Media Kit

Here you will be able to quickly and efficiently access bios, logos, images and more.

Welcome to the PetSmart Charities® Newsroom. Here you will be able to quickly and efficiently access bios, logos, images and more:

  1. Vision & Mission
  2. Quick Facts
  3. Photo & Video Downloads
  4. Financial information
  5. Meet PetSmart Charities Executive Staff
  6. Call or Email PetSmart Charities Media Contacts

Vision

A lifelong, loving home for every pet.

Mission

Find lifelong, loving homes for all pets by supporting programs and thought leadership that bring people and pets together.

About PetSmart Charities®

PetSmart Charities, Inc. is a nonprofit animal welfare organization that saves the lives of homeless pets. More than 490,000 dogs and cats find homes each year through our adoption program in all PetSmart® stores and our sponsored adoption events. PetSmart Charities grants more money to directly help pets in need than any other animal welfare group in North America, with a focus on funding spay/neuter services that help communities solve pet overpopulation. PetSmart Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization, separate from PetSmart, Inc.

About PetSmart Charities® of Canada

PetSmart Charities of Canada is a nonprofit animal welfare organization that saves the lives of homeless pets. Nearly 20,000 dogs and cats find homes each year through our adoption program in all PetSmart® stores and our sponsored adoption events. A leading funder of animal welfare, PetSmart Charities of Canada has granted more than $9 million to help pets in need, with a focus on spay/neuter services that help communities solve pet overpopulation. PetSmart Charities of Canada is a registered charity, independent from PetSmart, Inc.

Quick Facts

PetSmart Charities is the leader in pet adoptions – finding homes for more than 400,000 dogs and cats each year.

  • One out of every 10 adoptions in North America is facilitated through PetSmart Charities.
  • Adoption centers are located in nearly every one of PetSmart’s more than 1,450 stores.
  • PetSmart’s founders chose not to contribute to the homeless pet overpopulation problem by selling dogs and cats in their stores. PetSmart Charities was created in 1994 to link people with local shelter pets in a friendly, convenient environment.

PetSmart Charities is the largest funder of animal welfare efforts in North America, supporting community efforts in all 50 states and Canada. We:

  • provide $30 million in funding each year to more than 3,000 animal welfare groups
  • provided funding for more than 214,000 spay/neuter surgeries in 2015
  • assisted more than 9,200 pets through emergency relief efforts in 2015

PetSmart Charities is a nonprofit animal welfare organization, separate from PetSmart, Inc. and committed solely to improving the well-being of pets.

  • PetSmart is our largest corporate donor, including valuable retail space for PetSmart Charities Adoption Centers.

PetSmart Charities saves more pets lives than any other animal welfare organization because of our reach and collaborative approach.

  • Pet homelessness is a complex problem requiring local and national solutions, including diverse public-private partnerships to achieve the greatest impact.
  • PetSmart Charities has received Charity Navigator’s top 4-star rating for 13 years in a row. We are ranked in the top 1% of charities nationwide.

 

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