Question: What Happens To Pets Returned To PetSmart?

Edit: If they were not purchased from us then we can not do a return but we can take them from the owner and put them in the back and place them up for adoption and not resale.

We will put up information of the animal and they will remain in the back until adopted.

Does PetSmart take animals back?

PetSmart does not take dogs from the general public. PetSmart Charities partners with local rescues and shelters to find homes for dogs, so when you see adoptable animals in a PetSmart store, they are from one of their partner organizations.

What happens to unsold pets at pet stores?

“The pet stores put the puppy on sale and keep reducing the price until they sell. They may also send them to a different store where they might sell better.” The price dropping will continue until the puppy either gets sold or grows to a point that the store feels it must cut its losses.

What does PetSmart do with returned fish?

When returning a fish, PetSmart will ask you to provide the original sales receipt, but the store can also lookup your purchase; it keeps purchases on file for two months, well beyond the 14-day return window. You will need to bring the fish back to the store even if it has died.

Will PetSmart take back my guinea pig?

While PetSmart will only take your guinea pig if you purchased it from a PetSmart location within the last 14 days, there are other options for rehoming your pet. For example, other pet stores, animal shelters, or a humane society might take in your guinea pig.