PetSmart shattered records earlier this month during the PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend. The event, one of four held every year, typically unites approximately 15,000 pets with new families. During this most recent National Adoption Weekend, over 25,000 pets were adopted across more than 1,470 PetSmart retail locations. The more than 25,000 adopted pets represents the most seen during a National Adoption Weekend in its more than 20 year history.
This record-breaking event coincides with another PetSmart milestone: the adoption of its seven millionth pet.
“We are thrilled to celebrate our seven millionth pet adoption and this record-breaking National Adoption Weekend, where more than 25,500 pets found their forever homes this past week in our stores. Our National Adoption Weekend events are highly coordinated efforts involving nearly all aspects of our company, PetSmart Charities and PetSmart Charities of Canada and thousands of local animal welfare partners. From setting up tents and preparing stores to serve as adoption centers to coordinating with our local partners, we couldn’t be more proud of the collaborative efforts that resulted in our recent adoption successes. Together, we have saved more than seven million lives in total and more than 25,500 in just one week.”
— Eran Cohen, Chief Customer Experience Officer, PetSmart
The next PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend will take place between November 11 — 13 at PetSmart locations across North America. For more information, visit www.petsmartcharities.org.