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Petco Taps into Fall 2014 Fashion with On-Trend Styles for Dogs

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Pet Products Association estimates that Americans will spend $58.51 billion on pets this year and many of that will be in the name of fashion. Just in time for fall, Petco shares top on-trend styles for dogs based off designer runways from around the world.

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Knit: Knit pants were a common theme on the fall runways and Elle Magazine named knits as one of their "top 14 trends for fall." Petco suggests dogs pulling off this trend with the Pup Crew Gray and Pink Henley Dog Sweater or the Petco Pup Crew Red and White Peekaboo Dog Sweater. The latter features warm material, perfect for cool weather and a zipper and stripes for a stylish look. The Henley sweater has adorable buttons on the back for added detail.

Shearling: Designers also loved shearling on the runways. Although most dogs have fur, winter months can still prove cold, especially for dogs with shorter coats. Pet Life's Brown Metallic Dog Jacket is fashionable and features a stylish faux fur hood. This coat contains 3M Thinsulate™ thermal retention insulated barrier that keeps a dog's body temperature regulated, yet the material is breathable and comfortable. Protect paws from cold, as well as chemicals used to melt snow, with Petco's Wag-a-tude Brown Moccasin Dog Shoes. The zip closure adds function to the classy brown quilted materials and faux fur all around.

Scarves: New York Magazine named long scarves as one of the biggest trends for Fall 2014. Petco's Smoochie Pooch Pink Heart Fair Isle Dog Scarf is the perfect fall accessory for pets. The design will turn heads with its hearts and pom poms.

Rave Prints: Bright patterns were also a highlight features at many shows and now pets can join in on the party. To get the look, try Petco's Wag-a-tude Blue Multi Skulls Print Dog Hoodie with blue, orange and green brightly-colored skulls or Petco's Pup Crew Sport Blue Blurry Stripes Dog Tank Top with bright neon colors.

For more information on top fall trends for pets or to shop the collection visit www.petco.com.

About Petco and the Petco Foundation
Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that focuses on nurturing powerful relationships between people and pets. We do this by providing the products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets physically fit, mentally alert, socially engaged and emotionally happy. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,300 Petco locations across the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico, including more than 100 Unleashed by Petco locations, a smaller format neighborhood shop; nine Pooch Hotel destinations for pet daycare, boarding and spa services; and petco.com. The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has raised more than $125 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support thousands of local animal welfare groups across the country and, through in-store adoption events, help find homes for more than 400,000 animals every year.

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