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Say Goodbye to Hairballs!

Try Hills Science Diet Hairball Control formula for 30 days and let us know your results.

[caption id="attachment_8068" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="We all love our cats. Hairballs? Not so much."][/caption] Let’s get right to it: cats are amazing pets. Hairballs, however, can be amazing–for all the wrong reasons. So, when Hill’s Science Diet asked if they could send some of their Hairball Control Formula to our fans, we thought it was [...]

Take the Hill’s Science Diet 30-Day Hairball Challenge

Although more common in long-hair cats, even their short-haired cousins can suffer from hairballs.

  [caption id="attachment_7991" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Although more common in long-hair cats, even their short-haired cousins can suffer from hairballs."][/caption]   Hairballs. If you have a medium- to long-hair cat, you know what we’re talking about: the undesirable bi-product of self-grooming. And, while regular brushing can help diminish the volume of these unpleasant little presents, [...]

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!

[caption id="attachment_7724" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Enter today for your chance to win a $500 Petco gift card and a $500 Petco gift card for a shelter!"][/caption] 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 [...]

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 [...]

Petco Foundation Reaches Out to Victims and Shelters Impacted by Tropical Storm Sandy

Many of our fans have inquired about our  Tropical Storm Sandy relief efforts. Here’s an update: – We are currently working to get trucks to our Staten Island store located at 2795 Richmond Ave., Staten Island to help victims in this hard-hit region. We’d like to thank Hill’s Science Diet and Natural Balance for [...]

Help Animals in Need this Holiday Season

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

This holiday season, more than six million pets will enter animal shelters across the country. Shelters provide warmth and food to homeless pets as they try to find good homes with loving families. Helping shelters this holiday season is easy! Petco has partnered with Hill’s Science Diet to invite you to enter the Crazy [...]

The Story of Blue

[caption id="attachment_7620" align="alignleft" width="450" caption="Photo credit: http://www.andrewwongphoto.com/"][/caption] This is the story of Blue, a sweet 16-year-old pit bull who found himself at the Lancaster Animal Shelter back in March.  He came to the shelter as an owner surrender with a laundry list of issues such as deafness, difficulty walking possibly due to tumors on [...]

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 [...]

Let’s talk…hairballs

Available in three formulas: Regular, Light and Mature Adult

[caption id="attachment_6979" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Have a cat? Then you're probably familiar with hairballs."][/caption] If you have a cat, you’re probably familiar with hairballs. Those icky little surprises your feline friend drops around the house are unpleasant for you and your cat. The good news? You can help prevent these nasty little hair bombs. Problem: [...]

The Trouble with Trichobezoars

British kitten on white backgrounf

If you have a cat, there’s a good chance you’ve seen a trichobezoar or two. So, what is a trichobezoar? Your probably know it by it’s more commonly used term: hairball. Gross as they are, hairballs are a pretty common problem for cat owners. Thankfully, they’re not something you have to live with. As [...]