Based in San Diego, California, PETCO is a leading omnichannel retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services in the U.S.  Founded in 1965, PETCO’s pet-related products include food, supplies, grooming products, toys, novelty items, vitamins, small companion animals such as hamsters, fish and birds and veterinary supplies.  Freeman Spogli realized its investment in PETCO through a sale of the company to CVC Capital Partners and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in 2016.