Enhancing the Quality of Life Through Pets

PetSmart Charities funds grants enhancing quality of life through pets

Enhancing the Quality of Life
Through Pets

We believe in the healing power of unconditional love. This grant category supports programs that train pets to become service animals for military veterans or people with disabilities and for pet therapy programs at places such as hospitals, schools, and senior homes

Enhancing the quality of life through pets

Acceptable requests for this category may include:

  • Programs that enhance the lives of people with a strong therapeutic component
  • Animal assisted therapy programs either run by an animal welfare group or a nonprofit deploying volunteers
  • Service animal programs for people with disabilities or veterans
  • Inmate dog training programs
  • Search and rescue programs

This grant category is now closed.

Check back in 2018 for new funding opportunities.


Please contact us if you have any questions at grants[at]petsmartcharities[dot]org