Petco Teams Up with the San Diego Padres for Annual “Dog Days of Summer” Event

Professional athlete and pet parent Bucky Lasek will throw out the first pitch

San Diego, CA (May 26, 2015) – For the 11th year, Petco will welcome hundreds of dogs to Petco Park for the “Dog Days of Summer”event taking place on July 1, 2015. The event will give pet parents and their furry companions [...]

Petco Celebrates Ten-Year Partnership with San Diego Padres During 2014 Dog Days of Summer Event

San Diego, CA (July 2014) –Petco and the San Diego Padres are opening the gates of Petco Park to man’s best friend during their annual “Dog Days of Summer”event on July 29, 2014.

Pet parents who are interested in cheering on the San Diego Padres as they take on the St. Louis Cardinals can fill out an [...]

Petco and the San Diego Padres Celebrate Petco Park’s 10th Anniversary

 Petco and the San Diego Padres Celebrate Petco Park’s 10th Anniversary

Anniversary weekend, May 9-11, and season-long events to highlight collective positive impact of

Petco’s partnership with the Padres on the San Diego community

SAN DIEGO (May 06, 2014) – As Downtown’s beloved Petco Park turns 10 this year, San Diego-based Petco and the Padres [...]

Petco Announces Plans for New Corporate Headquarters in San Diego

Petco Announces Plans for New Corporate Headquarters in San Diego
New ‘support center’ facility would consolidate all of Petco’s San Diego corporate operations under one roof

SAN DIEGO (April 10, 2014) – Petco today announced it has acquired property at 10850 Via Frontera in Rancho Bernardo with plans to develop a new state-of-the-art, people- [...]

PETCO & the San Diego Padres to Set Guinness World Record at Annual Dog Days of Summer Event

San Diego, CA (June 2011) – Guinness World Records® Officials will be at PETCO’s annual “Dog Days of Summer” event at PETCO Park in San Diego as PETCO attempts to set the world record for most dogs at a costume parade. Dogs and their human counterparts will participate in the annual infield parade prior to the [...]

PETCO Foundation Hosts Fundraising Gala in Support of Three San Diego Animal Welfare Groups

PAWS San Diego, SNAP and the San Diego Police Foundation
 to Benefit From the Hands to Paws Gala on June 5

SAN DIEGO, (April 19, 2010) — Kicking off its second decade of making a difference for animals, the PETCO Foundation will host the Hands to Paws Gala at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Hilton San [...]

Petco Strengthens Leadership Team to Better Serve Pet Parents

CEO Jim Myers to also serve as Chairman; Brad Weston named President; Steve Lossing named SVP Operations; Rebecca Frechette named SVP Merchandising

SAN DIEGO (August 6, 2015) – Petco today announced several key leadership changes, including the addition of Chairman responsibilities to CEO Jim Myers’ role after 25 years with the company and naming Brad [...]

Petco Shares Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe During the Summer Months

Petco Shares Tips to Keep Pets Happy and Safe During the Summer Months

San Diego, CA (May 11, 2015) – As pet parents make plans for the coming summer months, Petco shares tips to help keep pets happy, healthy and safe during hot days filled with barbecues, outdoor activities and fun in the sun.

Beware of [...]

Petco Teams Up with Animal Planet’s Dan Schachner to Provide Safe Summer Travel Tips for Pet Parents

San Diego, CA (May 6, 2015) – With summer just around the corner, families are planning their vacations and considering taking their pets along for the trip. To help pet parents prepare for summer travel adventures, Petco has partnered with Animal Planet host and Puppy Bowl referee, Dan Schachner, to share pet-friendly travel tips.

“As we head [...]

Unleashed by Petco to Host One of the Largest Dog Surfing Competitions in America on August 1, 2015

Surf Dog Competition will be hosted in Imperial Beach, CA

 San Diego, CA (April 21, 2015) – Unleashed by Petco today announced that this year’s much-anticipated Surf Dog Competition will be taking place in Imperial Beach, CA on August 1, 2015. For the second year in a row, professional surfer Taylor Knox will be [...]