2010 to 2016
2010 - Petco and the Petco Foundation partner to launch the first National Pet Food Bank, designed to help financially struggling families keep their pets. The company becomes a founding sponsor of HABRI, the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, which fosters research on the benefits of having pets in people's lives. Petco also introduces a new Vision: Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.
2011 - The updated tagline, "Where the healthy pets go" is introduced and the company opens an additional corporate office in San Antonio (San Antonio Support Center) to work in concert with its National Support Center in San Diego.
2012 - Petco opens its first store in Puerto Rico in December. The Petco Foundation surpasses and celebrates $100 million raised for animals in need.
2013 - Petco introduces WholePets, a commitment to help pet parents care for pets' physical, mental, social and emotional needs. The company also opens its first Petco stores in Mexico, with one in Mexico City and one in Guadalajara.
2014 – Petco announces plans to open a new San Diego Support Center in the Rancho Bernardo community of San Diego, which will consolidate multiple offices and hundreds of corporate partners under one roof. Petco Park celebrates its 10th Anniversary and the Petco Foundation donates $10,000 to the San Diego Humane Society in honor of the 10-year partnership and shared commitment to animal welfare in Petco's hometown. Petco also becomes the first national pet specialty retailer to announce it will no longer carry any dog or cat food and treats made in China.
2015 - We celebrated 50 years of service to pet parents!
2016 - Early in the year, Petco was acquired by CVC Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The company also launched National Pets @ Work Day on April 19 to raise awareness for the benefits of pets in the workplace. In the summer, Petco launched its first private brand food lines, Doctors Foster & Smith and Wholehearted.