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Liz is a sweet dog that’s a volunteer favorite. Liz rides well in the car, is low key and gentle. She is very gentle when taking a treat from your hand and then waits patiently for a possible second treat.
Desert Car Care Centers and MADD want you to “Tie One On For Safety” to ensure the safety of our community during the holiday season by raising awareness of drunk driving. The kick-off is Tuesday, Dec. 17 to sign the Pledge to Drive Sober and receive a “Tie One On for Safety” MADD Ribbon to display on your vehicle as a reminder to drive safe and sober. Those who pledge will get a free set of windshield wiper blades and a voucher for 20 percent off any repair or service up to $100 through Jan. 1. Tie One On For Safety “virtually” by sharing the button on Facebook and Twitter. Visit www.desertcarcare.com fsocial media links, locations and hours of operation.
Wanda is a 4-year-old beautiful Lemon Beagle that was a shelter dog rescued by Arizona Beagle Rescue. She was a bit chubby but has lost a few pounds and is now pretty close to her target weight. Wanda is housebroken, gets along with other dogs, rides great in a car, walks great on a leash and can use the doggie door. She loves to follow her foster mom around the house and snooze wherever she happens to be. If she likes you, she will give you her paw and loves to give kisses. Wanda is timid around men so it will take her some time to warm up and be comfortable. She would be a faithful companion for any family.
For a teeny little girl Violet sure does have a lot of love to give. There’s pretty much nothing she doesn’t love. Her list of favorite things are: snuggling, playing with other dogs or a playful kitty, toys, going on walks, car rides, and hanging out with us humans at the local cafe. Violet is looking for a home with another young, playful dog, preferable close to her size. A home with daily walks and copious amounts of snuggle time are on Violet’s wish list, too. If you’re looking for a companion to join you on your travels up north to avoid the heat or trips to San Diego to enjoy the cooler weather, Violet is the dog for you. She is such a well behaved, easy going, loving gal.
This year has been a great one for my friends who are royal headline watchers. Who doesn’t love to hear about the arrival of a healthy baby? Many of the stories were similar to what we would have heard 20 years ago, but one in particular was both modern and interesting.
Halloween is the last day to catch most fall festivals around the East Valley.
1. On Oct. 14 at 10:20 a.m. police took a report of a commercial burglary in the 3200 block of East Chandler Boulevard.
Darius is your typical Rottie. He has a wiggle butt, leans on just about any body part he can find, he loves to swim, is a very laid back, easygoing pal. Darius also knows some commands, listens very well, rides great in the car, likes to play with toys and likes to snuggle at night. Darius is a perfect gentleman in the house. He is house trained, never chews on anything inappropriate and despite his size he is great with people.
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).
A story like that at the heart of "Runner Runner," about a young American gambler who gets sucked way above his head into the criminal doings of a big-time offshore operator, would have found its ideal life as a tough, punchy, black-and-white programmer back in the 1950s. Today, it would have been most viable as a grandiose character study done on an operatic scale by a filmmaker like Martin Scorsese or Michael Mann. What's actually up onscreen in this vaguely ambitious but tawdry melodrama falls into an in-between no man's land that endows it with no distinction whatsoever, a work lacking both style and insight into the netherworld it seeks to reveal. Despite an intriguing setup and Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake heading the cast, this Fox release holds a losing box-office hand.
Another young boy was offered a ride from a stranger near Pecos Road and 27th Avenue on Friday, Sept. 27, causing police to warn the public once more to be on alert.
Little brown Zoey is definitely all puppy, full of energy and so happy just to be alive. Curious about everyone and everything and just an awesome little girl. She even still has that wonderful puppy breath. She loves going on outings, car rides and chasing after toys, leaves or birds, etc. Zoey is a petite little girl with a big heart full of love and ready to open it up to anyone willing to give her a chance. She is a great little shopper as she demonstrated on a recent trip to Pet Club, checking out everything on the bottom shelf but never once taking anything in her mouth. She is a joy to be around and will bring a smile to your face and everyone she meets. Zoey loves other dogs so a home with another canine to romp with would be nice. Her forever family must be one that is ready to give her guidance and show her right from wrong. She is not completely house trained and needs some work on that, but she is a very smart little girl so she will master this in no time.
Just over a year ago Ahwatukee Foothills resident Stephanie Bird was told her then 10-year-old Boxer, Sasha, had degenerative myelopathy, a disease which would cause the dog to slowly become paralyzed. The vet told her that Sasha had maybe a year to live.
Buddy D’Elf is an 11-year-old Beagle, who acts and plays like he’s 7. He came down from a land northeast of Phoenix to look for his new forever home. He can go from being a very active Beagle to being a couch potato who likes to snuggle. He loves to go for walks, but has to take his time so he can check out the great smells out in the world. He likes to ride like a person in the backseat of the car and occasionally likes to get up and take a look out the window. He gets along great with other dogs, too.
Although it certainly doesn’t feel like fall, the calendar reminds us that summer is officially over. As a result, family members of all ages may find they are spending more time in the car as they ease back into their normal routine.
Little brown Zoey is definitely all puppy, full of energy, and so happy just to be alive. She’s curious about everyone and everything, and just an awesome little girl. She even still has that wonderful puppy breath... Zoey loves going on outings, car rides and chasing after toys or leaves or birds, etc. She is a petite girl with a big heart full of love and ready to open it up to anyone willing to give her a chance. She is a joy to be around and will bring a smile to your face and everyone she meets.
Much like humans, dogs and puppies can also experience a feeling of illness while on car trips. This car sickness can make pet travel, whether short or long, quite an ordeal for dogs and their families. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your dog in the car.
Most dogs love going for a ride in the car. Cars take them to all their favorite places — the dog park, a daytime hike, up north to play in the snow, and lots of other great places. However, in order to travel to all their important social engagements dogs must be properly restrained to keep them safe.
A year ago when Ahwatukee Foothills resident Shayna Weitzman was hit on her bike by a drunk driver and left unable to use her arms and legs, she was told it would be years before she would be able to accomplish the very thing she’s training to do in just a few short months.
Bryce is said to be a male Pointer blend, about 10 months old. Bryce came to Friends for Life Animal Rescue by way of the Yuma Humane Society. He was turned in with another dog. Their surrender form said they were relinquished because “their owner was ill and could no longer care for them.”
Frederick’s deep red fur is stunning. He has an adorable under bite and a very loving, easy going personality to boot. Snuggling is one of Frederick’s most favorite activity by far. And how could you resist that cute face? Frederick rides well in the car, has wonderful leash manners and has a stellar personality. Frederick is the complete package, except for one thing. This loving little man is missing a family to call his own. He has so much love to give and can’t wait to share it with his new family. He is sure to bring a smile to your face and your heart with all his cuteness and loving ways. Frederick is looking for an affectionate family. He is a world champion snuggler and is happy to show off his talents any chance he can get. Daily walks and a canine friend to share his time with would be great.
On July 31, signs went up banning bicycles from access to the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort. This is a 1.7-mile two-lane road that winds along a beautiful artificial stream on its way to the resort entrance. This road is very popular among local cyclists, who travel it mostly in the early morning hours. The signs were erected at the request of the Wild Horse Ranch Development Authority. This is a private road and not subject to the bicycle access requirements of public roads.
Steam Train Voyage; Sonoita Vineyards HarvestFest; Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival
Darius the Rottweiler has a wiggle butt, leans on just about any body part he can find, loves to swim, is a very laid back, easygoing pal. He also knows some commands, listens very well, rides great in the car, likes to play with toys and while Darius likes to snuggle at night he is not overly affectionate. He was abandoned by his previous owners and while that might generally be a bad thing, we think it was a good thing. You see, Darius was not in the best shape when we saved him from the kill list. He had a skin infection along his back, was very skinny, and lacked muscle tone. Additionally, his previous owners never took care of torn ACLs on his back legs and he had hip issues. Darius gets around very well — running around the yard and the house with much vigor, wrestling with his canine foster sister who is much younger and very relentless in her play. He has already gained muscle tone and strength in his legs and they don’t slow him down.