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03/15/18PetSmart Announces Leadership Transition at Chewy
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Cohen to Step Down Sumit Singh, Chief Operating Officer to Serve as CEOPhoenix, AZ – March 15, 2018 – PetSmart, Inc. (“PetSmart”) today announced that Ryan Cohen, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Chewy.com has decided to step down from his day-to-day role as CEO.Chewy.com (“Chewy”) will be led by Sumit Singh, current chief operating officer of Chewy, who joined the company in August 2017 from his role as Director of Amazon Fresh Wor... 
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03/07/18ED Ellen DeGeneres™ Pet Collection Goes Wild with Safari-Themed Collection and Fresh Products for Spring
New Seasonal Pet Line Exclusively Available at PetSmart’s 1,600-Plus Stores and PetSmart.com PHOENIX – March 7, 2018 – PetSmart, the leading pet specialty retailer in North America, and Ellen DeGeneres, passionate pet enthusiast, announced today the launch of the ED Ellen DeGeneres Spring Collection for pets. This new collection features a range of active toys, slogan tees and dresses with spring designs, as well as exciting safari-themed items. The ED Ellen DeGeneres Spring Collection is... 
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03/07/18PetSmart Charities President to Discuss the Power of Pets at Inaugural South by Southwest® Wellness Expo
Presentation Marks the Organization’s First Solo Appearance at the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals®PHOENIX – (March 7, 2018) – PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, announced today that President David Haworth, DVM, PhD, will deliver a presentation on “The Power of Pets” at the inaugural South by Southwest (SXSW®) Wellness Expo on Sunday, March 11 in Austin, Texas. Dr. Haworth, who also serves as chair of the Research Work... 
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02/20/18PetSmart More North Americans are Celebrating National Love Your Pet Day after 29,739 Pets Found Forever Homes During Petsmart Charities’® First National Adoption Weekend of 2018
Untitled DocumentNorth Americans Answered the Call to Bring Love Home this FebruaryPHOENIX – Feb. 20, 2018 – It’s National Love Your Pet Day, and tens of thousands of pet parents and families across North America are celebrating after 29,739 pets were adopted during PetSmart Charities’ first National Adoption Weekend of 2018. It’s a fitting day to announce the second-most successful adoption event the leading pet specialty retailer and its sister nonprofit have hosted since beginning the i... 
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02/14/18PetSmart Launches Comprehensive Action Plan to Improve its Industry-Leading Grooming Standards and Salon Experience
PHOENIX – Feb. 14, 2018 – PetSmart, North America's leading pet specialty retailer, has always been committed to the health and well-being of all pets. That's why the company is implementing a comprehensive action plan to provide pets with an even safer and more enjoyable experience in its grooming salons. This plan, outlined below, goes into effect today.Independent task force to review training curriculum PetSmart is recruiting a team of recognized independent industry experts, accomplished m... 
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02/12/18PETSMART® And PETSMART Charities® Share The Love This February By Bringing Adorable, Adoptable Pets Into Nearly Every Store For National Adoption Weekend, Feb. 16 – 18
Add Some Love to Your Home by Adopting a Shelter Pet; Save a Life and Change Your OwnPHOENIX – FEB 12, 2018 – PetSmart, PetSmart Charities and thousands of animal welfare partners across the U.S. and Canada will have lots of love in store this February. From February 16 – 18, adorable, adoptable pets will be featured in nearly all PetSmart’s 1,600 plus stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico for the first National Adoption Weekend of 2018. PetSmart Charities and its adoption partners h... 
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02/08/18PetSmart Charities Reaches $100 Million Milestone in Grants To Support Spay and Neuter Efforts
PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Feb. 8, 2017 – While February may be best known as the month of love and American Heart Month, in animal welfare, it’s also Spay and Neuter Awareness Month—28 days devoted to educating pet parents across North America of the benefits of having their pet spayed or neutered. Since 1994, PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, has provided spay and neuter funding support to local animal welfare organizations from coast-to-coast to help pr... 
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02/07/18PetSmart® Launches Valentine’s Day Collection with Exciting Ways for Pet Parents to Celebrate with Their Pets
National Retail Federation Indicates Eight Percent Increase in Consumer Spending for Valentine’s Day, Including on PetsPHOENIX – Feb. 7, 2018 – To celebrate the month of love, PetSmart, the leading pet specialty retailer in North America, is launching its Valentine’s Day Pet Collection with a wide variety of items for pet parents to celebrate and show their pet love on Feb. 14. Last week the National Retail Foundation released its 2018 Valentine’s Day spending report, citing total spending... 
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02/07/18PETSMART Charities And Its Adoption Partners Help More Pets Than Ever Before: Over Half A Million Pets Found Forever Homes At Petsmart Stores In 2017
PetSmart Continues as Adoption Leader Among Brick-and-Mortar Organizations PHOENIX (Feb. 7, 2017) – In collaboration with more than 3,500 animal welfare partners, PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, announced that 2017 was a record-breaking year for pet adoptions. Last year, more than 560,000 pets found forever homes through the in-store adoption program, which facilitates adoptions every day at more than 1,600 PetSmart stores across the U.S. and Can... 
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01/25/18PetSmart Forms Healthy Pet Advisory Council™ – A First in the Pet Retail Industry
PHOENIX – Jan. 25, 2018 – To address the rapidly evolving area of pet nutrition, PetSmart, Inc. announced today it has formed the Healthy Pet Advisory Council, a community of experts that will support PetSmart’s efforts to lead the pet retail industry in pet nutrition, health and wellness. The council will focus on three key areas: research, innovation and education. “At PetSmart, we love pets, and we want them to lead happy and healthy lives,” said Paul Hunt, PetSmart’s senior vice presid... 
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01/17/18PetSmart And Ainsworth Pet Nutrition Announce That Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Food And Treats For Pets Are Now Available At All U.S.-Based Petsmart Stores And PetSmart.Com
Entrance of this Popular Brand into the Pet Specialty Retail Channel Expands Product Accessibility in 1,450-Plus Convenient PetSmart Retail Locations; PetSmart Expects to Have the Widest Assortment of Rachael Ray Nutrish by Mid-YearPHOENIX and PITTSBURGH – Jan. 17, 2018 – PetSmart and Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, manufacturer of the Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® line of food and treats for pets, announced today the launch of Nutrish at PetSmart.com and all of PetSmart's 1,450-plus stores across the U.S. and... 
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01/09/18PetSmart Celebrates New Puppy Arrivals with Curated Collection Inspired by Baby Trends, Tips for “Sip & See” Events
PHOENIX – Jan. 9, 2018 – Many families welcomed a new puppy into their homes this past holiday season, and PetSmart is celebrating these new arrivals with a New Puppy Collection featuring a range of items from puppy toys and teethers to apparel, accessories, beds and bowls inspired by baby trends. Also borrowing from a popular trend among new parents of babies, PetSmart is sharing puppy shower ideas for new pet parents to host a “Sip & See” party to invite friends to come “sip” refres... 
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01/04/18New Year, New You: Top 10 Tips For Pet Health & Wellness
New Year’s Health Resolutions Not Just for People, but Pets TooPHOENIX – Jan. 4, 2018 – The start of a new year means new beginnings, resolutions and goals. As people everywhere make to-do lists to help enrich and better their lives, these lists should include our pets too, says Lisa Darling, DVM, on-staff veterinarian for services at PetSmart. “With general health and wellness top-of-mind this time of year, we should also add our pets into the equation for 2018 goals and New Year’s resolut... 
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01/03/18PetSmart® Wraps Up Historic Buy A Bag, Give A Meal™ Pet Food Donation Program After Generating More Than 63 Million Meals, About 340 Semi Truckloads For Pets In Need
Together with its Shoppers, PetSmart’s Philanthropic Effort has Generated Nearly 6,800 Tons of Pet Food; 3,684 Tons Already Donated to Thousands of Destinations; Remaining 3,000-Plus Tons to be Delivered Across More than 150 Truckloads in 2018PHOENIX – Jan. 3, 2018 – PetSmart announced today that it has wrapped up its Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program where the retailer donated a meal to a pet in need for every bag of dog or cat food purchased between March 1 – Dec. 31, 2017. The program be... 
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