Pet World Lawrence

Fire Updates

The Pet World staff would like to thank the community for the help during this very difficult time.

November 16, 2015


Announcing the OFFICIAL COUNTDOWN to reopening Pet World! You miss the PW experience. We miss the PW experience. The temporary location has been great but we are all SO READY to...

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August 27, 2015


SOUNDOFF! Fire safety: How do we protect animals who can’t protect themselves?Please read then speak your mind! After our tragic fire on Memorial Day, Pet World landed on the front lines...

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August 17, 2015


RECALLING EMPLOYEES As of this week, all of our managers are back up to full time and we have recalled a total of 11 employees back to work! How is this...

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August 9, 2015


Progress! The old building has been gutted down to the studs and concrete. Next will be the replacement of the entire roof. We have a lot of work ahead of...

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July 19, 2015


PET WORLD EXPRESS! Have you visited PWX? It’s small but more and more stocked by the day. Filling your orders and adding them to normal stock has worked well to...

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June 28, 2015


PET WORLD EXPRESS Our temporary location is up and running! We are across the parking lot from our old store, between the laundromat and Bikram Yoga. The space is only...

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June 20, 2015


Live Animals and Fire Prevention at Pet World Express The new location (across the parking lot by Bikram Yoga) is open and running. Well, crawling is probably a better word. But...

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June 17, 2015


I don’t know which to tell you first – the good news or the bad news. We have some of each. GOOD NEWS The Lawrence community continues to inspire us. The...

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June 13, 2015


Such a very different week. The week before last was brutal. I think we all hit our lowest points, struggling to let ourselves feel any joy amidst all that sorrow...

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June 8, 2015


What a week. I think it’s fair to say we all fell to our lowest points last week. The grieving process is not easy as so many of you know...

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June 3, 2015


This might be the longest update yet. Brace yourself. Our final word on fire prevention. Retail businesses are considered the safest of all commercial occupancies. When we moved into that building...

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May 28, 2015


At the scene, one of the firefighters told us, "One step at a time. Don't worry about the next step until it's time to take the next step." That was...

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Official Statement Regarding the Fire


The Pet World staff would like to thank the community for the help during this very difficult time. The outpouring of love and support has been overwhelming. The picture to...

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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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