Storytime LIVE!


Join us every Saturday at 11:00am to listen to a new book every week! Learn more.

Feature Creature


Join us every Sunday at 3:00pm to learn about a different animal every week! Learn more. Learn more.

Guess who's back home!?!


Returned Memorial Day Weekend.
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In-store Pet Services


In-store Pet Services
Our in-store services include nail trimming, wing clipping, boarding and more for birds, small mammals and reptiles big and small! Learn more.

Birthday Parties - turn your child into a Pet World Party Animal!


Pet World Birthday Parties offer a unique experience for any child! With hands on animal experiences your child and their guests won't soon forget they're both fun and educational! Party options range from bringing the animals out to your house, short parties in the pet store, and even an after hours party complete with hide and seek in the dark! Learn more.

News, Updates & Specials

Employment Opportunities


VOTED BEST PLACE TO WORKin Lawrence, Kansas!Category: Company with less than 50 employees Please refresh this page often to get the most current info!Pet World hires a few times a year, usually in January and August, and sometimes in May. Please...

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Summer Camp Time!


Summer Camp Registrations opens April 15th!

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Thank You Days Sale!


Each year, Pet World invites our customers to our Annual THANK YOU DAYS sale and celebration. This event is an annual customer appreciation weekend when everything in the store is on sale. Enjoy the free popcorn and cotton candy! Register to win...

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Fire Updates


Please see below for updates on the Pet World fire.

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Donations to Fire Relief Fund


As you know, Pet World suffered a tragic fire on Memorial Day that rocked our community. For the first week we were totally overwhelmed with public support and requests to donate. Because we have insurance and we are not a...

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Hero Page


Welcome to the Pet World Hero Page! On Memorial Day, 2015, Pet World suffered a tragic fire while we were closed. During and since the fire, countless people have helped us in many ways. We will never know who all has...

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Sinister Cinema!


The Pet World Haunted House returns for two nights this year! Prepare for the Sinister Cinema!

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Winter of Fun Contest


CONTEST CLOSEDThanks to everybody who entered into this contest! We really enjoyed seeing all of the pictures of your pets!Stay tuned for our next contest! Pet World is having another contest! This one is to win a $50 Pet World Gift Card! Have...

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Pet World YouTube Channel


So we've done it guys. You can now see even more of the goofy stuff our animals do on YouTube by subscribing to us! Pet World's YouTube Channel

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The Making of a PW Haunted House


Here is a little behind the scenes view of the making of a Pet World Haunted House!! A little day by day from the first day of 'building' through the tear down after Halloween! This year's theme is an Abandoned...

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Pet World Spooktacular!


Spend time with the creepy crawlies this Halloween!   On the Saturday, before Halloween, kids are invited to enroll in our Parents Night Out, Halloween edition! Click here for details. On Halloween evening, costumed trick-or-treaters are invited to stop by Pet World and...

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Pet World Pink!


Read below about Pet World's 2011 breast cancer awareness promotion.We reached our $1000.00 goal in a little over a week! For ten days in 2011 - Fri, Oct. 7 through Sun, Oct. 16 - Pet World Lawrence donated 2% of all...

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Passionately Pink


Pet World Goes Pink again in 2012! Pet World has set another lofty goal of raising $1000.00 for breast cancer research.For the first week of October, 2012, Pet World will make a positive difference! 1. October 1-6 Pet World will match all...

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NEW Storytime Live!


Pet World is excited to announce the beginning of educational programs designed specially for children 5 and under! The first program to be announced is Storytime Live! a free book reading every Saturday at 11am! Storytime Live! is a free program starting...

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Komodo Dragons


This was an April Fool's joke in 2014! Hey Pet World fans! We've been waiting months for confirmation on this, but we're finally excited to announce that we have just been approved to start carrying and selling (give me a little...

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Halloween Cast List / Actor Info


PW HALLOWEEN Ever wonder how many people it takes to handle Halloween at PW? Here is an overview of one year’s community haunted house and cast list. Theme: Zombie Apocalypse (a quarantined city) Gate entry: TIMAdmit trick-or-treaters into the line. Ages 4-11, up...

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Hedgehog Care Tips


We are excited to let our fans and customers know we're now carrying hedgehogs. Below are a few pictures of some of our first hedgehogs for sale at Pet World as well as some care information on these cool new...

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Holiday Bonus Bucks and Stocking Stuffer…


December Specials! Don't forget our big, one day, HOLIDAY SALE the first Saturday in December! A qualified kit is an enclosure (cage, tank, etc.) plus food, substrate (bedding, gravel) and all the necessary equipment and supplies for a complete set-up. We...

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Fishroom Remodel Spring 2014


We've been busy remodeling our fishroom! Stop into the store to see the process first hand and check out some of these pics to see what's new!   An old panoramic shot of one of the fishwalls. An old panoramic shot of some of...

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Baby Chameleons!


Look how big they're getting! Can you count all of the babies in this pic? (Hint: it's more than 7!)   They continued to hatch over Christmas and our staff just couldn't shake the excitement!   Newly hatched baby chameleon(L), baby chameleon just started to...

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Facebook and Twitter


You can now follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Keep up to date with new arrivals, special deals, pictures and store updates on the social networking sites you already visit!

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Baby Birds


It's springtime and that means baby birds at Pet World! If your family has been thinking about adding a feathery friend this is an excellent time to start meeting birds and finding the right fit for you! From small, singing...

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We're Remodeling!


You may have noticed we’re remodeling! It's an exciting time around Pet World but a little crazy. A few things have gotten misplaced (but are not gone!) and from time to time it's a little messy or loud but it will...

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Website Disclaimer


A note about our web site: This site is for informational purposes only. We hope to provide you with round the clock access to Pet World via this site, however, please remember that we are not an online store. This site is for your convenience, but you may notice that it is not a place to shop and there are no email addresses for contact information. Our intention is to maintain our focus on personalized service to our customers who shop in our store. For more information about Pet World, please visit us at 711 West 23rd St. - Hwy 10 (23rd and Louisiana) in Lawrence, Kansas.