SOURCE: PetSmart Charities

August 27, 2007 17:59 ET

Fall Adoption Event Gives Hope to 17,000 Homeless Pets

966 PetSmart Stores and 3,400 Adoption Agencies Partner to Unite Homeless Pets With Loving Families

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - August 27, 2007) - PetSmart Charities seeks lifelong, loving homes for up to 17,000 abandoned and homeless pets during its National Fall Adoption Event. More adoptable pets than any other time of the year will be available at every U.S. and Canadian PetSmart store from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16.

Each customer who adopts a pet will receive a New Pet & Parent Guide with information and coupons to aid in a healthy start with their new family member. Visit or call 1-877-473-8762 to find the PetSmart Charities Adoption Center nearest you.

About PetSmart Charities

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 granted more than $52 million to animal welfare agencies and, through its in-store adoption programs, has helped save the lives of more than 3 million pets. To learn more about how PCI is working to help find a lifelong, loving home for every pet, visit or call 1-800-423-PETS.

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