Grants

TYPES OF GRANTS

ADOPTIONS

Partnering with local animal welfare organizations to connect people to adoptable pets at PetSmart Charities signature events, such as National Adoption Weekends at PetSmart stores, which are held four times a year.

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SPAY/NEUTER

Preventing unplanned litters through targeted spay/neuter programs and clinic development, free or low-cost spay/neuter surgeries, trap-neuter-return (TNR) efforts, as well as veterinary school initiatives.

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EMERGENCY RELIEF

Providing assistance in the event of a natural or man-made disaster during the rescue, relief and/or recovery stages.

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INTAKE DIVERSION

Keeping pets from entering shelters by making wellness clinics, as well as behavioral training and education more accessible.

Opening 2017
CAPACITY BUILDING

Assisting with the construction, rebuilding or remodeling of animal welfare organization facilities that fulfill the needs of homeless pets.

Opening 2017
PET TRANSPORT

Supporting organizations that relocate adoptable pets to areas where the demand for pet adoption is high so they will have the best chance possible at finding their forever family.

Opening 2017
SHELTER MANAGEMENT

Supporting best practices in areas such as mentoring, disease control and strengthening shelter infrastructure.

Opening 2017
CONFERENCES AND TRAINING

Funding enrichment programs and workshops for those working for and volunteering within the animal welfare industry.

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ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH PETS

Supporting programs that train pets to become service animals for military veterans or people with disabilities and for pet therapy programs in hospitals, schools, senior homes or at-risk populations.

Opening 2017
KEEPING PETS & FAMILIES TOGETHER

Creating resources for families that are or may experience domestic violence, homelessness and/or Military leave and can no longer accommodate their pet.

Opening 2017
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November 28, 2016
PetSmart® Launches Holiday Philanthropic Collection That Gives Back to Pets and Children in Need Through December 25, and Even More on #GivingTuesday  
November 18, 2016
Signature Adoption Event Aimed at Encouraging Pet Adoption Prior to the Holiday Season Saves the Lives of 22,834 Pets at PetSmart Stores across North America  
November 15, 2016
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November 15, 2016
Newly Expanded Grantee Opportunities Available to Support At-Risk Families and Programs that Enhance People’s Lives Through Pets