Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., or simply Petco, is a privately held pet retailer in the United States, with corporate offices in San Diego and San Antonio. It sells pet products and services as well as certain types of pets. Petco sells or holds for adoption fish, reptiles, small birds, hamsters, guinea pigs, and mice. Pet services include grooming and dog training. The company also owns the naming rights to the Petco Park baseball stadium, home of the San Diego Padres.
In the eyes of every pet parent, their cat is the most beautiful animal to ever walk to the earth. But anyone who has ever tried to photograph a cat, knows it can be a real challenge to capture their spirit and personality on camera.
The last thing you want to discover on your cat are fleas or ticks. These external parasites are not only annoying all year round, they can also transmit disease. The good news is that with diligence you can keep fleas and ticks at bay.
When you walk into your local Petco, you are likely to find an array of freshwater treatment products, and making sense of which ones you need can be somewhat daunting. This freshwater treatment blog covers the major types of water treatment products and what they are used best for
After a Delta Air Lines passenger was severely injured by an emotional support dog aboard a flight at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, in June, 2017, the validity of Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) is a hotly debated topic.
As the temperature rises and dogs enjoy the luxury of spending more time outside, the opportunity for dirty pets increases. Warmer weather brings rain, mud and glorious stinky things to roll around in (at least that’s how many dogs see it). It’s hard to deny your pet the pleasure of having fun outside, but the last thing you want is for all that filth to enter the house. Here are some effective wa...
Thinking about teaching your dog how to swim? Great idea, especially if you have a backyard pool. Swimming can be a lifesaver for your precious pet—if you have a thorough training process. These five steps can help!
As pet parents know, a home with a dog is a home full of fur. It’s on every carpet or rug, in every corner, all over your clothes and maybe even in your morning coffee. While a house full of fur is a fair exchange for the loyalty and unconditional love provided by our favorite canine companions, dog shedding can become overwhelming if left unchecked. Here’s all you need to know about shedding, how...
Need pet care advice? We’ve got you covered in the Petco Community with our new Ask a Vet widget, powered by PetCoach. Verified pet experts are standing by 24/7 to answer questions about your pet's health, nutrition or any other topic. Receive reliable answers for free!
Last year to celebrate National Adopt-a-Greyhound month, I toyed with the idea of adopting another dog. It was nice to think about, but probably not going to happen. I would look at the Greyhound adoption site, cheer on the dogs that were looking for a home, and remind myself that our two dogs were enough.
Petco established “National Pets @ Work Day” on April 19, 2016. While we’ve shared many of the benefits that a pet-friendly workplace can bring, such as increased productivity, creativity and socialization among co-workers, have you ever wondered what life is like through the eyes of a Petco office pet?
Like learning to sit and stay, crate training is a vital skill for your puppy or dog. From helping with potty training to providing your pup with his own personal safe spot to making traveling easier, crate training is an essential component of your dog’s training “firsts”.
"The more cats you have, the longer you live. If you have a hundred cats, you'll live 10 times longer than if you have 10. Someday this will be discovered, and people will have a thousand cats and live forever. It's truly ridiculous." - Charles Bukowski
Even the most vigilant pet parents might be surprised by how dirty their pets' belongings really are. More than one-third surveyed had no idea how much dirt, bacteria, yeast and mold can be found in their beloved pets' bowls, beds and toys. Ready to be grossed out? Let's go.
Adding a new cat to your family? Congratulations! Your new friend will be a wonderful and beloved companion, but there are a few things you should know before you bring your kitty home. Read on to learn how to create a harmonious and happy home for your new pet and your family.
Have you considered becoming a kitten foster parent? Perhaps you’ve been thinking about how you'd like to add a cat or kitten to your family but can’t currently adopt one. Or perhaps you already have pets but want a rewarding way to help other animals in need. Either way, fostering is a win-win situation that you may want to consider. Here's how to do it.
It can be devastating when your pet suffers from an injury—both financially and emotionally. Read the story of Niva and her dog Ruby, a 3-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier who had surgery to repair a torn ACL. What will the future hold for Ruby?
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