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Rescue Resources

Local, County & State Animal Rescue Resources

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  • Due to the possibility of an emergency, always have an evacuation plan prepared for your animals. After your own pets have been removed to safety, please check for other animals in need of help.
  • Pet Allies neither endorses nor promotes these organizations and presents them to assist the public in helping themselves. New rescues are continually being formed while others may change their phone numbers and/or websites. Don't be discouraged if a given group takes some effort to reach.
  • The fastest way to contact most organizations is through their websites. If you are trying to place or adopt a pure breed animal, be sure to check the state and national registry for its type (i.e American Kennel Club) as well as publications such as "Cat Fancy". Also, enter the breed's name into any internet search engine. Many groups have links to similar organizations on their websites and you will find additional information there.
  • If you must find a new home for a pet, be aware that almost every organization will euthanize (kill) an animal under various conditions. Some kill routinely while others only do so under extreme circumstances (these are known as "No Kill"). Be sure to ask the policy prior to relinquishing a pet to any organization or animal control office.

No Kill Regional (east central AZ.) Animal Resources

Regional Humane Societies (euthanasia may be in use)

  • Coconino Humane Association 928-526-1076, 3501 E. Butler Avenue Flagstaff
  • Humane Society Of Sedona 928-282-4679 2115 Shelby Drive
  • Sedona, HumaneSocietyofSedona.com
  • Humane Society of Central Arizona, 605 W. Wilson Ct., Payson, AZ 85541
  • Verde Valley Humane Society, Cottonwood 928-634-7387
  • Humane Society of the White Mountains, Lakeside 928-368-5295 3212 North Porter Mountain Road
  •  Winslow Humane Society 928-289-3082
  •  Yavapai Humane Society 520-289-3087, YavapaiHumane.org Prescott

Regional Animal Law Enforcement (euthanasia may be in use)

  • Navajo County Animal Control 928-524-4266
  • Eager Animal Control & Police 928-333-4127, extension 362
  • Holbrook Animal Control 928-524-6828
  • Pinetop-Lakeside Animal Control 928-368-8862
  •  Show Low Animal Control & Police 928-537-4365 (within city limits only)
  • Snowflake/Taylor Animal Control & Police 928-536-7500
  • Springerville Animal Control 928-333-4240
  •  Apache County Sheriff 928-337-4321 or 1-800-352-1850
  •  Navajo County Sheriff:
    • Holbrook 928-524-4450
    •  Heber 928-535-7111
    •  Show Low/Pinetop 928-532-6060
    •  Snowflake 928-536-7327
    • Winslow/Joseph City 928-289-6860
  • State of AZ, Animal Services Division, Livestock 1-800-294-0305 or Holbrook extension 928-524-6271
  • Arizona Game & Fish, Pinetop regional office 928-367-4281

Rescue, Shelter, Adoption, Information Groups, greater Phoenix primarily (All are "No Kill" unless noted otherwise. Contact group directly for animal types rescued & adopted. Not a complete list, other groups exist.)

  •  Animals Benefit Club of Arizona, Phx 602-867-2169 AnimalsBenefitClub.com
  • Animal Rescue Center, Phx 602-867-9720 AnimalRescueCenter.net
  • Arizona Animal Rescue & Sanctuary, Mesa, 480-503-3647
  • Arizona Animal Welfare League, Phx, 602-273-6851 AAWL.org
  • Arizona Homeless Animals Rescue Team, Glendale 602-843-4690 AZHART.Pets911.com
  • Arizona Humane Society, Phx Campus 602-997-7586 Sunnyslope Facilty, Phx 602-997-7585 AzHumane.org (Euthanasia may be in use)
  • Arizona R.E.S.C.U.E. Phx 480-598-9410 AzRescue.org
  • Best Friends Sanctuary, Kanab, UT 435-644-2001 BestFriends.org
  • Castaway Treasures, Cave Creek 480-595-7697 CastawayTreasures.Pets911.com
  • Citizens for Scottsdale Strays, Scottsdale 602-341-7338 ScottsdaleStrays.com (primarily cats, ferals)
  • Coalition of All Breed Rescue of Arizona (CABRA),Phx 480-874-2511 CABRA.org (dogs only, have an extensive list of additional rescue/adoption possibilities)
  • Cow Cats Pet Adoption Center, http://www.cowcats.com, their mission is to keep cats, dogs, and other pets out of rescue shelters whenever possible. This saves lives by reducing the demand for valuable shelter space, so that pet shelters can focus on saving the animals that have no other option. They help dogs as well as cats.
  • D.A.P. (Dial a Pet), Phx 602-721-2255
  • Dog Rescue, Tempe 480-755-7343
  • Foothills Animal Rescue, Cave Creek 480-488-9890 FoothillsAnimal.org
  • Foundation For Animals In Risk (FAIR), Tucson 520-203-0201 Faircares.org
  •  Four Peaks Animal Rescue, Scottsdale 480-471-3520 FourPeaksAnimalRescue.org
  • Friends For Life Animal Sanctuary, Gilbert 480-497-8296 F4L.org
  •  Halo Animal Rescue, Phx 602-971-9222 HaloRescue.org
  • Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (AC&C) 3 Valley locations, 602-506-7387 Maricopa.Gov/Pets (Euthanasia may be in use)
  • MASH (MCSO Animal Safe Hospice) (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office), Phx, 602-876-1212 MCSO.org ("No kill shelter for animals rescued in abuse cases")
  • Mixed Up Mutts and Shepherds Too, Phx 602-721-2255 MixedUpMutts.net (dogs & cats)
  • Noah's Ark Animal Rescue, Glendale, 602-298-9108
  •  Paw Placement: A Helping Hand for Pets, Scottsdale 602-712-1599 PawPlacement.org
  • Red Mountain Senior Dog Rescue 480-986-6571
  • Robin Hood Animal Rescue, Glendale 623-931-7499 Rhar4All.Petfinders.com
  • SAFE (Saving Animals From Euthanasia) Tucson 520-349-8637 or Apache Junction 480-466-6025
  • SafeAnimals.com (special focus on taking in pets from soldiers deployed out of Ft. Huachuca) Tempe, Phone/Fax 602-926-7854
  • Safe Haven for Animals, Tempe AzSHFA.org
  • St. Francis All Creatures Rescue, Glendale 623-931-1114
  • Sun Cities 4 Paws Rescue, Peoria 623-876-8778 4PawsRescue.org (rescue of pets belonging to seniors, esp. in Sun City)
  • Sun Valley Animal Shelter, Glendale 623-872-7941 SunValleyPets.org
  • The Poop, ThePoop.com (comprehensive rescue & adoption group listings throughout AZ)
  • Valley Cats & Dogs, Gilbert 480-898-3647 ValleyCatsAndDogs.org

Dog Breed Rescue Groups

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  •  Put an Afghan on your Couch 623-848-0566
  •  Southwest Airedale Terrior Rescue 623-362-1141 AiredaleTerriers.org
  •  Akita Rescue 602-88-Akita (882-5482) AkitaAdvocates.com
  •  Aussie Rescue in Arizona, Tempe 480-838-2267
  • Amazing Aussies:Lethal White Rescue of Arizona, Mesa 480-538-0471 AmazingAussies.com


  • Arizona Basset Hound Rescue, Gilbert, Arizona 602-225-7800 AzBassetRescue.com
  • Grand Canyon Basset Assistance League 480-792-1427 BassetRescue.net
  • Arizona Beagle Rescue, Sun City, Arizona 623-977-1355
  • Beagles of Arizona Rescue Club 602-212-6700 AZBarc.com
  • Southern AZ Beagle Rescue
  • Bearded Collie Club of America (AZ/NM) arlene@showstyle.com
  • Southwest Bloodhound Rescue 714-494-1076
  • AZ Border Collie Rescue 520-906-0669 AZBorderCollieRescue.com
  • Southwest Border Collie Rescuers 936-856-3745 BCRescue.org
  • Almost Home AZ Boxer Rescue 602-332-1626 AlmostHomeBoxers.org
  •  Boxer Luv Rescue 602-530-5671 ArizonaBoxerRescue.org
  •  National Brittany Rescue, Robin Smith, www.nbran.org, britrescueaz@cox.net, 602-501-1844



  • 3D Rescue of Arizona/ Danes, Dobermans & Dachshunds 623-465-7995 ThreeDRescue@msn.com
  • Arizona Dachshund Rescue & Sanctuary 480-503-DOGS (3647) SaveADachshund.org Mesa
  • Lucky Dog Rescue - Phoenix, 480-704-4628 LuckyDogRescue.org
  • Southwest Dalmatian Rescue, Inc 602-926-8153 DalmatianRescueAZ.org(Dalmations & other breeds), Tucson
  • Doberman Rescue of New Mexico, Inc. 505-434-4544
  • Special Needs Doberman Rescue of Arizona, 602-787-1212, info@doberman911.org, Dobies911@aol.com


  • English Springer Rescue America, Inc 520-568-0720 or 480-688-7799 SpringerRescue.org


  • Great Western Flat-Coated Retriever Club alison@netcom.com 480-518-0674 also French Bulldog Rescue
  • Rising Star French Bulldogs rsqsr@cox.net


  • German Shorthair Pointer Rescue of Arizona 928-476-3779
  • Southwest German Shepherd Rescue (& White German Shepherd Rescue) 602-866-2880 SWGermanShepherdRescue.com
  • German Shepherd Dog Breed Rescue of Southern AZ rescue@gsdcsaz.org, 623-516-2880
  • German Shepherd Rescue of Las Vegas gsdlv@aol.com, 702-430-1881
  •  Arizona Golden Retriever Connection 602-870-0037 AZGRC.org Scottsdale
  •  Rescue A Golden of Arizona 602-404-9663
  • New Mexico Gordonites
  • Great Dane Rescue of Arizona Alliance greatdanerescueofazalliance@hotmail.com
  • Dane Savers Rescue 480-940-8655
  • Great Dane Rescue of Tucson 520-321-3700 see 3D Rescue under 'D' for Great Danes
  • Arizona Adopt a Greyhound 602-971-6935, Phoenix
  • Fast Dogs, Fast Friends - Greyhound Rescue & Adoption 480-227-8795 FastDogs.org
  • New Mexico Greyhound Connection info@gpanmorg, 505-866-9539
  • Racing Home Greyhound Adoption 602-573-0490 RacingHome.info


  • Havanese Rescue HavaneseRescue.com
  • Desert Hills Heelers K9 Rescue 623-256-0355 DesertHillsHeelers.org, Phoenix


  •  Italian Greyhound Rescue of Arizona 602-494-4688 ItalianGreyhound.org
  •  Irish Setter Club of Arizona azsetter@earthlink.net


  • AZ. Jack Russell Rescue, Inc 480-854-0358 AZRussellRescue.Petfinder.com


  • Arizona Keeshond Rescue keshond@cox.net


  • Arizona Labrador & Giant Breed Rescue 602-307-5227 AZLabsAndGiants.org, Phoenix
  • Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue (DLRR) 480-899-5227
  • Lhasa Apso Club Rescue LhasaApsoRescue.org, 814-624-5136


  • Desert Big Dog Rescue (Mastiffs & Neopolitan) DesertBigDogs.com
  • Arizona Miniature Pinscher Society 602-795-4209 AZMINPINS@yahoo.com
  • Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of Southern California rescue@mscsc.org


  • Mesquite Newfoundland Club Rescue 480-229-2922 shanakerr@orbitelcom.com


  • Old English Sheepdog Rescue of Southern California 310-392-3366 or 661-821-5004 oes@earthlink.net


  • Arizona Poodle Rescue 602-677-8644 ArizonaPoodleRescue.org
  •  Pom Rescue. L.A. 818-239-2425
  • Arizona Pug Adoption & Rescue Network 480-964-3126 ArizonaPugRescue.com
  • Pitbull Rescue Central, PBRC.net (information only)
  •  Animal Farm Foundation (Pitbull information) 518-398-0017 AnimalFarmFoundation.org


  • Arizona Retriever Rescue 480-946-8704 AzRR.org
  • GRR Gingers Rottie Rescue 702-645-8294 grrvegas@earthlink.net, Las Vegas
  • Phoenix Area Rottweiller Rescue (PARR)PhxRottRescue.org


  •  AZ Saint Bernard Rescue 602-978-9463
  • Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation, Inc 480-951-8495 rsaints@cox.net
  • Samoyed Club of Central Arizona Rescue AzSamoyed.org
  • Valley of the Sun Giant Schnauzer Rescue voice mail only 602-212-6775 VSGiantSchnauzerRescue.org
  • Tucson Sheltie Rescue 520-298-9435
  • Shih Tzu, see Lhasa Apso Rescue above
  • AZ Siberian Husky Rescue & Adoption Inc 602-427-7226 ASHRA.org
  • Siberian Husky Rescue of New Mexico 505-264-2514


  • Valley of the Sun Weimaraner Club Phoenix 623-936-7333
  •  Weimaraner Club of Albuquerque 505-898-1297
  • Whippet Rescue & Placement (Southwest) 480-488-3801
  • Wolfsong Ranch & Foundation, Rodeo, N.M. 505-557-2354 (wolf & wolfdog)
  •  UYR - Yorkshire Terriers, Flagstaff, UnitedYorkieRescue.org

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