OPEN TO ALL partners in Illinois!
Refer a veterinarian who joins our team by January 31 and receive up to $10,000 as a referral bonus
PLUS be entered to win a premium prize of your choice! Prizes given based on the number of HIRED referrals.
Your choice of premium prizes:
  • 2 tickets to a music festival of your choice
  • Dinner for 2 @ Alinea in Chicago, a 3 - Michelin star restaurant
  • 2 VIP tickets to a Chicago Bears or Cubs game
  • A day to be pampered at the K’Alma Ritz Carlton spa in Chicago
  • A trip for 2-4 to Disney World or Universal Studios in Orlando
  • $1000 Gift card to a retailer of your choice

See Terms and Conditions below.

How it works:
Contest begins October 1, 2023 and ends January 31, 2024. Referrals will be calculated from the start date to the end date of the contest. All HIRED referrals will be added up. The person with the most HIRED referrals will have first choice of prize, second most will be given second choice, third most will be given third choice. In the event of a tie, the breaker will be based on candidate progression.


  1. Partner must complete the Illinois contest specific referral spreadsheet: 
  2. Candidate must complete application and select “referral” and list referring partner’s name. Email address in application and in spreadsheet must match.
  3. Candidate must be hired as a W2 employee to any Illinois VTC for a minimum of 25 hours per week.
  4. Candidate must have a signed offer prior to January 31st 2024. (Start date does not need to be prior to 01/31/2024)

Disclaimer: The Illinois Referral Contest is voluntary and participating in the contest does not create or change the employment relationship between the Referrer and Petco.  Participating in the contest is not a guarantee of any payment. The Referrer’s efforts in referring candidates should be limited to connecting Petco with their network of friends, classmates, relatives, colleagues, and acquaintances as part of their social activities and it is not expected to take a significant amount of time or be considered working time. Petco retains the sole discretion to decide to continue the contest, interpret the rules, change it, or cease the program at any time, with or without notice.
For eligibility requirements, reward payouts and terms, please see: Petco Referral Policy Terms and Conditions