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Inspirational Pet Quotes: Part 2

Do these quotes remind you of your companions? They made us smile and we hope that they brighten your day too. For even more inspirational pet quotes, visit our Pinterest board: http://bit.ly/InspirationalPinterest

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sunny, the Senior Dog Who Touched Many Hearts

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="252" caption="Sunny enjoying the outdoors"][/caption] Sometimes I feel overwhelmed by the number of sad pet stories I come across each day.  There are times where I find myself quickly scrolling through my Facebook feed, feeling inundated by posts about lost, abused, neglected, homeless, and needy pets.  My heart sinks with each [...]

Meet the Howl-o-ween Contest Winners

Before we announce the winners, we'd like to thank everyone who participated in this year's Howl-o-ween contest. While we believe that every entry was a winner, we had to select just one for every category. Thank you for entering and we look forward to seeing your creative costumes again next year!!

Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to Grand Prize winner Justin and his dog, Sandy, whose Ogre costume received 2,571 votes. Jason takes home a $500 Petco Gift Card and a JW Pet Prize Pack. [caption id="attachment_6286" align="alignnone" width="375" caption="Grand Prize Winner"][/caption]  

Individual Category Winners

A team of Petco judges scoured through the 4,000+ cute, silly, and scary pet pics (no easy task) and selected the following winners for each pet category; dog, cat, and other pet. Each of these pet parents received a $250 Petco Gift Card. Lola and her pup, Lola, our Dog Category Winner [caption id="attachment_6287" align="alignnone" width="375" caption=""I crocheted my hat myself!" -- Lola as "Grand" Ma"][/caption] Tara and her cat, Izzy, our Cat Category Winner [caption id="attachment_6288" align="alignnone" width="359" caption=""I said 'I'm bored!' not 'I'm a gourd!'" -- Izzy as The Great Pumpkin"][/caption] Lura and her guinea pig, Candy Cane, our Other Pet Category Winner [caption id="attachment_6289" align="alignnone" width="500" caption=""Who You Calling a Chia Pet?" -- Candy Cane as an Herb Garden"][/caption]

Weekly Winners

Each week a "weekly winner" was selected by the Petco judges, earning their proud pet parents a $50 Petco Gift Card. [caption id="attachment_6292" align="alignnone" width="408" caption=""Winner-ium Contesto!!""][/caption] [caption id="attachment_6293" align="alignnone" width="489" caption=""Dumpster diving done right!""][/caption] [caption id="attachment_6294" align="alignnone" width="500" caption=""Holy Catnip, Catman! You've foiled the Joker again!""][/caption] [caption id="attachment_6291" align="alignnone" width="335" caption=""I find your lack of treats...disturbing!""][/caption] [caption id="attachment_6290" align="alignnone" width="500" caption=""Silly kitties! You should know by now that crime doesn't pay!""][/caption]

Associate Pics of the Week – 12/10/10

All of the following pictures were submitted by PETCO associates. Check out the captions below the pictures to see where that associate works. [caption id="attachment_5578" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Can I Take This Hat Off Yet? photo by Felicia from the PETCO store in Reno, Nev."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5577" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="This is My Serious Pose - photo by Jenn from the PETCO store in Walker, Mich."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5576" align="aligncenter" width="334" caption="Wendell Has Been a Good Boy This Year - photo by Tina from the PETCO store in Portland, Ore."][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_5580" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Ready to Go Home Now! photo by Felicia from the PETCO store in Reno, Nev."][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_5574" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Santa and His Elves - photo by Jennifer from the PETCO store in Olentangy, Ohio"][/caption]

Associate Pics of the Week – 12/03/10

This Saturday, PETCO stores across the country will be hosting Photos With Santa. Here are some of our favorite sets from coast to coast!
[caption id="attachment_5535" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The PETCO store in Lakewood, Wash."][/caption]
[caption id="attachment_5532" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The PETCO store in Woodland Hills, Calif."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5531" align="aligncenter" width="373" caption="The PETCO store in Seattle, Wash."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5530" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The PETCO store in Marysville, Wash."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5529" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The PETCO Store in Palm Harbor, Fla."][/caption]

Associate Pics of the Week – 11/26/10

All of the following pictures were submitted by PETCO associates. Check out the captions below the pictures to see where that associate works. [caption id="attachment_5523" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Game Time - photo by Cody from the PETCO store in Waco, Texas"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5522" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Sophiro - photo by Jan from the PETCO store in Delafield, Wis."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5521" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Thunder and Buddy Meeting - photo by Kimberly from the PETCO store in Omaha, Neb."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5520" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Eek and Boo in Their Sleeping Bag - photo by James from the PETCO store in Bartlett, Tenn."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5519" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Fall Hobby - photo by Ashley from the PETCO store in Ardmore, Pa."][/caption]

Associate Pics of the Week – 11/19/10

All of the following pictures were submitted by PETCO associates. Check out the captions below the pictures to see where that associate works. [caption id="attachment_5513" align="aligncenter" width="357" caption="Cubicle Cash - photo by Jessica from the PETCO headquarters in San Diego, Calif."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5512" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Bubbles - photo by Victoria from the PETCO store in Port Arthur, Texas"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5511" align="aligncenter" width="375" caption="Jasper Napping - photo by Michael from the PETCO store in Northeast Philadelphia, Pa."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5510" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Meet a Guinea Pig - photo by Ashlee from the PETCO store in Wareham, Mass."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5509" align="aligncenter" width="367" caption="Mitzi"][/caption]

Associate Pics of the Week – 11/12/10

All of the following pictures were submitted by PETCO associates. Check out the captions below the pictures to see where that associate works. [caption id="attachment_5474" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Kitten Love - photo by Joshua from the PETCO store in Pasadena, Texas"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5473" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Albino Oscars - photo by Ashley from the PETCO store in Ardmore, Pa."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5472" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Lexy Goes to Work - photo by Josh from the PETCO store in Totowa, N.J."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5471" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Chill - photo by Mel from the PETCO store in Burnsville, Minn."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5470" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Polydactyl Cat - photo by Wendy from the PETCO headquarters in San Diego, Calif."][/caption]