Friends (Not Rescues)

About These Groups

The following organizations offer vital animal services but do not adopt out pets.

Altered Tails 

Provides accessible and affordable spay/neuter solutions for companion animals and free-roaming cats with the goal to eliminate euthanasia as a means of population control.

Animal Defense League of Arizona & Spay Neuter Hotline 

A statewide animal protection organization that works on behalf of companion animals, wildlife, animals in laboratories, animals in entertainment and farm animals.

AZ Animal Rescue Mission (AARM)

Evolved from its early days as a rescue mission, today ARM focuses on actions to reunite lost pets with their owners through education about the need to microchip, tags and collar pets, alongside spay and neuter initiatives.

AZ Animal Rescue Mission

Best Friends Animal Society

Perhaps best known for their highly recognized animal Utah sanctuary housing nearly 1600 homeless animals with nowhere else to go, they network across the USA with the goal to end the plight of homeless pets and permanently eliminate euthanasia in shelters.

Empty Bowl

Empty Bowl is a pet food pantry that helps people experiencing difficulty because of a job or home loss, catastrophic illness or a home/ community wide disaster.

Hospice of the Valley Pet Connections

Pets and their owners can qualify to become a part of pet therapy teams that visit with hospice patients from one to two hours per week in many different settings, including inpatient hospice homes, skilled nursing facilities, group homes and patients’ private homes.

Humane Society of the United States 

The nation’s largest animal protection organization advocates for better laws to protect animals; conducts campaigns to reform industries; provides animal rescue and emergency response; investigates cases of animal cruelty and cares for animals through sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers.

LOST DOGS AZ

An all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to helping lost dogs get home to their families they network lost and found dogs in the state of Arizona alongside providing expertise and resources to help owners find their lost family members. 

Nagi Foundation

Supporting developing and strengthening Native American communities and improving the lives of children and young adults  through the use of animals.

One Love Pitbull Foundation

A nonprofit organization that advocates for pit bull type dogs with a focus on shelter programs, pet retention, community outreach and sterilization.

PALS- Pet & Animal Lovers Service

In business since 1987, PALS provides caring end of life pet cremation, memorial services and grief support to help you say your final farewells.

Service Dogs In Arizona

Located in northern Arizona, they provide adults and children throughout the United States  with trained service dogs.