• Hartz to Raise Funds for the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies from Sales of Hartz Nature’s Collection of Plush Toys for Dogs & Cats

    SECAUCUS, NJ, February 12, 2009 – During March, 2009, the Hartz Mountain Corporation, the leading manufacturer and marketer of pet care products in the United States and Canada, will launch a program to raise awareness and funds for the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies by donating a portion of proceeds from sales of four plush toy animals from Hartz Nature’s Collection for dogs and cats.

    The Hartz Nature’s Collection fund-raising initiative will donate $1.00 from sales of two dog toys, a black and white Husky and a furry brown beaver, both priced at $8.99, and .50 cents from sales of two catnip-filled cat toys, a mountain lion and an antelope, which sell for $4.99. Details of the program and the beneficiary will be featured on the product display.

    The Hartz Nature’s Collection fund-raising initiative will donate $1.00 from sales of two dog toys, a black and white Husky and a furry brown beaver, both priced at $8.99, and .50 cents from sales of two catnip-filled cat toys, a mountain lion and an antelope, which sell for $4.99. Details of the program and the beneficiary will be featured on the product display.

    As the national voice of humane societies and SPCAs, the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies supports its member animal welfare organizations across Canada with education programs and legislative efforts to help end animal cruelty and improve animal protection. “The Hartz Mountain Corporation deeply shares and is committed to the belief of the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies that all animals deserve the right to receive respectful and humane treatment,” commented Bill Ecker, Chief Executive Officer. “We hope that our Hartz Nature’s Collection initiative will help focus consumer attention on the continuing need to improve animal welfare and encourage local community support.”

    Available at Participating Retailers  
    Atlantic Superstores London Drugs
    Canada Safeway Overwaitea Foods
    Coop Atlantic Home Hardware Real Canadian Superstores
    Federated Coop Save on Foods
    Loblaws Zellers

    For Further Information:
    Todd Wright:
    Hartz Canada Inc.
    5409 Eglinton Avenue West - Suite #105
    Toronto, ON
    Office: 416-240-9300 / Fax: 416-240-9304


    Hartz Mountain Corporation is the leading manufacturer and marketer of pet care products in the United States and Canada. For 80 years, Hartz® has provided pet owners with the highest quality products – innovative solutions developed with proven science and love for companion animals. The company offers more than 1,500 products for dogs, cats, birds, small animals, reptiles and fish, each dedicated to the health and well-being of household pets. The Hartz Mountain Corporation is owned by Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA), together with its parent, Sumitomo Corporation, Japan (SC), an integrated global trading company. For more information please visit www.hartz.com.

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