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Share Your Adoption Story and Help LA Animal Services' Holiday Wishes Come True with $100K Grant from the Petco Foundation

Adopters are invited to share the big and small ways their pet has changed their life for a chance to help LA Animal Services earn up to a $100,000 grant award

Share Your Adoption Story and Help LA Animal Services' Holiday Wishes Come True with $100K Grant from the Petco Foundation

Individuals who have adopted a pet from LA Animal Services are invited to share how their pet has changed their life to help give LA Animal Services a chance to receive a $100,000 grand prize Holiday Wishes grant award from the Petco Foundation. In partnership with BOBS from Skechers, the Petco Foundation is granting more than $750,000 this holiday season to qualified animal welfare organizations across the country. Awards will range from $5,000 to $100,000, and adopters with winning submissions will receive up to a $1,000 Petco shopping spree and a prize pack with BOBS from Skechers shoes.

"We're calling on all LA Animal Services adopters to help us earn a lifesaving grant award this holiday season from the Petco Foundation by sharing their stories," said LA Animal Services General Manager, Brenda Barnette. "Thank you for choosing adoption; now you can make our holiday wishes come true by helping us earn lifesaving funds to bring more pets in need together with loving families."

Submit your Holiday Wishes story by Sept. 23, 2020!

If you've adopted a pet from LA Animal Services, share how your pet changes your life for the better each and every day. Write your story in 500 words or less.

Upload at least four photos to support your story: one photo of your pet by him/herself, one photo of you or your family with your pet and two additional photos. You can add video too to help illustrate the bond between you and your pet. Visit to read prior year's winning entries and get some inspiration. Remember, good stories will show how your pet changed YOUR life.

Include the organization's contact information so that we can be eligible for a grant award:

Los Angeles Department of Animal Services

Brenda Barnette


Federal Tax ID Number: 95-6000735

Submit your story and photos to by Sept. 23, noon CST. But hurry because only the first 10,000 stories are guaranteed to be reviewed.

Since 2013, over $5 million in Holiday Wishes grants have been awarded to help make the holidays brighter for animal welfare organizations during the holiday season and year-round. For more information about Holiday Wishes, visit and join the conversation on social media using #HolidayWishes.


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