Petco Love invests in the Rutland County Humane Society to save and improve the lives of pets

A grant of $7,500 will be celebrated at the RCHS on July 22

Friday, July 22 – RUTLAND – The Rutland County Humane Society is set to receive a $7,500 grant from national nonprofit Petco Love at a special celebration at Rutland Petco, 312 U.S. Route 7 on July 22 at 10 a.m. in support of their rescue. work for animals in Rutland County.

Petco Love is a national, nonprofit organization leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to connect, strengthen and improve the health of communities and pet families. 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 the Rutland County Humane Society 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 where no animals will be unnecessarily euthanized,” Susanne said. Kogut, president of Petco Love. “Our local investments are just one part of our strategy to empower pet lovers to drive life-saving change alongside us. We recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the launch of Petco Love Lost, a national database lost and found that uses pet facial recognition technology to make it easier to find lost pets.

“RCHS is so grateful for Petco Love’s continued support in supporting our animal and people programs in Rutland County. Their generosity has allowed us to provide medical care, comfort and love while homeless animals are in our care,” said Beth Saradarian, Executive Director.

The Rutland County Humane Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to, advocates for, and works for a responsible and caring community. We shelter and provide compassionate care while finding loving families for at-risk and companion animals serving Rutland County, VT.

Since 1959, the RCHS estimates that it has treated or assisted more than 120,000 animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and, in the early years, skunks, loons, fawns, goats and horses, to name a few.

For more information about the Rutland County Humane Society, visit To learn more about Petco Love, visit

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