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Jan 03, 2018, 08:00 ET Nation's Top Animal Welfare Organizations Launch Innovation Showdown Seeking Lifesaving Ideas for a Chance at up to $350,000 investment

The 2018 Innovation Showdown, which launches today, invites organizations and companies to compete for the chance at an investment of up to...


Nov 16, 2017, 08:00 ET The Petco Foundation is Making Holiday Wishes Come True with $765,000 in Grant Awards to Animal Welfare Organizations This Holiday Season

The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, today reveals the names of 52 stories that have earned their animal welfare organizations a grant...


Oct 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Petco Foundation Honors Helping Heroes Through Annual Campaign, October 7 - 29, 2017

This October, the Petco Foundation, in partnership with Natural Balance® pet food, invites the public to join them to celebrate and support the...


Sep 21, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Foundation Surpasses $200 Million Invested in Lifesaving Animal Welfare Work Nationwide Since 1999

The Petco Foundation, a national non-profit, recently hit a major milestone as it surpassed $200 million invested in lifesaving animal welfare...


Aug 30, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Foundation Commits $2.3 Million to South Texas and Louisiana Animal Welfare Organizations Following Hurricane Harvey

The Petco Foundation announced today that all funds raised during their All For Saving Lives campaign in Petco stores and online through September...


Jun 30, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Foundation Announces Campaign Celebrating Everyday Lifesavers for Animals

This weekend the Petco Foundation, a leading funder of animal welfare, and The NUTRO Company kick off their "Be A Lifesaver" campaign, promoting...


May 22, 2017, 06:00 ET The Petco Foundation Honors Animal Welfare's Best In Show

The Petco Foundation gathered approximately 500 guests at this year's "Celebration of Love" awards gala, which recognized seven organizations and...


May 10, 2017, 06:00 ET Roll Out The Paw-Printed Red Carpet!

The Petco Foundation, along with some animal-loving celebrity guests, will shine a spotlight on organizations and individuals whose dedication,...


May 03, 2017, 06:00 ET Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Foundation Surpass $11 Million in Total Contributions for Pet Cancer Research and Treatment

To kick off Pet Cancer Awareness Month in May, the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Foundation announced a total of $11 million in contributions...


Apr 05, 2017, 06:00 ET Award-Winning Entrepreneur Daymond John Joins Petco Foundation Board of Directors

The Petco Foundation, a leader and valued partner in animal welfare, today announced that award-winning entrepreneur Daymond John will be joining...


Nov 29, 2016, 06:37 ET The Petco Foundation Donates $750,000 to Spread Holiday Cheer to Deserving Organizations with the Holiday Wishes Campaign

The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, today revealed the names of 54 animal welfare organizations receiving grant funding through the...


Jul 13, 2016, 06:04 ET Petco Foundation Invests More Than $30 Million in FY15 to Support Lifesaving Work

The Petco Foundation today announced that grant investments in FY15 totaled $30 million in funding for animal welfare initiatives – marking...


Dec 09, 2015, 06:00 ET Petco Foundation Helps Pet Adopters Grant Holiday Wishes with $750,000 in Donations

 Today, the Petco Foundation, in partnership with Halo, Purely for Pets, announced the winners of its third annual "Holiday Wishes" campaign...


Nov 10, 2015, 06:16 ET The Petco Foundation Honors Nation's Veterans by Awarding Nearly $300,000 to Provide the Love and Service of a Dog to Disabled Veterans

 Today, the Petco Foundation announced nearly $300,000 in grant funding to provide service and support dogs to our nation's veterans with...


Oct 01, 2015, 06:00 ET The Petco Foundation Empowers Adopters to Help Grant Holiday Wishes

 Today, the Petco Foundation, in partnership with Halo, Purely for Pets, announced the third annual Holiday Wishes campaign, which  awards...


Dec 23, 2013, 10:00 ET The Petco Foundation and 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' Announce Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign Winners

 Today the "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," and the Petco Foundation along with Ellen and her natural pet food company Halo, Purely for Pets,...


Oct 30, 2013, 09:07 ET The Petco Foundation and 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' Kick Off New Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign

On Monday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the Petco Foundation joined Ellen and her natural pet food company Halo, Purely for...


May 15, 2013, 09:00 ET Petco Foundation Names Susanne Kogut New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Petco Foundation today announced the selection of Susanne Kogut as its new executive director. Kogut will replace the...


Oct 16, 2012, 11:00 ET Volunteers Needed to Help Support Nationwide Pet Food Drive

Petco and the Petco Foundation are seeking volunteers to help collect pet food for pets in need during the organizations' third annual National Pet...


Mar 16, 2011, 11:07 ET Ellen DeGeneres to be Honored for Commitment to Animals at Third Annual PETCO Foundation Gala on April 30

Celebrating more than 12 years of making a difference for animals, the PETCO Foundation will host its third annual fundraising gala at 5:30 p.m....


Nov 14, 2006, 00:00 ET 'Tree of Hope' Fundraiser Gives Pets a Second Chance

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Companion animals love their human companions unconditionally -- unfortunately, millions of homeless pets...


Apr 12, 2004, 01:00 ET 'Spring A Pet' Fundraiser Tops $1.5 Million Mark

SAN DIEGO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers, vendors and associates of PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc. once again demonstrated their compassion...


Feb 27, 2004, 00:00 ET 'Spring a Pet' Will Make Animals' Lives Better

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continuing their efforts to create better lives for companion animals everywhere, the PETCO...


Sep 15, 2003, 01:00 ET Greyhound Planet Weekend to Raise Funds, Awareness For Retired Racers

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With more than 20,000 Greyhounds euthanized each year because they are no longer needed at the...