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Petco Expands Retail Presence with Three New Stores in July

Pet specialty retailer will celebrate the grand opening of new stores in Louisiana, Missouri and New Jersey

SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services, will open three new stores in Hammond, Louisiana; Springfield Plaza, Missouri; and East Windsor, New Jersey in July.  

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 Trolls, Dr. Seuss and Star Wars Pet Fan Collections.

In July, three new stores will celebrate their grand opening celebrations:

  • Hammond located at 2440 W. Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401
    • Grand Opening Weekend: July 7-9
    • Wellness Weekend: July 15-16
  • Springfield Plaza located at 3840 W. Washita, Springfield, MO 65807
    • Grand Opening Weekend: July 28-30
    • Wellness Weekend: August 5-6
  • East Windsor located at 440 Route 130 South, Windsor, NJ 08520
    • Grand Opening Weekend: July 28-30
    • Wellness Weekend: August 5-6

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.

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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 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,


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