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Diesel, an adoptable dog from Maricopa County Animal Care & Control, during the 12ks of Christmas at Freestone Park in Gilbert on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.
‘Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour’
Spending time with family is a major part of the holiday season and oftentimes that includes the four-legged members of our families as well. But not every animal has a home for the holidays and many are in shelters like Maricopa County Animal Care & Control’s East Valley shelter in Mesa and Lost Our Home Pet Foundation in Tempe.
A local dog is getting much needed help from two organizations, one national and one based in Mesa. However, the care she needs will take help from the community as well.
‘Walking With Dinosaurs — The Arena Spectacular’
Mork is an adorable terrier blend, estimated to be about 4 years old. He is named after the wonderful Robin Williams character but he’s not from Ork (as far as we know). He found his way to Gilbert from the Yuma Humane Society where he was brought in as a stray.
The small, white animals flood into Sharon Hampton’s living room in an instant. It’s Thursday morning at the Westie and Friends AZ Rescue dog shelter in Mesa.
A Mesa woman is contesting a misdemeanor citation for failure to keep her dog on a leash 6 feet or shorter. But the citation may not be as much of a problem as the actual law itself.
A local organization will host a wine tasting event this November in order to fund spay and neutering surgeries at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control.
A group of animal lovers who lost their pets say they are now trying to "turn tragedy into triumph."
Officials say most of the 79 cats that were confined in a Gilbert home have been euthanized.
The 79 cats that were confined in a Gilbert home will be available for adoption beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday morning.
The Gilbert Police Department is recommending animal cruelty charges be brought against a 59-year-old woman who was squatting in a home with 79 cats.
Police estimate at least 50 feral cats have been found inside a home in Gilbert.
The owners of the closed Lakes Golf Course have been pumping water out of the lakes on the property for weeks, and it will still be weeks until the lakes are dry, they said.
“(Maricopa County Sheriff Joe) Arpaio should be commended for lowering crime and rescuing animals from certain death. You don't have to like his schtick.” Gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones responding to a question from KPNX’s Brahm Resnik on why she sought Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s endorsement. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/arizona/politics/2014/06/07/arizona-income-tax-debate-end/10119357/.
Each year in Maricopa County, tens of thousands of animals are euthanized. The shelters fill up, the programs that aid animals with medical and behavioral problems can only take so many cases, and, unfortunately, the whole system can only care for so many.
This weekend, 12 Valley animal rescue organizations will set up shop in 40 locations across Maricopa County to try to get more than 1,500 cats and dogs adopted — and all of those pets can be adopted entirely for free.
Working in the financial industry a decade ago, Miguel Lopez was reminded of a longtime practice in Mexico where banks use graphic novels to help customers understand saving and investing.
Authorities say a Mesa woman was taken to the hospital after being attacked by one of her dogs Friday night.
A Chandler-based educational comic book publisher is in its fourth edition of printing comics that promote responsible animal care.
It is a legal case that has attracted a team of top death penalty lawyers, candlelight vigils and a polarizing Internet debate on mercy, blame and animal violence.
Authorities say a dog that left a 9-month-old Tempe girl with critical injuries has been euthanized.
The Valley Honda Dealers are teaming up with Valley animal shelters and rescues throughout March and April with the hopes of increasing pet adoptions.