Petco Foundation Invests In Lifesaving Work of Humane Society of NW MT

Petco Foundation Invests In Lifesaving Work of Humane Society of NW MT

Grant of $1,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Flathead Valley

KALISPELL (July, 2017) – Humane Society of Northwest Montana of Flathead Valley, today announced it has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its direct critical animal care program.

The Humane Society of Northwest Montana is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a caring and safe environment for dogs and cats until they can be united with a forever home and serves northwest Montana.  Since opening its adoption center doors in July 2004, the Humane Society has operated under the no-kill philosophy and helped to save the lives of thousands of homeless cats and dogs.

The Petco Foundation investment will help provide direct critical care to orphaned and abandoned pets. All Humane Society pets are examined by a licensed Veterinarian upon intake and vaccinated, microchipped and spayed or neutered before adoption.

“Petco Foundation’s support makes it possible for the Humane Society to save the lives of helpless cats and dogs and provide them with the critical care they deserve while waiting for adoption ” said Lori Heatherington, Executive Director.

For more information about the Humane Society of Northwest Montana or the Petco Foundation, visit www.humanesocietypets or www.petcofoundation.org. Join the conversation on Facebook,  Twitter and Instagram or by using the hashtag#PetcoFoundation.

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About the Humane Society of Northwest Montana

The Humane Society of Northwest Montana is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization that operates the Charlotte Edkins Animal Adoption Center located at 100 Adopt A Pet Way in Kalispell. Its mission is to provide a caring and safe environment for dogs and cats until they can be united with a forever home.  Adoption Center visiting hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 11am to 5pm.

About the Petco Foundation

At the Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best life.  Since 1999, we’ve invested more than $185 million in lifesaving animal welfare work to make that happen.  With our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference by investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay/neuter services, pet cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving initiatives.  Through our Think Adoption First program, we partner with Petco stores and animal welfare organizations across the county to increase pet adoptions.  So far, we’ve helped more than 5.3 million pets find their new loving families, and we’re just getting started. Visit petcofoundation.org to learn more about how you can get involved.