HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Southern Pines Animal Shelter got a special surprise Valentine’s Day gift from the Petco Foundation Wednesday.
SPAS was presented a $250,000 grant from that organization. It will be used for life-saving work and other related activities at the shelter.
During a check presentation, nearly three dozen pairs of BOBS from Skechers shoes were presented to shelter staff.
Several bags of pet toys were also donated and shelter staff were presented with a large Valentine’s Day card, signed by customers at the Hattiesburg Petco.
This year, Petco is handing out about $10 million in grants to animal welfare organizations across the country.