SOURCE: PetSmart Charities

PetSmart Charities

PetSmart Charities

April 23, 2012 08:30 ET

Give a Forever Home to an Adopted Pet at PetSmart Charities® National Adoption Weekend, May 4-6

PetSmart Charities Nearing 5 Million Pets Adopted

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - Apr 23, 2012) - Looking to add a pet to your family this spring? Gain a loving companion and save a life by adopting your dog, cat, puppy or kitten at PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, sponsored by PetSmart®, from May 4-6 at all Puerto Rico PetSmart stores. What's more, every pet adopted will bring PetSmart Charities closer to reaching a milestone of finding lifelong, loving homes for 5 million pets since 1994.

Animal welfare organizations in all of the 1,210 PetSmart stores will participate in National Adoption Weekend. These events are proudly sponsored by PetSmart, Purina® Pro Plan® and Tidy Cats®.

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, May 4 and Saturday, May 5; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 6. 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 tax-deductible 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 nearly 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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