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The Valley Honda Dealers are teaming up with Valley animal shelters and rescues throughout March and April with the hopes of increasing pet adoptions.
BeagleFest is the largest gathering of Beagles in Arizona and helps raise awareness of the breed and the rescue organization. This year’s BeagleFest will feature pet services, a DJ, vendors, contests, raffles and a silent auction.
The Tempe Police Department and several local schools collected nearly 10,000 pounds of food for a local animal shelter. The shelter, Lost Our Home, has worked with the department to provide a shelter for animals that have been abandoned, abused or injured.
Friends for Life Animal Rescue in downtown Gilbert is excited to host and be the beneficiary of an annual special dinner and silent auction from 6 to 10 p.m. on March 15 at the Doubletree by Hilton, 1800 S. San Tan Village Parkway, Gilbert.
Adopting a pet is a great thing to do! Giving a dog or cat (puppy or kitten) a second chance can be a wonderfully rewarding experience. Unfortunately sometimes it can be quite frustrating when things don’t go as expected. Here are five things to consider before adopting a pet:
Junipurr is a young adult short-haired black and white kitty with wonderful markings. She purrs and purrs and purrs. She’s not a kitten so isn’t too crazy with energy, but she does like to be silly and play. She’s been defined as “sweet” and enjoys spending her days showing her people how much they are appreciated. Junipurr would do best in a home with another cat that is quiet ... and she seems to enjoy the company of male cats. Junipurr has been tested FELV/FIV negative, altered, microchipped, current on vaccinations and housetrained.
LOS ANGELES — If a scared dog bolts from home, it's likely to run as fast and far as it can. But if a house cat panics, it's more likely to slink away and stop at the first good hiding place it finds.
When Amy retired a few years ago from a long career in the Army, she had a hard time adjusting to civilian life. With no family, limited income and failing health, she settled in a little trailer in a Mesa mobile home park.
FILE - In this Wednesday July 20, 2011 file photo, Jacob Miller scans a cat for a microchip at the East Valley Animal Shelter in the Van Nuys section of Los Angeles. The search for your feline friend tends to be tougher going than if you had lost a dog, experts say. But you can protect against the loss of your cat by microchipping it and strapping on an ID collar. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School will be hosting its Estrella Art Walk, displaying different works each student has created throughout the school year.
In one year of working together to encourage the community to fix, adopt and save homeless pets, seven animal welfare organizations in Maricopa County say they’ve seen positive results.
A House panel agreed Tuesday to stiffen penalties for those who abuse pets, but only after carving out what essentially amounts to special treatment – and looser regulations – for farmers and ranchers.
Selena, a beautiful 9-month-old cat was rescued from an abandoned apartment building. Since being rescued, she has been noted as being the sweetest, most lovable, laid-back cat that gets along incredibly well with other cats. Selena, being an adorable orange and white kitty, enjoys playing with toys and her volunteer friends at PetSmart.
Billy Walker’s wife and sister found a puppy in the middle of 48th Street about a block north of Baseline Road in the mid-afternoon Saturday, Jan. 25.
A local animal rescue organization will be hosting the Spay Pride Parade 5K Run/Walk tomorrow, Jan. 25. at the Kiwanis Park Lake in Tempe.
Join the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA of Phoenix for its Special Empty the Shelter Event from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Sonia Breslow Adoption Center. 25 N. 40th St., Phoenix.
Lost Our Home Pet Foundation of the Valley has finally found a home to meet its needs.
Halo, Purely for Pets, providing all-natural, premium food to state’s first no-kill shelter. “Be a Rock Star and Adopt a Pet” adoption event. Reduced adoption fees for one day only. Dogs/cats 1 year or older — $25, puppies and kittens under one year — $50. Saturday, Jan. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA’s Sonia Breslow Adoption Center, 25 N. 40th St. in Phoenix.
Noelle is an exquisite 4 year old with beautiful blue eyes, lovely and distinctive markings, and the elegant build of a Lynx Point Siamese. There’s a lot more to this charming gal than just her good looks though. Noelle is a sweet, affectionate kitty who seeks attention from her people. When you enter the room, Noelle runs over to greet you and extends her paws toward you in a gesture that invites you to pet her. In addition to petting, Noelle enjoys cuddling — she even likes being held like a baby. She enjoys playing with and attacking wand toys or any toy you toss across the room.
For years, giving pets as gifts has been an age old debate among many within the animal welfare community, including the Arizona Humane Society (AHS). Many animal welfare organizations have shied away from giving pets as gifts due to the long-standing belief that those pets were more likely to be returned to shelters than pets who were picked out by the family who would actually be caring for them.
The city of Phoenix passed a somewhat controversial new ordinance Wednesday that bans all pet stores in the city of Phoenix from selling animals from inhumane sources.
Gus is a 5-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who will seek out attention and loves getting pet. He would like to find a home with a nice lap to sit on all day. When people at the shelter see him they call his name and he gets so wiggly and happy and he jumps into their arms and gives them kisses.
Jameson is a very handsome male Shepherd mix, about a year old. He was found as a stray. Jameson was never claimed so now he’s available for adoption. He is a big boy with lots of energy. He’s still very “puppy-ish” so whomever shares their home with Jameson should know sitting all day watching TV just won’t satisfy him. He is a wonderful guy that loves people, however, he should be an only dog. During the time he’s been at the shelter he’s been “barky” when he sees or meets other dogs, and he does not want to share food or toys with his canine friends. He is living at the Friends for Life adoption center in downtown Gilbert, 143 W. Vaughn Ave. He is current on vaccinations, microchipped, and neutered.
Whizbeedit is a domestic short-haired brown Tabby female kitten. She has lots of energy, but also likes to be held and be pet by her people. Whizbeedit expresses her appreciation with lots of purring. Whizbeedit and her litter mate are fostered in the home of a Friends for Life Animal Rescue volunteer, where much love and attention is doled out. Whizbeedit is just waiting to be a part of your home. She is shown for adoption at the PetSmart at Baselien Road and Stapley Drive, right of the U.S. 60 on Saturdays and Sundays. All cats are Felv/FIV tested negative, altered, microchipped and up to date on vaccinations.
Today JB the Bernese Mountain Dog is an award winner and a professional model, but at 8 months old he was a bullied puppy whose owners couldn’t keep him around.