Give a Pet a Forever Home for the Holidays at PetSmart Charities® of Canada
National Adoption Weekend, November 15-17
TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The holidays remind us of the things we're
thankful for, and for those with adopted pets, their furry friends top that
list. Thousands of deserving pets are waiting for you at the PetSmart
Charities of Canada National Adoption WeekendNov. 15-17 at your neighborhood
Over a hundred local animal welfare groups will have adorable and adoptable
pets at over 80 PetSmart stores in Canada. They can help you find your perfect
match, whether it's a dog, cat, puppy, kitten, mixed-breed or purebred.
Nonprofit PetSmart Charities of Canada depends on donations to offer special
events like this one. A donation of just $25 helps save a pet's life through
adoption. You can donate online, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
via phone at 1-800-745-9460.
"We celebrate every life saved and the joy that adopted pets bring to our
lives," said John DeFranco, president, PetSmart Charities of Canada. "We know
not everyone can adopt, but you can still help a dog or a cat find her forever
home this holiday season with your donation."
PetSmart, Inc., Purina(®) Pro Plan(®) and MAXX Scoop(®) are proud sponsors
of National Adoption Weekend.
"Our company's founders promised to never sell dogs and cats in our stores,"
said Rob Smith, regional director, PetSmart Canada. "Events like National
Adoption Weekend demonstrate our continued commitment to the helping every pet
find a lifelong, loving home."
How to Adopt
Visit the PetSmart Charities of Canada's adoption centre inside any PetSmart
store in Canada from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov.
16; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. To find the PetSmart store
nearest you, visit http://pets.petsmart.com/adoptions/ or call 1-877-473-8762.
Join the Conversation
Follow PetSmart Charities and PetSmart on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/PetSmartCharities and www.facebook.com/PetSmart. Or, talk
with us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/PetSmartChariTs and
https://twitter.com/PetSmart and by following the hashtag #adoptlove.
About PetSmart Charities® of Canada:
PetSmart Charities of Canada is a nonprofit animal welfare organization that
saves the lives of homeless pets. More than 14,000 dogs and cats find homes
each year through our adoption program in all PetSmart® stores and our
sponsored adoption events. A leading funder of animal welfare, PetSmart
Charities of Canada has granted more than $3.7 million to help pets in need,
with a focus on spay/neuter services that help communities solve pet
overpopulation. PetSmart Charities of Canada is a registered charity, separate
from PetSmart, Inc.
SOURCE PetSmart Charities of Canada, Inc.
Contact: Stephanie Kerr PetSmart Charities of Canada
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