SOURCE: PetSmart

May 03, 2006 10:00 ET

15,000 New Best Friends Seek Homes

PetSmart Charities' National Spring Pet Adoption Event This Weekend

PHOENIX, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2006 --


What:

Potentially 5,475,223 walks a year, 1,829,452 face licks a month, 7,394 cat naps a week and 30,000 willing hands to take in 15,000 new best friends. PetSmart Charities seeks homes for as many as 15,000 abandoned and homeless pets during its National Spring Adoption Weekend.

Why:

More than 4 million unwanted dogs and cats are euthanized each year in North America. The weekend initiative is another way for PetSmart, PetSmart Charities and PetSmart Charities of Canada to help unite homeless pets with families. All customers who adopt a pet will receive a New Pet and Parent Guide with information and coupons that include a free small bag of advanced nutrition food to aid in a healthy start for their new family member.

When:

Friday, May 5: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 6: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, May 7: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where:

All 847 PetSmart stores in the United States and Canada. Visit www.petsmart.com or call 1-877-473-8762 for locations.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jennifer Pflugfelder
    PetSmart Media Line:
    623-587-2177