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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


Associate Lead

I love dogs, cats and I’ve loved all the reptiles I’ve met here. I was a groomer for four years, then a cashier and now I am an associate lead. I have learned so much and I am still learning so much and I look forward to continue moving up in the company as much as I can.”


Store Leader

“It’s great watching the members of my team grow and learn the different areas of the business and they’re super excited. I love helping my associates build their confidence and helping pet parents succeed in making their pets’ life better.”


Store Leader

I love working at PetSmart because of the people—and I love the business as well! I love that every single day is different walking into the building. It keeps me on my toes and what makes me have passion for what I do. PetSmart has provided me a great opportunity to build myself as a person and build my career.


Pet Trainer

“I love the classes and I love inspiring pet parents and I being able to do it in an affordable way and getting pet parents to be amazed at the connection they have with their dog. As a trainer, I get to meet and bond with so many people.”


Store Associate

“Working at PetSmart is unique because in a bustling retail environment, you’re creating bonds with the pets in our care or dogs coming into the grooming salon and it’s really refreshing and rewarding to be part of that every day. PetSmart has built a trusted relationship with pet parents and our job is to make sure their experience meets their expectations.”


Assistant Store Leader

“It’s an empowering position. You’re there to help your team grow and develop—and at PetSmart I feel comfortable and at home. Working at PetSmart has been really rewarding.”


Store Associate

"I love working at PetSmart because I can be me. We all belong—everybody has unique experiences and everybody brings something different to the table."

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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