Petland Launches New Charitable Organization to Support K9 Units

Lori Ennis
by Lori Ennis
The popular pet store chain is moving on up to help out a great cause. Petland Charities is committed to raising funds for their local K9 Unit and Humane Society.

Petland, Inc. has been in the pet product franchise, retail and education business for nearly years, and they are now introducing their new charitable giving organization, Petland Charities. The kick-off will be at their flagship store in Chillicothe, Ohio. According to Petland, Inc., President and CEO Joe Watson, it made sense to start their charity in Chillicothe as there are strong ties and care for the Chillicothe community.

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Chillicothe customers will be invited to make donations throughout the year that will fund operations of the Ross County Humane Society and the regional K9 police unit. Petland Charities is committed to matching customer donations up to $3,000 per year.

Edwin Sayers, Executive Director of Petland Charities says that they want to help those two organizations as much as possible, as the work they do for their community is priceless. Sayers says that Petland, Inc. will continue in their charitable giving to organizations like St. Jude’s Research Hospital, Service Dogs for disabled Veterans, and Make-a-Wish Foundation’s pet-related wishes. Petland Charities will be a community extension to the charitable work they already take very seriously.

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Petland Charities will continue to additionally add campaigns and fundraising efforts for local shelter and K9 units in other Petland, Inc. corporate stores that will include the following locations: Cicero, NY; Dayton, OH; Gallipolis, OH; Grove City, OH; Heath, OH; Lancaster, OH; Washington Court House, OH; Hilliard, OH; and Monroeville, PA.

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