Friends of Plymouth Pound & PetSmart Charities

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, March 2010:


After mentioning that PetSmart Charities
had achieved four million adoptions since 1992
through the PetSmart adoption centers, the
November/ December 2009 ANIMAL PEOPLE editorial
noted that “Friends of the Plymouth Pound, on
Cape Cod, called a boycott of PetSmart because,
after 10 years, the PetSmart store in Hyannis
chose to work with a different adoption partner.”
ANIMAL PEOPLE had on November 17, 2009
received an e-mail from Friends of the Plymouth
Pound board member Beth Hennessy stating, “I am
boycotting PetsMart and am encouraging everyone I
know to do so also.”
Wrote Friends of the Plymouth Pound
founder Gayle Fitzpatrick to ANIMAL PEOPLE on
January 28, 2009, “Friends of the Plymouth
Pound never called for a boycott of PetSmart. Beth
made a mistake and I am certain that this will
never happen again…She was not speaking for the

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