LAFOLLETTE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Spay Campbell County Tennessee Pets (SpayCC) has announced a $1,000 grant investment from the newly named Petco Love to support their lifesaving work for animals in Campbell County.

On Aug. 14 Terri Woodward, SpayCC president, (right) and Deborah Pemberton, SpayCC secretary/treasurer (left), were presented with a check for $1,000 at the Check Celebration held at the Sequoya Petco Pet Care Center, 4908 Kingston Pike, Knoxville.

Petco Love is a nonprofit leading change for pets nationally by making communities and pet families
closer, stronger, and healthier. Since their founding in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, they’ve
empowered organizations with $300 million invested to date in adoption and other lifesaving efforts.
And, they’ve helped find loving homes for more than 6.5 million pets in partnership with Petco and
more than 4,000 organizations nationwide.

“Today, Petco Love invests in Spay Campbell County Tennessee Pets (SpayCC) and hundreds of other
organizations across the nation working to improve animal health and welfare as part of our
commitment to creating a future in which no pet is unnecessarily euthanized,” said Susanne Kogut,
President of Petco Love. “Our local investments are only one component. This year, we also launched
the first of our national tools, Petco Love Lost, which empowers all animal lovers to drive lifesaving
change right alongside us.”

“Petco Love support is important for us to save lives through affordable spay/neuter services for our
communities,” said Terri Woodward, President SpayCC.

SpayCC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the number of abandoned, unwanted cats and
dogs our communities, serving Campbell County, Tennessee. Since 2016, SpayCC has helped 2,440
families spay/neuter 3,438 pets.

For more information about Spay Campbell County Tennessee Pets(SpayCC), visit
HERE. To learn more about Petco Love, visit HERE. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/13/2021-6AM)

About SpayCC
SpayCC was formed in 2016 to combat the pet overpopulation in our communities and to
reduce the intake at the local shelter. SpayCC is an all-volunteer organization, with no paid
positions.
The organization works with two local, private owned veterinary clinics, LaFollette Veterinary Services
and Jacksboro Veterinary Services, who have given the low-cost program reduced pricing for
spay/neuter services, and have included a 1 year rabies vaccination, the day of service, free. In 2020
the Campbell County Animal Shelter opened their public spay/neuter clinic and joined our program as a
service provider with reduced pricing for services and also include a free, 1 year, rabies vaccination the
day of service.
About Petco Love (Formerly Petco Foundation)
Petco Love is a nonprofit changing lives by making 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 $300 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. Today,
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? Visit HERE.

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