Petco to Unveil its Latest Veterinarian Hospital in Texas

February 6, 2018

Pet specialty retailer broadens in-store pet services offerings; hosts Houston Market Pet Health Celebration in February

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services, today announced its expansion of the company's pet services offerings with an additional in-store veterinary hospital in one Dallas, Texas store. The company will also celebrate the grand re-opening of two remodeled stores and host a Pet Health Celebration in its Houston market.


Petco opened its first THRIVE Affordable Vet Care veterinary hospital in October 2017 and its first The Pet Vet veterinary hospital in January 2018.

The Prestonwood store with its Pet Vet hospital located at 5301 Belt Line Road, Dallas, TX 75254 will host its grand opening weekend on Feb. 9-11 and its Wellness Weekend on Feb. 23.

Each Pet Vet hospital offers full-service medical and urgent care seven days a week, spay and neuter, full in-house diagnostic laboratory equipment, advanced ultrasounds, dentistry and more. The Pet Vet also offers pet parents and their pets a comprehensive wellness plan for every stage of a pet's life.  

In addition to the Prestonwood veterinarian location, two remodeled stores will re-open this month:

  • South Portland located at 220 Maine Mall Road, S, Portland, ME 04106
  • Waterford located at 825 Hartford Road, Waterford, CT 06385
    • Wellness Weekend: Feb. 10-11

On Feb. 17, every store in the Houston market will host a Pet Health Celebration. At this celebration, pet parents can participate in all-day activities, meet veterinarians, groomers, dog trainers, and receive special offers.

Petco stores provide a one-stop shopping experience where pet parents can purchase anything from pet food to toys and apparel, while addressing the holistic wellbeing of pets via the grooming salon, dog training area, and an expanding array of veterinary service offerings for good pet health. In addition to new in-store veterinary hospitals operated by THRIVE Affordable Vet Care and The Pet Vet, Petco stores also offer on-site vaccination and wellness clinics operated by Vetco, and digitally-delivered pet health advice through PetCoach.

To learn more or to find a Petco store near you, visit

About Petco and the Petco Foundation 

With more than 50 years of service to pet parents, Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that obsesses about delivering health and happy experiences for pets and the people who love them. We do this by providing the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,500 Petco and Unleashed by Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico; prescription services and pet supplies from the leading veterinary-operated pet product supplier, Drs. Foster & Smith; digitally-delivered pet health advice through PetCoach; and The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has invested more than $200 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year. 

Megan Oxford,