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PetSmart® Provides Free Baths for Dogs in Flooded Areas

September 18, 2018

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2018--With thousands of residents still impacted by Hurricane Florence, PetSmart is offering free dog baths to help pet parents as they return to normalcy.

Now through Saturday, September 22, from noon until close, PetSmart will offer a free basic bath to pets in the impacted communities. Residents are encouraged to call the store ahead of time to book their pet’s bath appointment and mention the free bath offer when booking.

“Pets can get dirty during the chaos of a hurricane, but with everything pet families have to deal with following a storm, they may not be able to tend to their pet’s hygiene right away,” said Joanna Zucker, vice president of services at PetSmart. “By offering free baths, we hope to make things a little bit easier for pets and pet parents impacted by the storm.”

In order to maintain a safe and comfortable grooming environment, pets must be current on their rabies vaccinations in order to receive their free bath. For more information, pet parents can call their local store for details and availability. Add-on services will be available for purchase.

About PetSmart®

PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they, together, can live more fulfilled lives. This vision impacts everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates and how we give back to our communities. PetSmart employs approximately 55,000 associates and operates more than 1,600 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as more than 200 in-store PetSmart PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. The retailer provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and products, as well as services such as dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp™ and pet adoption. PetSmart, PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities® of Canada work with more than 3,500 animal welfare organizations to bring adoptable pets into stores so they have the best chance possible of finding a forever home. Through this in-store adoption program and other signature events, PetSmart has facilitated more than 8 million adoptions, more than any other brick-and-mortar organization. In May 2017, PetSmart acquired Chewy.com, a leading online retailer of pet food and products in the U.S., which operates as an independent subsidiary.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ARIZONA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH PHILANTHROPY RETAIL OTHER PHILANTHROPY SPECIALTY CONSUMER VETERINARY PETS

SOURCE: PetSmart

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PUB: 09/18/2018 02:43 PM/DISC: 09/18/2018 02:43 PM

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