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

August 13-14 Events to Help Shelter Dogs and Cats Find Loving Homes

San Diego, California, UNITED STATES


WHAT: In order 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 August 13, 2011. Innova® Pet Food is sponsoring the events by 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 animal adoption groups, inquire about the best ways to care for a new pet, and find out about PETCO's Think Adoption First program.

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday August 13 - 14
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  


Mia West - West PR

For general information on PETCO National Pet Adoption events, visit  

For more information about Innova Pet Food, visit, or  


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