SAN DIEGO, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, January 17, 2015, families are invited to the first Petco "Reptile Rally" event of 2015 to discover more about the world of reptiles with a close-up look at the Crested Gecko.
The free, family-friendly event will take place from 1-3 p.m. at Petco stores nationwide and will feature tutorials on how to care for the complete health of reptile pets and address their physical, mental, social and emotional needs. Attendees will also have the opportunity to get to know the mysterious Crested Gecko of New Caledonia and learn about their natural habitat.
Families are encouraged to participate in on-site activities and promotions at Reptile Rally including:
- Reptile meet and greet: Get to know these fascinating companions and learn useful care tips from knowledgeable Petco store partners.
- Photos adventure: Snap a picture with your reptile on a virtual adventure in front of a themed backdrop. Share via social channels using #ReptileRally
- Celebrate the Crested Gecko: Learn about Crested Geckos and their natural habitat and take home a free poster that includes fun facts about these mysterious critters.
- In store deals: Take advantage of 50% off all reptiles and Expo Terra Crested Gecko kit with Pals Rewards.
Knowledgeable staff will be on hand for reptile "Meet & Greets" and can answer any questions. For more information on Petco's free Reptile Rally event, contact the nearest Petco location or visit www.petco.com/reptilerally.
About Petco and the Petco Foundation
Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. We do this by providing the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,300 Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico, including more than 100 Unleashed by Petco locations, a smaller format neighborhood shop; nine Pooch Hotel destinations for pet daycare, boarding and spa services; and petco.com. The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has raised more than $125 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.
Contact: Megan Oxford, [email protected]