A shelter can be an animal’s last hope to find the right home, to find a loving family to play with and protect. A shelter’s purpose is to provide care and love for animals that do not have a home, many of whom have been found and some of which have been given to the shelter due to a family’s incapability to take care of them.
Dog shelters are thought of as a safe haven for all sorts of different dogs, providing an ideal place for people to find the canine companion that they are searching for. The perk with adopting from a dog shelter is not only rescuing an animal, but also having a myriad of dog breeds to choose from. In addition to this, sheltered dogs are most commonly adopted already spayed or neutered and have already received their required shots.
Here in Arizona there are plenty of dog shelters to choose from, all of which are fighting for the cause of finding abandoned dogs a loving home.
The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) seeks to influence the world by instilling people with the principle that animals are a part of the family and that they deserve to find loving and caring homes. The AHS rescues, shelters, cares for, and sets up adoptions for animals that are in need. Through their website, one can search through their adoptable dogs, distinguishing breeds, age, and many other factors.
Another well known shelter is the Animal Welfare League and SPCA. This organization was voted the best place to save a life for 2012 and this shelter allows for a more virtual style of involvement, whether adopting or volunteering, one is able to work with the animals in their care.
Next, there is the Lucky Dog Rescue which is a nonprofit organization. Each dog temporarily stays with boarding parents before a new home for the animal is found. There are also specialized dog shelters in Phoenix, and all over Arizona, that specialize in small dogs, thus making it easier for one who is seeking a smaller breed to find the right match.
The Arizona Small Dog Rescue carries dogs that are less than twenty pounds; they are another nonprofit organization and they spay and neuter all dogs, plus also undergo medical checkups on them.
All in all there are a wide number of Arizona Dog Shelters and shelters that house many other types of animals. Every dog deserves the chance to be with a loving family and dog shelters nurture them until they find their perfect match. So, visit your local Arizona dog shelter today and rescue a dog, you might just find your perfect companion.
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