The PetSafe Ethos Charity Fund awarded $3,000 among six animal welfare groups in the fund’s inaugural year, PetSafe reported today.
The fund supports the groups' care and rehabilitation of homeless pets to help make them more adoptable.
“We created the fund because we share the passion and compassion of our fellow pet owners,” said Randy Boyd, CEO of Knoxville, Tenn.-based Radio Systems Corp., makers of the PetSafe brand.
Each of the six nonprofit animal welfare organizations received $500, including:
• Concerned Citizens for Animals of Simpsonville, S.C.
• Rescued Pet Adoption League of Alba, Texas
• SPEAK Animal Hospital and Animal Sanctuary of Binghamton, N.Y.
• Nebraska Humane Society of Omaha, Neb.
• Operation Education Animal Rescue of Murfreesboro, Tenn.
• Midwest Pug Rescue, Minnesota Division.
PetSafe, which makes pet behavior lifestyle products and services, accepts applications for aid through the Ethos Fund Charity on the company’s website. Product donations are made twice a month.
Donations of any size can be can be made through the website. PetSafe gives a “Happy Dog” T-shirt to anyone donating $25 or more.