PetSmart® Seeks Monster Cute Pets for $10,000 Prize

  PetSmart® Seeks Monster Cute Pets for $10,000 Prize

                   Monster Cute Photo Contest starts Oct. 1

Business Wire

-- October 1, 2013

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM)

Entry from 2012 PetSmart Monster Cute Photo Contest (Photo: Business Wire)

Entry from 2012 PetSmart Monster Cute Photo Contest (Photo: Business Wire)

           Think your pet is scary-cute? PetSmart invites pet parents to
WHAT:    submit photos of their pets in Halloween costumes for its annual
           Monster Cute Photo Contest powered by GREENIES^® on Facebook now
           through Oct. 21.
           Pet parents can enter their pets in one of four categories:
           • Cutest
           • Funniest
           • Spookiest
           • Craziest Critter (for small pets, birds and reptiles)
           The grand prize winner will be announced Oct. 31 on PetSmart’s
           Facebook page and will receive $10,000, a year’s supply of
           GREENIES^® Dental Chews, and a treat bag full of Halloween toys.
           First- through fifth-place winners in each category will receive
           PetSmart gift cards ranging from $75 to $500. Every contest entry
           will receive a coupon for a GREENIES^® dog or cat dental treat.
WHEN:      Entries accepted October 1-21
           Oct. 25: Finalists announced
           Oct. 25-29: Fan voting period
           Oct. 31: Grand prize winner is announced
WHO:       Pets and pet parents

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 52,000 associates and operates more than 1,301 pet stores in the
United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, over 196 in-store PetSmart^®
PetsHotel^® dog and cat boarding facilities and is a leading online provider
of pet supplies and pet care information ( 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. Through its in-store pet adoption
partnership with PetSmart Charities^®, PetSmart has helped save the lives of
more than 5 million pets since 1994. PetSmart Charities, Inc.and PetSmart
Charities of Canada, Inc. (“PetSmart Charities”) are independent, nonprofit
organizations that save the lives of homeless pets and reduce shelter intake
through spay/neuter efforts. In 2012, nearly 450,000 dogs and cats found homes
through the organization'sadoption centersin all PetSmart stores
andbysponsoring community adoption events. PetSmart Charitiesis the leader
ingrantingmoneyto help pets in need, with more than $28 million given
in2012throughoutNorth America.

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