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Looking for a little buddy to hang out with, go on walks, go to the Farmer’s Market, or just sit around and read the Ahwatukee Foothills News? Well, Chris is your guy! He is about the best little dog a person could want. He gets along well with other dogs, doesn’t mind little kids hanging all over him, and would possibly be OK with a feline sibling or two. Chris is a 5-year-old male Jack Russell Terrier mix who came to the Arizona Animal Welfare League because his owner fell on hard times and was unable to keep him any longer, not because of any other reason other than he no longer had a house to live in and wanted a better life for Chris than living on the streets. Chris is an absolute staff favorite and currently resides in the dog adoption manager’s office because she cannot bear to put him in a kennel because he’s just that perfect.
With the rush of the holidays safety may take a backseat to the festivities, but local organizations are warning people to be aware this holiday season.
Bring your friends and your shopping list for a unique Gift Mart featuring one-of-a-kind holiday gifts while celebrating the magic of the season. Holiday purchases benefit the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA and help another homeless pet be home for the holidays from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 at The Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Ave. in Phoenix.. Tickets are $40 per person, $70 for two if registered by Nov. 29. Tickets includes entrance, appetizers and one signature cocktail.
In honor of Adopt A Senior Pet Month, Weasly is a sweet, laid-back, 7-year-old Chihuahua looking for a nice comfy bed or warm lap to spend his days in. He likes affection and attention from his people friends and loves to give everybody kisses. He coexist with other dogs, so please bring in any dogs already at home to ensure a good match. He leaves cats alone and should do well with older children (elementary-aged and up).
Bubbles, a 2-year-old Terrier, American Staffordshire/Bulldog, loves just about everything (except cats). It is hard to keep her from wiggling and wagging her tail for more than five minutes.
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA’s Walk to Save Animals is a family friendly annual event with a 2K and 5K walk, games, raffles, prizes, food, entertainment, adoptions and you get to bring your dog from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Tempe Town Lake.
Dogs and cars came together Friday night for a good cause as the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving opened its doors to the Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL).
Maya is a 4 1/2-year-old American Pit Bull/Chinese Shar-Pei mix. She originally came to the Arizona Animal Welfare League on March 1, 2012, and then adopted exactly a month later. She was then returned to AAWL earlier this year when it was found that while she is very social and loves the dog park and other dogs, she isn’t a fan of living in the same home with them. Maya is a very shy girl and it takes a while for her to warm up to any new human friend, but once she does, she has a way of stealing your heart and making you fall for her.
Car lovers and animals lovers alike will find something to enjoy at the “Get Unleashed” event this Friday for the Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving.
Tau, a 2-year-old Shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix, had a rough start to life, he was found with two other dogs in the desert searching for food, water and affection. Despite what has happen to him, Tau is a sweet boy who loves to give kisses and tries to sit in your lap. Don’t be surprised if you have to remind him what it’s like to live in a home and have a family that loves him.
The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) and Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is making its most popular education program available to teens in the East Valley with a fall session, Camp Vet Basic, a week-long, full-day camp for 12 to 17 years olds. This hand-on career discovery program introduces campers to a wide variety of animals and the care they require, while learning what it takes to become a veterinarian. The camp is offered at the Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center Red Mountain campus, 2165 N. Power Road., Mesa, Oct. 7-11. The cost is $245 for current AAEC students and AAWL Teen Tracks members, and $275 for non members. Register for the camp online at https://aawl.org/ssl.events/camp-vet-aaec-0.
Siblings Ashley and Peanut are 5-year-old Terrier/Pit Bull females. We would love for them to go home together and are offering an adoption special in hopes that they will. Together their adoption fee is $200 with free leash and collar sets. They both are spayed, microchipped, vaccinated, and have 30 days of free pet insurance.
Dog owners can catch a Diamondbacks game with their furry friends and help no-kill animal shelter save more homeless pets. Bark in the Park, presented by Pet Club, in conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Sept. 15 game time is 1:10 p.m.
Aphrodite is a 6-year-old female boxer mix. Her sweet and mellow disposition has made her a staff favorite at the shelter and she can be found most days in the dog adoptions manager’s office. She is a very easy-going and mellow dog and an all-around sweet girl.
If you’re interested in learning how to perform a health check on a ferret or how to diagnose a guinea pig by looking at x-rays, Arizona Animal Welfare League is offering a look inside the life of a veterinarian.
Rocky came to us through the Mill Dog Rescue as a very small puppy about three months ago. He has always been known as a ball of personality and energy as soon as he arrived. He is a 6-month-old Mountain Cur mix, and is definitely still very puppy like and goofy.
Jones is a 10-month-old, male, Pit Bull/Labrador mix. He’s still very much a wiggly, bouncy puppy despite his size. Jones absolutely loves people and attention, always wanting to instigate play, especially with his favorite toys, and he give kisses. Jones pays close attention to people and treat motivation makes him a great candidate for all types of training. He already knows the basics of sit, stay and come. Jones was previously in a home and was returned after possibly being hit by a car after being let out of the house and breaking his leg. He has since made a full recovery, although even with his giant cast he was still the bouncy, sweet pup that he is. Jones would love to meet any other dogs that may be in the home to ensure that they will understand and accept his sometimes physical play style. Jones is currently at the Sonia Breslow Adoption Center at 44th and Washington streets in Phoenix. His adoption fee is $200.
Gus is a 4-year-old Jack Russell mix. He is extremely treat motivated and excellent at performing tricks and learning them quickly. Gus knows sit, down and can easily be lured into a “turn around.” He is very attached to any people he gets to know, sitting on laps and just being next to and cuddling with someone is one of his favorite past times. Gus is dog social, however, sometimes his “old man at heart” comes out and he lets the other dogs know to tone down the fun. Gus is a true people pleaser and attention seeker. If you feel you are the one for Gus, visit the Arizona Animal Welfare League, 25 N. 40th St., to meet him. His adoption fee is $125.
Simon and Tugger have been best friends for a long time. Unfortunately, the duo lost their home together. They get along well and need each other’s company so they need to go home as a pair. They will walk you daily, eat up any spare dog food you have laying around, and even keep your spot on the couch warm. And if you’re really nice they will let you pet them as much as you want.
Best friends Simon, left, and Tugger are at the Arizona Animal Welfare League.
Olive is an exceptionally polite and sweet 2-year-old Pit-Bull mix who gets along with everyone. She is great with other dogs, has the patience and love for children and the energy for long walks and hikes, however, cats are not her favorite thing in the world. Olive is the epitome of a lap dog and is always trying to be right beside you and in the middle of all the action. She is also exceptionally smart, already knowing sit and fetch and having a basic understanding of potty training. Olive is spayed, microchipped and up to date on all vaccinations.
Powel is looking for a family willing to put in the time, patience, love, and training it takes to have a puppy. He has puppy-like behaviors (chewing, potty training, and training), but he’s worth all the time and training it will take to watch him grow. He is a Chihuahua mix, 9 months 26 days.
Tapioca is a very sweet dog, but takes some time to warm up to people. However, once she does she is very personable and loves to follow you around as well as curl up right next to you on a couch or bed. She is very smart and seems to understand the concept of potty training and just could use some further reinforcement. She also loves toys, especially Kongs or anything involving chewing. Tapioca is looking for a loving home with a family who will treat her right. She needs a family who doesn’t mind her taking time building confidence and trust. If you give Tapioca a chance, she’ll be the best companion you’ve ever had. She is a very sweet and playful dog.
Santana is a 1-year-old Boxer/Great Dane mix that is fun, has high energy, and is eager to learn tricks. He likes other large dogs that can keep up with him and tons of exercise. He is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on his shots and ready to find his forever home.
Pet rescue groups across the Valley are coming together with a three-year initiative to solve the problem of pet homelessness by fixing, adopting and saving Valley pets.