Logitech Teams Up with San Francisco SPCA and MSPCA-Angell to Help New Pet Parents Be #PetProud

Receive a Free Logi Circle with Cat or Dog Adoption in May

NEWARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–More than 1 in 4 U.S. pet parents admit they would rather
video chat with their pet than their significant other
, according to
a new Logitech survey. In celebration of this type of pet connection and
National Pet Month, today, Logitech announced a sponsorship with the San
Francisco SPCA
and Massachusetts’
MSPCA-Angell
to help pet parents be #PetProud. In May, Logitech is
providing on-site cat or dog adopters with a free Logi
Circle Home Security Camera
, a wireless camera that keeps you closer
to your pets, when you’re away from home.


Tweet
now
: @Logitech wants you to be #PetProud. Receive a free
#LogiCircle with pet adoption in SF or Boston for #NationalPetMonth.
Learn more:
http://blog.logitech.com/?p=24785.

“Here at Logitech, we love our pets, and we’re thrilled to work with San
Francisco SPCA and the MSPCA-Angell to give new pet parents the Logi
Circle, so they can stay connected to their furry friend even when
they’re away from home,” said Vincent Borel, director of new ventures at
Logitech.

The Sponsorship: Logitech x SPCA

In addition to providing adopters with a free Logi Circle in May,
between June and October, Logitech is offering every on-site cat or dog
adopters with a $50 discount coupon toward the Logi Circle. Both the San
Francisco SPCA and Boston’s MSPCA-Angell have set up live streams
powered by the Logi Circle. You can tune into live video of adoptable
animals by visiting: https://www.mspca.org/adoption-centers/adoption-center-live-stream/
and https://www.sfspca.org/adoptions/videostreams.

“Our partnership with Logitech makes it even easier to bring a new pet
into your life,” said Cynthia Kopec, the chief operating officer of San
Francisco SPCA. “We want to help adopters find their perfect match – our
goal is a loving home and lasting bond. We find homes for approximately
5,000 animals every year, and we’re excited that the Logi Circle will
help our adopters stay connected with their pets throughout the day.”

“We do our best to prep adopters so that the transition to a new home
goes smoothly for both the pet and parent,” said Jean Weber, director of
animal protection at MSPCA-Angell. “When Logitech introduced us to the
Logi Circle, we knew the camera could help the relationship between the
parent and pet thrive.”

The Facts: Connecting With Your Pet

The Logitech survey also found that 86 percent of pet parents agree
that their pet would be happier if they could interact with them when
they’re away from home
. Plus, the survey results show that 56
percent of pet parents want to watch their pet while they’re away, and
46 percent of pet parents want to talk to their pet
when they are
away.

The Logi Circle features a built-in mic and speaker that let you talk to
your pet at home, so you can say “hello” to the new puppy or hear if he
is barking. Through the free iOS® or Android™ app, the camera features
unlimited HD video streaming with night vision and personal, daily
summaries called Day Briefs™. With Day Briefs, pet parents can now know
what their pet does all day, in just 30 seconds. Created on-demand, Day
Briefs can be downloaded, and then shared with family or friends
anytime. The Logi Circle is designed to let you watch over your pets and
home, so you’ll always have paws in your hands.

About Logitech

Logitech designs products that have an everyday place in people’s lives,
connecting them to the digital experiences they care about. Over 30
years ago, Logitech started connecting people through computers, and now
it’s designing products that bring people together through music,
gaming, video and computing. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is
a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on
the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). Find Logitech at www.logitech.com,
the company blog or @Logitech.

About The San Francisco SPCA

The San Francisco SPCA is an independent, community-supported,
non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to saving, protecting
and providing immediate care for cats and dogs who are homeless, ill or
in need of an advocate. The SF SPCA also works long-term to educate the
community, reduce the number of unwanted kittens and puppies through
spaying and neutering, and improve the quality of life for animals and
their human companions. The organization does not receive government
funding and is not affiliated with any national organization. Support
the SF SPCA by adopting, donating, volunteering and becoming a client of
our state-of-the-art veterinary hospitals. In addition to our campus in
the Mission neighborhood, as a result of our recent merger with Pets
Unlimited we now have a second campus in Pacific Heights. The SF SPCA
offers volunteer opportunities to care for shelter dogs and cats,
conduct adoption counseling, assist clients and veterinary staff,
provide foster care, help with the Community Cats Program, and enrich
the lives of people in the community through animal-assisted therapy.
For more information about San Francisco pet adoption, call the San
Francisco SPCA at (415) 522-3500 or visit sfspca.org.

About The MSPCA-Angell

The MSPCA-Angell is a national and international leader in animal
protection and veterinary medicine and provides direct hands-on care for
thousands of animals each year. Founded in 1868, it is the second-oldest
humane society in the United States. Services include animal protection
and adoption, advocacy, humane education, law enforcement, and
world-class veterinary care. The MSPCA-Angell is a private, non-profit
organization. It does not receive any government funding nor is it
funded or operated by any national humane organization. The MSPCA-Angell
relies solely on the support and contributions
of individuals who care about animals. Please visit www.mspca.org.

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Contacts

Logitech
Jessica Monney
1-510-713-5830
jmonney@logitech.com

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