The Phoenix metro area is the 2nd worst place for pet homelessness in the U.S. In 2012, 90,000 pets entered the area’s shelters. While 100 pets got adopted each day, another 100 pets were euthanized. Those numbers didn’t sit well with the community. With the help of PetSmart Charities, the Phoenix area’s animal welfare groups are changing the equation for homeless pets with a campaign called Fix.Adopt.Save.
The initiative was created to boost affordable spay/neuter services, encourage more kitten fostering and increase help for adult dogs as well as change the equation for homeless pets.
The Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (MCACC) and the Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) are just two of the seven groups who are working together under the Alliance for Companion Animals. We are proud to support both groups in their new initiative.