When Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast last October, it not only left thousands of miles of devastation, but it also uprooted the lives of all in its path – including millions of pets.
PetSmart Charities’ Emergency Relief team sprang into action to help more than 60,000 displaced pets in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, West Virginia and Maryland. Sherrie Buzby, a photojournalist for PetSmart Charities and New Jersey native, captured this unique relief effort in photos.
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We are a nation of pet lovers, yet sadly, four million adoptable cats and dogs are euthanized every year simply because there are not enough homes. In an inspiring new documentary, “The Journey Home: A Rescue Waggin’® Story,” PetSmart Charities depicts how its Rescue Waggin’ program is working to change this statistic by giving adoptable dogs and puppies a second chance at life.
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PetSmart Charities has teamed up with actor Josh Duhamel to launch the “High-Five for Pet Adoption” campaign celebrating the 5 million pets’ lives that have been saved through PetSmart Charities’ Adoption Centers. The campaign aims to increase public awareness about the importance of pet adoption to save millions more pets that still need lifelong, loving homes.
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“Like” pets? Saving homeless pets’ lives is now as easy as adding an application to your Facebook profile. Share a Pic, Save a Pet, created by non-profit PetSmart Charities® and powered by Adopt-a-Pet.com, is a unique online application to drive public awareness and increase adoptions of the nearly 8 million homeless pets in the United States.
Share a Pic, Save a Pet transforms individual Facebook profiles into social billboards, alerting their friends, family and followers about adoptable pets in their own community that need lifelong, loving homes. Specifically, the application gives Facebook users a unique way to ‘donate’ their profile to save pets in the community, showcasing local pets’ pictures and information about where they can be adopted.
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