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Petco Foundation Celebrates Valentine’s Day

San Antonio, Texas (February 14, 2019) – This Valentine’s Day, the Petco Foundation, a national, nonprofit working to inspire and lead change for animals, is providing crucial lifesaving support, with more than $14 million in grant investments to animal welfare organizations across the country. The shelter pets and the people… Read more »

Skechers Partners with Petco Foundation

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – January 24, 2019 – Tails are wagging at Skechers: the brand is leaping paws first into its newest charity movement, a multi-year partnership with the Petco Foundation. Through all purchases of BOBS from Skechers footwear in the United States, Skechers will help save the lives of… Read more »

Send Love to Shelter Pets and the Staff and Volunteers Who Care For Them

San Antonio, Texas (January 15, 2019) – The Petco Foundation, a national, nonprofit animal welfare organization working to inspire and lead change for animals, is teaming up with WholeHearted and the award-winning artist and creator of the heart-warming MUTTS comic strip, Patrick McDonnell to celebrate lifesaving animal welfare work nationwide…. Read more »

Petco Foundation Announces $2.5M to Support Nation’s Veterans

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 7, 2018 – Today, the Petco Foundation announced more than $2.5 million in grant commitments to provide service and support dogs to our nation’s veterans and to help military contract working dogs retire at home. Through its annual Helping Heroes campaign, the Petco Foundation’s investments include support… Read more »

The Petco Foundation Aims to Raise $2.3 Million for “Helping Heroes”

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 5, 2018 — Throughout October, the Petco Foundation, in partnership with Merrick Pet Care, will honor “Helping Heroes,” the therapy, service and working animals that have a significant effect on people across the nation. With a goal to raise more than $2.3 million in Petco locations and online, the Helping… Read more »

All for Saving Lives: Petco Foundation and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute Announce Campaign Centered on the Life-Changing Impact of Pets!

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 16, 2018  — This Saturday, the Petco Foundation kicks off their annual “All for Saving Lives” campaign to celebrate the life-changing effect of pets in our lives with a goal to raise $2.2 million to support lifesaving animal welfare organizations nationwide. “All for Saving Lives” explores the many ways pets impact… Read more »

The Petco Foundation Celebrates Everyday Lifesavers for Animals

SAN ANTONIO, June 28, 2018 — This weekend, the Petco Foundation, a leading funder of animal welfare, kicks off the organization’s annual “Be a Lifesaver” campaign, promoting everyday lifesavers throughout the country and encouraging all people to take small and large actions to make a difference for animals. The campaign launches Saturday, June 30 with… Read more »

The Petco Foundation Honors Lifesaving Animal Welfare Heroes

SAN DIEGO, CA (June 13, 2018) — The Petco Foundation gathered more than 450 animal-loving guests at this year’s “Celebration of Love” Lifesaving Awards, which recognized seven organizations and individuals from across the country for their dedication, determination and actions to create lifesaving impact for pets in need. “The Petco… Read more »

Nation’s Top Animal Welfare Organizations Recognize Lifesaving Innovation

San Antonio, Texas (May 22, 2018) – Petco Foundation and The Jackson Galaxy Project along with other top animal welfare organizations teamed up for 2018 Innovation Showdown to award $350,000 and provide invaluable feedback to launch lifesaving ideas. The Innovation Showdown is a collaborative project with a goal to spark… Read more »