Petco Love, a national nonprofit, invests in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department for Animal Protection and Control to save and improve the lives of pets in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

CHARLOTTE, NC (Press Release) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Animal Care and Control (AC&C) is set to receive a $95,000 grant from national nonprofit Petco Love at a special celebration at Huntersville Petco, 10017 Biddick Lane, Tuesday, June 28 at 11:00 a.m., for support their animal rescue work in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

Petco Love is a national nonprofit for pets changing by harnessing the power of love to make communities and families of pets closer, stronger and healthier. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested $330 million in adoption and other rescue efforts. And Petco Love helps find loving homes for pets in partnership with Petco and more than 4,000 organizations – like ours – across North America, with 6.5 million pets adopted and who matter.

“Our investment in AC&C is part of more than $15 million in investments recently announced by Petco Love to power local organizations across the country as part of our commitment to creating a future in which no animal is needlessly euthanized.” , said Susanne Kogut, president of Petco Love. “Our local investments are just one part of our strategy to empower animal lovers to drive life-saving change alongside us. We recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the launch of petco lost lovea national lost and found database that uses pet facial recognition technology to simplify the search for lost pets.

“We are grateful for Petco Love’s continued dedication to keeping pets and people together, and their continued support of our shelter programs that help do just that, through their support our community continues to see more ‘lost animals return home without ever entering. the shelter system, more community outreach programs and clinical support to increase these meetings and improve the lives of people and their pets in the future,” said Dr. Josh Fisher, director of CMPD Animal Care & Check.

You can see the presentation of the check via Facebook live here.

Boyd S. Abbott