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Updated 1 month ago

pay - 76 Replies

[QUOTE who="evan in Waterford, Michigan"]don't lump PetSmart in with Petco. If you haven't worked for us then you cannot properly compare. There...


Updated 1 month ago

Don't work for PetSmart - 132 Replies

[QUOTE who="jd200 in toronto, Ontario"]I work at a location in Canada, and I must say, reading these comments makes me feel like im not alone. I am...

SpookySpaghetti in Fresno, California

Transferring and it’s Difficulties

Hi there! I recently (within this month actually! yaaaaay) got hired to my local Petsmart as a bather and I’ve had the most spectacular yet hectic...

Shawnc85 in Antioch, California

Updated 2 months ago

how to get an interview for store manager - 2 Replies

Hi, Could anyone tell me how to score an interview at PetSmart. I applied for a store manager position posted on I have over eight...

Author in Fairview, Pennsylvania

Updated 3 months ago

2 year grooming contract - 11 Replies

if i go to the academy and sign the 2 year contract. the grooming salon manager said if i end up not liking it, i could do other parts of the store...

Sad truth in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Petsmart Hiring Procedure - 12 Replies

I have recently gone through 2 interviews at Petsmart and also gone for the drug test. I am waiting to hear from them but a job opportunity with...

swoops in Tennessee

bather pants?

any recommendations as to what brand of pants to buy for a new groomer? all i was told is that they should be the kind pet hair doesnt stick to....

meep in Tampa, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

Callback? - 12 Replies

I submitted an application through a couple days ago, and I was wondering the average time of notification on it? The application said...

WILDZOO in Southfield, Michigan

Do hiring managers leave a message?

Hello, I have applied online to various petsmart jobs in all stores in my local area and have been receiving daily calls that I assume is petsmart....

MotherGroomer in Long Beach, California

Updated 5 months ago

Bathers/Groomers don't know their own jobs! - 15 Replies

I have been bathing dogs and cumulatively, I have more experience bathing/brushing dogs and cats more than the bathers I work with at PetSmart. I...

Reply in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 6 months ago

Pet Trainer at Petsmart. - 39 Replies

I've just been interviewed for a position as a pet trainer, and I'm sure I have the job. I am very interested in doing the job well, and I would like...

4Everirish in Saint Albert, Alberta

Updated 6 months ago

Interview process to be a bather - 4 Replies

Hi everyone, I just went today for my third interview to be a bather. On Tuesday the salon manager interviewed me and put me through the second...

Spruce97 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Updated 7 months ago

Leaving Petsmart - 12 Replies

I've been working at Petsmart for a few weeks now but I'm desperately unhappy here. There's an opening at the local Humane Society I would like to...

Valhigh1 in Ashland, Kentucky

Updated 8 months ago

Petsmart Interview Process - 3 Replies

I applied online for a job at PetSmart about a week ago, and two days later went to the store to speak with a manager. She pulled up my application...

M R W in Loganville, Georgia

Updated 10 months ago

petsmart grooming-grooming school-what is that like? - 36 Replies

has anyone worked for petsmart grooming and been sent to petsmart grooming salon academy? what's it like? does the school cost come out of your...


Updated 11 months ago

PetSmart LGBT policies? - 3 Replies

I just started working at PetSmart maybe a month or two ago, I'm 18. Around the time I started seeing a therapist for Gender Identity disorder. Being...

Sunny65 in Belton, Missouri


I worked at a brand new PetSmart in Missouri for about 4 months. That was long enough for me! I was hired as a petcare associate and back up cashier....

Doggiegirl0704 in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Non-Compete/Sick of PetSmart

So I’ve been a trainer at PetSmart for a few months now. I was told from the manager I would be full time with no exceptions. I’m lucky if I even get...

JackieRussell88 in MONTCLAIR, New Jersey

Updated 14 months ago

Employee time off - 1 Reply

Anyone who works for pet smart know the max amount of time you can take out of work without any military or medical reason without having to be let...

Patricia Delgado in Monrovia, California

Updated 15 months ago

Anyone who works at petsmart-- ? Drug test-- DID I GET HIRED? :) - 2 Replies

So, Petsmart is opening at new location in our area, and to be honest- I was VERY excited. The closest one had been a county away, even though I was...

speakpatchspeakdt77 in Bell, California

Petsmart trainers

Seeing if anybody had any information about trainer positions at Petsmart, preferably in Atlanta area. Pay, responsibilities, benefits, etc. What...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 16 months ago

Interview Process - 1 Reply

I got an interview with the store manager today and he said the next step would be to have another interview next week he would make calls.. does...

laura in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 17 months ago

Petsmart Bather: Had my first interview. What is the second interview like? - 1 Reply

Hello, I recently applied for the Petsmart Bather position, and I had good luck so far! I have a second interview this week, which I'm both really...

Arlene in Tennessee

Updated 21 months ago

What's the company culture at PetSmart? - 115 Replies

Every business has it's own style. What is the office environment and culture like at PetSmart? Are people dressed in business casual, jeans and...

jw in Bloomfield, New Jersey

Updated 22 months ago

Working at PetsHotel/Doggie Day Camp - 8 Replies

Has anyone had experience working at Petsmart's PetsHotel? I don't want to work in the pet store - but I would love to help take care of the animals...

Lovemydog in Bothell, Washington

Updated 23 months ago

Disappointed In Petsmart Grooming - 8 Replies

I work at a Petsmart grooming salon and want to share some of the unsanitary practices and mistreatment of dogs that I have witnessed: 1) After...

jlhaes in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Updated 27 months ago

Assistant Manager Positions - 1 Reply

I have been applying for ASM & Assistant Store Leader positions in several locations. I have been a loyal customer of Pet Smart's for a long time. It...

Malachi in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 29 months ago

How to get a job at PetSmart. - 8 Replies

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?

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 31 months ago

What's with this application? - 2 Replies

Seriously. This has to be the most invasive application/test I have ever seen and/or taken for a potential employer. It's grossly inaccurate and...

YoumaysayImadreamer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Updated 37 months ago

Urgent request - anybody ever receive reference letters from Petsmart? - 4 Replies

I'm in a situation where my employment performanace has been good to exceptional at Petsmart for over 4 years. It's now time to move on...but...

James Lin

Updated 39 months ago


The corporate office is going above and beyond to make PetSmart a great place to work. They are in the stores asking what they can do for associates...

James Lin in California

Petsmart drug test, why is it taking so long?

I had an interview the week of Thanksgiving then had my 2nd interview the first week of December. I was given the position, pay was discussed and i...

Senna C in charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 40 months ago

Non compete - 1 Reply

I know of a fellow employee Who is working at another grooming establishment that is about 1 hour away from her current petsmart. Can she be fired??

Leann Sowell in Arlington, Texas

Updated 46 months ago

petsmart grooming-do animals cage dry or what are the methods in the drying process? - 3 Replies

i am concerned after hearing on the news that a dog died because of not being able to breathe from the heat exhaustion in a cage at petco who let the...

Melina in Los Angeles, California

Should I call back?

So I had an interview last week on Friday with two of the managers (group interview). I felt that it went well, but who knows. They said they would...

NeedRealjob in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 49 months ago

Callback After Interview? - 3 Replies

I had 2 interviews on 2 separate occasions within 2 weeks. One was with a manager and the other was with the store manager. Both went well as far as...

pepper in Temecula, California

Updated 50 months ago

How to deal with the stress - 1 Reply

So I'm a very patient person and I absolutely adore animals so much that I want to become a vet and rescue animals and save dying species....

upset in Seattle, Washington

washington salons

I work in a petsmart salon in WA. We have gone through 3 Managers in a little less than 3yrs. Our last manager was a stripper after work and would be...

deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 55 months ago

Bather - 1 Reply

I recently started at Petsmart as a bather. The first few days, I loved my job. After finishing all my computer training (which I thought was all...

Futurepuppytamer in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Dog trainer Training

I was told I would have to go away to get the training to be a petsmart dog trainer if I get the position. How many hours a week would I work during...

pissed in Washington

Updated 58 months ago

Petsmart crap - 3 Replies

The only people that get anywhere at Petsmart have lunch with the store manager

ocoeegrl in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 59 months ago

Presentation manager - 8 Replies

I'll be starting as presentation manager in a few days. I have the impression that I'll be salaried... after I read thru a couple of messages here...

Orchid in Aiken, South Carolina

Updated 61 months ago

Question about stocking - 2 Replies

I don't mean for this question to sound silly, but I thought I should ask before applying: Is it possible for females to be hired for the stocking...

ahro112 in Scranton, Pennsylvania

I-Pay Login

I tried contacting the Petsmart I worked at for the i-pay login registration code, and they said they would call me back with it. Never did. Does...


Updated 64 months ago

Has anyone else seen to calculator for stylists that commission out and have overtime? it doesn't seem right. - 5 Replies

I worked 53 hours during the week of thanksgiving and made a good bit of money. When I got my pay stub my pay seemed to be off by over a hundred...

Please advise in tampa, Florida

Updated 64 months ago

grooming contract - 6 Replies

hello everyone!! i have a quick question. I have a few months left on my contract. I really want to leave because i am very unhappy. I was wondering...

Crazygroom in Mattoon, Illinois

Updated 64 months ago

PetSmart Groomer Questions - 4 Replies

Looking to supplement my income with a second job. I love a lot of the employees at my local PetSmart, and they have offered me numerous times to...

PumpkinPie in Bowling Green, Kentucky

PetSmart Hiring Process

I am considering applying for a Presentation Manager position with PetSmart and I was wondering how far back do they go on there manager background...

Mutts in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 66 months ago

What do bather's think? - 3 Replies

I just wanted to know what the bathers think about their jobs and experiences. Personally,I have good days and bad days. Some days, I get...

shizzle bay in pomroy, Ohio

Updated 67 months ago

Commissions at Petsmart - 37 Replies

Trainers are paid commissions on classes. There are coupons available from petsmart for discounts on the classes. One is from the Howl-o-ween party...

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