By: Sydney Black

Why Petco?

Petco not only cares for the animals in a real way but they provide so many services and the animals are just so cute!

Whats not to love?(:

The History of Petco

Petco was founded in 1965, originally called United Pharmaceutical Company (UPCO). They helped provide veterinary supplies at a discounted price. In 1979 they changed their name to Petco and in 1980 the first official Petco was founded in California. They now have over 1,200 stores and growing.

Guaranteed To See Cute Animals

The Company That is Petco

Products- Pet supplies, food, and products ranging from dogs and cats to birds and reptiles and everything in between.


  • Store Associates

  • Store Management

  • Dog Trainer

  • Pet Stylist

  • Grooming Salon Manager

  • Warehouse Worker

  • Distribution Center Supervisor

  • Corporate


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Community Work!

Petco rescues animals that would otherwise be euthanized.

They provide weekly adoption days with nearby shelters.

Find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.

Research Results

I knew barely any of the history of Petco however I knew of their community work. The only opinion change is that I now love them even more.
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