The fund provides support to animal welfare groups for the care and rehabilitation of homeless pets to help make them more adoptable. All of the proceeds of the funds go to animal welfare causes, the company said.
“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 from the fund, 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, makers of pet behavior lifestyle products and services, accepts applications for aid through the Ethos Fund Charity on the company’s website, and the Ethos monetary funds are awarded annually. Product donations are awarded twice per month.
Donations of any size can be can be made through the website, and PetSafe gives a “Happy Dog” T-shirt to anyone making a donation of $25 or more.