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 Introduces “PetcoNow”   

Instacart-Powered Service Features Store to Door Delivery in an Hour

San Francisco, CA – June 16, 2015 – Petco today announced the launch of PetcoNowTM, the first on-demand delivery service in the pet specialty retail category. Powered by Instacart in a first-of-its-kind partnership, the service gives pet parents the ability to access all of [...]

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 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 [...]

Petco Strengthens Leadership Team with Accomplished Retail Leaders

Petco Strengthens Leadership Team with Accomplished Retail Leaders

Pet specialty leader names Michael M. Nuzzo, Chief Financial Officer

and Michael W. Zuna, Chief Marketing & Digital Officer

SAN DIEGO (April 10, 2015) – Petco today announced that is has filled two key leadership roles, hiring Michael M. Nuzzo as [...]

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

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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 [...]