New Way to Last-Minute Holiday Shop: Buy Online Dec. 17-24, Get Delivery Same-Day in the Chicago Metro Area* for Free – A Gift from PetSmart

More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Dog Owners Buy Presents for Their Pets at
the Holidays**; With Many Last-Minute Shoppers, PetSmart Makes It Easier
for Pet Parents to Get Last-Minute Gifts

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the online shopping window is closing for traditional home delivery,
PetSmart announced today it is offering FREE Same-Day delivery service
for all online purchases to homes in the Chicago metro
area. The Same-Day service is offered through the pet specialty
retailer’s collaboration partner, Deliv, and is available in 16
additional metro areas across the nation, totaling nearly 2,500 ZIP

“We know pet parents love to involve their pets at the holidays,
including giving them gifts,” said Eran Cohen, Chief Customer Experience
Officer, PetSmart. “We also know it’s a hectic time for a lot of
families and that pets might be last on the gift list. We aim to make
shopping hassle-free for pet parents. So starting Dec. 17 through Dec.
24, in the 17 cities covered, pet parents can order online from their
desktops or while on-the-go from their mobile devices at
and receive their packages that day with free delivery service. Even the
eleventh-hour shoppers are covered because orders placed on Christmas
Eve before 2 p.m. can arrive later that same day* just in time for gift

PetSmart has all the gifts topping pets’ wish lists this year,*** from
festive pet apparel for photo ops to toys for gift opening events and
feasting treats to involve pets in dinner parties and family meals.
PetSmart’s Holiday ’16 collection is one of its largest holiday pet
collections to date. PetSmart also has last-minute gifts for pet-loving
humans, including coffee mugs featuring dogs and cats, holiday tree
ornaments and vintage glass bird feeders, as well as philanthropic items
that give back to pets in need, including PetSmart’s collectible line of
Chance and Lucky plush toys.

Deliv is a leading crowdsourced, last-mile logistics company that powers
scheduled, same-day delivery and returns for omnichannel retailers,
local businesses and e-commerce companies. For’s Same-Day
delivery service, PetSmart utilizes its stores in the local community as
fulfillment resources, an efficient approach in online retail.

In addition to the local metro area in Chicago,’s Same-Day
delivery service with Deliv is also available in Los Angeles, Orange
County, San Francisco, San Jose, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Miami, Seattle,
Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C., New York City,
Yonkers and Northern New Jersey.

*Nearly 2,500 ZIP codes are covered for Same-Day delivery service in the
17 metro areas. As online shoppers select products and insert their ZIP
code, they will learn if Same-Day service is available to them and for
that product. Some exclusions apply for PetSmart’s Same-Day delivery
service and the free offer. See for details. Orders placed
on Dec. 24 by 2 p.m. are expected to be received by 6 p.m.

**According to a recent online survey of 1,000 dog owners in both the
U.S. and Canada commissioned by PetSmart and conducted by Wakefield

***While supplies last. Selection may vary by store.

About PetSmart®

PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and
solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and
we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection,
PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their
pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This vision impacts
everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates
and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 55,000
associates, operate approximately 1,500 pet stores in the United States,
Canada and Puerto Rico and 204 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat
boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively
priced pet food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming,
pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp day care services and pet
adoption services in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet
parents – including,, and – offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet
care information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption
partnership with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart
Charities® and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save the
lives of more than 500,000 homeless pets each year.

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Danielle Bickelmann
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