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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals

Mission: PetSmart Charities' mission is to improve the quality of life for all companion animals by creating and supporting programs that save the lives of homeless pets and promote healthy relationships between people and pets. Our vision is "a lifelong, loving home for every pet."

Programs: Adoption - more than 400,000 dogs and cats find homes each year through petsmart charities (pci) adoption program in all petsmart stores and sponsored adoption events. Pci partnered with more than 2,700 partner animal welfare groups throughout the united states.

spay/neuter - each year, petsmart charities provides millions of dollars in grants to help communities control pet overpopulation by providing low-cost spay/neuter surgeries and educate communities. Over 238,000 spay/neuter surgeries were funded in fiscal year 2014

rescue waggin' - this pioneering pet transport program has saved nearly 90,000 dogs since 2004 by relocating homeless dogs and puppies from shelters in communities struggling with pet overpopulation to areas where they are more likely to be adopted. In fiscal year 2014 the program transported more than 14,000 dogs.

emergency relief and other - petsmart charities emergency relief program assisted more than 7,900 pets in fiscal year 2014 by delivering much-needed supplies to animal rescue groups saving pets from man-made and natural disasters. Pci also provides funding for animal welfare conferences.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1 Lady G


Rating: 5

I'm glad I found this great charity and have been donating since 2008. Great work!

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4 Manny D.


Rating: 4

I only question the significant salary the exec. Director makes. Why so much in a charity, it turns donors off. I greatly appreciate what pets art does for animals, but salaries should not be 3-4 times more than what the donors make. I'm just saying, I would be motivated to donate more.

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Rating: 4

we have the best fur boy anyone could ever want.....we adopted him from PETSMART in FV California 7 years ago. Charlie is our purfect boy. It's a win-win situation.....that these animals are adopted out to people who are looking to save an animal from homelessness. ADOPTION is the right thing to do.

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