Petco’s Health and Wellness Membership Program Now Includes Birds, Reptiles, Fish and Small Pets | News


Petco Vital Care

Petco Health and Wellness Co. has expanded its Vital Care paid health and wellness membership program to now include birds, reptiles, fish and small pets. Previously only available for dogs and cats, Vital Care unlocks the perfect of Petco through exclusive savings and rewards on nutrition, supplies, services, veterinary care and more with advantages tailored to every species’ individual needs, company officials said.

“Extending the standard care and advantages our Vital Care program offers to cover all sorts of family pets is yet one more move that is good for pets and good for our business,” said Jenny Wolski, Petco senior vice chairman of omnichannel customer experience. “Vital Care has grown significantly—in each popularity and advantages—since we launched it two years ago. Pet parents proceed to hunt ways to higher look after the health of their pets and their budgets, and Vital Care helps them do each.”

Pet owners can enroll their bird, reptile, fish or small animal into Vital Look after $9.99 monthly per pet type. Existing Vital Care members with dogs and cats may add a bird, reptile, fish or small animal to their plan for an extra $7.99 monthly per pet type.

“Expanding Vital Care to birds, reptiles, fish and small animals makes it cheaper for his or her pet parents to bring home the fitting products that support the general health and wellness of their beloved companion animals, which—based on the leads to our pilot locations—we expect will usher in more customers more often, and enhance sales for our companion animal business,” said Jonathan Williamson, Petco vice chairman of animal care education and merchandising.

Advantages of a Vital Care membership with an annual commitment include:

  • Pals Rewards every month ($5 for small pet plans; $15 for dog or cat plans)
  • Discount on nutrition (10 percent off dog or cat nutrition; 20 percent off small pet nutrition, including dry, live, fresh or frozen)
  • Unlimited routine vet exams at Vetco Total Care locations or unlimited $20 Pals Rewards for each routine exam at members’ veterinarian of selection for dogs and cats
  • 20 percent off small pet, bird, reptile & fish supplies
  • 20 percent off grooming for dogs or 20% off litter for cats
  • 20 percent off purchases of additional fish, small pets, birds and reptiles
  • $2 membership discount per pet type, monthly

“Companion animals deserve the identical love and care as dogs and cats, so I couldn’t be more thrilled that Petco will help make a profound, positive impact on these pets and the parents who love them by extending Vital Care offerings to all sorts of family pets,” said Dr. La’Toya Latney, a board-certified zoo and exotic animal veterinarian and a member of Petco’s Pet Wellness Council. “My passion is providing revolutionary solutions to beloved companion animals that typically have less representation available in the market. This expanded membership plan is an awesome solution for pet parents on the lookout for ways to lower your expenses and meet their pets’ health and wellness needs as they might their very own.”

Vital Care offers an array of advantages to support the entire health of all species of pets. Leveraging its “Petconomics” campaign to spotlight Vital Care’s “Great Dane-sized” advantages at a “Chihuahua-sized” price, Petco continues to teach pet owners on convenient, reasonably priced ways to speculate in long-term routine look after their pets to assist keep them joyful and healthy, officials said.

Pet owners can join for Vital Care in Petco pet care centers, online and via the Petco app.

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