A female Senior Dog Trainer is teaching a male and a female Dog Trainer Apprentice how to teach a little dog to sit and stay. Text across the image reads, “shake hands with new learning opportunities.
A female Veterinary Assistant is holding a puppy on a table while chatting with the pup’s owner. In the background, a male Veterinarian examines a small kitten on an exam table. Text across the image reads, “great customer service with a side of fluff.”
Male store employee showing a dog and his owner a new toy on the wall. The dog’s expression is very excited. Text across the image reads, “happy hour now lasts your whole shift.”
A gathering of diverse men and women meeting in an informal lounge, with a whiteboard covered in sticky notes in the background. In the foreground, a little dog sits on the sofa beside his female owner. Text across the image reads, “team meetings come with wags included.”
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A female Senior Dog Trainer is teaching a male and a female Dog Trainer Apprentice how to teach a little dog to sit and stay. Text across the image reads, “shake hands with new learning opportunities.”
A female Veterinary Assistant is holding a puppy on a table while chatting with the pup’s owner. In the background, a male Veterinarian examines a small kitten on an exam table. Text across the image reads, “great customer service with a side of fluff.”
Male store employee showing a dog and his owner a new toy on the wall. The dog’s expression is very excited. Text across the image reads, “happy hour now lasts your whole shift.”
A gathering of diverse men and women meeting in an informal lounge, with a whiteboard covered in sticky notes in the background. In the foreground, a little dog sits on the sofa beside his female owner. Text across the image reads, “team meetings come with wags included.”
Two men with clipboards are discussing orders and merchandise in a distribution center setting. Text across the image reads, “distributing happiness, 24/7.”

A female Senior Dog Trainer is teaching a male and a female Dog Trainer Apprentice how to teach a little dog to sit and stay. Text across the image reads, “shake hands with new learning opportunities.”
A female Veterinary Assistant is holding a puppy on a table while chatting with the pup’s owner. In the background, a male Veterinarian examines a small kitten on an exam table. Text across the image reads, “great customer service with a side of fluff.”
Male store employee showing a dog and his owner a new toy on the wall. The dog’s expression is very excited. Text across the image reads, “happy hour now lasts your whole shift.”
A gathering of diverse men and women meeting in an informal lounge, with a whiteboard covered in sticky notes in the background. In the foreground, a little dog sits on the sofa beside his female owner. Text across the image reads, “team meetings come with wags included.”
Two men with clipboards are discussing orders and merchandise in a distribution center setting. Text across the image reads, “distributing happiness, 24/7.”

CAREER AREAS

Here at Petco, our vision is simple: Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. This credo drives everything we do. But what really sets us apart? We obsess about delivering health and happy experiences for pets and the people who love them. This is our mission. It guides every Partner in every role here at Petco, every day.

And the way that we live out our mission is through our core values. No matter what your skillset is or how much experience you have, if you love people and pets—and these values mirror your own—we probably have the perfect job for you here. Take a closer look at our values, and then explore our dynamic career areas to find out what a career at Petco can mean for you.

CORE VALUES

The customer first, always.

We earn our customers’ loyalty every day and through every interaction. Nothing matters more than every one of us creating the very best experiences for our guests everywhere, every time.

Unite and conquer.

We believe innovation happens through collaboration between a diverse team of wildly talented people fueled by knowledge, curiosity, and a get-it-done attitude.

Do what’s right.

We earn the trust of our guests by being their partners. Your sincerity, reliability, competence, and relentless passion for improving the lives of animals should guide every decision you make.

Stay forward.

Always strive to be an agent of change when the idea or opportunity is right, and never let fear of failure slow you down. Be humble but stay driven, and relentlessly improve.

We are a pet company.

We’ve been known as a pet store, now we are living up to our name. We are a pet company. We deliver more than products and services; we nurture relationships between pets and their parents and we work tirelessly to achieve it.

in-store jobs

Our in-store jobs offer a fantastic way to help people and pets connect and enjoy their lives together. We’re looking for friendly, outgoing people who love pets and love helping people find what they need. You’ll be one of the faces of Petco, and you’ll get to live your passion for pets every day.

In a store aisle, a young female Petco Guest Advisor helps a customer select the right dog food, while her seated dog, looks up at the food choice eagerly.
A dog stands in a washing station, looking happy, while a Pet Salon Apprentice rinses him with water.

pet-services jobs

Looking for a hands-on job where you can help pets and pet parents learn and grow together? Do you thrive on providing unparalleled service? This is the career area for you. From pet salon positions to pet training roles, we offer a variety of ways for you to express your love for animals and your desire to make their lives with their parents the best they can be.

distribution center jobs

Forming a critical link in the excellent customer experience we seek to provide, roles in our distribution centers are the rocket fuel that powers all our online and physical stores. We love hard workers who pull together as a team with a sense of real purpose and pride in what they do. If you’re seeking an environment where you can feel great about the job you do and where your work ethic can help you advance, a position in one of our distribution centers could be a fantastic opportunity for you.

Two male distribution center partners compare printouts against data on a scanner to ensure that stocks are efficiently managed.
A gathering of diverse men and women meeting in an informal lounge, with a whiteboard covered in sticky notes in the background. In the foreground, a little dog sits on the sofa beside his female owner

corporate jobs

Positions in our main headquarters—we call them Support Centers—in San Diego or San Antonio offer a unique combination of eco-friendly, beautifully designed work areas together with exciting perks, like a pet-friendly workplace that celebrates the life and joy pets can bring to corporate culture. When you join one of our Support Center teams, you’ll find ample areas to grow your career while strengthening your relationship with your pet.

vet services jobs

Our unique variety of practice and business models offer an unparalleled selection of career opportunities for licensed veterinarians and veterinarian support professionals at every stage of their careers. From in-store to mobile clinic positions, and from full- to part-time schedules, you’ll find a culture of respect, flexibility, and exceptional customer focus that makes vet services jobs a fantastic choice within the Petco family.

A male veterinarian and a female veterinary assistant talking while working with two fluffy puppies on an exam table.