In response to the flooding in Fargo, North Dakota, USA, PetSmart Charities is sending an Emergency Relief Waggin' trailer stocked with at least 16 tons of much-needed petfood and supplies, as well as a back-up trailer loaded with essential care items, according a press release by the company.
"Initial reports are that at least 1,000 pets could be affected by this disaster, so we have doubled the amount of supplies we typically send," said Susana Della Maddalena, executive director of PetSmart Charities.
Both the Emergency Relief Waggin' trailer and back-up trailer departed from the PetSmart Distribution Center in Ottawa, Illinois, USA, March 27 and are scheduled to arrive April 4 in Bismarck, North Dakota, USA, according to the release.
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