SOURCE: PetSmart Charities

PetSmart Charities

PetSmart Charities

September 05, 2012 08:30 ET

Fall in Love With an Adoptable Pet at PetSmart Charities® National Adoption Weekend, September 14-16

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) - Fall head over paws for an adopted dog, cat, puppy or kitten during the PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, sponsored by PetSmart®, from September 14-16 at all Puerto Rico PetSmart stores. Not only will you gain a loving companion, but you'll also give a forever home to a deserving pet.

Animal-welfare organizations in all of the 1,250 PetSmart stores will participate in National Adoption Weekend. These events are proudly sponsored by PetSmart, Purina® Pro Plan® and Tidy Cats®. Every adoption benefits participating local shelters and rescue agencies which receive $35 in adoption-reward grants from PetSmart Charities for every pet they adopt during the event.

How to Adopt
Visit the PetSmart Charities adoption center inside all Puerto Rico PetSmart stores from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. To find the PetSmart store nearest you and to learn about the adoption center's fees and guidelines, visit or call 1-877-473-8762.

All of PetSmart Charities' programs are made possible through donations. You can contribute to programs that save lives by making a donation online, by email at or by calling 623-587-2826. Your donation may be tax deductible.

Established in 1994, PetSmart Charities, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) 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. The largest funder of animal-welfare efforts in North America, PetSmart Charities has provided more than $165 million in grants and programs benefiting animal-welfare organizations and has helped save the lives of more than 5 million pets through its in-store adoption program. To learn more about how PetSmart Charities is working toward its vision of a lifelong, loving home for every pet, visit or call 1-800-423-PETS (7387).

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