Original Article on Denver Post
LOS ANGELES — Children who love to dance, act or play sports have special summer camps just for them. But many parents don't realize that kids who are passionate about pets can have the same immersive experience.
Scientists in Tucson are asking the public to help fund a valley fever vaccine. Researchers are creating the vaccine from the same fungus that causes the disease.
PHOENIX -- A whopping 94 percent of pet owners buy gifts for their pets, and more than three-quarters (78 percent) include their beloved pet(s) in their holiday cards or photos, according to a survey by the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AAWL & SPCA).
AAWL & SPCA, Arizona's oldest and largest no-kill animal shelter, recently polled its adopters and supporters to find out how they celebrate the holiday season with their pets. The findings show that the majority of animal lovers include their pets in every aspect of the holiday.
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Animal Welfare League offers a program to help pet owners in a bind.
The "Last Litter" program helps dog owners who have unexpected litters, sometimes referred to as an "oops" litter.
A litter of eight Boston Terrier Puggle mixes is the latest participant in the program.
"They're all named for the Cardinals football players. Floyd is running around here somewhere celebrating his catch from yesterday," said AAWL veterinarian Dr. Claudia Channing.
With the opportunity to infuse the love for animals and learning into one, kids have the chance to get involved with much more than just an exciting “Call of Duty” match or intriguing five-season Netflix series this summer.
The Arizona Humane Society, Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA, Phoenix Herpetological Society and Southwest Wildlife plan to pave the way for young animal enthusiasts through a number of fun and educational camp programs.
Arizona Humane Society
1521 W. Dobbins Road
A three year long campaign that aims to save as many stray pets as possible in Maricopa County is getting ready to hold a huge event.
They're hopeful to get at risk animals new homes.
Rescued from a puppy mill Gabe now has a loving forever home.