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Petco Love and BOBS from Skechers have partnered to help animals!

OTTAWA, ON, June 1, 2022 - Thanks to Petco Love, in partnership with the philanthropic BOBS® from Skechers® for granting Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Canada’s (VWB/VSF) Northern Animal Health Initiative $5,000 to support access to veterinary care in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut. 

Their support will help aid our team when we visit the remote artic community later this fall and conduct a three-day pop-up veterinary clinic for the first time ever. For most animals who visit the clinic, this will be their first-time accessing vet care including life-saving vaccines, spay/neuter surgery, check-ups, and other care as needed. Thank you Petco Love and BOBS® from Skechers® for helping animals and their families access necessary and essential veterinary care.  

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 $330 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. We’ve helped find loving homes for more than 6.5 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. Is love calling you? Join us. Visit petcolove.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to be part of the lifesaving work we lead every day. 

About BOBS from Skechers 

BOBS from Skechers’ charitable collection of shoes, apparel and accessories have improved animals’ lives: over the past seven years, Skechers has contributed $9 million to help 1.7 million shelter pets, including saving more than 1.2 million rescued pets in the United States and Canada. It all started in 2011, when Skechers launched a movement to support children impacted by natural disasters and poverty – a cause that has helped the Company donate more than 16 million new pairs of shoes to kids in more than 60 countries worldwide. To learn more about BOBS from Skechers’ commitment to making a difference, visit BOBSfromSkechers.com and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 


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