PETCO, the nation’s leading pet specialty retailer, has reopened 16 of its 28 stores that were forced to close temporarily because of Hurricane Ike. The remaining 12 stores, mostly located to the east and south of Houston, are waiting for electrical power restoration to begin clean up and reopening as conditions allow.

“Teams across the company are working as quickly and as safely as possible to reopen in order to help residents and their companion animals begin to recover from the storm and return to normal,” said PETCO CEO Jim Myers.

PETCO stores in Texas that are reopened for business are as follows:

Sugar Land – 3326 Highway 6, Suite D, Sugar Land;
Beaumont – 4175 Dowlen Rd., Beaumont;
Corpus Christi – 6418-B South Staples Street, Corpus Christi;
Wilcrest – 10911, Westheimer Road, Houston;
River Oaks – 2110 South Shepherd, Houston;
Copperfield – 6883 Highway 6 North, Houston;
Hwy 290 – 12015 Northwest Freeway, Houston;
FM 1960 – 4431 FM 1960, Houston
Katy – 513 South Mason Road, Katy;
College Station – 1901 Texas Ave, Suite C, College Station
Clearlake – 2410 Bay Area Blvd. Suite B, Houston;
League City – 2895 Gulf Freeway South, League City;
Rosenberg – 23710 Commercial Drive, Rosenberg;
Pasadena – 3680 Spencer Highway, Pasadena; and
Westheimer – 7510 Westheimer, Houston;
Woodlands – 522 Sawdust Rd. Suite C1, Woodlands.

The following stores are working to reopen as soon as possible in the coming days:

Port Arthur- 8735 Memorial Blvd., Port Arthur;
Spring Cypress – 22511 State Highway 249, Houston;
Eldridge – 12310 FM 1960 W., Houston;
Weslayan – 5450 Weslayan, Suite 12, Houston;
Conroe – 1410 N. Loop 336 W., Conroe;
Baytown – 4665 Garth Rd., #400, Baytown;
Atascocita – 7067 FM 1960 Rd. E., Humble;
Spring – 19507 I-45 North, Suite 700, Spring;
Uvlade – 13341-13345 East Freeway, Houston;
Deerbrook – 210 FM 1960 East Bypass, Humble;
Lake Jackson- 117 W. Highway 332, Lake Jackson; and
Pearland – 3265 East Broadway, Pearland;

The PETCO Foundation, the company’s nonprofit organization, is working with Town Lake Animal Shelter, the agency coordinating the animal welfare response in the Houston area, as well as other groups in Texas, to provide food and supplies to meet the needs of companion animals in Ike’s wake.

The foundation has provided crates, dog runs, food and other products to several groups, and reopening PETCO stores are also prepared with supplies to meet the recovery needs of animal welfare groups.

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PETCO is a privately held specialty retailer that provides products, services and advice that make it easier for our customers to be great pet parents. We operate more than 900 stores in 49 states and the District of Columbia, as well as a leading pet products and information destination at Our nonprofit organization, The PETCO Foundation, has raised more than $44 million since its inception in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the foundation, we work with and support more than 5,000 local animal welfare groups across the country to help find homes for nearly 300,000 adoptable animals every year