We've got the scoop on how to be a responsible pet parent
to any type of animal, from dogs to reptles to small animals.
Visit our New Pet Center to search for adoptable pets in your
area and read articles on a variety of topics ranging from
potty training to habitat set up.
Classroom pets are wonderful resources for teachers to make learning fun in all
subjects! Petco and the Pet Care Trust have teamed up to create the Pets in the
Classroom program, which supplies products and funding for classroom critters at
low cost to schools, with no out of pocket supply cost.
Thank you for this amazing opportunity to bring frogs into my classroom! I bought 3
fire bellied toads and all their “equipment” with the grant money. The students are
very excited about the new addition...and feeding them live crickets!
- Ms. Clark, Bolivia Elementry School
Beginning second quarter, I will be allowing the students to take the guinea pigs
home for the week. This will be a family project...thank you so much.
- Ms. Garlie, Kalaheo Elementry School
Petco has teamed up with Field Trip Factory to present
Fur, Feathers & Fins™ a FREE field trip program designed
to bring animal-related education to K-8 classrooms.
These field trips enhance students' skills in: proper care
and respect for animals, diverse habitats, environmental
issues and species survival. Download curriculum for a
self-guided in-store or online field trip.