Domestic Animal Rights
Established in 1995
Mission Statement :
Saving the lives of homeless pets
We envision a world in which every pet has a lifelong, loving home.
PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities® of Canada are nonprofit animal welfare organizations that save the lives of homeless pets. More than 500,000 dogs and cats find homes each year through our adoption programs in all PetSmart® stores and our sponsored adoption events.
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For every dollar spent…
CEO Salary: 0% of expenses
Impacts & Achievements:
Some of the highlights
- 500,000 pets saved every year
- $45 million given to Animal Welfare groups
- $100 million given to support spay and neuter clinics
- PetSmart Charities grants more money to directly help pets in need than any other animal welfare group in North America, with a focus on funding spay/neuter services that help communities solve the problem of pet overpopulation.
How PetSmart Charities is making a difference
All 1,600+ PetSmart stores host Cat Adoption Centers and more than a dozen stores have Dog and Cat Everyday Adoption Centers, which free up space at shelters and help more pets find forever homes.
PetSmart Charities Emergency Relief program has assisted more than 230,000 pets since 2007 by delivering much-needed supplies to animal rescue groups saving pets from natural disasters.
Every weekend, you’ll find pets from local shelters available for adoption at PetSmart Charities sponsored events like National Adoption Weekends, neighborhood weekend adoption events and community-wide adoption fairs. Plus, PetSmart Charities provides grant funding to help organizations increase their capacity to save pets’ lives through adoption.
PetSmart Charities provides grants that help spay/neuter clinics and animal welfare groups to perform more surgeries and educate communities.