our loving impact

We are all for love. We believe that love has the power to change lives, communities and even the world—and that when we work together, there are no limits to what love can do. Love is why we work every day to raise the bar and set a new standard for animals in our country. We invest in dedication, determination and innovation. We support the organizations who have the biggest hearts and save the most lives. And in doing so, we're creating a new future for animals and the people who love them.

$200 million



Welfare Partners

5.3 million

animals adopted

areas of impact

The Petco Foundation invests in organizations that have the most impact. Through a decision model designed to evaluate and assess organizations alongside their peers, we empower those that are most productive and effective, and work with a relentless determination to succeed.

Creating a Lifesaving Nation

We invest in animal welfare organizations that make the most lifesaving impact possible.

Helping Heroes

We support the impact that service, therapy and working pet heroes bring to their communities.

Pet Cancer Research & Treatment

Show your love for animals – and help us find a cure and provide treatment for those in need.


We support innovation that advances change and promotes new approaches to lifesaving.

our investments at work

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LifeLine Animal Project

When LifeLine Animal Project launched in 2002, they created a website and recruited a handful of volunteers to photograph adoptable pets at county animal facilities in metro Atlanta. During their first year of operation, LifeLine leased an old boarding kennel to give rescue groups low-cost boarding options. To reduce intake... Read more »

our impact through adoption in petco stores

Every day, we invest in pet adoption by supporting thousands of organizations across the country, by partnering with them to create pet adoption centers right in Petco stores. Learn more about our newest centers and the impact we're making in local communities.

Sacramento Adoption Center
Front Street Shelter Adoption Center

adopt the love of your life

Ready to add a new love to your family? There are so many wonderful pets right in your community waiting for loving homes. Put your love into action by adopting today — and spread the word that adoption is the way to go.