This is a three-day event put on by PetSmart in over 1,187 of their stores in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. They will be trying to place over 16,800 cats, dogs, and other small animals.
Sponsors include; in Canada, MAXX Scoop(R) and PetSmart; in Puerto Rico. Purina(R) Pro Plan(R); and in the U.S., Purina(R) Pro Plan(R), Tidy Cats(R), and PetSmart. This is the second of four national adoption weekends set for 2011.
The first, in February, found 17,000 pets a new home and family. The vice-president and executive director of PetSmart Charities, Inc., Susana Della Maddalena, stated ” Every year, 4 million pets lose their lives simply because they don`t have a home. It`s our goal to save these lives. As a strong advocate for pet adoption,
See the rest here: April 29-May 1 Proclaimed National Adoption Weekend From PetSmart Charities(R).