PetSmart Celebrates the Season of Spoiling™ with Virtual Santa Photos and Sweepstakes

With more than 10,000 prizes including a $50,000 grand prize, the Spoil & Snap™ Sweeps Will Spoil Pets and Pet Parents Alike

PHOENIX – Dec. 11, 2020 — PetSmart has designated this holiday season the Season of Spoiling with a myriad of festive gifts for pet parents to shower upon their furry, finned and even scaly pets. To make the season even brighter, the largest pet specialty retailer is launching its first-ever Spoil & Snap Sweeps with a $50,000 grand prize to spoil your pet, plus virtual photos with Santa Claus to help pet parents capture the spirit of the season. The event, which starts tomorrow and runs through Dec. 24, will be in lieu of the retailer’s annual photos with Santa event that typically takes place in the stores.

“Throughout this year of uncertainty, our pets have been there for us and they deserve to be spoiled. In fact, we could all use a little spoiling,” Will Smith, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at PetSmart said. “That’s why we’re launching the Spoil & Snap Sweeps that combines the spirit of the holidays with plenty of prizes for pets and pet parents alike to enjoy. Plus, there’s nothing more 2020 than a virtual photo with Santa!”

Sweepstakes prizes range from thousands of PetSmart eGift cards, PetSmart Treats™ membership rewards points, pet pampering services packages, training classes and more. One grand prize winner will walk away with $50,000 to spoil their pet however they like.

Customers will automatically be entered for a chance to win in one of two ways:

  1. Spend $20 (or more) – Spoil your pet with any purchase of $20 or more at or on the PetSmart app.
  2. Snap a Pic – Take a picture of your pet with Santa in the PetSmart app and post it on Instagram or Twitter with #SeasonOfSpoiling #Sweepstakes and tag @PetSmart.

For more information, including how to enter for free and to view the PetSmart’s Spoil & Snap Sweeps official rules, visit

No purchase necessary to enter/win a prize. US/DC 18+. Ends 12/24/2020. Visit for Official Rules, inc. Prizes, Entry & Eligibility requirements.  



About PetSmart®

PetSmart LLC 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, together, 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. PetSmart operates approximately 1,650 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as more than 200 in-store PetSmart PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. The retailer provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and products, as well as services such as dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp™ and pet adoption. PetSmart, PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities® of Canada work with more than 4,000 animal welfare organizations to bring adoptable pets into stores so they have the best chance possible of finding a forever home. Through this in-store adoption program and other signature events, PetSmart has facilitated more than 9 million adoptions, more than any other brick-and-mortar organization. In May 2017, PetSmart acquired Chewy, Inc., which through its ownership and operation of, is a leading online retailer of pet food and products in the U.S. PetSmart currently retains a controlling interest in Chewy, but Chewy operates as an independent, publicly traded (CHWY) subsidiary.