Seven Fish Myth Busters Prove Betta’s Make Great Pets
Learn why Betta fish make great first pets at Petco’s free, family-friendly Amazing Aquatics Event
San Diego, CA (February 2014) – In an effort to clear up confusion around the often-misunderstood Betta fish, Petco offers myth busters and free educational events to demonstrate why Bettas can be one of the most exciting [...]
Game On! How to Keep Pets Physically Fit This Winter
Petco shares five indoor games to keep pets active all season long
San Diego, CA (January 2014) – The playground isn’t the only place for games. As a matter of fact, when the weather is cold outside, indoor games are a great way to keep [...]
Stores continue to serve local communities, Extend PETCO’s presence in Ohio, northern Kentucky, North Carolina and West Virginia
DAYTON, Ohio (June 8, 2011) – PETCO and Complete Petmart, an Ohio-based pet specialty chain, announced today that PETCO has purchased all assets of Complete Petmart, including its 29 stores. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Nearly 1,000 Grooming Salons Expect to Ship up to a Ton of Donated Fur Daily
SAN DIEGO (May 7, 2010) – PETCO today began shipping donations of pet fur from its grooming salons to aid in creating absorbent booms to soak up and remove oil from Gulf of Mexico waters.
The company has engaged its nationwide network of [...]
Allergies keeping you from getting a dog? – PETCO offers grooming tips to help
Dander is what causes most pet-related allergies for people and depending on breed and coat type, dogs will have more or less than others. Overall proper grooming, grooming tools and nutrition/supplements are all key to keep shedding and dry skin “dander” under [...]
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Covering Store Events
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A new line of canned dog food from Variety Pet has arrived in PETCO stores just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. These formulas give pampered pooches a way to join the family during the holidays year-round with a variety of fun human-like all-natural food flavors – like the Thanksgiving Dinner recipe.Every two-pack of Variety Pet [...]
Forty-three years into its history, PETCO now has a store in Hawaii – and in all 50 states.
This is an exciting milestone for the entire PETCO family. Not only are we opening a store in the last of all 50 states, but we’ve been officially blessed and welcomed as the first pet specialty retail chain to [...]