True Love Is Right Around the Corner at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, February 14-16

True Love Is Right Around the Corner at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption 
Weekend, February 14-16 
Experience the Adoption Process From a Homeless Pet's Perspective in
New Video 
PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 01/30/14 --  Don't spend this
Valentine's Day at home waiting to get swept off your feet.
Unconditional love is waiting for you at the PetSmart Charities
National Adoption Weekend, sponsored by PetSmart(R), from February
14-16 at your local PetSmart store. Whether you are looking for a
relaxed, cool cat or a youthful, energetic puppy, you're bound to
find the perfect match. 
With more than 2,000 "matchmakers" (animal-welfare organizations)
on-site at all 1,300 PetSmart stores in the United States, Canada and
Puerto Rico, you can easily find the perfect pet to cuddle up with
during National Adoption Weekend.  
"PetSmart Charities is making a tremendous impact on pet homelessness
and individual lives through National Adoption Weekend events," said
Jan Wilkins, executive director of PetSmart Charities, Inc. "We know
that adopting pets not only saves their lives, but it makes our lives
better, too." 
PetSmart Charities will reward all participating adoption partners;
each will receive $35 in adoption-reward grants for every pet adopted
during the event. PetSmart, Inc., Purina(R) Pro Plan(R) and Tidy
Cats(R) (MAXX Scoop(R) in Canada) are proud sponsors of National
Adoption Weekend. 
"By partnering with PetSmart Charities, we're able to make lifelong
matches between thousands of deserving pets and pet parents every
National Adoption Weekend," said David Lenhardt, chief executive
officer, PetSmart. "At PetSmart, we know that pets enrich our lives
and we're proud to play a key role in these adoption events." 
Video: Adoption through the Eyes of a Pet
 If you've ever wondered
what a pet experiences as they wait to find a forever home, PetSmart
Charities just released a video showing adoption from a pet's
perspective. PetSmart Charities placed collar cameras on homeless
cats and dogs to gather insight into what they see in a shelter
waiting to be adopted. See for yourself on PetSmart Charities'
YouTube channel. 
How to Adopt
 Visit the PetSmart Charities' adoption center inside
any PetSmart store in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico from 9
a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15; and 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16. To find the PetSmart store nearest you,
visit or call 1-877-473-8762.  
Join the Conversation
 You can follow PetSmart Charities and PetSmart
on Facebook throughout National Adoption Weekend at and Or,
talk with us on Twitter at and and by following the hashtag #adoptlove. 
 PetSmart Charities, Inc. is a nonprofit
animal welfare organization that saves the lives of homeless pets.
More than 400,000 dogs and cats find homes each year through our
adoption program in all PetSmart(R) stores and our sponsored adoption
events. PetSmart Charities grants more money to directly help pets in
need than any other animal welfare group in North America, with a
focus on funding spay/neuter services that help communities solve pet
overpopulation. PetSmart Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization,
separate from PetSmart, Inc. 
Jennifer Douglas
GolinHarris for PetSmart Charities
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