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Petco Unveils 2 New Stores in August
Pet specialty retailer will celebrate the grand opening and re-opening of 3 stores, including 2 new stores and one remodel

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services will open 2 new stores and remodel one store in August.

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Petco stores provide a one-stop shopping experience where pet parents can purchase anything from pet food to toys and apparel, while addressing the holistic health needs of pets via the grooming salon, dog training area and in-store Vetco clinics.

Each new store will offer pet parents and their pets dog training areas, adoption centers and grooming salons. The stores will continue to offer a wide selection of branded products as well as private label offerings sold only at Petco, including the widely-popular Star Wars Pet Fan Collection.

The following two Petco stores will celebrate their grand openings on Aug. 18-20: 

  • Tucson-Houghton located at 9250 S Houghton Road, Tucson, AZ 85747
  • Newark located at 609 Broad St., Newark, NJ 07102
    • Wellness Weekend: Aug. 26-27

One store will be remodeled and celebrate its grand re-opening on Aug. 18-20:

  • Van Nuys located at 5850 Sepulveda Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91411
    • Wellness Weekend: Aug. 26-27

People and pets are invited to attend the grand opening festivities taking place at each store, followed by a special Wellness Center celebration the next weekend where they'll receive a voucher for a free vaccination package. Wellness Centers offer pet parents convenient and affordable pet wellness and vaccination services inside select Petco and Unleashed by Petco stores. Grand opening activities include ribbon cutting ceremonies, as well as in-store adoption events and special offers for Pals Rewards customers.

For more information about the grand opening activities for these stores, visit, petco.com/storelocator.

For additional information visit www.petco.com, Facebook.com/Petco, Twitter.com/Petco and Instagram.com/Petco

About Petco and the Petco Foundation
With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. 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 for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,500 Petco and Unleashed by Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico; 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 $185 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.

Megan Oxford, [email protected]