Question: Do Petco Sell Animals?

Every day, you can adopt a pet in a Petco store.

In fact, together with Petco and our community partners, we help find homes for thousands of dogs, cats, and rabbits and other pets every week.

What animals do Petco have?

Petco sells pet products and services, as well as certain types of live animals. Petco sells and holds fish, reptiles, small birds, hamsters, guinea pigs, and mice for adoption.

Does Petco sell sick animals?

Every Petco store has an independent veterinarian that provides animal care for that store. Petco’s policy requires that a veterinarian treat all sick and injured companion animals. It is Petco’s policy that only licensed veterinarians may perform euthanasia on animals other than fish.

What animals do Petsmart sell?

Small animals and reptiles sold at PetSmart (including, guinea pigs, hamsters, chinchillas, gerbils, mice, rats, certain geckos, bearded dragons, specific types of snakes, specific types of frogs, certain types of birds)

Do they sell dogs at Petco?

Does Petco or Petsmart sell dogs and kittens? Petco and Petsmart have agreements with local animal shelters to allow adoption services through their stores. They do not sell dogs and cats, puppies or kittens.

Will Petco take unwanted pets?

Petco does not take dogs—at least not from the public.

Does PetSmart let you hold the animals?

Do they let you hold the hamsters at PetSmart? While this is something likely to depend store to store there’s a few important things to keep in mind: Only ask to hold an animal if you are actually interested in buying it. Pet stores are a business not a petting zoo, staff are generally already spread thin.

Is Petco or PetSmart better?

Petsmart has a larger variety to select from and in my opinion better deals. Petsmart has better quality at a cheaper price. I would say Petco, although I do prefer the layout of Petsmart stores. I also find that Petsmart stores are a bit more expensive than Petco.

Does PetSmart own Petco?

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Petco Holdings Inc is exploring the possibility of being acquired by PetSmart Inc, according to people familiar with the matter, in a merger that could create a company that accounts for 30 percent of U.S. pet specialty supplies stores.

Are there bunnies at Petco?

OK, so a bit of good news for bunnies. For years, PETA has been pushing PETCO to end the sale of animals in its stores. This week, the company finally announced that it will no longer sell rabbits in it stores. By early 2009, the only rabbits at PETCO will come from animal shelters or rescue organizations.

Can you adopt a dog for free?

Adoption fees can be free, relatively low or up to several hundred dollars. Rescues and shelter organizations must provide food and veterinary care, as well as training and sometimes rehabilitation for dogs and puppies before they are adopted. The adoption fee usually also covers spaying or neutering the dog.

Does PetSmart allow pit bulls?

Pit bulls are allowed into the store on-leash; they are able to participate in adoption fairs. But these dogs are banned from PetSmart doggie day camps, which are off-leash playgroups meant to give dogs some exercise and socialization, so they are tired out and happy when they go home at the end of the day.

Can you adopt a cat for free?

The $10.00 adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, vaccinations, feline leukemia testing, and a free bag of cat or kitten food. The adoption also includes 30 days of free pet health insurance provided by 24 PetWatch Pet Insurance. All adoption policies and thorough match-making procedures will remain in effect.