Pet World Lawrence

Recent News

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

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 everything in the store is...

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Holiday Bonus Bucks and Stocking Stuffer…


December Specials!Don't forget our big, one day, HOLIDAY SALE the first Saturday in December!  

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Donations to Fire Relief Fund


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...

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Baby Chameleons!


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...

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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...

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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...

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Employment Opportunities


Category: Company with less than 50 employeesVoted BEST PLACE TO WORK!in Lawrence, Kansas Pet World hires a few times a year, usually in January and August, but this year we've added another round...

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Fishroom Remodel Spring 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...

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Komodo Dragons


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...

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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...

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Baby Birds


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...

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2012 Holiday Sale!


Details about our 2012 Holiday Sale can be found here and R.S.V.P. on Facebook!

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Motel Hell(o): Pet World's Haunted House…


Come join us again this year for another Pet World Haunted House fundraiser for the Lawrence Humane Society!

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Passionately Pink 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...

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Summer Camp Time!


Summer Camp Registrations opens April 15th!

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Sinister Cinema!


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

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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...

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Thank You Days Sale!


The 2017 Sale will be the weekend of April 29 & 30! Each year, Pet World invites our customers to our Annual THANKYOUDAYS sale and celebration. This event is an annual...

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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...

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Holiday Specials


Pet World is offering a week of free boarding with any new pet purchased with a complete* set-up! If you have been waiting for Christmas to give that special pet...

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2010 Holiday Sale


It's that time of year again and Pet World is having another Holiday Sale! We may not do the Black Friday sales, but we do have great specials and a big...

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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 evening...

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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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Winter of Fun Contest


Thanks 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...

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We're Remodeling!


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...

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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!

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Hyperflite Flying Discs


HYPERFLITE! Have you seen all our new Hyperflite dog discs? These are by far the best flying discs for dogs on the market. Finally a flyer that is tough enough...

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Employment Opportunities

Voted BEST PLACE TO WORK in Lawrence, Pet World has long been known as an amazing work experience. We offer highly sought after internships and paid apprenticeships that can turn into flexible short and long term paid positions. After your time at PW, which is usually about 4-5 years for most, we'll help you complete an expert resume to launch a great career! Interested in joining the Pet World team? Check out our Employment Opportunities page for more info.

Location & Hours

Pet World
711 W 23rd Street
Lawrence, KS 66046

Phone: 785-841-7476

Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Please see Contact Us page for exceptions to these store hours.

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