Your 100% satisfaction or we’ll make it right
At Petco, we stand behind our products and services with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If for any reason you are not satisfied, we will make it right by offering you a solution that meets your needs, within the terms of our return policy. For live animals, please see our Live Animal guarantee. For Services, please see our Pet Services guarantee.
Returning items purchased at our Petco stores
If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, simply return it to our store. You have 60 days to return your items purchased from our petco stores with receipt for a full refund in original form of tender. Without receipt or over 60 days, you are eligible for a merchandise credit on products we sold for the lowest price sold.
Certain markets require receipt on returns of products such as: grooming tools, such as furminator, filters or pumps, pet medication or vitamins and flea & tick treatments.Exclusions:
All freshwater fish purchased at petco.com are guaranteed to stay alive for 30 days from the day they arrive in your home or we will gladly refund your money. All marine species, live rock and plants are guaranteed for 15 days from delivery.
At Petco, we are committed to making sure you are satisfied with our services. That’s why we have our Head to Tail or It’s Free guarantee! It’s that simple.
Our return policy is simple. For your convenience, you can return merchandise to a Petco store or to petco.com.
Returns to Petco Stores
Your local Petco store will gladly accept returns of merchandise purchased through petco .com within 60 days of the initial shipment date.
Before returning merchandise to a Petco store, print a "Returns to Store Receipt." (Please note that the packing slip that came with your shipment(s) cannot be used for a return to a Petco store, as it does not contain pricing information.)
The "Returns to Store Receipt" may also be accessed by visiting petco.com/storereceipt. Please have your order information available as you will be prompted to enter your order number, the Billing Address last name, and the Shipping Address ZIP Code.
No shipping charges will be refunded at the store. Please email us or call toll free 1-877-738-6742 to obtain applicable shipping credit. Have your credit receipt handy.
Exchanges can be made at any store. If exchanging for a different item, you will receive credit for the amount paid as listed on your "Returns to Store Receipt." If you received an incorrect item from petco.com, you must return the item to petco.com for proper credit. Personalized products cannot be returned to a Petco store. For returns made after 60 days, you will be issued a store credit.
Returns to petco.com
For returns made within 60 days of the initial shipment date, we will issue you a refund in the form of your original payment method. For all returns made after 60 days of the initial shipment date, we will issue your refund in the form of a petco.com eGift Card. Exceptions: return of merchandise paid by Petco Gift Card or petco.com eGift Card will be credited via petco.com eGift Card. Purchases of Gift Cards and petco.com eGift Cards are non-refundable.
To expedite your return, please ship item(s) and your packing slip, stating the reason for the return, to your nearest Petco warehouse at one of the following addresses.
Mira Loma, CA
4345 Parkhurst St.
Mira Loma, CA 91752
930 Highway 124
Braselton, GA 30517
3801 Rock Creek Blvd.
Joliet, IL 60431
Please allow 3-5 business days from merchandise receipt for your return to be processed. You will receive an email confirmation. Please allow up to 10 business days for your account balance to reflect the refund. This timeframe varies by bank. Personalized products cannot be returned, unless they are the result of a petco.com error.
If your return is the result of an incorrect shipment by petco.com, or a damaged or defective product, we will refund merchandise and shipping charges in original form of tender. We will reimburse shipping charges incurred to return incorrect, damaged, or defective merchandise to petco.com, not to exceed the published UPS Ground rate for the weight of the package.
If returning merchandise for any other reason, you are required to pay all shipping charges to and from petco.com. For your protection, please send your return via carriers who offer package tracking such as FedEx or UPS (be sure to retain your tracking receipt for future reference). Petco is not responsible for lost shipments. Shipping charges are non-refundable.Orders Placed Through a Third Party: