SOURCE: PetSmart Charities

November 06, 2007 20:56 ET

PetSmart Charities and Saving Animals to Introduce Multi-Million Dollar Houston Spay/Neuter Initiative

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) -

WHAT:   PetSmart Charities will introduce its new Texas spay/neuter
        initiative and unveil its plans for a multi-million dollar
        investment in Houston.  One of the first grant recipient
        organizations, Saving Animals, will share its plans to benefit
        the pets of Houston and will host tours of its first new
        spay/neuter clinic.

WHEN:   Tuesday, November 13, 2007
        10:00 - 10:15 a.m. - Announcement
        10:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Spay/Neuter Clinic Tours

WHERE:  Mickey Hagey Center for Animals, 17575 Katy Freeway, Houston

WHO:    PetSmart Charities Executive Director, Susana Della Maddalena
        Saving Animals Executive Director, Sean Hawkins
        Mickey Hagey Chief of Staff, Renee Bazan
        Mickey Hagey Operations Manager, DeWayne Compton

WHY:    This announcement will explain the plans for this groundbreaking
        investment to reach the long-term goal of reducing unnecessary pet
        euthanasia and finding a lifelong, loving home for every adoptable
        pet in Houston.

About PetSmart Charities, Inc.

PetSmart Charities, Inc. (PCI) is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates and supports programs that save the lives of homeless pets, raise awareness of companion animal welfare issues, and promote healthy relationships between people and pets. Since 1994, PCI has donated more than $52million to animal welfare agencies and, through its in-store adoption programs, has helped save the lives of more than 3.1 million pets. To learn more about how PCI is working to help find a lifelong, loving home for every pet, visit

About Saving Animals

For more information about Saving Animals and to learn about a Fix Houston spay/neuter clinic near you, visit or call (713) 527-4490.

Contact Information

    Paige Donnelly
    (623) 587-2872 office
    (602) 418-8000 wireless
    Email Contact

    Jordan Pincu
    (713) 522-4273 office
    (713) 256-9006 wireless
    Email Contact