What is it like to work at Petco?

3.4Work/Life Balance
3.0Compensation/Benefits
3.0Job Security/Advancement
3.1Management
3.4Culture
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Takes getting used to, but animals are always great!
Written by Sales Associate/Cashier (Current Employee) from Leesburg, VA on July 15, 2014
The daily routine was opening the store and making sure all of the animals were fed and safe. Being a cashier and associate I jumped back and forth between the register and the sales floor making sure all the customers are taken care of, periodically looking after the animals. I've learned how to be flexible in my job choices throughout my day. I also - more ... learned to see the value in more than just humans. Everything, and everyone should be treated with respect. Speaking of which, several managers I absolutely love. The take the time to make sure you're comfortable and always offer help. Some, on t ... - less
ProsAnimals, cool co-workers, some great managers
Consshort breaks, long hours, less pay
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