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 to Stop Sales of China-Made Dog and Cat Treats

 

Petco to Stop Sales of China-Made Dog and Cat Treats

First national pet specialty retailer to remove all China-made dog and cat treats

from in-store and online retail assortment

SAN DIEGO (May 20, 2014) – Petco today announced it will stop carrying China-made dog and cat treats at its more than 1,300 store locations nationwide, [...]

Petco’s “Summer Play List” Helps Pet Parents Co-Create Adventures and Lasting Memories

Petco’s “Summer Play List” Helps Pet Parents

Co-Create Adventures and Lasting Memories

Survey Shows Half of Pet Parents Planning Summer Vacations Will Take Their Pets

San Diego, CA (May 12, 2014) – According to a recent Petco survey of 2,000 pet parents, 52 percent plan to take a summer vacation and half of those will [...]

Petco Shares Steps to Keep Pets Healthy in Honor of Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Petco Shares Steps to Keep Pets Healthy in Honor of Pet Cancer Awareness Month

 

San Diego, CA (May 2014) – Roughly six million new cancer diagnoses are made in dogs and a similar number in cats each year. Just like with humans, detecting cancer early and being healthy enough to fight the disease means this diagnosis [...]

Larry Rutkowski Joins Petco as Chief Financial Officer

Larry Rutkowski Joins Petco as Chief Financial Officer

SAN DIEGO (April 28, 2014) – Petco today announced that Larry Rutkowski has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Rutkowski will be responsible for leading the company’s overall financial strategy, including corporate finance, accounting, investor relations, real estate, risk management, [...]

Petco Names Brad Weston President, Unleashed by Petco

Petco Names Brad Weston President, Unleashed by Petco

As neighborhood pet specialty chain continues to grow,

parent company expands executive’s role to further support the brand

SAN DIEGO (April 21, 2014) – Petco today announced that Brad Weston, currently Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer, has been named President, Unleashed by Petco. In this newly [...]

Petco Provides Tips for Pet Parents on DIY Dog Baths

Petco Provides Tips for Pet Parents on DIY Dog Baths

 

San Diego, CA (April 2014) – In preparation for more outdoor playtime with pets this spring and summer, Petco’s National Grooming Operations Specialist, Wendy Weinand, shares easy tips for pet parents on DIY dog grooming and at-home bathing between visits to the professional grooming salon.

Proper tools: [...]