All of us here at the Arizona Animal Welfare League are thinking of you and your family. These are difficult times for everyone. It is our hope that you have found comfort and joy in the animals you have in your life as we know that is one of the silver linings in all of this – our animals love having us home and safe.
Looking for fun activities for your kids while you're at home? Here is a great lesson to help them learn more about their pets at home and themselves, while using science and math!
Practicing Getting a Heart rate
A friendly pet who enjoys attention and petting can be a great helper for this but no worries if your pet isn’t up to the task- a parent or guardian can lend a hand and act as the “patient” here!
Oh how we love Sarah G here at AAWL! In 4.5 years at AAWL Sarah has volunteered almost 1,000 hours – we are especially thankful that Sarah chooses to come to the shelter during off-hours. Sarah often comes during the less popular evening hours when we are short on volunteer help. She helps many of the Animal Care Technicians by getting the dogs out for one last extra long romp in the yard prior to closing.
Cold to the touch, he lifted their tiny bodies from the snow in the empty campground where they were dumped. The ranger stuffed them into his thick jacket as he raced to his home, praying he wasn’t too late.
Before we close out 2019, we would like to recognize one more special volunteer: John S
This month we would like to recognize a two good friends who are constantly giving: Cindy S and Linda M
This month we would like to recognize a volunteer who has touched just about every aspect of our shelter: Shawn W
My name is Duke, and your monthly donations saved my life.
After my mom passed away, I was tied up in a backyard for two years by people I thought would care for me. I cuddled with my sister for warmth and shared all my food so we could stay strong. We were eventually surrendered to a veterinarian for euthanasia for “medical issues”, but an AAWL partner knew they could save me with AAWL’s help.
Our Chandler Mall Adoption Center has some truly incredible volunteers, one of whom we would like to acknowledge today: Paula D