SOURCE: PetSmart Charities

April 29, 2008 09:00 ET

Reminder: PetSmart Charities Spring Adoption Event to Give Hope and Find Families for 14,600 Homeless Pets

Over 1,000 U.S. and Canadian PetSmart Stores and 3,400 Adoption Agencies Partner in 32-Hour Effort to Save Lives

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - PetSmart Charities seeks lifelong, loving homes for as many as 14,600 abandoned and homeless pets during its Spring Adoption Event this weekend. Adoptable cats and dogs will be available at every U.S. and Canadian PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM) store May 2-4. Contact local stores for specific agency hours of participation.

Each customer who adopts a pet will receive a "Welcome to Pet Parenthood" guide that includes information on how to raise a healthy and happy pet and more than $140 in coupons for dog products and services and more than $90 in coupons for cat products and services. Visit or call 1- 877-473-8762 to find a PetSmart Charities Adoption Center near you.

About PetSmart Charities

PetSmart Charities, Inc. 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, PetSmart Charities has funded more than $70 million in grants and programs benefiting animal welfare organizations and, through its in-store pet adoption program, has helped save the lives of more than 3.3 million pets. To learn more about how PetSmart Charities is working to help find a lifelong, loving home for every pet, visit or call 1-800-423-PETS.

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