PetSmart’s “Primp Your Pit” Promotion Offers Low-Cost Spay/Neuter

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Pit bull families: you’ve still got time to get in on the “Primp Your Pit” promotion, the result of a $1 million national spay/neuter grant program from PetSmart Charities®. Working to save the lives of the country’s most at-risk pets, this August promotion is offering high-quality, low-cost spay/neuter surgeries at 63 clinics. For $20, pitties receive spay/neuter surgeries including a free nail trim. In all, the a goal is to reach a total of 6,750 pit bull terriers in 30 states combined.

“Our national grant program gives much-needed help to pit bull terriers that are especially at risk,” said Susana Della Maddalena, executive director of PetSmart Charities, Inc. “Through the ‘Primp Your Pit’ promotion and our ongoing efforts to make affordable spay/neuter surgeries available to the public, pet parents can prevent unwanted litters and ensure their pet lives a long, happy life.

Each year, about 8 million pets end up in shelters and 4 million of them – about 11,000 a day – are euthanized. Many of these homeless pets are a result of accidental litters from pets that are not spayed or neutered.

To find a local low-cost spay/neuter service:

To find high-quality, low-cost spay/neuter services locally, the public can go online to www.petsmartcharities.org and click on Spay/Neuter to access a free searchable database made possible through a partnership between PetSmart Charities and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®).

How to Donate to Save Pets’ Lives

Members of the public can support these programs by making a donation online, by email at gifts@petsmartcharities.org or via phone at 623-587-2826 to help save the lives of homeless pets across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Donations may be tax deductible.

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