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03/21/17PetSmart Charities® Unveils a Full Year of Funding Opportunities for Animal Welfare Organizations and Nonprofits that Help Pets in Need and Bring People and Pets Together
Six New Grant Categories; Now 10 Total, Offer Eligible Nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada More Chances than Ever Before to Apply for Funding for Initiatives Aligned with PetSmart Charities’ New MissionPHOENIX – March 21, 2017 – PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, today unveiled a new grant application timeline that will provide year-round funding opportunities for animal welfare organizations, as well as newly eligible nonprofits dedicated to bringing ... 
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03/13/17Petsmart® Expresses Its Love Of Pets With Bold Move To Help Pets In Need, Estimates Donating More Than 60 Million Pet Food Meals In 2017
For Every Bag of Dog or Cat Food Purchased, PetSmart Will Donate a Meal to Pets in Need* PHOENIX, March 13, 2017 – In celebration of its 30th anniversary, PetSmart announced today the launch of its new Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program, where for every bag of dog or cat food purchased online and at all its stores across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, the leading pet specialty retailer will donate a meal to a pet in need served by pet shelters, animal welfare organizations and food banks. PetSma... 
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02/28/17The World’s Grumpiest Cat, Grumpy Cat®, Launches “Terribly Special” Collection Exclusively at PetSmart®
PHOENIX– Feb. 28, 2017 – Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has launched a new line of cat toys available exclusively at PetSmart. The collection celebrates Grumpy Cat’s signature sass and snarkiness with an array of toys to inspire cats everywhere. “The pet world seemed way too fuzzy and happy, so I decided it was time to shake things up a bit,” said Grumpy Cat. “My exclusive-to-PetSmart collection is something terribly special. As a ‘spokescat’ I feel tremendous pressure to create something t... 
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02/24/17North Americans Open Their Hearts and Homes to More Than 24,000 Pets during PetSmart Charities February National Adoption Weekend at PetSmart Stores
24,428 Pets Found Forever Homes as PetSmart and PetSmart Charities Host First National Adoption Weekend of 2017  Feb. 24, 2017 – PHOENIX – This past weekend, North Americans opened their hearts and their homes to more than 24,000 adoptable pets who were looking for their forever families during PetSmart Charities’ first National Adoption Weekend of 2017—hosted at over 1,500 PetSmart stores across the continent.  This weekend event ranks among the top most successful adoption e... 
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02/17/17PetSmart® and NBC’s TODAY Team Up to Promote Pet Adoption, Share the Top Reasons to Adopt
PetSmart's National Adoption Weekend to be held at 1,500-Plus PetSmart stores across North America This Weekend, Feb. 17-19PHOENIX and NEW YORK CITY – Feb. 17, 2017 – NBC's popular morning show, TODAY, teamed up with PetSmart, the leading pet specialty retailer, to offer viewers inspiring reasons to adopt a pet at PetSmart's first National Adoption Weekend event of 2017, held today through Sunday at more than 1,500 PetSmart stores across North America.  The "Adopt a Pet Today" segment, part... 
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02/07/17PetSmart® Enhances its Valentine’s Day Collection to Include More Ways for Pet Parents to Show Love, Celebrate with Their Pets
Recent Survey on Valentine’s Spending Shows Pet Parents Intend to Include Pets in Their Gift GivingPHOENIX– Feb. 7, 2017 – Pets make us laugh, bring us joy, and sometimes they make messes, but no matter what pets do, we love them unconditionally. In the spirit of love, PetSmart, the largest specialty pet retailer across North America, encourages pet parents to treat their pets – furry and scaly – on Valentine’s Day.Last week, the National Retail Foundation released its 2017 Valentine’s Day... 
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02/06/17Adopting a Pet During American Heart Month Won’t Just Warm Your Heart, It Could Help Protect It
In this Month of Love and Heart-Health, PetSmart® & PetSmart Charities® Host National Adoption Weekend Feb. 17-19; SharesHeart-Warming and Heart-Protecting Reasons to Adopt a Pet Feb. 6, 2017—PHOENIX, AZ – It’s well known that adopting a new pet and saving a life will warm the heart, but now scientific evidence is showing that owning a pet could help ward off heart disease, too. During American Heart Month, PetSmart and PetSmart Charities are celebrating the heart-warming and heart-protec... 
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02/02/17PetSmart Charities® Delivers More than $11 Million to Fuel Local Spay and Neuter Efforts Ahead of National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month
Grants will help facilitate more than 200,000 spay and neuter surgeries in local communities across North America to proactively prevent unplanned litters and reduce pet homelessnessPHOENIX – Feb. 2, 2017 – Pet overpopulation is a serious issue, but there are solutions.  February is National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month, and leaders in the animal welfare industry are aiming to raise awareness of the significant impact spay and neuter surgeries can have in reducing the overpopu... 
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02/01/17PetSmart® Launches The ED Ellen DeGeneres™ Pet Collection; Exclusive ED Ellen DeGeneres Pet Products for Dogs Available Now at PetSmart.com and Stores Across North America
Comprehensive Collection Includes Pet Apparel, Accessories, Toys, Beds, At-Home Grooming Products and MorePHOENIX & LOS ANGELES – Feb. 1, 2017 – PetSmart Inc., the leading pet specialty retailer in North America, announced today the launch of the ED Ellen DeGeneres pet lifestyle brand exclusively available at PetSmart stores across the continent. Ellen’s inaugural collection features hundreds of pet products perfect for the Spring season such as apparel and accessories, as well as... 
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01/26/17Only Natural Pet® Is First Pet Brand at X Games
A Leading Natural, Sustainable Pet Brand, Only Natural Pet, Sponsors Dog Demonstration Park, Popular Attraction at X Games Aspen’s X Fest at the Base of Buttermilk MountainASPEN, Colo. – Jan. 26, 2017 – One of the nation’s leading natural pet lifestyle brands, Only Natural Pet, announced today it is sponsoring the Dog Demonstration Park, a popular attraction at X Games Aspen 2017, held Jan. 26-29 in Aspen’s Buttermilk Mountain area. The X Games confirmed that this is the first time a pet b... 
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