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With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that obsesses about delivering health and happy experiences for pets and the people who love them. We do this by providing the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy.  

Everything we do is guided by our vision:

Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.

We employ more than 25,000 partners and operate more than 1,500 Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico, including more than 80 Unleashed by Petco locations, a smaller format neighborhood shop; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; digitally-delivered pet health advice through PetCoach; and petco.com.

The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has invested more than $200 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.


latest news releases
13 Nov 2018

Today, Petco announced it will not sell food and treats containing artificial colors, flavors and preservatives* for dogs and cats by May 2019. The move makes Petco the first and only major...

06 Nov 2018

The holiday season is upon us, which means it's that time of the year to begin making your lists and checking them twice for each of your loved ones, including your pets. To help make the holiday...

15 Oct 2018

Petco today announced it has appointed accomplished sales leader and retail veteran Justin Tichy as Chief Stores Officer (CSO). "Justin is a proven sales and retail executive with an impressive...

10 Oct 2018

Petco today announced it has appointed accomplished human resources executive Michelle Bonfilio as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). At a transformative time for both Petco and the retail...

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