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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Petco Love invests in the Everett Animal Shelter to save and improve the lives of local pets


Everett, WASH. – The Everett Animal Shelter was awarded a $45,000 grant from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in Snohomish County.

Petco Love is a national nonprofit leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested $350 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. Petco Love also helps find loving homes for pets in partnership with Petco and more than 4,000 organizations — like the Everett Animal Shelter — across North America, with 6.7 million pets adopted and counting. 

“Our investment in the Everett Animal Shelter is part of more than $15M in investments recently announced by Petco Love to power local organizations across the country as part of our commitment to create a future in which no pet is unnecessarily euthanized,” said Susanne Kogut, president of Petco Love. “Our local investments are only part of our strategy to empower animal lovers to drive lifesaving change right alongside us. We recently launched Petco Love Lost, a national lost and found database that uses pet image technology to simplify the search for lost pets.”

“We are incredibly grateful for Petco Love’s support of the work we do,” said Glynis Frederiksen, manager of Everett Animal Services. “This lifesaving investment will further increase our capacity to provide care to pets in our community.” 

The Everett Animal Shelter is an open-admission shelter located in Everett, Washington that is committed to providing care and comfort to lost, homeless, abused and neglected pets in the community. EAS unites and supports pets and their people through adoption, lost pet reunions and community resources. 

For more information about the Everett Animal Shelter or to learn about the animals available for adoption, please visit: Learn more about Petco Love here:


About Petco Love

Petco Love is a life-changing nonprofit organization that makes communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since our founding in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, we’ve empowered animal welfare organizations by investing $350 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. We’ve helped find loving homes for more than 6.7 million pets in partnership with Petco and organizations nationwide. 

Our love for pets drives us to lead with innovation, creating tools animal lovers need to reunite lost pets, and lead with passion, inspiring and mobilizing communities and our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners to drive lifesaving change alongside us.  Join us. Visit or follow on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to be part of the lifesaving work we lead every day.

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