Stories tagged: "Animal Welfare"

Photo by Robert Gundran
Here’s How Arizona Animal Welfare League Houses Over 400 Animals and Maintains a ‘No-Kill’ Status

The nonprofit says its "no-kill" designation resulted in over 2,000 saved animals in 2022.

Dotty the desert tortoise chows down on evening primrose in Scottsdale, Ariz., on May 11, 2023. The surprising warmth of these ancient cold-blooded creatures has made them popular pets for families with pet dander allergies and for retirees. (AP Photo/Alina Hartounian)
When You Adopt a Desert Tortoise, Prepare for a Surprisingly Social and Zippy Pet

Did you know the Arizona Game and Fish Department has a desert tortoise adoption program?

This cute dog Zan is currently available for adoption at the Bucks County SPCA. (Photo: Bucks County SPCA)
Your Guide to Adopting a Shelter Pet: 5 Things You Need to Know

Your local animal shelter has dozens of cats, dogs, rabbits, and other critters just waiting to find their forever home. Here are some tips to help find the right furry companion for you and your family.