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For pets. For people. For good.™

By investing in community partners that advocate and care for the well-being of pets and all who love them, life at both ends of the leash improves. It’s all thanks to our donors and partners.

PetSmart Charities, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization is PetSmart’s key philanthropic partner. We work in partnership with our in-store adoption program in all PetSmart® stores across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. PetSmart Charities delivers robust local and national grant funding that:

helps more than 2,500 animal welfare organizations matching people with pets through adoption.

improves access to affordable veterinary care for all

Supports families in times of crisis with access to food, shelter and disaster response

Each year, millions of generous PetSmart shoppers help pets in need by donating to PetSmart Charities using the PIN pads at checkout registers inside PetSmart® stores and online. While the average gift is $1.50, those donations have added up to more than $500 million in grants made since 1994. PetSmart Charities efficiently uses more than 90 cents of every dollar, and PetSmart Charities is the top funder of animal welfare in the U.S. and Canada. For more than 17 years, PetSmart Charities has earned a 4-star (the highest) rating from Charity Navigator.

homeless pets need your help

Each year, some 5 million pets make their way into shelters. We help connect pets in need with loving families through our in-store adoption programs at PetSmart stores.

healthy pets, healthy families

Nearly 50 million pets don’t receive veterinary care, and for most of them, the rising cost is out of reach. We support programs that make veterinary services more affordable and accessible.

no pet should go hungry

In the U.S., 1 in 6 people experience food insecurity, and often, so do their pets. We partner with organizations that provide pet food for families facing economic hardship. This helps keep more pets in their homes and out of shelters.

10 Million Pets Adopted

PetSmart partners with PetSmart Charities to help adoptable pets find homes. Every 38 seconds a PetSmart store is open, a pet is adopted. Together along with our partners and donors, we’ve helped more than 10 million pets find loving homes.