PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2013--
This year’s top 10 list of holiday gifts for pets, as voted on by pet
parents, has been unveiled by PetSmart
(NASDAQ: PETM) and includes high-tech pet video monitors, a
motion-activated dog toy, and a cuddly plush toy that helps save the
lives of homeless pets.
New this year, Motorola Scout Video Pet Monitors from PetSmart are a top tech gift for pet parents who want to keep an eye on their pets when away from home. The monitors are available in four models with features such as wireless technology, infrared night vision, two-way voice communication, and indoor and outdoor cameras. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We asked our 1.9 million fans and pet parents on Facebook what gifts
their pets want for the holidays this year, and they voted for the top
10 pet gifts,” said Laurie Taylor, PetSmart’s vice president of dog and
cat merchandising. “Their choices were as diverse as pets themselves,
from festive and unique toys to seasonal treats. We think the list
provides a great starting point to find gifts for the special pets in
The top 10 holiday gifts, as selected by PetSmart fans, are available in
stores and online, and are featured on PetSmart’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/PetSmart.
Scout Video Pet Monitors: Wireless technology, infrared night
vision, two-way voice communication, and indoor/outdoor cameras make
these monitors a top tech gift for pet parents who want to keep an eye
on their pets when away from home.
Coupon Gift Card Book: It’s much more than a gift card because
it’s attached to a spiral-bound coupon book that contains more than
$100 in savings on dog and cat treats, aquatics, reptiles, birds,
clean-up products, and grooming, boarding and training services.
This cold-weather version of the popular ThunderShirt gently hugs your
dog to help keep him calm during winter storms and other situations
that spark anxiety, fear and over-excitement.
the Red Nosed Reindeer® & Friends dog toys: From
the holiday movie classic, these plush, squeaker toys modeled after
Rudolph, Clarice and Bumble will make any dog’s Christmas bright.
“R” Us Pets® Wiggle & Bark Motion-Activated Dog Toy:
Give your dog a multi-sensory experience that starts when you shake or
drop the toy, causing it to wiggle and bark. Your dog will have fun
figuring out this toy’s next move.
Santa SnacksTM Crunchy Dog Biscuits: Dogs can enjoy a
taste of the holidays too with treats baked with natural ingredients,
including oatmeal and cinnamon.
Superman Chance: This dog toy is soft and cuddly and is a super
hero to homeless pets because with every purchase, PetSmart donates 10
percent of the $8.99 retail price to PetSmart Charities to help save
Mrs. Chance: This year she joins PetSmart’s Luv-A-Pet family of
toys that help pets in need. The Luv-A-Pet collection has raised more
than $3 million for PetSmart Charities since it was created in 2009.
Mrs. Chance is sold for $8.99 and 10 percent of the retail price is
donated to PetSmart Charities to help save homeless pets.
Natural 24-inch Rawhide Knot Bone: With two-feet of chewing
pleasure, this treat is the ultimate stocking stuffer for your dog and
comes in natural or peanut butter flavors.
Michaels Pets RockTM Kooky Holiday Toys: Festive and
funky come together to give your dog a rockin’ holiday with these tug
and chew toys designed by rock star Bret Michaels.
As the largest specialty pet retailer in North America, PetSmart has
gifts and services for every type of pet. For more information on
holiday products, deals and store hours, visit www.petsmart.com.
PHOTOS: Download high-resolution photos of these
products from PetSmart’s holiday pressroom: http://corporate.petsmart.com/public-relations/holiday/index.shtml
PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) is the largest specialty pet retailer of
services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets and is a leading
online provider of pet supplies and pet care information (http://www.petsmart.com).
The company employs approximately 54,000 associates and operates more
than 1,314 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, and
over 196 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 CampSM day care services and pet adoption
services. Through its in-store pet adoption partnership with PetSmart
Charities®, PetSmart has helped save the lives of more than 5 million
pets since 1994. PetSmart Charities, Inc. and PetSmart Charities of
Canada, Inc. (“PetSmart Charities”) are independent, nonprofit
organizations that save the lives of homeless pets and reduce shelter
intake through spay/neuter efforts. In 2012, nearly 450,000 dogs and
cats found homes through PetSmart Charities’ adoption centers in all
PetSmart stores and by sponsoring community adoption events. PetSmart
Charities is the leader in granting money to help pets in need, with
more than $28 million given in 2012 throughout North America.
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GolinHarris for PetSmart
Danielle Bickelmann, 972-341-2503