WHAT: PetSmart Charities will introduce its new Texas spay/neuter initiative and unveil its plans for a multi-million dollar investment in Houston. One of the first grant recipient organizations, Saving Animals, will share its plans to benefit the pets of Houston and will host tours of its first new spay/neuter clinic. WHEN: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 10:00 - 10:15 a.m. - Announcement 10:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Spay/Neuter Clinic Tours WHERE: Mickey Hagey Center for Animals, 17575 Katy Freeway, Houston WHO: PetSmart Charities Executive Director, Susana Della Maddalena Saving Animals Executive Director, Sean Hawkins Mickey Hagey Chief of Staff, Renee Bazan Mickey Hagey Operations Manager, DeWayne Compton WHY: This announcement will explain the plans for this groundbreaking investment to reach the long-term goal of reducing unnecessary pet euthanasia and finding a lifelong, loving home for every adoptable pet in Houston.
About PetSmart Charities, Inc.
PetSmart Charities, Inc. (PCI) is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates and supports programs that save the lives of homeless pets, raise awareness of companion animal welfare issues, and promote healthy relationships between people and pets. Since 1994, PCI has donated more than $52million to animal welfare agencies and, through its in-store adoption programs, has helped save the lives of more than 3.1 million pets. To learn more about how PCI is working to help find a lifelong, loving home for every pet, visit www.petsmartcharities.org.
About Saving Animals
For more information about Saving Animals and to learn about a Fix Houston spay/neuter clinic near you, visit www.savinganimals.org or call (713) 527-4490.
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