Exclusive New Care Bears™ Line Shares the Love with Homeless Pets
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2014--
Win a pet’s heart – and stomach – this Valentine’s Day with exclusive
themed toys and treats from PetSmart
(NASDAQ: PETM). After more than 30 years of creating smiles for people,
the iconic Care Bears™ make their way to PetSmart. Each cuddly dog toy
spreads love even further because PetSmart is donating 10 percent of the
purchase price of each product sold to PetSmart
Charities® to help save homeless pets.
Furry canine valentines will feel the love from their pet parents when
they meet the nostalgic characters Tenderheart Bear, Love-a-Lot Bear and
Cheer Bear that squeak during playtime. Don’t love Valentine’s Day?
Grumpy Bear may cheer up grouchy dogs and pet parents alike. The plush
toys will be sold in stores and online
in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico through March 2.
Valentine’s Treats for Your Dog
Show your dog even more affection with new, heart-shaped Blue Buffalo Be
Mine Bars™. These crunchy, heart-shaped dog biscuits bring together
tasty flavors and healthy ingredients for a special treat dogs will
love. Available for a limited time, the treats contain wholesome whole
grains, fruits and vegetables.
PetSmart is the largest specialty pet retailer in North America with
gifts and services for every type of pet. For more information on
products, deals and store hours, visit www.petsmart.com.
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