Give a Pet a Forever Home for the Holidays at PetSmart Charities® of Canada National Adoption Weekend, November 15-17

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 
PetSmart(® )store. 
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 gifts@petsmartcharities.orgor 
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 or call 1-877-473-8762. 
Join the Conversation
Follow PetSmart Charities and PetSmart on Facebook at and Or, talk 
with us on Twitter at and 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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