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Inspirational Pet Quotes

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:





“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 [...]

Exciting Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign News!

As you may know, in October the Petco Foundation joined Ellen DeGeneres and her natural pet food company, Halo, Purely for Pets, to announce a new Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign, where animal welfare organizations would compete to receive grants totaling $250,000.   Organizations were asked to submit success stories exemplifying the lifesaving work of their organizations [...]

Recall Notice: P&G recalls specific bags of Eukanuba and Iams Dog and Cat food

Due to a voluntary recall issued by Proctor & Gamble, specific bags of Eukanuba and Iams dog and cat food are currently unavailable at Petco. The recall only affects limited lot codes of product, which were recalled as a precautionary measure due to potential Salmonella contamination. No other Petco products are included in this [...]

Sophia Belle

On February 28, a dog being trained in our Levittown NY, Sophia Belle, suffered what the veterinarians who have reviewed the case believe to be a fatal cardiac abnormality.  It was a tragic incident that has created some concern and misinformation online, and I wanted to take a moment to provide some details about [...]

Finding Fido: Reduce the Stress Level by Having a Game Plan for the Upcoming Disaster Season

Sadly, over 10 million pets are lost every year and many are not returned to their loving parents for a variety of reasons. Pets often flee when spooked by a disaster or loud noise and with the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, fires in California and the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, Petco wants to [...]

UPG Recalls Specific Lots of Bird Products

ecotrition ultrablend gourmet

  Due to a voluntary recall issued by United Pet Group, one Ecotrition bird food product has been pulled from Petco store shelves and blocked from purchase on The product was voluntarily recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination. The only affected Petco product is: UPC – 026851009047 Ecotrition 8/1 – Parakeet 5-pound [...]

Chats with a Pekingnese, a Special One-on-One with Malachy


We met up with Malachy, the 2012 Westminster champion, and his owner, David Fitzpatrick, after his meet-and-greet at our Union Square NYC store. During our time together, we talked about grooming, how to look your best at all times, and what fuels a champion (hint: Purina ProPlan!), among many other things: Q: What happens [...]

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.

[caption id="attachment_7884" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Please return any Milo's Kitchen Grillers or Chicken Jerky product for a full refund. Please check the affected SKU list."][/caption] 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. [...]

A Monumental Achievement

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

[caption id="attachment_7869" align="alignleft" width="143" caption="The soldier in the Military Working Dog Teams monument required 17 molds."][/caption] 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 [...]