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Sam’s Club Pledges $20,000 of New Simply Right™ Pet Food, Supplies and Support to Animal Shelters in Honor of Adopt-a-Dog Month

BENTONVILLE, ARK., (October 20, 2011) – In honor of Adopt-a-Dog Month in October, Sam’s Club® is pledging $20,000 of Simply Right™ petfood, supplies and Sam’s Club gift cards to four U.S. animal shelters in need of support following recent natural disasters. The pet food is part of Sam’s Club’s new proprietary brand Simply Right™ line of quality and affordable pet care products, available exclusively to Sam’s Club members.

Following a natural disaster like a hurricane, wildfire or flood, animal shelters play an important role in reuniting or matching owners with their pets. “By donating pet food, supplies and support to local animal shelters in recovery following a natural disaster, Sam’s Club hopes to alleviate the burden of the event on animals, shelter managers and owners whose pets may have been displaced in the disasters,” said Maurice Markey, vice president of proprietary brands for Sam’s Club. “We understand how important pets are in people’s lives, and Sam’s Club is happy to provide quality pet products to four deserving adoption shelters this month.”

Recipients of the donations include the following shelters:

  • Austin Pets Alive! (Austin, TX)
  • Austin Humane Society (Austin, TX)
  • Liberty Humane Society (Jersey City, NJ)
  • SPCA of Luzerne County (Wilkes-Barre, PA)

The introduction of Simply Right™ Pet Care will provide dog- and cat-owners with exceptional quality for their pet food needs at a value they can count on. The Simply Right™ Pet Care line, available in-club and through Click N’ Pull® at SamsClub.com, helps ensure your pet’s health with products including:

  • Simply Right™ Complete Nutrition Dog Food
  • Simply Right™ Exceed Dog Food Lamb & Rice Formula
  • Simply Right™ Exceed Dog Food Chicken & Rice Formula
  • Simply Right™ Complete Nutrition Cat Food
  • Large Premium Pet Chaise Lounger
  • Simply Right™ Crunchy Bites & Savory Bones
  • Simply Right™ High Performance Dog Food
  • Simply Right™ Wet Dog Food
  • Simply Right™ Wet Dog Food
  • Massive Pet Bed

Simply Right™ is replacing Member’s Mark in Pet Care and offers the same premium quality with a fresh new look. For more information on Simply Right™ Pet Care products, visit SamsClub.com/petcenter.

 

Health and Wellness Solutions with Simply Right™

Spanning the health and wellness arena, the Simply Right™ brand is dedicated to provide healthful, gentle, and safe personal care products for the entire family.  All items that carry the Simply Right™ brand are clinically developed and tested to support the well-being of your household Members. The brand features health and wellness essentials such as:

  • Baby care products
  • Vitamins & supplements and Pharmacy OTC products
  • Health and beauty aids
  • Pet care products

 

About Sam’s Club®

Sam’s Club®, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation’s eighth largest retailer and a leading Membership warehouse club offering superior products and services to more than 47 million Members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 30 percent over traditional retailers. To learn more about Savings Made SimpleSM, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam’s Club on Twitter and Facebook