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 #530623


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 Petco petition. petco sucks

sign to save are friends lives and to put a end to petcos live animal sales! [www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/443442871 ] this link



11/03/05  08:04pm

 #532094


ReptoDude
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  Message To: Reptonic republican   In reference to Message Id: 530623


 Petco petition. petco sucks

I personally like our petco. Just because yours doesnít keep up with the animals care doesnít mean it doesnít deserve to sell animals. Thatís like saying a family household failed to provide the proper care for their animal, so no family deserves owning an animal. Its not a logical petition. And that site of yours is biased about anything owning reptiles and happens to screw up. If one store or person screws up even one time, they are terrible pet owners in their book. 100% biased...



11/05/05  01:42am

 #537680


Ameivaboy
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  Message To: ReptoDude   In reference to Message Id: 532094


 Petco petition. petco sucks

actually,nearly all petcoís i have ever been to have diseased animals & improper husbandry practices. the "reptile specialist" position is a position you can be promoted into whether you know anything about herps or not. Itís not that they dont care (the store level emloyees not corporate) they just are uninformed and honestly, reptiles and their supplies are only a very small percentage of the profit, adding to this corporate retail stores are almost never alotted the amount of labor dollars and hours to have knowledgable,skilled people working for them or if they do have a knowledgabe person working for them their time is usually taken up doing general crap around the store



11/10/05  04:48am

 #538906


The_Thunderer
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  Message To: Ameivaboy   In reference to Message Id: 537680


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Well, Iím glad that the Petco stores in my area are better than yours. Each on Iíve been to had a knowlegeable "reptile specialist" on staff. One of them even owns 14 snakes of her own - and sheís the only one who mentioned it to me - I donít know about the others. As I mentioned in another post, the store that I had a problem with, fixed it when I let them know that there was a problem. If there are problems at your store, bring it to the managerís attention and if he/she doesnít do anything about it, go higher up the chain. Should they shut down all MacDonaldís if the local one has a food poisoning incident?



11/11/05  12:44am

 #763027


Leo1313
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  Message To: The_Thunderer   In reference to Message Id: 538906


 Petco petition. petco sucks

all of the petcos i have been to are very good with their animals. i have bought many lizzards from them and none have got sick or died. before you start putting out a petition you need to go over all the facts. yes some petcos have problems but y stop all of them from selling animals because of a couple stupid stores.



04/28/06  10:24pm

 #763554


Loves_Lizards
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  Message To: Leo1313   In reference to Message Id: 763027


 Petco petition. petco sucks

i would suggest u go talk to the manager there and maybe see if u can help out not petition against them



04/29/06  12:48pm

 #764521


Geckogirlemi
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  Message To: Loves_Lizards   In reference to Message Id: 763554


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Managers have NOTHING to do with how the animals are housed the owner of the company does.Like lets say..The calcium sand issue with Leos/BDís, Even if the manager hated keeping them on sand..He could not do squat about it..That is why a Petition is in order here!



04/30/06  03:03am

 #775613


TurtleLady99
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  Message To: Reptonic republican   In reference to Message Id: 530623


 Petco petition. petco sucks

I havenít had any good or bad Petco experiences, but I wouldnít go to them first for anything. They didnít seem very knowledgable when I was there. I donít think they should shell live animals if they donít know what the hell theyíre doing, but that isnít to say that they donít know alot of information regarding dogs, cats, birds, etc. Oh, and I HATE McDonalds...lol



05/07/06  02:02pm

 #858225


BinaryBitch0001
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  Message To: TurtleLady99   In reference to Message Id: 775613


 Petco petition. petco sucks

We have two local petcos. one of them is mediocre as far as petstores go, and the other is really really good. The only thing I would really want to change about them is their frozen mice, I think their supplier must whack them to kill them, and then freezes them because whenever Iíve gone to petco to get them (I try to buy local, but occaionally Iíll be out of them, and petco has been nearby, so...) some of them have had blood on their heads leading me to believe that they donít clean them very well. the locally owned store is a little more expensive, but their frozen mice seem much healthier, and they never have blood on them anywhere.



06/29/06  03:54pm

 #873433


Mascaron
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  Message To: BinaryBitch0001   In reference to Message Id: 858225


 Petco petition. petco sucks

I only have 4 petsores where I live Petcetra(sells expired reptile products need I say more)Pet parade doesnít know jack about crickits and overstocks their animals Pet parade a local shop my favorite where I got my darling Fire skink.As well as tropical fish and reptile(meh) so petstores can be tricky.



07/08/06  06:15pm

 #887415


Smckenna62
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  Message To: Reptonic republican   In reference to Message Id: 530623


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Petco is a very good pet store in my area in NJ. Watch out for waht you say.



07/16/06  04:39pm

 #888426


Geckogirlemi
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  Message To: Smckenna62   In reference to Message Id: 887415


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Quote:

Petco is a very good pet store in my area in NJ. Watch out for waht you say.

No need to threaten anyone. You need to apologize for that threat you just gave him. The one in my area is the most horrible store I have ever seen in my life and it should be shut down.



07/17/06  03:25am

 #959516


Chinchillagirl
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  Message To: Geckogirlemi   In reference to Message Id: 888426


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Iím sure its not that bad! our petco is the greatest all the cages are clean all the time the are knowledgeable and the pets are in great shape. Take that back what you said to him geckogirlmi. I agree with him.



08/27/06  03:56pm

 #1052859


TutThePlatedLizard
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  Message To: Chinchillagirl   In reference to Message Id: 959516


 Petco petition. petco sucks

if you guys did any research you would see that the majority of petcos are no good. especially in the reptile and fish depts. there are many petitions out trying to get petco to at least care for their animals better. the thing with corporate petstores is that u dont need any specific animal knowledge to work there and so most people who are hired have no idea what they are doing or talking about and just make it up as they go along. also, they are one of the few corporate stores to house saltwater fish, which is just wrong. there is a reason why others dont. sw fish have special needs and need an advanced sw aquarium OWNER to take care of them and sell them. they need to change their policies before the stores can change, thats the problem. dont say how great corporate pet stores are until uve worked in one. its horrid work because ur fellow employees dont care about the animals and because of national policies, u cant do a dang thing for the herps who need you.

also, petco is waaaaay overpriced. support ur mom and pop stores, people! also, with M&P stores they will usually order things for you and the good ones have knowledgeable staff. not all m&pís are good, dont get me wrong, but if u find a good one then u are set for life. just buy dry goods at commercial pet stores, leave the live stuff to the stores who know how to care for them and hire the proper people.



11/08/06  11:32am

 #1113425


Mariokartjoey
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  Message To: TutThePlatedLizard   In reference to Message Id: 1052859


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Wow, whoever started this thread really has no idea what their talking abot what so ever. I have been to many different states and been in many different petcoís and all of them were great. Hmmm, i wonder why 80% of these posts are saying petco is great and not to petition, maybe because petco is a good business. They treat all of their animals well.

Shutting down the petco would be impossable for you to do with that petition, do you think they care about a little petitioners, i think not, they have probably seen more ridiculous petitioners before. How about if i go into your house and look at your animals, and if i think one is in a small cage, not fed well, looks sick etc. then i am going to take all ur animals, your house, and your money away from you.

Saying all petcoís are bad is an opinion, in fact saying one petco is bad is an opinion.
bottom line is petco treats their animals nicely, and more specificly their reptiles are well cared for too!



12/31/06  11:16am

 #1138556


Rjc2691
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  Message To: Mariokartjoey   In reference to Message Id: 1113425


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Iím going with no petition. You canít shut down a store or even get it to stop selling animals just because YOU donít think they take care of their animals. In fact, I garuntee 90% of the people here donít take care of there animals properly. So maybe you read everything there is to read about the animal, and you even get them to pop out eggs on a regular basis, but you donít know crap about the animal. Most of what I here on these forums is simplily stupid. But I donít feel like arguing that right now. The point is people have no right to make these stores stop selling animals. You canít tell Wal-Mart to sell American made products only and you canít tell Petco not to sell reptiles.

If you kids who are sitting here with nothing better to do than petition really want to help, than get a job there. Guess what, When those stores get a new reptile in, someone has to set up the cage for it, and it could be you. You donít have to ask the CEO of the company if it is alright to use repti-carpet. In fact, those stores use their products to set up the tanks. No manager is telling them where to place the hide or whatever. It is really just the employees I think.

And another thing, Iíd be willing to bet more animals die in owners hands than at pet stores (not a very good statistic really)

The point is your petition is stupid and a waste of time. Youíre not "saving lives"...

ģyan



01/18/07  08:30pm

 #1139325


CornBaby
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  Message To: Rjc2691   In reference to Message Id: 1138556


 Petco petition. petco sucks

This thread really makes me mad. I work at Petco and i gaurantee that all of the animals are taken care of better than half of the people on this site. Each store is REQUIRED to have an infirmary and if any animal in the store seems to be less than 100% healthy theyíre put into their own cage in a heated room and then a vet is called to check. We even take customers pets that they buy from us and nurse them back to health. So DO NOT assume that Petco sucks just because itís a huge chain store. if you donít work their and know exactly what goes on behind the seens, donít assume anything.



01/19/07  02:10pm

 #1209739


Swny
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  Message To: Reptonic republican   In reference to Message Id: 530623


 Petco petition. petco sucks

I personally have never had a problem with petco. i think your petition is just wrong. we have 4 petcos where i live. (milwaukee,WI) and there all just fine. i belive if you donít like them dont shop there. plz show us your pets and enclosers. we would like to be judgemental as you seem to be. i personlly shop at a mom and pop store. they are more easy to deal with. plus once you have spent over $1,000 in there store they will bend over backwards to help you plus they will negotiate prices.



03/15/07  05:52am

 #1224136


FrogsRfun
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  Message To: Swny   In reference to Message Id: 1209739


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Personally I think that there shouldnít be a petition because not all Petcoís are bad. On the other hand, I would disagree with anyone that said that all petcos are good, because after all, a business is only as good as itís employees, and the one petco near me has some pretty bad bacteria growing in the fish tanks. Thatís why I think instead of their being a petition for the whole Petco company, their should only be petitions for certain ones, the ones that have really bad employees and poor animal care. Unfortunately though, even a petition probably wonít close down a bad pet store, Iíve seen lots of people try and sadly fail.



03/27/07  04:48pm

 #1308572


Jc17
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  Message To: FrogsRfun   In reference to Message Id: 1224136


 Petco petition. petco sucks

the petco by me is fine i work there and i am personally in charge of the reptile dept. i do have to say though that i like petsmart a lot better where i am b/c thay have a bigger store and a better reptile dept than we do, but our petco is still pretty good we take care of all of our animals. i know of some stores that do not take care of their animals but that is their fault not evryones fault so please donít sign the petition to stop petco from selling animals some stores do actually care for the animals that they are selling.



06/06/07  05:58pm

 #1466609


Reptile dude007
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  Message To: Jc17   In reference to Message Id: 1308572


 Petco petition. petco sucks

Why not just dont buy live animals there?



10/03/07  08:38pm

 #1522161


Bluerainbow
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  Message To: Reptonic republican   In reference to Message Id: 530623


 Petco petition. petco sucks

NEED TO HELP THIM STUCK HERMIT CRAB NOT HEAHTY



11/21/07  03:46pm

 #1525089


LeVi7
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  Message To: Bluerainbow   In reference to Message Id: 1522161


 Petco petition. petco sucks

my petco is great its my pet supermarket is where they have the problems and i get my aniamls from there because they dont take good care of them so i take them and get the right stuff 4 them. BUT i dont get them at petco because they r all in good condition and need the help like the others do. And yes if the manger realy wanted to change stuff he/she would i know a manager who works at petco and she take care of all the reptiles and she has changed a lot of stuff about how they live



11/24/07  06:34pm

 #1972075


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  Message To: Reptonic republican   In reference to Message Id: 530623


 Petco petition. petco sucks

PetCo is just walmart with cute puppy faces. i buy large crickets from petco and they are as big as the small crickets and my local pet store. no joke petco is weeeeaaaakkk



03/21/09  05:00am


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