True Love is Right around the Corner at PetSmart Charities of Canada National
Adoption Weekend, February 14-16
TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - 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 of Canada National Adoption Weekend, sponsored by
PetSmart(®), 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 a hundred "matchmakers" (animal-welfare organizations) on-site
at the more than 85 PetSmart stores in Canada, you can easily find the perfect
pet to cuddle up with during National Adoption Weekend.
"PetSmart Charities of Canada made a significant impact on pet homelessness
last year through National Adoption Weekend events," said John DeFranco,
president, PetSmart Charities of Canada. "Through our valued partnerships we
hope to save even more lives this year and share the love adopted pets bring
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(®) Pro Plan(®) and MAXX Scoop(®) are proud sponsors
of National Adoption Weekend.
"Partnering with PetSmart Charities of Canada, we're committed to finding
lifelong matches between deserving pets and pet parents every National
Adoption Weekend," said Rob Smith, regional director, PetSmart Canada. "At
PetSmart, we're proud to host these adoption events and find loving homes for
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, go to our YouTube channel for a video showing adoption from a pet's
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, 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 http://pets.petsmart.com/adoptions/ or call 1-877-473-8762.
You can also follow PetSmart Charities of Canada and PetSmart on Facebook
throughout National Adoption Weekend 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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