Home-Style dog treats, and Nestle Purina’s Canyon Creek Ranch jerky treats are currently unavailable at Petco.

If you have [...]

A Monumental Achievement

The soldier in the Military Working Dog Teams monument required 17 molds.

The soldier in the Military Working Dog Teams monument required 17 molds.

The nation’s first-ever National Monument to Military Working Dog Teams is progressing along nicely, thanks to donations by Petco customers, Petco, the Petco Foundation and Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance Pet Foods. The  monument represents the first time in the history [...]

Crazy About Giving Helps Shelters Receive over $5,000 in Donations– and There’s Still More to Give!

Enter today for your chance to win a $500 Petco gift card and a $500 Petco gift card for a shelter!

Enter today for your chance to win a $500 Petco gift card and a $500 Petco gift card for a shelter!

The Crazy About Giving sweepstakes is in its sixth week and has already received more than 100,000 entrants! To date, the holiday sweepstakes presented by Petco and Hill’s Science Diet has given [...]

Helping Pets in Sandy’s Aftermath

It’s been a few weeks now since we faced Hurricane Sandy, and as we continue to move through the recovery phase, I thought I’d take a few minutes to share how Petco and the Petco Foundation are helping animals affected by Sandy.

As always in disasters like this, The Petco Foundation has been in [...]

Superstorm Sandy Update

Below are resources and tips as you prepare for Hurricane Sandy:

- Pet-friendly Red Cross  shelters in PENN and NJ here.

-   Companion Animal Disaster Planning Care Sheet for  helpful tips and information. The ASPCA also offers outstanding tips.

- Click here for the Hurricane Evacuation Map.

- Red Cross Pet Safety information [...]