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Petco Love Calls On Pet Adopters To Help Animal Welfare Organizations Across The Country With $ 1 Million In Rescue Funds This Holiday Season | Texas News


SAN ANTONIO, September 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Petco Love, in partnership with Skechers BOBS, invites animal adopters to share how their pets have changed their lives as part of the annual Petco Love Stories grant campaign. This holiday season, Petco Love will celebrate the best love stories by awarding $ 1 million in rescue funds to over 100 qualified animal welfare organizations across the country. Through September 20, animal adopters can share their love stories to help the organization they adopted receive grants ranging from $ 1,000 To $ 100,000. Adopters with winning stories will also receive a Petco shopping spree and BOBS shoes from Skechers.

“Bigger smiles, more comfortable naps and a warmer welcome every time you walk through the door – the love we share with our pets changes everything,” said Susanne Kogut, President of Petco Love. “Each year, we read thousands of heartwarming stories that illustrate the life-changing power of pet adoption. Through this annual campaign, we celebrate that love and give back to animal welfare organizations that work hard to save animal lives and make these adoption matches possible. “

Adopters can submit their love stories to in September 20, 2021, To noon CDT. Stories should highlight how the animals changed their adopting it life for the better, in ways big and small. Submissions must include four photos to illustrate the story and may also include a video. Visit the Love Stories website for more information, including a full list of prizes and entry FAQs, and to be inspired by winning stories from the previous year. This year’s winners, including the grand prize $ 100,000 Grant award winner, will be announced at special celebrations throughout the holiday season.

Since 2013, more than 20,000 adopters have shared their stories with Petco Love, helping to reward more than $ 5.8 million to animal welfare organizations across the country to save even more pet lives. For more information on Petco Love Stories (formerly known as the Holiday Wishes campaign), visit and join the conversation on social media using #PetcoLoveStory.

About Petco Love

Petco Love is a non-profit organization that changes lives by making communities and families of animals closer, stronger and healthier. Since our inception in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, we have empowered animal welfare organizations by investing $ 300 million in adoption and other rescue efforts. We’ve helped find loving homes for more than 6.5 million pets in partnership with Petco and organizations nationwide. Today, our love for pets drives us to innovate, creating the tools animal lovers need to reunite lost animals, and with passion, inspiring and mobilizing communities and our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners to make vital changes alongside us. Is it love calling you? Visit or follow on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to be part of the rescue work we do every day.

About SKECHERS United States, Inc.

Skechers (NYSE: SKX), The Comfort Technology Company â„¢ based in Southern california, designs, develops and markets a diverse line of lifestyle and performance footwear, clothing and accessories for men, women and children. The Company’s collections are available in United States and more than 170 countries and territories through department and specialty stores, and directly to consumers through 4,057 retail stores and e-commerce websites owned by the Company and third parties. The Company manages its international business through a network of global distributors, joint venture partners in Asia, Israel and Mexico, and wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada, Japan, India, Europeans and Latin America. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.

About Skechers BOBS

BOBS from Skechers’ charitable footwear, clothing and accessories collection have improved the lives of animals: Over the past five years, Skechers has contributed more than $ 7 million to help over 1.3 million pets in shelters, including rescuing over 955,000 rescued pets in United States and Canada. It all started in 2011, when Skechers launched a movement to support children affected by natural disasters and poverty – a cause that has helped the company donate over 16 million new pairs of shoes to children in over from 60 countries around the world. To learn more about Skechers’ BOBS commitment to making a difference, visit and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Jennifer perez

Love Petco

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