Petco Taps into Fall 2014 Fashion with On-Trend Styles for Dogs

San Diego, CA (September 2014) –The American Pet Products Association estimates that Americans will spend $58.51 billion on pets this year and many of that will be in the name of fashion. Just in time for fall, Petco shares top on-trend styles for dogs based off designer runways from around the world.

Knit: Knit pants were a [...]

Dogs Invited to Learn New Skills During Pooch Hotel’s “Play and Learn” Summer Camp

Pooch Hotel makes happy campers out of dogs and pet parents

San Diego, CA (July 2014)– Pooch Hotel locations nationwide will host a “Play and Learn” summer camp for dogs July 20 through August 16, 2014, where pet parents can send their fur children to enjoy the benefits of physical activity and socialization

Each day during the Play [...]

Unleashed by Petco’s Annual Summer Snow Day for Dogs Will Melt Hearts

Unleashed by Petco’s Annual Summer Snow Day

for Dogs Will Melt Hearts

Unleashed by Petco creates winter wonderland for dogs on August 24th to help them cool off this summer

San Diego, CA (August 2013) – Dogs can escape the paw-blistering heat with the ultimate treat of a Summer Snow Day. On August 24, 2013, [...]

POOCH Hotel: Swimsuit Season Inspires Dogs to Hit the Treadmill at POOCH Hotel’s Summer Fit Camp

Swimsuit Season Inspires Dogs to Hit the Treadmill

at Pooch Hotel’s Summer Get Fit Camp

Pool Time, Treadmill Workouts and Aromatherapy Make Up Pooch Hotel’s Unique Get Fit Program for a Dog’s Healthy Mind and Body

San Diego, CA (June 2013) – As swimsuit season approaches, fitness routines are being taken up a notch and [...]

Play it Safe Around Dogs: Petco™ Shares Ways to Help Children Avoid Dog Bites and Interact Safely With Pets

 Play it Safe Around Dogs: Petco™ Shares Ways to Help Children Avoid Dog Bites and Interact Safely With Pets

San Diego, CA (June 2013) – A recent Insurance Information Institute study states that in 2012, about one third of the total money paid out for homeowners’ liability claims overall was attributed to dog [...]

PETCO, Natural Balance Team Up with Guide Dogs of the Desert

June is Natural Balance month at PETCO and as part of the new partnership between Guide Dogs of the Desert (GDD), PETCO and Natural Balance, PETCO stores in Southwest are now asking pet parents to “round up” their purchases to benefit GDD.

The program kicked off Sunday, June 1, and will run through Sunday, June 22. In [...]

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 [...]

Petco Launches “Think Adoption First” Celebrity Video Series to Raise Awareness for Pet Adoption

SAN DIEGO (April 9, 2015) – Petco today announced the launch of the “Think Adoption First” video series, a documentary-style series featuring celebrity pet parents reflecting on the impact their adopted pets have had on their lives. The first videos in the series feature professional surfer Taylor Knox, professional skateboarder and rally cross driver Bucky Lasek, [...]

Petco Brings Attention to Pet Nutrition

Petco: Megan Oxford, megan.oxford@petco.com, 1-858-453-7845 x3314

Edelman Public Relations: Chad Grossman, chad.grossman@edelman.com1-323-202-1464

 

Petco Brings Attention to Pet Nutrition

Launches multichannel initiative spotlighting “What We Feed Them Matters”

SAN DIEGO, February 9, 2015– Petco today announced a new company-wide initiative, centered on the importance of proper nutrition for pets. A creative campaign, “What We Feed Them [...]

Petco Stands by Promise to Stop Selling China-Made Treats

Petco Stands by Promise to Stop Selling China-Made Treats

First national pet specialty retailer to remove all China-made dog and cat treats from stores and e-commerce

 SAN DIEGO (January 5, 2015) – Petco today announced it has completely removed all China-made dog and cat treats from shelves at more than 1,300 retail stores [...]