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Cashier (Current Employee) New York, NY

ProsYou are around animals and you get a discount for your own animals. You can learn a lot about other animals.

ConsThere are sales quotas, always understaffed. Area is dirty and the employees aren't that knowledgeable about the animals they are selling.

Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more time educating your employees and customers.

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    Great company to work for

    Dog Groomer (Current Employee) Des Moines, IA

    I have been working at Petco full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Petco has always been a friendly, casual work environment. Not too stressful at all. I started as a dog groomer and loved it. The grooming… Cons: The only cons were at one point all of the store managers started to quit and the only manager left had to fill the GM… Advice to Senior Management: They shouldn't just throw the next in line into that high up general management position when it needs to be… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    A decent pet retail company.

    Department Manager (Former Employee)

    I worked at Petco full-time for more than a year


    Pros: They do offer attainable growth within the company, as well as, opportunity to switch into a… Cons: Hours available for payroll are based on the last years' daily budget, therefore work schedules are at the whim of the area's economy for every… Advice to Senior Management: More realistic expectations when understaffed and solution plans in place when this situation arises is advisable. As well, upon hiring employees that are students, working… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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