Market Overview

PetSmart® Launches Second Annual Philanthropic Pet Care and Grooming Services to Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Share:
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

For the second year in a row, in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, PetSmart is offering its charitable grooming and PetsHotel® services to benefit Susan G. Komen®, including its unique Pet Expressions where dogs can don a Pink Ribbon stencil to honor the cause.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160930005669/en/

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, PetSmart is offering its charitable grooming and ...

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, PetSmart is offering its charitable grooming and PetsHotel(R) services to benefit Susan G. Komen(R), including its unique Pet Expressions where dogs can don a Pink Ribbon stencil to honor the cause. Beginning Oct. 1, $1 from every "Pink Ribbon" service will go to the nonprofit Susan G. Komen, the world's largest breast cancer organization funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the federal government, while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. (Photo: Business Wire)

Beginning Oct. 1, $1 from every "Pink Ribbon" service will go to the nonprofit Susan G. Komen, the world's largest breast cancer organization funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the federal government, while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. The offerings include themed bandanas, charms, bows and even the Pink Ribbon Pet Expressions stencil to support this important cause throughout the month of October and beyond.

"We are thrilled to make these services philanthropic in support of Susan G. Komen," said Joanna Zucker, VP of Services for PetSmart. "Together with our customers, last year we donated $25,000 to Susan G. Komen and we hope to do the same or even better this year."

The Pink Ribbon services* are available in-store (while supplies last) and include:

Pink Ribbon Pet Expressions: ** Show your support for the cause with a pet-friendly, washable pink ribbon stencil.

Komen Top Dog Packages: Choose from select add-on grooming packages that include an exclusive pink ribbon bandana/bow and charm.

PetsHotel Add-Ons: Give your pup the gift of style for the cause during a boarding stay with a pink ribbon bandana and charm.***

*All services are subject to availability and may not be available at all stores. Pet age, health and vaccination requirements apply.

**At participating stores. Not available in SC, Boulder, CO & select cities in CA. Colors may vary by salon. Available to puppies 12 weeks and older. Check with your local PetSmart for details and availability.

***Does not include grooming.

About Susan G. Komen®

Susan G. Komen is the world's largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $889 million in research and provided $1.95 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy's life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social.

About PetSmart®

PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart's passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This vision impacts everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 53,000 associates, operate 1,477 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and 203 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp day care services and pet adoption services in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet parents – including PetSmart.com, PetFoodDirect.com, Pet360.com and petMD.com – offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet care information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption partnership with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save the lives of more than 500,000 homeless pets each year.

Follow PetSmart on Twitter: @PetSmart
Find PetSmart on Facebook: www.facebook.com/PetSmart
See PetSmart on YouTube: www.YouTube.com/PetSmart

Golin for PetSmart Inc.
Danielle Bickelmann, 469-680-2503
dbickelmann@golin.com 
or
PetSmart Media Line: 
623-587-2177

View Comments and Join the Discussion!