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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 85 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.


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17 Jan 2018

Petco today revealed a series of workout circuits designed to motivate pet parents to get in shape in 2018 with their pups by their side. Created in partnership with fitness and nutrition expert...

11 Jan 2018

Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services, today announced its expansion of the company's pet services offerings with additional in-store veterinary hospitals...

05 Dec 2017

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year to make memories and celebrate with loved ones—and that definitely includes our pets. Our furry, scaly, finned and feathered family members provide...

30 Nov 2017

Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services, will host celebrations to highlight its expanded veterinary services in three remodeled stores this month. The...

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