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05/24/16PetSmart® Expands Third Annual Special Patriotic Services to Honor America’s Military
$1 from Each Patriotic Top DogSM Package and Other Select Services Will Benefit Canine Companions for Independence’s Wounded Veterans InitiativePHOENIX – May 24, 2016 – In honor of National Military Appreciation Month in May and upcoming patriotic holidays, PetSmart has expanded its patriotic-themed services aimed at honoring the service and sacrifice made by the nation’s men and women in the military. Now through July 4, 2016, $1 from every Patriotic Top Dog Package and other select groo... 
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05/20/16PetSmart®, The Adopt Spot™, Announces Another Record-Breaking National Adoption Weekend with More than 24,000 Pets Adopted
PHOENIX – May 20, 2016 – More than 24,000 pets found their forever homes last week during PetSmart's signature National Adoption Weekend event held at more than 1,400 PetSmart stores across North America – setting another PetSmart adoption record and continuing its trend of adopting more pets at its 2016 nation-wide events than it has since they were initiated by the retailer more than a decade ago.24,417 pets were adopted throughout the event last week (Monday – Sunday), the second-best Natio... 
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05/18/16askPETMD App Connects Pet Parents with the Most Comprehensive Pet Care Answers Covering Dog, Cat, Fish, Bird, Reptile, Gerbil and more
Users Can Search Well-Organized Rich Content, Get Vet-Qualified Answers within 24 hours, Contact a Nearby Vet With the Swipe of a Finger and Create a Pet Profile PHOENIX – May 18, 2016 – “First-aid for dog cuts and bruises.” You’re out on a hike with your furry best friend. He trots off the trail to investigate and later appears back at your side with a bloody leg and cuts. As a pet parent, your heart sinks. As he limps to your side, you go into protective mode. The four words you type... 
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05/12/16PetSmart®, The Adopt Spot™, Announces National Adoption Weekend, May 13-15
PHOENIX – May 12, 2016 – PetSmart, The Adopt Spot, is announcing today that it will hold its second National Adoption Weekend of the year at all of its 1,450 PetSmart stores across North America, May 13-15, where it expects to adopt out thousands of pets in a single weekend.   “During our last adoption event, we set records with more than 25,000 pets adopted,” said Eran Cohen, chief customer experience officer, PetSmart. “We are excited to celebrate thousands... 
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05/01/16Despite Falling 142 Dogs Short of the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Most Dogs Attending a Sporting Event, PetSmart® Says World-Record Run at Chase Field Was a Doggone Success
PHOENIX – May 1, 2016 – Exactly 858 dogs paraded, gobbled treats and took in some baseball at Chase Field earlier today as PetSmart, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Central Garden & Pet attempted to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Most Dogs Attending a Sporting Event. While the group came up short – just 142 dogs shy of the 1,000 dogs needed to set the record – the total number of dogs was more than double previous Bark at the Park events at Chase Field. PetSmart says this fea... 
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04/28/16PetSmart Charities® Appoints Dr. David Haworth as President
(Phoenix) – April 28, 2016 – The Board of Directors of PetSmart Charities® today announced that it has appointed Dr. David Haworth, DVM, PhD, as its new President, effective May 2. A veterinarian by training, Dr. Haworth has more than 15 years of experience in the animal health industry. Commenting on the announcement, Steve Marton, Chairman of PetSmart Charities’ Board of Directors, said, “David has extensive medical, philanthropic and business experience in the animal welfare field, ma... 
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04/27/16PetSmart® and Arizona Diamondbacks Team Up to Set GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Most Dogs Attending a Sporting Event
1,000-Plus Dogs Expected at Chase Field for D-backs vs. Rockies Game This Sunday       WHAT: PetSmart, the Arizona Diamondbacks, Nylabone® and AvoDerm® Natural Pet Foods have teamed up with D-backs fans to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most dogs attending a sporting event -- 1,000 dogs needed to set world record. The attempt will be officiated by a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS adjudicator and takes place Sun., May 1, when the D-backs host the Colorado Rocki... 
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04/21/16PetSmart® and Arizona Diamondbacks Team Up to Set GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Milestone for Most Dogs Attending a Sporting Event
Record Attempt Will Take Place May 1 with “Bark at the Park” at Chase Field; 1,000 Dogs Needed, Fans Invited to ParticipatePHOENIX – April 21, 2016 – Chase Field has gone to the dogs! After the successful launch earlier this month of the PetSmart Patio and additional PetSmart-sponsored permanent dog-welcoming facilities at Chase Field that have created the first-ever season long dog-friendly ballpark in America, PetSmart, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Central Garden & Pet are cranking i... 
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04/20/16Only Natural Pet® Celebrates Earth Day with Carbon-Neutral PowerFood™ Line
Natural Pinnacle Brand Founded on Sustainability; Leads Pet Food Industry with Carbon Neutral Products that Help Preserve the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil; Available at 135 PetSmart StoresPHOENIX and BOULDER, Colo. – April 20, 2016 – In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Only Natural Pet today announced that its PowerFood dog and cat food line that has been manufactured and distributed in 2016 is 100 percent carbon neutral. This distinction is made possible through a partnership w... 
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04/07/16Unique Active Wear and Gear from PetSmart® Allows Pet Parents to Enjoy the Season with Pets Outdoors
In-Store Event This Weekend Will Offer Outdoor Product Demos, Harness Fittings and Giveaways PHOENIX – April 7, 2016 – Springtime is a great time to get outside and get active with our best friends! Whether it’s hiking the trails, playing in the water or taking walks together, PetSmart offers a wide range of new products to help pet parents include their pets in all types of outdoor adventures. Hiking and Running: Bring Fido on your next hike with the Top Paw™ Reflective Backpack. Made of l... 
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03/31/16PetSmart® Announces Local Animal Welfare Organizations as Key Partners for The Adopt Spot™ by PetSmart at Chase Field
PetSmart-Sponsored Dog-Friendly Facilities at D-backs’ Ballpark to Include Dog Adoptions at 13 Home Games with Arizona Humane Society, Arizona Animal Welfare League and HALO PHOENIX – March 31, 2016 – In partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks, PetSmart and three Phoenix-based animal welfare organizations – Arizona Humane Society, Arizona Animal Welfare League and HALO Animal Rescue – are helping make Chase Field the first Major League Baseball stadium in the U.S. to offer a season-long... 
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03/24/16PetSmart to Host Conference Call on Fourth Quarter and full-year 2015 Results
PHOENIX, AZ – March 24, 2016 – PetSmart, Inc. (the “Company”), plans to make its fourth quarter and full-year 2015 results available on the Company’s secure website on Thursday, April 7, 2016. The Company will also hold an investor conference call to review its results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2015 on Friday, April 8, 2016. The results and call will be made available to lenders under the credit facilities, holders of the Company’s 7.125% Senior Notes due 2023 (the “notes”), bon... 
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03/16/16PetSmart® Celebrates Spring with Let’s Go Collection of Fresh Apparel, Treats, Toys and Gear to Get Out and Enjoy the Season with Your Pet
Major League Baseball, Outback Hiking Supplies, Bee-Themed Toys, Treats and Easter Items Top the List PHOENIX – March 16, 2016 – With the weather warming and days growing longer, it’s the perfect time to spring into PetSmart to check out the wide range of pet items in its Let’s Go Collection that are perfect for enjoying the spring season with our best friends. “Spring is all about an outdoor lifestyle, especially with our pets,” said Eran Cohen, chief customer experience officer, PetS... 
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03/03/16PetSmart® Opens New Store in Tempe
Public invited to attend Grand Opening celebration and ribbon-cutting March 5 PHOENIX – Mar. 3, 2016 – PetSmart is pleased to announce the opening of a new store in Tempe, Ariz., located at 6426 S. McClintock Dr. To celebrate, PetSmart is having a grand opening event Sat., March 5, starting with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Media and pet parents are encouraged to attend and to bring their four-legged friends to join in the fun! The first 50 shoppers will receive a mystery gif... 
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03/03/16PetSmart® Celebrates National Nutrition Month - Great Time to Re-Evaluate Pet Feeding Solutions
National In-Store Event Features Food Demos, Pet Nutrition Trivia, Photo Op; New Innovations Available Now Include Lick-able Supplements, Foods to Fuel a Sharper Mind, Outback Dog, Paleo-inspired Diets PHOENIX – March 3, 2016 – This month, humans everywhere are celebrating National Nutrition Month, a campaign aimed at highlighting the importance of making informed food choices and developing better eating habits. PetSmart is celebrating this month, too, as a great time for pet parents t... 
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03/03/16PetSmart® Opens New Store in Van Nuys
Public invited to attend Grand Opening celebration and ribbon-cutting March 5 PHOENIX – Mar. 3, 2016 – PetSmart is pleased to announce the opening of a new store in Van Nuys, Calif., located at 7888 Van Nuys Blvd., in the L.A. metro area. To celebrate, PetSmart is having a grand opening event Sat., March 5, starting with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Media and pet parents are encouraged to attend and to bring their four-legged friends to join in the fun! The first 50 shoppers wil... 
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02/29/16PetSmart® and Arizona Diamondbacks Team Up to Create First-Ever Season-Long Dog-Friendly Ballpark in the U.S.
Left-Center Field “PetSmart Patio” Seats People and Dog Fans during “Dog Days of Summer,” Covering 13 Home Games, Launching April 10 Perfect for Pet Parents to Enjoy America’s Favorite Pastime with Their Best Friends PHOENIX – Feb. 29, 2016 – PetSmart, Inc. and the Arizona Diamondbacks are teaming up to create the first-ever season-long dog-friendly ballpark with a dedicated new PetSmart Patio, PetSmart Park and the Dog Days of Summer program, where dog-loving fans can bring their dogs... 
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02/17/16PetSmart® Announces Record-Breaking 25,000-Plus Pets Adopted Out at the Company’s National Adoption Weekend
Held Last Week, February National Event Aimed at Saving Lives is the Most Successful in PetSmart History PHOENIX – Feb. 17, 2016 – More than 25,000 pets found their forever homes last week during PetSmart’s National Adoption Weekend event held at more than 1,400 PetSmart stores across North America -- setting a new company record with the most pets adopted at these national, chain-wide events since they were initiated by the retailer more than a decade ago. Approximately 25,027 pe... 
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02/16/16PetSmart and NBCUniversal Brand Development Group Announce Partnership on The Secret Life of Pets from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures
PetSmart Receives Exclusive on Licensed Pet Collection Marketing Partnership Involves “Store Takeover” and Innovative Multichannel Shopping Experience PHOENIX and UNIVERSAL CITY, CA. – Feb. 16, 2016 – PetSmart and NBCUniversal Brand Development Group today announced a strategic partnership with Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures’ The Secret Life of Pets. Under the agreement, PetSmart has become the exclusive retailer to carry a collection of pet products featuring the char... 
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02/09/16PetSmart® Encourages Pet Parents to Show Extra Love to Their Furry Friends on Valentine’s Day
PHOENIX – Feb. 9, 2016 – On a day typically reserved for showing love to significant others, why not show a little extra love and attention towards your pet – that loyal companion who doles out unconditional love and affection all year long. “No longer is Valentine’s Day only about expressing our love and appreciation for the humans in our life, it’s about including the other important family members, our pets,” Eran Cohen, chief customer experience officer, PetSmart said. “After all, w... 
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02/09/16PetSmart® Aims to Pair Up All the Single Doggies (and Kitties) with Loving Pet Parents in Time for Valentine’s Day
Playful “Better Than” Reminders Invite Prospective Pet Parents to Save a Life by Adopting a Pet during National Adoption Weekend PHOENIX – Feb. 9, 2016 – If you’re looking for someone to love this Valentine’s Day, PetSmart Charities™ invites you to find your perfect soul mate with a deserving cat or dog at the February National Adoption Weekend event held in all PetSmart stores across North America Feb. 12-14. PetSmart Charities and its 3,000 local shelter partners plan to play matchmak... 
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02/08/16PetSmart® Announces Historic Adoption Milestone – Half a Million Pets Adopted Out in a Single Year Through Community Efforts and Store Program
Blu, of Fort Worth, is the 500,000th Adopted Pet in 2015; PetSmart and PetSmart Charities Continue Mission to End Pet Homelessness with Two Pets Adopted Every Minute a PetSmart Store is Open PHOENIX – Feb. 8, 2016 – PetSmart today announced that in 2015 it achieved a historic adoption milestone – half a million pets adopted out in a single year. Blu, a terrier mix estimated at a little over a year old, is the 500,000th pet adopted out of a PetSmart store in 2015, joining the Sessums fami... 
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02/08/16PetSmart® Launches TurboPUP, Pet Food Innovation Discovered on ABC’s Shark Tank
PetSmart Is Initial Exclusive Retailer of TurboPUP Meal Bars, an All-Natural, Complete Meal-on-the-Go for Dogs PHOENIX – Feb. 8, 2016 – Last Friday, Kristina Guerrero, founder of TurboPUP, impressed the sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank with the news of her exclusive, national retail deal with PetSmart. The specialty pet store will carry her TurboPUP innovative portable meal bars for dogs in more than 850 PetSmart stores across the U.S. this year. Guerrero’s big idea for a lightwei... 
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01/28/16Puppies Were Popular Holiday Arrivals
PetSmart® Celebrates New Puppy Program in Stores with Comprehensive Product Collection, Events and New Puppy Guide for Pet Parents PHOENIX – Jan. 28, 2016 – Plenty of people welcomed a new pet this past holiday season, delivering a cherished and happy memory for the whole family. According to an online survey for PetSmart by Toluna conducted Dec. 29 – 31, 2015, many people welcomed a furry family member with more than 80 percent given the actual dog specially wrapped ... 
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01/04/16PetSmart Provides New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet
With Renewed Focus on Healthy Lifestyles Front and Center, PetSmart Wants to Ensure Pets are Not Forgotten PHOENIX – Jan. 4, 2016 – As holiday focus shifts to New Year’s resolutions, health and wellness are top-of-mind, but this year PetSmart is extending the trend to involve our pets, too. PetSmart veterinarian and pet care expert Dr. Kemba Marshall provides some helpful tips to ensure our pets also achieve a healthier lifestyle in the New Year. First things first, exercise is c... 
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