Watch: Texas rancher tests Petco's ‘all leashed pets welcome' policy

Man brings African Watusi to store on leash

ATASOCITA, Texas – Petco has a policy that all leashed pets are welcome, and that policy was put to the test recently.

Guess what? Petco passed. 

A Texas rancher brought his pet, Oliver, an African Watusi, to a Houston-area Petco on a leash. 

The rancher and Oliver, with its extremely large horns, were welcomed by staff. 

We mean it when we say ALL leashed pets are welcome in our stores. We got a special visit from one of our favorite customers, Oliver the African Watusi!

Posted by Petco on Tuesday, March 19, 2019


Oliver has ties to Central Florida, as he visited with the staff at Boot Barn on May 21, 2016.

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