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Petco Love, a National Nonprofit, Invests in Humane Society Silicon Valley to Save and Improve the Lives of Pets and Pet Owners in Santa Clara County

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 10, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) will receive a $25,000 grant from National Association Petco Love during a special celebration at San Jose’s Petco at 1960 Tully Road in San Jose, California on June 16, 2022 at 11 a.m. in support of their animal rescue work.

Petco Love is a national, nonprofit organization leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to connect, strengthen and improve the health of communities and pet families. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested $330 million in adoption and other rescue efforts. And Petco Love helps find loving homes for pets in partnership with Petco and more than 4,000 organizations – like HSSV – across North America, with 6.5 million pets adopted and counting.

“Our investment in Humane Society Silicon Valley is part of more than $15 million in investments recently announced by Petco Love to power local organizations across the country as part of our commitment to creating a future where no animals are left. unnecessarily euthanized,” said Susanne Kogut. , president of Petco Love. “Our local investments are just one part of our strategy to empower pet lovers to drive life-saving change alongside us. We recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the launch of Petco Love Lost, a national database lost and found that uses pet facial recognition technology to make it easier to find lost pets.

“We are truly honored to receive such a generous grant from Petco Love. With this funding, we will continue to grow our community service programs that help keep pet owners and animals together in times of hardship and In doing so, we truly celebrate the bond of love and healing between people and pets and prevent animals from entering shelters unnecessarily,” said Kurt Krukenberg, President of HSSV.

For more information about Humane Society Silicon Valley, visit hssv.org.
Learn more about Petco Love at petcolove.org.

About Humane Society Silicon Valley

Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) is a nonprofit organization that serves more than 6,000 animals a year in Silicon Valley and beyond. Established in 1929, HSSV is the first model shelter in the world and the first animal community center in the country to receive Gold LEED certification. Boasting a 95% savings rate, HSSV offers quality adoptions, affordable neutering, vaccination and microchipping services, pet care services and programs to strengthen the human-pet bond .

About Petco Love

Petco Love is a nonprofit that changes lives and makes communities and pet families closer, stronger and healthier. Since our inception in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, we’ve strengthened animal welfare organizations by investing $330 million in adoption and other rescue efforts. We’ve helped find loving homes for over 6.5 million pets in partnership with Petco and organizations nationwide.

Our love for pets drives us to innovate, create the tools animal lovers need to reunite lost pets, and lead with passion, inspiring and mobilizing communities and our more than 4,000 global partners. animal welfare to drive life-saving change alongside us. Join us. Visit petcolove.org or follow on Facebook, Instagram, Twitterand LinkedIn to be part of the vital work we do every day.


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