Media Contacts & Policies

If you’re a blogger or a member of the news media and you’re digging up a story or just have a question, please contact:

Petco Corporate Communications
Phone: (858) 909-4665

Covering Store Events
If you’re interested in covering a local or national store event in your area (including: Meet the Critters, Photos with Santa, etc., as well as adoption events, grand openings, dog training classes, seminars, etc..), please contact Petco’s Communications department at and we will be happy to help you secure your story.

To find a store event near you, use the store locator to find a store in your area, then click on any store’s event calendar to find an event. If you have questions about a new or recently opened Petco or Unleashed by Petco store, please email with the location of the new store for details.

General Store Coverage
If you’re working on a story not related to a Petco event, but would like to come in to one of our stores for photos, video or interviews to go with your story, please contact Petco Corporate Communications  ( to obtain permission and make arrangements.

Company Interviews
If you would like to interview a Petco representative, one of our company executives or a pet expert for a story you’re working on, please contact Petco Corporate Communications to schedule an interview. If you have questions that can be answered via email, please send your questions with a description of the story you’re working on, publication date and deadline to


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