PetSmart Charities announces initial commitment of $1 million to support pets and pet families affected by Hurricane Irma

Combined total of $3 million in funding support to animal welfare organizations and nonprofits working to help pets in need following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; PetSmart allows U.S. shoppers to donate funds directly to hurricane recovery efforts PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, […]

PetSmart Charities to help pets and pet parents impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Phoenix, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to Hurricane Harvey, PetSmart Charities is reaching out to help pets and pet parents in need. The organization has earmarked at least $1 million in emergency relief funding to help animal welfare agencies who are working on the front lines to rescue, relocate, feed and care […]

PetSmart: first of four massive pet food donation arriving in 70 Cities through its Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program

Thanks to Millions of PetSmart Shoppers Who Bought Bags of Pet Food this Year, 92 Semi Trucks are Arriving in 70 Cities Across 31 States and Three Canadian Provinces with 17 Million Meals to Feed Hungry Pets in Need NEW YORK CITY and LOS ANGELES, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart announced today (Aug. […]

PetSmart Charities survey reveals that more pets would be rescued if people received more information on how to adopt a pet

Good News is Respondents Are Quick to Cite Pet Adoption as the Solution and Report the Many Benefits of Having a Pet—Emotional, Physical and More PHOENIX, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — American pet parents significantly underestimate the current pet homelessness issue facing the country, according to a new survey commissioned by PetSmart Charities, the leading funder […]

PetSmart delivers the first of nearly 90 initial semi-truck loads of pet food through its historic Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program

PetSmart Expects to Distribute more than 60 Million Meals and Reports Philanthropic Program Has Already Generated More Than 20 Million Meals to Date PetSmart Charities Teams up with Feeding America® and Rescue Bank® to Distribute the Pet Food to  Rescues, Shelters and Food Banks in the U.S. PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

New fundraising program at PetSmart stores to raise $1 million for Service Dogs for Heroes

PetSmart Makes it Easy for Shoppers to Donate to this Important Cause Memorial Day through Independence Day Goal is to Raise $1 million to Train and Place Service Dogs With Eligible Veterans WILTON, Conn. and PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —Blue Buffalo, PetSmart Charities and PetSmart are teaming up to support and raise […]

PetSmart celebrates National Military Appreciation Month with selection of patriotic-themed pet services

To Kick-Off Military Appreciation Month, $1 from Select PetSmart Grooming, Dog Training and PetsHotel® Services to be Donated to Support Veterans Programs Aimed at Restoring Independence PHOENIX, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — May is National Military Appreciation Month, and PetSmart, the nation’s leading pet specialty retailer, is pleased to offer a selection of patriotic-themed pet services […]

PetSmart’s Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program to benefit GreaterGood.org’s Rescue Bank program and Feeding America®

America’s Largest Domestic Hunger-Relief Organization and the Nation’s Largest Pet Food Donation Network are Assisting PetSmart Charities in Distributing the Bulk of the Expected 60 Million-Plus Meals* to Pets in Need; PetSmart Reporting Just-Launched Philanthropic Program Has Already Generated 7 Million MealsCITY, PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal […]

PetSmart Charities expands its grant categories to provide more ways for nonprofits to benefit from funding support

Six New Grant Categories; Now 10 Total, Offer Eligible Nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada More Chances than Ever Before to Apply for Funding for Initiatives Aligned with PetSmart Charities’ New Mission PHOENIX, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, today ( March 21, 2017) unveiled […]

24,428 Pets adopted during PetSmart Charities’ first National Adoption Weekend of 2017

PHOENIX, 2017-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — This past weekend, North Americans opened their hearts and their homes to more than 24,000 adoptable pets who were looking for their forever families during PetSmart Charities’ first National Adoption Weekend of 2017—hosted at over 1,500 PetSmart stores across the continent.  This weekend event ranks among the top […]

PetSmart® & PetSmart Charities® celebrates American Heart Month with National Adoption Weekend Feb. 17-19

In this Month of Love and Heart-Health, PetSmart® & PetSmart Charities® Host National Adoption Weekend Feb. 17-19; SharesHeart-Warming and Heart-Protecting Reasons to Adopt a Pet PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s well known that adopting a new pet and saving a life will warm the heart, but now scientific evidence is showing […]

PetSmart Charities issued more than $11 million in grants to fund no-cost or low-cost spay and neuter surgeries across the United States and Canada

Grants will help facilitate more than 200,000 spay and neuter surgeries in local communities  across North America to proactively prevent unplanned litters and reduce pet homelessness PHOENIX, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pet overpopulation is a serious issue, but there are solutions.  February is National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month, and leaders in the animal […]

22,834 pets found their forever homes during PetSmart Charities’ November National Adoption Weekend

Signature Adoption Event Aimed at Encouraging Pet Adoption Prior to the Holiday Season Saves the Lives of 22,834 Pets at PetSmart Stores across North America Phoenix, AZ, 2016-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — This past weekend, tens of thousands of pet-loving North Americans visited PetSmart stores for PetSmart Charities’ November National Adoption Weekend.  A grand total […]

PetSmart Charities® announces new focus on grant-making and unveils expanded mission

Newly Expanded Grantee Opportunities Available to Support At-Risk Families and Programs that Enhance People’s Lives Through Pets PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 15, 2016 ), PetSmart Charities® Inc., the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, announced a new focus on strategic grant-making and unveiled an expanded mission, allowing it to reach […]

PetSmart® and PetSmart Charities® to Host National Adoption Weekend Nov. 11-13 at PetSmart Stores

PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pets often rise to the top of the holiday gift lists for children and grown-ups alike and many families across North America will get a new puppy or kitten for Christmas, yet experts from PetSmart Charities say adopting a four-legged friend before the hectic holiday season could help ensure […]