All for Love

The love of pets changes everything. Love is why at the Petco Foundation, we bring pets in need together with loving people—with 6 million pets adopted so far. By supporting pet adoption and our lifesaving efforts, you can put your love into action, too. Together, let’s create a better world for pets.



Show your love for animals—and help every pet find the loving home they deserve.

our loving impact

Learn how we make a significant, lifesaving impact for pets in communities across the country.

adopt a pet

Change your life and a pet’s by choosing adoption. So many good things begin with love.

Help Make Holidays Bright For Shelter Pets

This holiday season, you can brighten the lives of pets in need by giving a gift that gives back. By donating at Petco, or online, you are helping animal welfare organizations in your local community and across the nation save lives.

National Adoption Event Weekends

Every month, the Petco Foundation hosts adoption events nationwide. Find an adoption event near you—and discover love. Meet adoptable pets from local animal welfare organizations at a Petco near you!

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Love Stories

Reeths-Puffer + Buddy

First graders at a Michigan elementary school used a class exercise in “persuasive writing” to convince school administrators to adopt a school pet. The students wrote letters to their principal, citing evidence on why dogs are important for kids and the benefits of dogs in schools.

Reeths-Puffer Elementary, Muskegon, Michigan

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skechers partners with petco foundation

Footwear Company and National Pet Brand Announce Their Plan to Help Save Animal Lives and Improve Pet Health Through Pet Adoptions and Animal Welfare Programs.

Our Campaigns and Events

From in-store fundraising campaigns to local adoption events, there's always a new way to show your love—and help make big things happen for animals.

Dec 6 - Dec 20

Holiday Wishes Application Period

Holiday Wishes People's Choice Voting


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Nov 16 - Dec 24

Brighter Together

Brighter Together

Petco Stores

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Dec 7 - Dec 8

December Adoption Event

December Adoption Event

Petco Stores

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Dec 7 - Dec 15

Photo with Santa

Photos with Santa

Petco Stores

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looking to partner with us?

We work with more than 4,000 organizations across the country, investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other initiatives.