How to Help Pets in Need by Donating Food Meals

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My husband and I discussed how to help pets in need in our area. Each year, we plan to donate our time and money to a few important charities. It’s an easy way for us to give back and help others in need. While we donate to our local Humane Society, we wanted a way to reach a larger area when I learned about this program. This post is sponsored by PetSmart® and the BlogPaws™ Pet Influencer Network™. PetSmart is not responsible for the content of this article.

How to Help Pets in Need by Donating Food Meals

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How to Help Pets in Need by Donating Food Meals

PetSmart announced today the launch of its new “Buy a Bag, Give a Meal™” program, where for every bag of dog or cat food purchased online and at all its 1,500-plus stores across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, the leading pet specialty retailer will donate a meal to a pet in need. The program runs March 1-Dec. 31, 2017, and PetSmart expects to donate more than 60 million meals through this program.

How to Help Pets in Need by Donating Food Meals
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Participating in this program is such an easy way to give back to pets in need. When you are shopping for your regular pet food, cat litter, treats, and toys, just head to PetSmart so that your dog or cat food purchase will count toward the Buy a Bag, Give a Meal™ program. What I really love about this important program is that it’s for ANY bag of food so it doesn’t matter what your brand preferences are. PetSmart carries a wide range of dog and cat food brands and its Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program includes all brands and sizes of dog and cat food bags purchased at the 1,500-plus PetSmart stores, as well as online at and

Did you know that up to 7 million pets enter shelters every year across North America? While these pets wait for adoption and their forever homes, they need pet food and other supplies. The Buy a Bag, Give a Meal™ program at PetSmart is an easy way for you to help pets in need. Remember that even if you don’t have a PetSmart in your area, you can easily shop online at and have your donation be part of this charitable program.

Read the PetSmart press release for more information about this program and how you can help. Check out the video above to learn more.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PetSmart. The opinions and text are all mine.

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4 thoughts on “How to Help Pets in Need by Donating Food Meals”

  1. What a wonderful program. I love participating in things that give back! Especially when it's giving back to our little four legged friends! :)
  2. That is such a simple and easy way to help. We take our dogs to get groomed at PetSmart so I will do this next time I am in.

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