Vacant the shelters allows increase pet adoption prices

The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) talks to Arizona Horizon about an “Empty the Shelters” function, an effort to boost adoption charges and aid as lots of animals come across their forever residences. Alessandra Navidad, President and CEO of AAWL, joined us to tell us far more. She also introduced two adoptable cats to the Arizona Horizon set.

Bissell Pet Basis is internet hosting the “Empty the Shelters” party and will address adoption expenses for all animals adopted out who are just one calendar year and more mature.

As the nation’s most significant funded adoption party, Vacant the Shelters aids homeless pets obtain families by generating adoption very affordable for future pet house owners. They do this by supporting collaborating businesses with reimbursement for every pet adopted.

Proven in 2016, Empty the Shelters has helped extra than 96,000 pets uncover their loving family members at participating shelters in 47 states and Canada. 

The party operates now as a result of July 31, 2022.

AAWL Sonia Breslow Adoption Middle
25 N. 40th St.
Phoenix, AZ, 85034 (North of Washington St.) 

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The Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AAWL & SPCA) is the greatest and oldest no-kill shelter in Arizona. A “no-kill” shelter is an animal shelter that does not kill healthful or treatable animals even when the shelter is total, reserving euthanasia for terminally ill animals or people regarded as unsafe to public safety. 

AAWL rescues, rehabilitates, and re-homes more than 4,000 pet dogs and cats that are deserted or that have been surrendered by their owners. They do this principally by rescuing them from other shelters in Maricopa County exactly where they are likely to be euthanized owing to the lack of time and assets to treatment for them. At any a person time the AAWL shelter will maintain 140 cats and 190 puppies. They also have a foster parent network of about 90 families who supply care and shelter in their residences for puppies and kittens that are far too youthful to be adopted, and those people animals that are recovering from medical procedures or that have to have socialization in advance of adoption. All pets available for adoption have been spayed or neutered micro-chipped and are current on all vaccinations. Any clinical therapies required, together with surgeries, are furnished by the AAWL medical team.


The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) was founded in 1971 by a group of anxious animal enthusiasts. This team was led by Amanda Blake, ideal known as “Miss Kitty” on the television system, Gunsmoke. Starting out on a modest scale, anxious volunteers adopted rescued cats and canines from foster residences. In the late 1970s, the business designed its very first shelter. By the mid-1990s, the AAWL & SPCA started rescuing animals scheduled to be euthanized by the County, and, soon after rehabilitation, produced them available for adoption to the community. Over the earlier 50 years, the group has grown from adopting a handful of animals each individual yr to a comprehensive-assistance animal welfare organization and leader in innovative actions training, health-related care, adoption, education, and neighborhood outreach systems. These days our shelter has an onsite veterinary clinic, kennels with a individual cattery, a teaching center, and a freestanding infirmary.

In 2005, the Arizona Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) merged into AAWL. The new group was renamed the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AAWL & SPCA).

The AAWL tells us about the “Vacant the Shelters” occasion, an effort and hard work to strengthen adoption rates and aid as lots of animals uncover their without end properties.

Alessandra Navidad, President and CEO of AAWL