lifesaving impact week
lifesaving impact week

lifesaving impact week

The Petco Foundation celebrated 20 years of saving lives November 12 - 14 in San Diego, California during our inaugural Lifesaving Impact Week. Thank you to all of our sponsors, vendors and partners who made Lifesaving Impact Week possible!

The week began with an exclusive golf outing for our top sponsors and concluded with The Lifesaving Awards. The Lifesaving Awards is a celebration of love that saves animal lives and represents our thanks to those people who put their love into action every day. The awards recognize exemplary performance by organizations and individuals whose dedication and commitment to solutions and achieving success create a significant lifesaving impact.

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Lifesaving Awards Honorees

Love in Action Award

Celebrating an organization that put their love into action to save animals across the country.

Dog is My Copilot

Dog is my CoPilot partners with nearly 100 animal welfare organizations to save animal lives across the country by transporting pets from under-resourced shelters to geographical locations where adopters are anxiously awaiting their new family members – by plane!

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Paul Jolly Compassion Award

Recognizing a small to midsized organization whose compassion for animals moved them to make a lifesaving difference.

Angels of Assisi

Angels of Assisi seeks to change the traditional definition of an animal shelter by offering services and programs to benefit the community, the people that live there, and the pets they love.

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Helping Heroes Award

Honoring the work of an organization transforming animals into heroes helping others.

K9s For Warriors

K9s For Warriors is the nation’s largest provider of service canines to warriors suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of military service post-9/11.

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Lifesaving Impact Award

Celebrating an exceptional organization, whose inspirational leadership transformed their community making a significant lifesaving impact.

Montgomery County Animal Services

Montgomery County Animal Services is a municipal shelter that saves 93% of the 15,000 animals they take in each year. They represent an area of more than 1,000 square miles where their 9 Animal Control Officers are responsible for responding to the 13,000 animal control calls received annually.

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Unsung Hero Award

Thanking a special individual whose commitment and story of dedication exemplifies their love for animals.

Kayla Denney, Taft Animal Control

Kayla Denney left her job as an accountant to pursue her passion for pets. She traded in her office for the kennels and got to work transforming the department and achieved over 95% save rate!

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Innovation Award

Recognizing an organization for their innovative lifesaving idea.

Dallas Animal Services

Dallas Animal Services earned a $200,000 grant investment at the third annual Innovation Showdown for their Dallas90 Shelter Service System.

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Love Amplified Award

Recognizing visionary marketing and outreach efforts to promote pet adoption and lifesaving work nationally.

Bill Abbott & Crown Media

Bill Abbott shares our deep love and commitment to helping pets in need, and his dedication to the cause comes to life through many of the programs on the Hallmark channel network.

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Lifesaving Impact Week Photos

Check out the photos from our 2019 Lifesaving Impact Week! If you share these photos on Social Media, remember to tag @PetcoFoundation and #PetcoFamily!

Golf Tournament

Lifesaving Impact Week teed off for our top sponsors on Tuesday, November 12 with an exclusive golf outing at Rancho Bernardo Inn. Congratulations to Zoo Med Labs, Whitebridge and Champion Petfoods who took home top honors at the golf event.

First Place - Zoo Med Labs

Second Place - Whitebridge

Third Place - Champion Petfoods

Thank you to Our Sponsors