It’s a Halloween Costume Party for Pets!

  It’s a Halloween Costume Party for Pets!

            PetSmart Stores Celebrate Scary Fun Nationwide Oct. 19

Business Wire

-- October 18, 2013

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM)

Rainbow, a miniature dachshund, and her pet parent Teresa Tubbs shop for
another costume during the ...

Rainbow, a miniature dachshund, and her pet parent Teresa Tubbs shop for
another costume during the company's annual Halloween costume party. (Richard
W. Rodriguez/AP Images for PetSmart)

             Calling all spooky and cute pets from across the country to stop
WHAT:      into their local PetSmart^® store for the most pet friendly
             Halloween costume party on the block.
                                The first 50 pets in costume at each store
                                between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. will receive free
                    •           treats from Dentastix^® and Temptations^® plus
                                a coupon for $1 off a Bret Michaels Pets Rock
                                toy purchase.
                                The first 10 pets in costume at each store
                    •           between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. will receive a
                                limited-edition Bret Michaels Pets Rock Chance
                                plush dog toy.
                    •           Receive a free Halloween bandana with the
                                purchase of any grooming service on Oct. 19.
                                Bring your camera to snap a photo of your pet
                                in front of a Halloween-themed photo backdrop
                                then enter PetSmart’s Monster Cute Photo
                    •           Contest to win a grand prize of $10,000 and a
                                year’s supply of GREENIES^® plus other prizes.
                                For contest information visit
WHEN:        Saturday, October 19 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (local time)
WHO:         Pets of all kinds and their pet parents
WHERE:       All PetSmart stores throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico
             Visit for store locations.
             Pets in Halloween costumes and pet parents shopping for the
             latest trendy pet costumes including pumpkin and witch outfits
VISUALS:     for guinea pigs; Winnie the Pooh, Nemo and Buzz Lightyear from
             PetSmart’s Disney^® collection; Iron Man and other popular super
             heroes from Marvel^© and DC Comics^®; and classic favorites such
             as a pumpkin, skeleton and dragon from Martha Stewart Pets.
Photo Opportunities: News media are welcome to attend the event and take
photos of pets in our stores. Please ask for a store manager upon arrival or
call the PetSmart media line in advance at 623-587-2177.

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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Danielle Bickelmann, 972-341-2503
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