our organization

Since 1999, we've invested more than $200 million in lifesaving animal welfare work across the country. With more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference in the lives of animals. Through our adoption efforts in more than 1,500 Petco stores nationwide, we've brought more than 5.5 million pets together with loving families. And we're just getting started.

our leadership

our story

The Petco Foundation was founded in 1999, formalizing Petco's longstanding commitment to animal welfare. Over the years, the Petco Foundation has served as a leader and valued partner in animal welfare, always focusing on one thing: Creating a better world for animals and the people who love and need them.

Our Loving Impact

Together with our animal welfare partners, more than 1,500 Petco stores and animal lovers across the country, we're making a difference in the lives of animals.

$200 million



Welfare Partners

5.5 million

animals adopted

partner success stories

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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 financials

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We believe in financial accountability and transparency. In fact, we're proud to have once again earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. This designation is the highest a charity can earn and is given to organizations that exceed industry standards and outperform other charities in their categories.

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