PetSmart opens its 1,600th store located in El Paso, Texas

PHOENIX, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart announced today (Nov. 29, 2017) it has reached a major milestone by opening its 1,600th store in its expanding store footprint across North America. The 1,600th store opened its doors last week and is located in El Paso, Texas, at 3790 Joe Battle Blvd. In addition, the […]

PetSmart offers pet parents four easy and impactful ways to help pets in need this holiday season

From Gifts that Give Back to Feeding Pets in Need, PetSmart and its Shoppers Will be Helping Pets in Need all Season Long PHOENIX, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — With less than one month of shopping left before the holidays, millions of shoppers are on the hunt for the perfect gifts. With the season also […]

PetSmart to release Q3 2017 results on Monday, December 11, 2017

PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. (the “Company”) plans to make its third quarter fiscal 2017 results available on the Company’s secure website on Monday, December 11, 2017. The Company will also hold an investor conference call to review its results for the third quarter fiscal 2017 on Tuesday, December 12, […]

Tesco expands its festive pet gifts with feline and canine friendly infusions Pawsecco and Bottom Sniffer beer

Tesco expands its festive pet gifts with feline and canine friendly infusions Pawsecco and Bottom Sniffer beer   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Everyone’s Welcome at Tesco this Christmas – so prosecco and beer for cats and dogs are among the treats available to the rocketing number of Brits who now […]

The Pinnacle Pet Nutrition Shops featured in 35 new PetSmart stores opened through the second quarter 2017

Only Natural Pet®, Wellness®, Instinct® and Castor & Pollux® Among Top Brands in Pinnacle Line PHOENIX, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart today (Nov. 16, 2017) announced the addition of its Pinnacle Pet Nutrition Shop in all new stores*, a dedicated space featuring an expanded collection of pet food products offering high-protein, organic, natural, grain-free, […]

PetSmart Charities’ November National Adoption Weekend Saved the Lives of Nearly 27,000 Shelter Pets

With the Help of Adoption Partners, PetSmart, PetSmart Charities and Animal-Loving North Americans Saved the Lives of Nearly 27,000 Shelter Pets Phoenix, Ariz., 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nearly 27,000 shelter pets found their forever homes at PetSmart Charities’ November National Adoption Weekend, held at PetSmart stores across North America Nov. 10-12 — making […]

PetSmart Charities donates $300,000 to facility dog provider Canine Companions for Independence

Grant Will Place Six Facility Dog Teams in Regions Across the Country to Support 15,600 Individuals per Year PHOENIX and SANTA ROSA, CALIF., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Facility dog provider, Canine Companions for Independence, today (Nov. 7, 2017 ) announced its receipt of a $300,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North […]

PetSmart shares reasons people may want to consider adopting a senior pet during National Adoption Weekend

Pets of all ages, types, sizes and personalities will be up for adoption during PetSmart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend, Nov. 10 – 12 in nearly every PetSmart store across North America. PHOENIX, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — There is no question that puppies and kittens are super cute, but if you have ever brought […]

PetSmart Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program reaches 50 million meals of pet food

So Far This Year, PetSmart Achieves More Than 80 Percent of its Goal to Donate 60 Million Meals Thanks Shoppers for Participating and Buying Pet Food Bags PHOENIX, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart announced today ( Nov. 1, 2017) that so far this year it has generated 50 million meals of pet food to […]

PetSmart opens the first The Groomery by PetSmart™ locations in New York City and Chicago

First Two Stand-Alone Salons in New York and Chicago Open This Week with Scottsdale, Ariz., and Two To-Be-Announced Locations to Open in the Coming Months PHOENIX, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart announced today (Oct. 25, 2017 ) the opening of The Groomery by PetSmart™ (The Groomery), an innovative store concept focused exclusively on […]

PetSmart launches its 2017 Fall and Halloween Collections

Retailer Celebrates One of its Busiest Seasons with Halloween Costumes, Fall Varsity Line Toys, Treats, In-Store Events and More PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tomorrow (Sept. 22, 2017) officially marks the first day of Autumn, and to help usher in the season of ghosts and goblins and pumpkin spice-everything, PetSmart, the leading pet specialty […]

PetSmart and Adventure Cats partner on curated line of products suited for the adventurous pet cat

AdventureCats.org Co-founded by Laura Moss as Resource for Adventurous Pet Parents Highlighting Cats Who Hike, Camp, Canoe, Sail and Kayak PHOENIX, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the recent launch of AdventureCats.org’s book, Adventure Cats: Living Nine Lives to the Fullest (Workman Publishing Company, 2017), PetSmart announced today (Sept. 20, 2017) a collaboration featuring a curated line […]

PetSmart Charities announces initial commitment of $1 million to support pets and pet families affected by Hurricane Irma

Combined total of $3 million in funding support to animal welfare organizations and nonprofits working to help pets in need following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; PetSmart allows U.S. shoppers to donate funds directly to hurricane recovery efforts PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, […]

PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, Sept. 15-17

Local animal welfare organizations to bring thousands of pets in need into PetSmart stores for National Adoption Weekend, Sept. 15-17 PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — This weekend, prospective pet parents are invited to adopt a four-legged family member during PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend at PetSmart’s 1,500-plus stores across North America. Local animal […]

PetSmart Charities to help pets and pet parents impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Phoenix, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to Hurricane Harvey, PetSmart Charities is reaching out to help pets and pet parents in need. The organization has earmarked at least $1 million in emergency relief funding to help animal welfare agencies who are working on the front lines to rescue, relocate, feed and care […]

PetSmart to announce Q2 2017 results on September 6, 2017

PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. (the “Company”) plans to make its second quarter fiscal 2017 results available on the Company’s secure website on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The Company will also hold an investor conference call to review its results for the second quarter fiscal 2017 on Thursday, September 7, […]

PetSmart introduces its very first Back-to-School Collection

Retailer Celebrates Big with School-Themed Pet Gear, the Return of the Pets in the Classroom Program and In-Store Events for the Whole Family PHOENIX, 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In many parts of the country, this month marks the start of school, which has families shopping for essentials like rulers, pencils, school shoes, clothes […]

PetSmart CEO and President Michael J. Massey to leave the company

Phoenix, AZ, 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. (“PetSmart” or the “Company”) today (Aug. 10, 2017 )announced that Michael J. Massey has decided to step down from his position as Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member. The Board of Directors has accepted his resignation and Raymond Svider will serve as Executive Chairman to […]

ED Ellen DeGeneres pet lifestyle brand expands offering to include cat products; exclusively available at PetSmart

PHOENIX, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, the leading pet specialty retailer in North America, and Ellen DeGeneres, passionate pet enthusiast and product design guru, announced today (Aug. 8, 2017) that they have expanded the ED Ellen DeGeneres pet lifestyle brand, which launched earlier this year with dog products, to now include products for […]

Meijer expands its natural pet food assortment with the addition of Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula® line of products

Retailer expands pet food assortment; adds brand previously available at specialty retailers only GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today (August 7, 2017) that it is expanding its assortment of natural pet food with the addition of Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula® line of products. Beginning today, Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula […]

Argos: UK pet owners seeking Instagram fame for pets responsible for animal grooming products and accessories sales increase

Argos: UK pet owners seeking Instagram fame for pets responsible for animal grooming products and accessories sales increase Milton, Keynes, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — In fact, sales of premium grooming products at Argos have risen by a whopping 163 per cent, compared to the same period last year. Owners are now splurging on […]

PetSmart Charities survey reveals that more pets would be rescued if people received more information on how to adopt a pet

Good News is Respondents Are Quick to Cite Pet Adoption as the Solution and Report the Many Benefits of Having a Pet—Emotional, Physical and More PHOENIX, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — American pet parents significantly underestimate the current pet homelessness issue facing the country, according to a new survey commissioned by PetSmart Charities, the leading funder […]

PetSmart opened 18 new stores in the U.S. and Canada in the first quarter of 2017

Phoenix, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today ( July 10, 2017 ) announced it has opened 18 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the fiscal quarter ending May 1, 2017. The company opened 70 net new stores in 2016 and expects to open more than this number in fiscal year 2017. […]

PetSmart Doggie-Human Ice Cream Truck is going coast-to-coast to celebrate National Ice Cream Day

First-Ever Ice Cream Truck with Treats for Pups and Their Parents Visits New York City Again and Expands to Seattle, Dallas and Toronto to Kick-Off Free Doggie Ice Cream Sundaes at all PetSmart PetsHotel® Locations on July 16 PHOENIX, 2017-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart launched the first-ever Doggie-Human Ice Cream Truck in New York City […]

Make your pet’s birthday special with PetSmart’s first-ever Birthday Collection

Dog Party Author, DIY Expert, Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, Gives Additional Entertaining Tips for a Great Pup Gathering PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to the 2016 American Pet Products Association (APPA) National Pet Owners Survey, nearly 30 percent of pet parents buy their dogs birthday gifts. PetSmart is here to serve pet […]

Sainsbury’s research reveals UK prefers dogs to cats!

LONDON, 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Its official – The UK prefers dogs to cats! New research from Sainsbury’s Bank Pet Insurance (1) reveals 46 per cent of people prefer dogs compared to 30 per cent who like our feline friends better. Around a quarter of us (24 per cent) have no preference either way. […]

PetSmart announces Summer of Fun Collection

PHOENIX, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — On this first day of summer, PetSmart announced today (June 21, 2017) its Summer of Fun Collection to help pet parents celebrate the fun of the season with their pets, whether it’s the upcoming July 4th holiday, backyard BBQs, picnics by the lake, days at the beach or […]

Loving Pets recalls limited number of dog treats that may be contaminated with Salmonella

Cranbury, NJ, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Loving Pets of Cranbury, NJ is voluntarily recalling a limited number of dog treats because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly […]

PetSmart delivers the first of nearly 90 initial semi-truck loads of pet food through its historic Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program

PetSmart Expects to Distribute more than 60 Million Meals and Reports Philanthropic Program Has Already Generated More Than 20 Million Meals to Date PetSmart Charities Teams up with Feeding America® and Rescue Bank® to Distribute the Pet Food to  Rescues, Shelters and Food Banks in the U.S. PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

United Pet Group recalls multiple brands of rawhide dog chew products that may be contaminated with chemicals

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — United Pet Group is voluntarily recalling multiple brands of packages of rawhide dog chew products after they identified that certain of its rawhide chew manufacturing facilities located in Mexico and Colombia, as well as one of its suppliers in Brazil, were using a quaternary ammonium compound mixture […]