Newsletter - Animal Writes sm
19 April 2009 Issue

Source: Pet Product News

Web based pet supplies retailer and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have teamed up with PetFinder, a searchable online database of homeless pets, to work together on pet adoption.

"This agreement delivers on's promise to always put the need of pets first," said Andrea Reisman, CEO. "We are thrilled to be working with the ASPCA and PetFinder and liken their endorsement to having received the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval for pets."

The company also announced the "Million Pet Mission," a nationwide partnership to increase the number of pet adoptions. Together with the ASPCA, PetFinder and Dr. Marty Becker, D.V.M., co-authour of "Chicken Soup for the Cat & Dog Lover's Soul," the "Million Pet Mission" uses the power of the Internet to bring awareness and solutions to pet overpopulation.

Also partnering with are: PETCO, the 470-plus superstore pet supplies chain based in San Diego, CA, that will support the initiative through in-store adoptions; The Amanda Foundation, a nonprofit organization which rescues pets from euthanization at the pound; The Doris Day Animal Foundation; veterinarian and behavior expert Dr. Rolan Tripp; and National PetCare Centres Inc., a group of more than 70 veterinary practices located throughout the U.S. with a focus on providing pets with the highest-quality veterinary medical and ancillary care.

"Success for isn't just the number of hits and products sold," Reismer said. "Its the number of lives saved."

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