The Third Annual GREENIES® Pet Oral Health Event Is Coming To Petco
NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The GREENIES(®) Brand–makers of the #1 veterinary-recommended pet specialty dental chews and treats(1)–is announcing the third annual GREENIES(® )Pet Oral Health Event, which will take place at Petco( )stores on Saturday, August 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, August 5, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Through this oral health how-to event, dog and cat pet parents will receive valuable information about how to help keep their pets’ mouths healthy and will receive coupons for GREENIES® Brand Dental Chews and Treats. GREENIES® Brand representatives will be on hand to answer pet parent questions at select Petco stores.
The GREENIES(® )Pet Oral Health Event is a free, in-store event designed to help pet owners better understand the importance of a healthy mouth for dogs and cats. The event will emphasize how veterinary care should play a proactive role in pet oral care, and it focuses on preventive care at home through daily tooth brushing or efficacious products like GREENIES(®) Dental Chews and Treats.
“Pet parents must realize that pets are not that different from humans in that they require daily oral care,” said veterinary dental expert Dr. Jan Bellows, incoming president of the American Veterinary Dental College. “The GREENIES® Pet Oral Health Event is a great opportunity for pet parents to become more informed on how to care for their pets’ mouths at home, and when and why they should seek the advice of their veterinarian.”
The GREENIES(® )Pet Oral Health Event will take place in PETCO stores nationwide on Saturday, August 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, August 5, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information pet parents can stop by their local PETCO store or find the closest location by visiting www.petco.com/storelocator.
Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that provides the products, services and advice that make it easier for our customers to be great pet parents. Everything we do is guided by our vision for Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We operate more than 1,100 stores nationwide, including more than 30 Unleashed by Petco locations, a smaller format neighborhood shop, and www.petco.com. The Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, has raised more than $90 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Foundation, we work with and support approximately 7,500 local animal welfare groups across the country to help find homes for more than 250,000 animals through in-store adoption events every year.
About The Nutro Company
The Nutro Company is a leading manufacturer of natural(2) pet food products sold exclusively at pet specialty stores. The company has been making “The World’s Best Pet Food” for more than 80 years and is dedicated to quality, excellence and innovation in dog and cat nutrition offering healthful formulas for every pet’s life stage, activity level and size. The Nutro Company’s family of brands includes MAX(®), NATURAL CHOICE(®) and ULTRA(TM) pet food in addition to the GREENIES(®) brands, which include the #1 vet recommended pet specialty dental chews(1), PILL POCKETS(®) treats and GREENIES® JointCare Canine treats. For more information, please visit www.nutro.com and www.greenies.com.
(1)Among veterinarians who recommend dental chews or treats for at home oral care.
(2 )Fortified with added vitamins and minerals.
®/(TM) Trademarks © The Nutro Company 2012. U.S. Pat. Nos. D587,428 and D578,727. Petco, the Petco logo and slogan “Where the Healthy Pets Go” are trademarks of Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.
SOURCE The GREENIES® Brand