PETCO(TM) and Wellness(R) Natural Pet Food Host National Pet Adoption Weekend

July 16-17 Events to Help Shelter Dogs and Cats Find Loving Homes

San Diego, California, UNITED STATES

SAN DIEGO, July 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --


To help the 5-7 million companion animals that enter shelters every year find loving homes, every PETCO™ store will host Pet Adoption events the weekend of July 16, 2011. Wellness® Natural Pet Food is sponsoring the events, and providing a free small bag of its dry dog or cat food (while supplies last) to people who adopt a pet during PETCO's National Adoption Weekend.  In addition, all pet parents who adopt enjoy additional savings from PETCO's Think Adoption First Care and Savings program.
  The events will provide animal lovers across the nation the chance to meet many adoptable pets, learn about local area animal adoption groups, inquire about the best ways to care for a new pet, and find out about PETCO's amazing Think Adoption First program.
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday July 16-17
  9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE: All PETCO locations. Check with local stores for exact times and details of specific adoption events. Visit for a location.
VISUALS: Great visuals of adoptable animals 
  Interviews with adoption groups, new pet parents and PETCO representatives 

For general information on PETCO National Pet Adoption events, visit  

For more information about Wellness Natural Pet Food, visit, or


Mia West


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