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Animal Rescue, Welfare and Pet Adoption

Shelters, sanctuaries, and adoption facilities for various types of domesticated animals in Arizona.

Pet Adoption in Phoenix - Arizona Humane Society Adoptions - …
Tell us about how and where you adopted your pet in Arizona. Was it from the Arizona Humane Society? From another dog or cat shelter? Was it a good experience.

Pet Adoption in Phoenix
If you want to adopt a dog or cat in the Phoenix area, you might want to contact the Arizona Humane Society.

Arizona Basset Hound Rescue
Read a profile of Arizona Basset Hound Rescue, a nonprofit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.

Contacts in Arizona that assist in finding homes for these retired racing dogs.

All Animals Rescue and Transportation
A.A.R.T. provides fee-based animal trapping, rescue, pick-up, dead animal pickup, pet sitting and stray removal.

Altered Tails
A group feral cat trappers, an animal humanitarian and a couple of kitty foster formed this group which is dedicated to reducing our pet over-population through low cost spay/neuter.

Animal Rescue Center
Animal Rescue Center is a non-profit, 501(c)3 group dedicated to saving homeless pets and ending euthanasia. The mission is to provide quality medical care and lifelong, loving homes to animals who have lost their way.

Animals Benefit Club of AZ
Programs, education and adoption guidance/referral in Northeast Phoenix. Dogs and cats only.

Anthem Pets
Anthem Pets promotes pet adoptions, spay/neuter pet programs, lost and found pets in communities, agility training, pet ownership etiquette and more.

Arizona Animal Rescue and Sanctuary
A no-kill, all volunteer organization. They rescue, rehabilitate and place domestic cats and dogs into stable homes.

Arizona Animal Welfare League 
The largest and oldest no-kill shelter in Arizona.  Located in Central Phoenix. Dogs and cats only.

Arizona Beagle Rescue
Provides rescue, education and referral services for beagles from area shelters, stray beagles, and beagles from homes that can no longer keep their dog. Both purebred beagles and beagle mixes.

Arizona Cat Assistance Team
An all volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating cat homelessness, suffering, and overpopulation in the metropolitan Phoenix community.

Arizona Humane Society
Extensive programs and services. Located in the central Phoenix area.

Brambley Hedge Rabbit Rescue 
Last year over 100 abused, neglected or abandoned bunnies were placed for adoption.

Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue
Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization for Labrador Retrievers in Phoenix and most areas of Arizona. Volunteers provide medical care and/or rehabilitation and then attempt to match them with appropriate, permanent homes.

Feathered Nest
An organization that cares for and adopts out unwanted, neglected or abused pet birds.

Foothills Animal Rescue 
A no-kill center facilitating foster care and adoption of cats and dogs in the Cave Creek, Carefree, New River and Desert Foothills area (north of Phoenix and Scottsdale).

Friends For Life Animal Sanctuary
Dedicated to resolving problems of dog and cat overpopulation. Visit the Painting Paws Art Gallery where dogs and cats create art to raise money for their cause!

Ironwood Pig Sanctuary
Ironwood Pig Sanctuary is a non-profit pot bellied pig sanctuary located near Marana, a rural area of southern Arizona one hour drive north of Tucson.

Maddie's Projects
Maddie's projects in Maricopa County primarily focus on increasing adoptions from animal shelters and rescue groups and facilitating low cost spay/neuter opportunities.

Maricopa County Animal Control
Licenses, adoptions, lost and found, clinics and other information.

Oasis Sanctuary
Handles parrot-type birds, large and small. Houses birds, provides education and maintains rescue database.

Pets of the Week
Every week The Arizona Animal Welfare League, a no-kill shelter in Phoenix, provides photos of dogs and cats from their shelter that are available for adoption. One of them would love to come home with you.

Rescues cats and dogs from kill lists in the Phoenix area and prepares them for adoption.

Valley of the Sun Giant Schnauzer Rescue
A non-profit group that helps find homes for giant schnauzers, or can help people find a giant schnauzer through their national network.

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