Exclusive Pet Costume Collections and Pet Expressions Bring Families
Together For Fun
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2014--
Gather the furry, scaly and fluffy around the Halloween cauldron this
year to enjoy hundreds of new, exclusive apparel, toys and treats from PetSmart®
(NASDAQ: PETM). From the first Halloween
costumes for bearded dragons to an expanded line of guinea pig
costumes to clever character costumes for dogs and cats, PetSmart
inspires spooky fun for all pets.
PetSmart Halloween costumes for dogs, cats and small pets available at www.PetSmart.com. (Photo: Business Wire)
The spookiest holiday of the year is even better for pets with:
Comfortable, easy-to-wear dog costumes that go beyond the
ordinary like the cowboy, jockey or ice cream sundae.
Easy-to-secure hats for cats will inspire feline friends to
join the Halloween fun.
Not to be left out, bearded dragons, guinea pigs and fish
get delightful and frightful accessories just their size with bumble
bee costumes for guinea pigs or glow-in-the-dark fish tanks with
PetSmart’s exclusive Halloween
product lines this year include:
Scary stylish costumes, apparel and accessories from Martha
Stewart Pets®, including a posh pumpkin pet bed and
devilishly divine monster costumes.
costumes straight from the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh
and the gang or Muppet stars Kermit and Miss Piggy.
Costumes from DC
Comics© & MarvelTM that unleash your
pets’ superhero powers.
harnesses, leashes and collars that light up the
night and help keep your pet safe while out trick-or-treating with the
Ghoulish goodies such as BLUE BuffaloTM
Boo Stews, BLUE BuffaloTM Boo Bars,
Grreat Choice® cookies, Zuke’s® “Zooook’s” treats and Canine
GREENIES® Dental Chews that are safe treats your pet can enjoy.
Fin® aquariums and accessories that offer a scary cute
sanctuary for pets that swim.
“The playful personalities of pets inspire us to enjoy all the spooky
Halloween fun to its fullest each year,” said Laurie Taylor, PetSmart’s
vice president of hardgoods merchandising. “The classic characters,
seasonal flavors and creative accessories available only at PetSmart are
an invitation to celebrate the frightfully fun moments with your pet
Dress Up with Pet Expressions
Expressions provides temporary, non-toxic, pet-safe chalking,
stenciling and feathering services in the PetSmart grooming salon to
give dogs of all shapes and sizes a delightful dose of spooky style.
Choose from Halloween stencils such as a pumpkin, witch or ghost,
seasonal chalk colors and festive feathers, a perfect solution for pets
that don’t like to wear costumes but want to join in on the Halloween
fun as well. The Halloween Top Dog Grooming Package can be added on to
any bath or grooming service and includes a Halloween-themed bandana and
pumpkin bread-scented spritz.
Fright & Delight In-Store with Your Pet
Little monsters are invited to trick-or-treat, take photos and more in
PetSmart stores on Saturday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. local time. The
first 100 pet parents in-store receive a free glow-in-the-dark reusable
tote while all visitors receive a free digital photo of their pet. Pet
parents can bring in their pets on Sunday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
local time for a free digital photo. A seasonal frame is available for
purchase for $7.95, with 10 percent of purchase price benefiting PetSmart
Charities® to help save homeless pets.
Halloween products are now available in all stores in the United
States, Canada and Puerto Rico and online at PetSmart.com/Halloween.
Join the Halloween fun and view a video
of Halloween inspired costumes, and take a look at PetSmart’s Facebook,
Monster Cute Photo Contest
Pets are important members of the family’s Halloween traditions, and
PetSmart wants to see how pets inspire your family’s costume. Share
photos on the PetSmart Halloween Shop of your dogs, cats and small pets
celebrating Halloween with the family for a chance to win $1,000.
Oct. 10 – Nov. 3: A weekly winner from each category will be chosen
and featured on PetSmart’s Halloween Shop and social channels
Nov. 3 – 7: 15 finalists will advance to fan voting where one voter
per day will receive a $75 PetSmart gift card
Nov. 10: One grand prize winner from each category will be announced
and receive a $1,000 prize
Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) is the largest specialty pet retailer of
services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. The company
employs approximately 53,000 associates and operates approximately 1,352
pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, 200 in-store PetSmart®
PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities and is a
leading online provider of pet supplies and pet care information (http://www.petsmart.com).
PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet
products; and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart
Doggie Day CampSM day care services and pet adoption
services. Through its in-store pet adoption partnership with PetSmart
Charities® and PetSmart Charities® of Canada, PetSmart has helped save
the lives of more than 5.7 million pets since 1994. PetSmart Charities,
Inc. and PetSmart Charities of Canada (collectively “PetSmart
Charities”) are independent, nonprofit organizations that save the lives
of homeless pets and reduce shelter intake through spay and neuter
efforts. In 2013, nearly 440,000 dogs and cats found homes through
PetSmart Charities’ adoption centers in all PetSmart stores and by
sponsoring community adoption events. PetSmart Charities is the leader
in granting money to help pets in need, with more than $34 million given
in 2013 throughout North America.
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Natalie DeGrandis, 972-341-2568