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This 7-month-old kitten is sure to steal your heart. Crystal was named for her gorgeous crystal blue eyes. She is a Calico Point Siamese cat with a great personality. This sweet cat is very affectionate and loves human attention. She loves to play with toys and enjoys lap time with her human companions. She enjoys the company of dogs as well as other cats.
Tang has a mellow personality and will get along with other laid-back cats. He never gets in trouble. His life is not complete without a squeaky mouse toy, perching on high places, and rolling in fresh litter.
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.
The way Fido wags his tail might reveal more about him than you know. Just ask another dog.
Rescued when they were just a week old, these two adorable 9-week-old kittens are active, playful, and affectionate. A brother and sister team, Grayson (gray tabby) and Bebe (black) enjoy chasing each other.
Ashley is a sweet and quite snowbird kitty. She is fine with being an only cat, or sharing your affections with another laid-back cat. She is very smart and, with a little encouragement, will go in and out of her carrier with ease, thus she might be a good travel cat. She enjoys brushing, cat scratching posts, and running a sprint through the house.
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).
Fresno was abandoned in a house with at least a dozen other cats. She is a very petite Tabby with a minor disability. Her left knee does not bend, but she does not seem to notice. She still has the ability to walk, run, jump, and even climb up a cat tree to see the world. Fresno will follow you everywhere, rub her head and body against everything, and jump in your lap to give or receive a hug.
Sunny is an energetic, affectionate and boisterous boy. He has a strong, muscular and sturdy build.
Paisley is a sweet 2-year-old female Beagle. She loves to be around people, but other dogs just terrify her. She was attacked by another dog so it will take patience, love and some professional training for her to feel comfortable around other dogs. Until then, Paisley will do great being an only dog in the household. She is housebroken and rarely barks. She does need to be kept on a leash because, like most Beagles, she will take off to follow a scent. Her coat is very soft and she lets everyone hold and pet her.
An inexpensive grooming for your dog can mean a better life for a homeless boxer at the Fourth Annual Boxer Luv Rescue dog wash this Sunday, Nov. 3, at Malinda’s Pampered Pets in Ahwatukee.
Mitch is a senior, male, beautiful gray Tabby. He is sweet and friendly, competing with all the younger cats at the shelter. This wise one knows not to miss an opportunity for attention. Mitch comes right out to receive pets and scratches when someone enters the kitty room. He’ll rub up against you and beg for treats, too. He’s doing everything he can to catch the attention of someone, but being a senior it is often difficult to compete with the “kids.”
Zoey, a beautiful 4-month-old “tuxedo” kitten was abandoned inside a box left in front of a PetSmart. Even though she was dehydrated and exhausted from her experience, she is still very trusting of humans and extremely affectionate. She is good with other cats and was introduced to dogs at her previous foster home. She will need a home where she can slowly transition into her new family.
Sweet Calico-Siamese mix Ellie seeks a home where she can enjoy her favorite past times: bird watching safely from windows, reading, knitting, and enjoying being petted while adoringly gazing at you. This lovely short-haired, green-eyed girl will thrive in a home without dogs or very young children. She’s best solo or with other laid back cats.
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.
Oh, the dream of taking your dog to the park, taking him off the leash, and playing fetch without him running away. For some dogs this can be a reality. Unfortunately, for others, the instinctual desires to smell and track will make it difficult to trust their “off-leash” freedom. I tell customers that off-leash obedience is NOT for every dog, so be sure that your dog has mastered the “come” command before attempting any off-lead work.
Sunny is an energetic and quite affectionate boisterous boy kitty. He has a strong, muscular and sturdy build. He likes to play, and is quite outgoing and would do well with another cat who enjoys playing. He needs an owner who will appreciate his loving nature, and can handle this tough little guy. He is fixed, has all his shots, and would love to meet you.
The 14th BARKtoberkfest, the annual party for dogs and their owners, is Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Gilbert Town Center.
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 parking lot of ReThinc Advertising will once again be transformed into the agency’s Fourth Annual Rescue Rinse on Oct. 26. This year’s beneficiary will be Phoenix’s Woof, Wiggles n Wags, where pets brought into the rescue are evaluated, seen by a vet and placed into a safe and loving foster home.
Excitement is in the air for this annual East Valley party in the park for adults and children to celebrate the relationships we share with our most loyal of friends — DOGS! Friends for Life Animal Rescue’s 14th annual BARKtoberfest event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Gilbert Town Center, 50 E. Civic Center Drive.
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.
Let’s face it. Dogs ARE a part of your family. No matter how you want to look at it, we are less stressed and more comfortable when our pets are with us. With this said, over 70 percent of pet owners now regularly travel with their pets.
Cheerleader is a domestic short-haired brown Tabby, about 2 1/2 years old. She finds ways to entertain herself while at adoption day by rolling around in her kennel … trying to get the attention of a nice person to adopt her and bring her home. Cheerleader gets along with most cats but she can be on the dominant side. It probably will take her some time to warm up and feel comfortable in her new home, but once she decides you’re OK and not so scary, she’s a real charmer.