Every treat sold in-store or online supports PetSmart Charities® of Canada
BURLINGTON, ON, November 30, 2021 / CNW / – Pets give so much to the people they love and today, Tuesday I Give, PetSmart Canada encourages pet parents to donate to families of animals in need with initiatives that benefit PetSmart Charities® of Canada. Funds raised throughout the holiday season will support animal welfare through Canada.
In honor of Tuesday I give the November 30, PetSmart Canada invites pet parents to treat their pets and give back. For each purchase of dog or cat treats, PetSmart Canada will make a donation $ 1 to PetSmart charities of Canada, Up to $ 10,000 *, to continue their mission of making the world a better place for pets and all who love them. To promote these efforts, Blue buffalo, Merrick and Real chews are committed to donate $ 5,000 each at PetSmart Charities from Canada. Together, this generosity will impact the work of charities to help defend and care for the well-being of pets and their families.
“We are grateful to partners like PetSmart, Blue Buffalo, Merrick and True Chews, and to the passionate pet parents who donate to PetSmart Charities of Canada throughout the holiday season, ”said Aimee Gilbreath, President of PetSmart Charities of Canada. “As the largest animal welfare funder in the country, these donations provide resources to keep pets and families together, connect shelter animals to loving homes, and support access to Quality veterinary care. These efforts strengthen families and local communities – when we give pets a better life, they enrich ours too. “
Luck and friends
PetSmart Canada is proud to bring back the Chance and Friends collection this year, featuring adorable plush toys for dogs, cats, owls, dinosaurs, sloths and polar bears that will bring joy to animals and humans alike. Throughout the holiday season, with every purchase of Chance and Friends toys in-store or online, PetSmart will donate $ 1 to PetSmart charities of Canada. For those who do not wish to take the toy home, PetSmart offers the opportunity to donate the Chance and Friends plush toy to the store which in turn will donate it to local organizations who can spread the holiday cheer in the community.
In 2020, more than $ 1.7 million was collected from the Chance and Friends collection to support PetSmart Charities of from Canada initiatives funded, and over 2.5 million plush toys have been donated and distributed to people and animals in need in the communities where PetSmart operates.
“The whimsical nature of the Chance and Friends collection represents the kindness and joy that animals bring into our lives,” said Jim persinger, President of PetSmart Canada. “This year, we are happy to increase the amount of donations from this collection. These furry toys impact the lives and well-being of our furry friends and are real gifts that keep on giving.”
Buy and donate
Those looking to give more and improve the lives of pets and pet families this season, can choose to donate to PetSmart Charities of Canada directly via the PINpad when checking out at PetSmart Canada stores or online, or can donate directly to PetSmartCharities.ca.
These donations add up to have a great impact and collectively donors have given more than $ 24 million to PetSmart Charities to support animal welfare initiatives. Find out more about how to give back to PetSmart Charities of Canada this holiday season visit PetSmartCharities.ca and for more information on Chance and Friends or PetSmart vacation products, visit PetSmart.ca.
With each purchase of a dog or cat treat on 11/30/2021, PetSmart will donate $ 1.00 per treat up to $ 10,000 to PetSmart charities of Canada to help support their mission. Thank you to our sponsors, Blue Buffalo, Merrick and True Chews for their additional donations of $ 5, 000 each to PetSmart Charities from Canada (totaling $ 15,000). PetSmart Charities Canada is an independent registered charity. Adoptable pets may not be available in all stores. Please visit your store for details.
About PetSmart® Canada
In Canada, PetSmart, Inc. is the largest retailer specializing in pet services and solutions for the lifelong needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets and believe that pets make better people. Every day, every connection, PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they can, together, live more fulfilling lives. This vision impacts everything we do for our clients, how we support our associates and how we give back to our communities. PetSmart employs approximately 4,800 associates and operates nearly 150 pet stores in Canada, as well as 10 PetSmart PetsHotel® boarding houses for dogs and cats in store. The retailer offers a wide range of competitively priced pet food and products, as well as services such as dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding at PetSmart Doggie Day Camp ™ and the adoption of pets. PetSmart and PetSmart Charities® from Canada work with over 200 animal welfare organizations to bring adoptable pets to stores so they have the best possible chance of finding a forever home. Through this in-store adoption program and other iconic events, PetSmart has facilitated over 340,000 adoptions, more than any other physical organization.
About PetSmart Charities® of Canada
Canada’s PetSmart Charities is committed to making the world a better place for pets and all who love them. Thanks to its in-store adoption program in all PetSmart® stores across the country, PetSmart Charities of Canada helps thousands of pets connect with loving families each year. PetSmart Charities of Canada also offers grants to support organizations that advocate for and care for the well-being of all pets and their families. Our grants and efforts connect pets to loving homes through adoption, improve access to affordable veterinary care, and support families in times of crisis with access to food, shelter and relief supplies. ’emergency. Each year, thousands of generous donors help pets in need by donating to PetSmart Charities of Canada directly on PetSmartCharities.ca, while shopping at PetSmart.ca and using PIN keypads at the checkouts in PetSmart stores. In turn, PetSmart Charities of Canada effectively uses over 90 cents of every dollar donated to fulfill its role as Canada’s premier animal welfare funder, providing over $ 24 million since its inception in 1999. Independent of PetSmart Inc., PetSmart Charities of Canada is a registered Canadian charity. To find out more visit www.PetSmartCharities.ca.
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