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 committed to finding lifelong, loving homes for all pets by supporting programs and thought leadership that bring people and pets together. Through its in-store adoption program in all PetSmart® stores across the U.S. and Puerto Rico, PetSmart Charities helps to find forever homes and families for more than 500,000 shelter pets each year.  PetSmart Charities also provides grant funding to nonprofits aligned with its mission under four key areas of support: Preventing Pet Homelessness; Helping Shelter Pets Thrive; Supporting the Bond Between People and Pets and Providing Emergency Relief and Disaster Support. Each year, millions of generous PetSmart shoppers help pets in need by donating to PetSmart Charities using the PIN pads at checkout registers inside PetSmart stores.  In turn, PetSmart Charities efficiently uses more than 90 cents of every dollar donated to fulfill its role as the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, granting almost $340 million since its inception in 1994. Independent from PetSmart Inc., PetSmart Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization that has received the Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, a third-party organization that reports on the effectiveness, accountability and transparency of nonprofits, for the past 15 years in a row – placing it among the top one percent of charities rated by this organization. To learn more visit www.petsmartcharities.org.

About PetSmart Charities® of Canada

PetSmart Charities of Canada is committed to finding lifelong, loving homes for all pets by supporting programs and thought leadership that bring people and pets together.  Through its in-store adoption program in all PetSmart® stores across Canada, PetSmart Charities of Canada helps to find forever homes and families for more than 25,000 shelter pets each year. PetSmart Charities of Canada also provides grant funding to registered Canadian charities aligned with its mission under four key areas of support: Preventing Pet Homelessness; Helping Shelter Pets Thrive; Supporting the Bond Between People and Pets and Providing Emergency Relief and Disaster Support. Each year, more than 500,000 generous PetSmart shoppers help pets in need by donating to PetSmart Charities of Canada using the PIN pads at checkout registers inside PetSmart stores.  In turn, PetSmart Charities of Canada efficiently uses more than 90 cents of every dollar donated to fulfill its role as a leading funder of animal welfare in Canada, granting more than $14 million since its inception in 1999.  PetSmart Charities of Canada is a registered Canadian charity, a member of Imagine Canada and is independent from the PetSmart business in Canada. To learn more visit www.petsmartcharities.ca

Quick Facts

PetSmart Charities is the leader in pet adoptions – finding homes for more than 500,000 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 1,600 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 $45 million in funding each year to more than 3,600 animal welfare groups
  • provided funding for more than 214,000 spay/neuter surgeries in 2017
  • assisted more than 9,200 pets through emergency relief efforts in 2017

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 15 years in a row. We are ranked in the top 1% of charities nationwide.

 

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