Pet Retention | Grants


Pet Retention

Pet Retention

June 1 - June 27

Grant awards will support programs or services that proactively encourage keeping pets in their homes through resources and access to pet care.

PetSmart Charities provides grants for Pet Retention

Grant Application Considerations

  • Subsidized wellness and/or microchip programs and medical services for owned pets
  • Intervention programs for at-risk populations
  • Collaborations between human service and animal welfare organizations that help pets of families in transition
  • Pet-friendly housing programs
  • Diversion programs at intake that provide resources to pet parents
  • Managed admission that lacks resources or assistance to keep pets in homes
  • Humane education programs
  • Spay/Neuter programs
  • Requests for infrastructure or vehicles over $100,000
This grant category is currently closed

If you have any questions or experience difficulties in the submission process, please contact us directly at grants[at]petsmartcharities[dot]org

Grant Success Stories

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In 2013, John Bickham, operational excellence manager for Distribution Center 10, attended a graduation ceremony for an Ohio-based nonprofit organization called 4 Paws for...
August 21, 2018
Mr. Williams* is 79 years old and lives in Knox County, Tennessee.  Years ago, he retired to care for his wife of 55 years whom was diagnosed with cancer.  When she sadly...
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