See below for archived information on news, specials and events. Please note this list is somewhat random and not complete.
Donations to Pet World (Animal Rescue or…
PET WORLD'S ANIMAL RESCUE WORK Everyone knows Pet World in Lawrence, Kansas is a huge, full line pet store but did you know we are also a licensed animal shelter? For decades we have been rescuing and rehoming animals and...Read more
Pet World Art
About those Dog Wash tiles...Read more
Dog Wash Tiles
About those Dog Wash tiles... Did you know only three of our three dozen employees worked at the "old" Pet World? It's kinda sad to think about how many people didn't know "Pre-fire" Pet World but lemme tell ya, if you...Read more
Meet the Human Staff
Meet Pet World's Human Staff Members! (This is a new page, still under construction. Please bear with us. We currently only have one example of an employee profile but more are coming soon!) Repeatedly voted "Best Place to Work" by Best of...Read more
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 virtually everything in the store is on sale. Enjoy the free popcorn and cotton candy! Register to...Read more
Summer Camp Time!
Summer Camp Open Emrollment begins April 15! Early registration (for additional fees) begins March 15!Read more
VOTED BEST PLACE TO WORK in Lawrence, Kansas! Category: Company with less than 50 employees Please Click Here for more info on our hiring process!Pet World now hires all year long. Please read more about the hiring process, spend...Read more
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 2020, little costumed trick-or-treaters are invited to stop by Pet World...Read more
Fishroom Remodel Spring 2014
The 2014 remodeling our fishroom! These are old photos from our 2014 fish section remodel. Not even a year after it was complete, the Pet World fire destroyed everything on May 25, 2015. We repoened in January of 2016 and the...Read more
Holiday Bonus Bucks and Stocking Stuffer…
December Specials! Don't forget our big, one day, HOLIDAY SALE the first Saturday in December! (Please check Holiday Events page for annual updates to this event.) A qualified kit is an enclosure (cage, tank, etc.) plus food, substrate (bedding, gravel) and...Read more
Please see below for updates on the Pet World fire and rebuild. The original, official statement is listed at the bottom.Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
The Pet World Haunted House returns for two nights this year! Prepare for the Sinister Cinema!Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
Pet World YouTube Channel
Back in 2010 we started our YouTube channel. We quickly realized we are really good at a lot of things but YouTube was not one of them! In 2015 we decided to revive our YouTube channel but, honestly, after the...Read more
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...Read more
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!Read more