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.
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.
When your rural partners ask quietly for any food you can spare, you listen. Groups that operate on small budgets, and still do incredible work in their communities across the state. Rescues that have helped us save over 6,000 lives from our Rural Rescue network since 2016, Like our puppy Morgan. If they are asking, we know it’s serious. And now we ask for your help.
Chelsea, you know I love you, we’ve spent the last two years together at the shelter! I’ve brought you treats and new toys, we’ve hung out writing emails. I’m allergic to cats, and I take drugs so I don’t miss my time with you. We’re friends.
We had an incredible 2018, thanks to you! Your support made us stronger together: We saved more lives, made more families, helped more youth campers, visited more schools, and spread the word of adoption and animal welfare across the state. Read our impact report, see the difference you made in your community, and get ready for an even better 2019!