17,833 Pets Saved During the PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend – MarketWatch

More than 17,800 pets’ lives were saved during the most recent PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend held in partnership with nearly 2,000 animal-welfare organizations throughout North America.

The three-day event was held Sept. 9-11 in nearly 1,200 PetSmart(R) stores in the United States and Canada. PetSmart Charities, the largest funder of animal-welfare efforts, provided increased adoption-reward grants to all participating shelters and rescue agencies, which received $35 for every pet they adopted in stores during the National Adoption Weekend event.

“The National Adoption Weekends continue to show how many people are willing to make a difference in the lives of homeless pets,” said Susana Della Maddalena, vice president and executive director of PetSmart Charities, Inc. “With the strong support of our animal-welfare partners throughout North America, we are helping more pets find the lifelong, loving homes that they deserve.”

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