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From helping a child pick a toy for their first pet to guiding new pet parents through the many available food options, these are the moments that matter at PetSmart.


Careers to make your ears perk up

Taking Care of Pets

Tap into your teamwork mentality and your great love of animals to get pets and parents what they need—and deliver the kind of care that brings true peace of mind.

Helping Customers

Engage in moments that matter — help a child pick out their first pet, show worried pet parents how to help their best friend feel better, or teach a pup a new trick.

Leading Teams

We are just as passionate about people as we are about pets! The hard work, dedication and passion of our associates propel PetSmart forward.

Leading Stores

Oversee all aspects of our retail store from head-to-tail. Take pride in knowing that you're making a real difference for associates, pet parents and the pets in our care.

Career paths

In a store as big as ours, we need all hands (and paws, wings and fins!) on deck to ensure we are operating efficiently. Choose the way you'd like to make an impact!

Pet Trainer

Lead the pack (well, a class of pets) by helping guide pet parents through helpful lessons about all the stages of their pets' lives. First, you'll complete our Pet Training Instructor Accreditation and then begin leading our Pet Training Programs.

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Associate stories


Store Leader

"Day 1, to year 22 has a lot of stories. Our business, our people and our daily routine have changed. I’m grateful for every experience, every moment & every person that created a memory. But on a personal note, I’m grateful for a District Leader who never let me doubt myself, never let me settle for 2nd & who challenges my teams through the most challenging times! I’m proud to work for a company that has grown to be this amazing place & become my home."


Store Leader

“I love truly being United Together, from the home office to the field leadership support. Being surrounded by my peers who exhibit passion for the pets in our care and those that visit us every day in the stores make it easy to love my #LifeAtPetSmart.” 


Store Leader

“Every day I get to do something I love and work with a team that is as passionate for pets and people as I am. I am thankful PetSmart has given me so many opportunities to grow with the company.”


Pet Trainer

"It really means a lot to me that I am recognized for all of my hard work. I am the Associate of the Quarter, which means I am the associate of my entire DISTRICT, not just my store. I’m SO excited! I love what I do, and will push hard to continue building the bond between pets and pet parents."


Store Leader

"I love my #LifeAtPetSmart. I have 23+ years of retail experience and PetSmart has been the most fulfilling when it comes to making direct connections. I value the ability to build relationships with my leaders, peers, and team members to create a positive work culture that helps drive customer loyalty for the life of every pet. I enjoy seeing families come in with their pets and getting to know them outside of the normal customer service retail experience. I guess you could say PetSmart is definitely a 'different animal.'”


Store Leader

“I’ve been in retail for almost 40 years. PetSmart is the first place that I’ve worked that I live and breathe our mission statement every day as well as all my peers, leaders and partners at the home office. I have the privilege to lead a team of associates that have HEART and share it every day with every pet parent they greet. And who can have a bad day when there are puppies, dragons, and snakes stopping by to say hi?!”


Store Associate

"My #LifeAtPetSmart more than I could’ve ever imagined. As a veteran, it’s been hard finding a place like the military where we all had each other’s back—and that’s exactly what PetSmart does for me. PetSmart is a family who cares for each other and help each other excel at work and in life. Everyone allows me to be me and together we make pet lives and pet parents lives better. Every day, I am extremely grateful to be part of an amazing family with amazing goals and a beautiful mission.” 


Assistant Store Leader

"I am a proud Assistant Store Leader. My team is amazing and I’ve never loved a job so much in my 18 years in retail. I’ve been looking for a job where I belong my whole life and finally found it at PetSmart. I love this company so much! I’ve never been so happy to go to work every day."

Every year, we sell...



toys per year (nearly 15K toys per hour) and enough leashes to span the U.S. twice



crickets (that's a lot of hopping!)



pounds of pet food— the weight of 4,300 blue whales or 2 aircraft carriers



tons of cat litter (making the world a much less stinky place!)

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