Recent News

See below for information on news, specials and upcoming events.

Employment Opportunities

05-08-2017

Category: Company with less than 50 employees VotedBEST PLACE TO WORKin Lawrence, Kansas! Pet World hires a few times a year, usually in January and August, but this year we've added another round of hiring in MAY! Please read more about the...

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Thank You Days Sale!

04-29-2017

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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Summer Camp Time!

04-01-2017

Summer Camp Registrations opens April 15th!

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Pet World Spooktacular!

10-01-2016

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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Holiday Bonus Bucks and Stocking Stuffer…

11-26-2015

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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Hero Page

08-26-2015

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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Fire Updates

05-26-2015

Please see below for updates on the Pet World fire.

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Donations to Fire Relief Fund

04-01-2015

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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Baby Chameleons!

01-06-2015

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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Halloween Cast List / Actor Info

10-22-2014

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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The Making of a PW Haunted House

10-16-2014

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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Fishroom Remodel Spring 2014

05-30-2014

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 Birds

04-29-2014

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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Komodo Dragons

04-01-2014

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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Hedgehog Care Tips

06-08-2013

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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Passionately Pink

10-11-2012

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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Sinister Cinema!

10-17-2011

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

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Pet World Pink!

09-30-2011

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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NEW Storytime Live!

02-17-2011

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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Winter of Fun Contest

10-12-2010

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

10-12-2010

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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We're Remodeling!

08-31-2010

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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Facebook and Twitter

06-21-2010

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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