PetSmart Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Accelerates Dividend Payable Date to December 31, 2012

  PetSmart Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Accelerates Dividend Payable
  Date to December 31, 2012

Business Wire

PHOENIX -- December 10, 2012

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) declared a quarterly common stock cash dividend
of sixteen and one-half cents ($0.165) per share. The Board of Directors of
PetSmart approved the acceleration of the dividend payable date to December
31, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 19,
2012. The fourth quarter dividend would normally be paid in February 2013 to
shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2013.

About PetSmart

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) is the largest specialty pet retailer of
services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. The company employs
approximately 50,000 associates and operates more than 1,269 pet stores in the
United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, over 195 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 Camp ^SM
day care services and pet adoption services. Since 1994, PetSmart Charities,
Inc., an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit animal welfare organization and the
largest funder of animal welfare efforts in North America, has provided more
than $165 million in grants and programs benefiting animal welfare
organizations. Through its in-store pet adoption partnership with PetSmart
Charities^®, PetSmart has helped save the lives of more than 5 million pets.

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Contact:

PetSmart, Inc.
Investor Relations, 623-587-2025
 
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