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Petco Continues to Expand In-Store Wellness Services
Pet specialty retailer will celebrate one remodeled store with a new in-store veterinary hospital in Sunset Valley, TX along with three new stores and one expanded store in December

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services, will host celebrations to highlight its expanded veterinary services in one remodeled store this month. The store located in Sunset Valley, TX will offer pet parents a full suite of in-store veterinary care and wellness services through Petco's newest store design.

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In addition to the one veterinary hospitals, Petco will also celebrate the grand openings of three new stores and grand re-opening of one expanded store.

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 wellbeing of pets via the grooming salon, dog training area, and an expanding array of veterinary service offerings for good pet health. In addition to new in-store veterinary hospitals operated by high-quality veterinarians, Petco stores also offer on-site vaccination and wellness clinics operated by Vetco, and digitally-delivered pet health advice through PetCoach.

Petco's newest store design will be featured at Petco's South Austin store located at 5601 Brodie Lane, Sunset Valley, TX 78745 that's set to open Dec. 15.

The following three new Petco stores will celebrate grand openings on Dec. 1-3:

  • N. Hollywood-Victory located at 13025 W. Victory Blvd., N. Hollywood, CA 91606
    • Wellness Weekend: Dec. 9-10
  • Marinette located at 2704 Roosevelt Road, Marinette, WI 54143
  • Asheville North located at 964 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC 28804
    • Wellness Weekend: Dec. 9-10

One store will be expanded and celebrate its grand re-opening weekend on Dec. 1-3 and its Wellness Weekend on Dec. 9-10:

  • Encinitas located at 453 Encinitas Blvd. Encinitas, CA 92024

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 at select new stores 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 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 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 $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. 

Megan Oxford, megan.oxford@petco.com