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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 [...]

It’s Our Best Summer Ever Instagram Photo Contest!

[caption id="attachment_8298" align="alignleft" width="300"] Enter the Petco #Summerpets Instagram photo contest today![/caption] 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 [...]

Help Support Digestive Health with Nature’s Recipe Grain Free Cat Foods

[caption id="attachment_8174" align="alignleft" width="184"] Nature’s Recipe Grain Free cat foods give your cat high quality protein without corn or wheat, which can cause digestive upset.[/caption] Does your cat often have an upset stomach? He or she may be suffering from a grain allergy. Nature’s Recipe Grain Free dry cat food is made with premium [...]

The SAFE Way to Greet a Dog

May 13-19th is National Dog Bite Prevention Week.  There are many things people can do to avoid dog bites, which include  knowing how and when it is appropriate to approach and greet a seemingly friendly pup.  Below are a few tips from Lina Eklöf, one of our dog training experts. When you see a [...]

Natura Pet Food Recall

Natura Pet has expanded its voluntary recall to include the following Innova, California Natural, EVO and Healthwise dry dog and cat foods as well as one cat treat. These products have been removed from Petco shelves as well as from Petco.com. If you have purchased products affected by this recall from Petco and have [...]

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, [...]

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

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Meet America’s Top Dog at Union Square Petco

Malachy will be at the Union Square Petco on 860 Broadway, New York, NY this Sunday, Feb. 13th from 1-3pm for pictures and pawtographs.

[caption id="attachment_7912" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Malachy will be at the Union Square Petco on 860 Broadway, New York, NY this Sunday, Feb. 13th from 1-3pm for pictures and pawtographs."][/caption] New York City fans will have the special opportunity this Sunday, Feb. 10th to meet Malachy, the 2012 Westminster Kennel Club “Best in Show” winner. Malachy [...]

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 [...]