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Do you work at PetSmart? How did you find the job? How did you get that first interview?

Any advice for someone trying to get in?

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MONICA TEAGLE in Newnan, Georgia

135 months ago

I WILL LOVE TO WORK FOR PETSMART I'M READY FOR SOMETHING NEW I USE TO BE A MANGER AT MCDONLDS INSIDE WAL-MART AND I'M JUST READY TO WORK IN A REAL COMPANY AND A WAREHOUSE.

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Jeremy Canledy in Newnan, Georgia

133 months ago

how can i get on I heard you had to fill out an application online where do i go, Im ready to work.

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c in Neenah, Wisconsin

133 months ago

YA the website is how u apply,,,pretty much as long as you have some kind of animal expieriance they will hire you,,,the best idea is to go in and personnaly talk to the manager that does the hiring...beware high turnover rates...due to poor management and strict company policies..also pay and raises fail to add up....also i have seen only 2 minorities hired and gone in 2 years...

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Alex K. in Chicago, Illinois

133 months ago

PetSmart is an EOE employer, and pay begins in the $7-$10 range based on experience (pet experience does help, but is not neccessary for all positions). You must apply by going to www.PetSmart.com, and follow the link to the hiring process. Talking to a manager or associate can help you answer questions about the various positions and responsibilities in most stores. It is true that PetSmart has a high standard of policies and procedures, but they are required and practiced for the safety of all associates, customers, and pets inside the store.

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Alex K. in Chicago, Illinois

133 months ago

I cannot comment on Admor's views as an employee at PetSmart. However, I will say that "Sissy-lala training" is a poor view of our practices from a trainer point of view. Positive reinforcement training is just as it is described, it focus on a positive owner response to desired or expected behavior. For example, say your child did something you asked them to do, without any backlash or hesitation. Would you believe that by rewarding them with something nice, like a treat they love or even some strong good praise, that you can expect to see that same type of behavior in the future? That is the expectation from positive-reinforcement training, which is much more effective in getting the desired result across than negative reinforcement training via choke chains, static/audio/citronella collars, or prong collars. Not to mention typical tactics like hitting or yelling at your dog. Try to use those same techniques to beat a good behavior the same child used in the previous example, and you might be viewed as a horrible parent and still have a poorly behaved child. We take training very seriously as it could affect the very bond between pet and parent, and the pet's life within a home. If they don't seem to "fit" because of house training issues, behavior issues, or socialization issues, the pet could end up in a shelter. Our mission in offering pet training is to prevent that from happening. Having too many trainers, or asking trainers to support each other by helping to sell each other's classes may seem excessive to some, but that same "pressure" Admor may be experiencing is the same pressure we all feel to provide the best options for the Total Lifetime Care of the pets that come into our stores. On a seperate note, when a trainer sells a class for another trainer, they do not get the commission on the class. If that were true, any associate that sells a class for any of our trainers would be entitled to that commission as well, and they are not.

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Ashley in Taylorsville, Kentucky

130 months ago

PetSmart is a horrible place to work at. I've worked in the PetsHotel "Guest Services" and "PetCare Specialist" and now I'm a "Cashier" in the front and its worse then anyother job. The way the managers treat you, write you up for unfair things, awhile the ohter employes don't get introuble but you do?!

We also have a sick room with fish that have holes in its heads, and birds that are just pettiful looking.

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Denise in Louisville, Kentucky

130 months ago

Ashley in Taylorsville, Kentucky said: PetSmart is a horrible place to work at. I've worked in the PetsHotel "Guest Services" and "PetCare Specialist" and now I'm a "Cashier" in the front and its worse then anyother job. The way the managers treat you, write you up for unfair things, awhile the ohter employes don't get introuble but you do?!

We also have a sick room with fish that have holes in its heads, and birds that are just pettiful looking.

Use spellcheck next time.

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Malachi in Ottawa, Ontario

18 months ago

Can you work at PetSmart at 15

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