Pethealth Inc.

Pethealth Inc.

February 07, 2011 11:45 ET

New Year, New Store, New Hope for Homeless Pets

Online Pet Store Launches New Site, Supports Animal Shelters With Each Purchase

ROLLING MEADOWS, ILLINOIS--(Marketwire - Feb. 7, 2011) - Pethealth Inc. (TSX:PTZ) - "Shop. Save. Help Save Homeless Pets." That's what pet lovers can expect when they shop for pet meds and supplies at Last week the online pet store launched its new site with a new design, new navigation, and a renewed commitment to help homeless pets. donates a portion of every purchase to animal shelters through its Shelter Donation Program. This gives conscientious customers the opportunity to shop for their pets while supporting homeless pets in their community at the same time.

"Pet lovers want to help animals less fortunate than their own, so we've built the new Petango Store around this passion," says Susan Arts, Vice President of Marketing at Pethealth Inc. "We help customers save when they shop for pets, but it's our customers who are helping to save homeless pets."

Currently, nearly 1,600 animal welfare organizations, like the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, Inc., in Florida, are eligible to receive donations from on behalf of compassionate shoppers.

"As an organization that cares for over 6,000 animals each year, we rely on the tremendous support of our volunteers, donors, and partners like The Petango Store," says Frank Valente, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast. "Shopping at The Petango Store is a great way for pet owners to help us care for the animals in our shelter while we work to find them permanent homes."

To celebrate the launch, is offering a 20% discount site-wide on products such as Valentine's Day inspired gift bundles, trendy feline furniture, dog and cat treats, Frontline and Advantage flea and tick control, and Heartgard heartworm prevention. 

"With a new design and navigation customers will notice a difference and should feel good about making a difference when they shop at the new Petango Store," says Arts. Since its launch in 2009, over 850 organizations have received donations through the store's Shelter Donation Program in support of homeless pets.

About and is the place to shop for pets and help save homeless pets with a percentage of every purchase donated back to the animal shelter of the shopper's choice. The Petango Store offers a full range of discounted pet medications and pet supplies, including brand names such as FrontlineAdvantageHeartgard and K9 is the only adoptable search site that exclusively uses live animal data feeds from nearly 1,600 animal welfare organizations and offers a wide range of content-rich options for potential adopters, shelters and anyone who wants to learn more about pet adoption. It is the one-stop destination for anyone looking to adopt a pet from an animal welfare organization and participate in an interactive, social networking pet lovers' community in North America. 

Contact Information

  • Pethealth Inc.
    Susan Arts
    Vice President of Marketing
    (905) 842 2615