Find lifelong, loving homes for all pets by supporting programs and thought leadership that bring people and pets together.
PetSmart Charities® of Canada is committed to finding lifelong, loving homes for all pets by supporting programs and thought leadership that bring people and pets together. Through its in-store adoption program in all PetSmart® stores across Canada, PetSmart Charities of Canada helps to find forever homes and families for more than 28,000 shelter pets each year. PetSmart Charities of Canada also provides grant funding to registered Canadian charities aligned with its mission. Each year, more than 500,000 generous PetSmart shoppers help pets in need by donating to PetSmart Charities of Canada using the PIN pads at checkout registers inside PetSmart stores. In turn, PetSmart Charities of Canada efficiently uses more than 90 cents of every dollar donated to fulfill its role as a leading funder of animal welfare in Canada, granting more than $21.7 million since its inception in 1999. PetSmart Charities of Canada is a registered Canadian charity, a member of Imagine Canada and is independent from the PetSmart business in Canada. To learn more visit www.petsmartcharities.ca
PetSmart Charities of Canada is a leader in pet adoptions – finding homes for more than 28,000 dogs and cats each year.
- More than 82 adoptions are facilitated through PetSmart Charities every day.
- Adoption centres are located in nearly every one of PetSmart’s 140 stores.
- PetSmart’s founders chose not to contribute to pet homelessness by selling dogs and cats in their stores. Instead, PetSmart Charities of Canada was created in 1999 to link people with local shelter pets in a friendly, convenient environment.
PetSmart Charities of Canada is a leading funder of animal welfare efforts in Canada, supporting communities across the country. We:
- provide over $2.6 million in funding each year to more than 220 animal welfare groups
- provided $560,000n to improve access to affordable veterinary care in communities across Canada in 2019
- provided $580,000 to keep people and pets together in 2019
- assisted more than 13,0000 pets through $919,000 in emergency relief efforts since 1999
PetSmart Charities of Canada is a nonprofit animal welfare organization, separate from PetSmart, Inc. and committed solely to improving the well-being of pets.
- PetSmart is our largest corporate donor, including valuable retail space for PetSmart Charities of Canada Adoption Centres.
- PetSmart Charities of Canada saves more pet's lives than any other animal welfare organization because of our reach and collaborative approach.
- Pet homelessness is a complex problem requiring local and national solutions, including diverse public-private partnerships to achieve the greatest impact.
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