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LIVES SAVED. INTERNATIONAL STAGE.

SEE LOCAL HEROES IN ACTION ON ANIMAL COPS PHOENIX PAGE |

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Seconds Away From Drowning Dog Saved From Canal Finds Loving Home with Officer Who Helped Rescue Her

Every pet deserves a good life. This passionate belief has driven the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) to serve a critical role in our community for nearly 60 years.

Ask Eddison

We rescue, heal, adopt and advocate for

Home at Last Dogs Treated in Trauma Hospital Go Home Together

homeless, sick, injured and abused animals. Through collaborative partnerships, affordable community services, emergency rescue and our medical trauma center,

Behind the Scenes of Animal Hoarding

we are committed to providing second chances and saving the lives of animals.

Animal Cops Phoenix Watch Our Animal Cruelty Investigators Save Lives on TV! Dog With Softball-Sized Tumor Gets Second Chance Donate Holiday Happiness More Than 600 Animals Saved! Summer to Save Lives Raises $519,000 for Homeless Pets Why I Give

Reading Fur Fun Pints For Pets

L O C AT I O N S & S E R V I C E S FOR COMPASSION

CAVE CREEK THRIFT STORE Shop · Donate

Adoptions · Veterinary Clinic · Petique ·

13401 N. Cave Creek Road

EAMT™ · Pet Resource Center

Phoenix, AZ 85024

1521 W. Dobbins Rd.

602.765.4497

Phoenix, AZ 85041 602.997.7585 SUNNYSLOPE CAMPUS

President & CEO 2017 AHS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tasty Treats for Your Pet

NINA MASON PULLIAM CAMPUS

Dr. Steven R. Hansen

Executive Committee Suzanne Pearl, Chair Andrea Marconi, Vice Chair Bryan Albue, Vice Chair Kerry Milligan, Secretary Matthew Waller, Treasurer Ann Damiano, Past Chair Board Members Anthony Alfonso Gina Apresa Katherine Cecala Bryant W. Colman Mary Frances Ewing Melinda Gulick Susie Ingold Adam J. Miller Kimberlee Reimann Padilla Eileen Rogers Ann Siner Dr. Craig Thatcher Ron Wilson

PETIQUE AT BILTMORE FASHION PARK Adoptions · Retail 2502 E. Camelback Road, Ste. 167

Admissions · Adoptions · Veterinary Clinic ·

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Thrift Store · Second Chance Animal

602.957.3113

Trauma Hospital™ · Petique 9226 N. 13th Avenue/1311 W. Hatcher Road Phoenix, AZ 85021 602.997.7585 TEMPE THRIFT STORE

PETIQUE AT THE SHOPS AT NORTERRA Adoptions · Retail 2460 W. Happy Valley Road, St. 1149 Phoenix, AZ 85085 623.582.2513

Shop · Donate 755 W. Baseline Road Tempe, AZ 85283 480.366.4617

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Ginger and Officer Sandor

Dog Rescued From Canal

Seconds Before Drowning It was a hot Saturday afternoon in Phoenix and a stray Australian Shepherd mix roamed the streets searching for a drink of water. Enticed by the flowing water in a canal, the dog leaned over the steep edge in an attempt to quench her thirst. Seconds later, she was swept away by the strong undercurrent, and swimming for her life. A Phoenix Police Officer noticed the dog and pulled his patrol car over to try and rescue her. The police officer called AHS’ Emergency Animal Medical Technicians™ (EAMTs™). The officer held onto EAMT Andy Gallo’s belt as he leaned over the canal ledge to rescue the dog as she floated past. The dog slipped right through Andy’s fingertips. She was giving up hope as her

body sunk further underwater with every second that passed. Suddenly, the dog stopped swimming. Her head sank underwater as she passed out from exhaustion. It was Andy’s last chance. Using a catch pole, he grabbed a hold of her right before she slipped under the murky water. The police officer helped pull the sopping wet canine out of the water. Andy checked the dog’s pulse and body temperature and rushed her to AHS’ Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™. Upon examination, our trauma hospital veterinarians found that the dog, which we named Ginger, was very malnourished and incredibly weak, unable to stand on her own. Her paws were wounded and her

toe nails were completely worn down from her attempts to climb out of the canal. The medical team administered IV fluids, gave her medication and wrapped her in blankets. Everyone hoped that she’d make it through the night. She did. Two days later, she was up and walking around. And after 11 days of care in our trauma hospital, Ginger was ready to go into a foster home to continue her recovery. And who came to her rescue yet again? The police officer who helped pull her out of the canal. Officer Sandor welcomed Ginger into his home, and once she was there, he wasn’t going to let her leave. Ginger has been officially adopted by Officer Sandor and his family, where she’ll live out her second chance at life.

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Eddison

Ask Eddison Eddison is one of our animal ambassadors who interacts with children at camps, workshops, birthday parties and in classrooms. By directly observing live animals, students begin to create a living relationship and develop compassion for animals of all species. In each issue of Paw Prints, Eddison will answer a question we receive from our supporters. In this issue, he discusses our dramatic drop in intake. Q: Eddison, how many animals does the Arizona Humane Society take in each year? Eddison: More than 17,000! That’s a lot of homeless animals who need food, toys, medical and behavioral care and a second chance. Believe it or not though, a few years ago, we used to take in nearly twice

that number – more than 38,000! But thanks to new initiatives such as our best-chance admissions by appointment process, the implementation of our Pet Resource Center, which provides struggling pet owners with resources and alternatives to help keep their loving furry family members in their homes, and increased spay/neuter efforts, we’ve seen an amazing 55 percent decrease in intake over the past three years. That’s more than 20,000 fewer animals every year who aren’t winding up in a shelter thanks to your continued support!

L O V E AT F I R S T S I G H T : E L M O New mom, Janna, tells us about the impact this sweet, loving 3-year-old Maine Coon has made in her life. We came in at 5:57 p.m. one night after having lost a kitty we loved for many years. The Arizona Humane Society’s Campus for Compassion was scheduled to close at 6 p.m. We asked the staff if we could quickly look to see if they had any cats we’d be interested in and the two young women were so accommodating and said, “If it gets a kitty a forever home, of course!” It took no time at all for us to fall in love with the black and white Maine Coon who had just arrived at the shelter. He looked at us with his wide eyes and

cocked head and we were goners. We couldn’t believe this lovey, cuddly, playful cat would ever be given up! We scooped him up immediately. The Arizona Humane Society made sure he had all of his shots and even microchipped him so we would never lose him. Now, four months later, he has become quite accustomed to occupying one-third of the bed, stalking birds from the back door, and waking all humans up by 6 a.m. for breakfast. We are so grateful for this little muppet! Thank you Arizona Humane Society for making us happy cat parents again!


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Tiger Gogo

G O G O A N D T I G E R O V E R C O M E D I F F I C U LT PA S T, F I N D H O M E T O G E T H E R AHS’ Emergency Animal Medical Technicians™ recently responded to a call regarding suspected animal cruelty. Witnesses stated that the owners would kick and throw objects at the dog, leave the dog outside without food and water and were seen chasing the dog into the road saying “get hit” when cars would pass. Needless to say, this poor pup was in desperate need of help. AHS EAMTs responded to the scene, and when the reported conditions appeared to be accurate, they rescued this sweet boy named Tiger and brought him back to AHS’ Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™ to be cared for and given new hope and a second chance at life.

Meanwhile, in another part of town, Gogo was found with hair loss and open wounds all over her body. A Good Samaritan brought her to Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital. After running multiple tests, Gogo was diagnosed with Demodex, a non-contagious skin mite that lives in the skin of dogs, as well as allergies. Gogo received multiple skin treatment baths and was put on medication prior to going up for adoption. Gogo spent over two months healing at AHS and Tiger spent a little over a month before both found their forever home together! Gogo and Tiger will now be brother and sister, where they will spend their days living the life they deserved all along in Queen Creek.

“Today, two out of every three pets who come through our doors receive treatment in our Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital. It’s with your continued support, that we are able to save more lives than ever, even animals who are considered “untreatable” by other shelters.” Dr. Steven Hansen, AHS President & CEO

T H A N K YO U , M A D D I E ’ S F U N D ! Maddie’s Fund awarded AHS with four innovation grants inspired by the 2016 Animal Care Expo. These grants will support our foster hero program, improving outcomes for FIV-positive cats and providing subsidized behavior lessons and veterinary care for those in need. Thank you, Maddie’s Fund, for your commitment to innovation.

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Behind-the-Scenes of Animal Hoarding It’s a call we receive all too often. Dozens, 67 to be exact, of animals living in filth and squalor. A team of a dozen Arizona Humane Society emergency responders consisting of Emergency Animal Medical Technicians™ (EAMTs™)/Animal Cruelty Investigators, behavior specialists and medical personnel arrive on scene with the Phoenix Police and Detectives. Also on hand are various human service agencies to assist the home owners who love animals, but have sadly seen things spiral out of control. Out front, a mobile command center comprised of intake, photography and medical stations, complete with scales, vaccines and flea and tick treatment, has been erected to assess each animal on scene as they are removed from the home. Meanwhile, AHS’ behavior specialist is using pheromone therapy and treats to help reduce stress amongst the animals. As the team prepares to enter the house, they outfit themselves in Tyvek boots and respiratory masks and arm themselves with leashes, catchpoles and towels. Animals are everywhere – in the front yard, backyard as well as inside the home - some are crated while others are running loose. Cobwebs adorn every nook and cranny, and the crates are smothered in years of feces and urine, so much so that the crates are rusted and unable to be moved under the weight of the debris.

Six hours after arriving, 40 dogs, eight cats, two rabbits and 17 exotic birds are removed from the home. The ones in urgent need of medical care are removed first, including those who are becoming overheated outdoors, all of whom will receive immediate medical care in AHS’ Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™. These animals are suffering from ailments not uncommon in hoarding cases: severe matting, long toe nails, ocular discharge, hair loss and open sores. In addition, animals who are victims of hoarding often require the one-on-one care of AHS’ behavior team as they are typically unsocial, fearful, shut down and perhaps even aggressive.

“These cases are absolutely heartbreaking for both the pets and the people involved.”

As the animals get the medical and behavioral care they need, AHS’ field team prepares animal cruelty packets, including medical reports, to include in the Detective’s report. AHS’ expert staff will be critical in the courtroom and in fighting for the animals who have no voice. Currently, hoarding alone is not a defined crime under the state statute; however, intentionally, knowingly or recklessly failing to provide food, water and shelter or medical care is. The City


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The person(s) has more than the ‘typical’ number of companion animals

The person(s) is unable to provide even minimal standards of care for food, water, sanitation, shelter and veterinary care

The person(s) is in denial about his or her inability to provide care and the negative impact that the lack of care has on the animals, the household and the people who live there

of Phoenix recently passed an ordinance that makes animal hoarding a Class 1 misdemeanor. As a founding member of the Humane Legislative Coalition of Arizona, AHS has led efforts to better define food, shelter and water and support the City of Phoenix in its efforts to improve the overall lives of animals, including its hoarding ordinance. This case is one of more than 180 suspected cases of animal hoarding that AHS’ field team has responded to this year. While some of those calls are invalid, AHS has removed more than 250 animals from hoarding situations. “These cases are absolutely heartbreaking for both the pets and the people involved,” said AHS President and CEO, Dr. Steven Hansen. “Yet, they are core to our mission of serving the Valley’s ill, injured and abused homeless pets and we will continue to fight on their behalf, both on a city and state level.” In the end, these pets will get a second chance at a good life because of your support of our lifesaving programs, services and advocacy efforts.

H OW TO H E L P : •

Donate at azhumane.org

Contact your local police department or the Arizona Humane Society’s dispatch line at 602.997.7585 Ext. 2073 to report animal cruelty

Advocate with AHS – sign up for advocacy alerts; visit azhumane.org/advocacy

THE HUMANE LEGISLATIVE COALITION OF ARIZONA PRESENTS AN

Animal Cruelty Workshop Learn from experts about Arizona’s animal cruelty laws, how to report animal cruelty and our upcoming legislative initiatives. January 7, 2017, 10–11:30 a.m. AHS’ Nina Mason Pulliam Campus for Compassion 1521 W. Dobbins Road, Phoeniz, AZ 85041 Light refreshments will be served Space is limited. RSVP by December 15, 2016 to azhumane.org/acworkshop.

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Coming in Early 2017 to Animal Planet


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Lives Saved. International Stage. Animal Planet ’s internationally acclaimed TV series, Animal Cops , to feature AHS ’ Lifesaving Heroes It’s 8 a.m. and every phone line in the Arizona Humane Society’s emergency field dispatch office is lit. The calls are urgent and range from a critical case involving a little black Chihuahua hit by a car, to law enforcement on the scene of a home with more than 60 cats, to concerns involving multiple dogs tethered outside with no shelter and no water. It’s June and expected to reach 118 degrees.

After months of filming, we are excited to announce that AHS’ supporters will get an inside look into a day in the life of the Arizona Humane Society through the Animal Planet series premiere of Animal Cops Phoenix as it follows the lifesaving work of AHS’ field rescue team as they cover more than 1,100 square miles, 365 days a year to rescue sick, injured and abused animals in our community.

This is just the beginning of both the day and the work of the Arizona Humane Society’s Emergency Animal Medical Technicians™ (EAMTs™) and animal cruelty investigators. Within minutes, AHS’ EAMTs and investigators are dispatched across the Valley to each call, three of more than 10,500 this year, that they will respond to.

While two out of every three animals who come to AHS are in need of medical treatment in AHS’ trauma hospital, that is often not their last stop on their journey to a new and better life. AHS’ behavior team and welfare specialists work one-on-one to help rehabilitate animals and to overcome the challenges they face after trying to survive life on the streets or at the hands of abuse.

Standing by at AHS’ Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™, the largest shelter-based trauma hospital in the Southwest, is an expert medical team ready to provide immediate care to each pet regardless of the circumstance. Also standing by is an Animal Planet film crew ready to capture the behind-the-scenes rescues, investigations, advanced medical care, heartache and joy, often experienced all in one day.

Animal Cops Phoenix will premiere on Animal Planet in 2017. Tune in to see first-hand the transformation that animals undergo when a group of compassionate and committed heroes come together to change the course of an animal’s life. For updates on Animal Cops Phoenix, visit azhumane.org.

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Gus with rescuer, EAMT Juju Kuita, and Dr. Yasmin Martinez, AHS Veterinarian. Gus before surgery.

DOG ABANDONED WITH SOFTBALL-SIZED TUMOR GETS SECOND CHANCE When Emergency Animal Medical Technician™ Juju Kuita discovered Gus in an alley after apparently being dumped, she was shocked at the softball-sized mass hanging from his neck. “We see a lot of neglect in our line of work and we rescue injured pets off the streets every day of the year, but this dog was one of the worst I’ve seen. To think that someone just tossed him out on the streets in agonizing pain and refused to get him medical treatment simply broke my heart,” said Kuita. Juju brought Gus to AHS’ Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™, where he was seen by AHS Veterinarian Dr. Yasmin Martinez. Despite possible complications due to his age and the size of the mass, Dr. Martinez determined Gus was strong enough to undergo surgery. “Last year, over 11,000 animals were treated in our Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital but never

have I seen a tumor that big. Gus has so much love and we wanted to give him a chance at a happy life,” Dr. Martinez said. Gus’ 3.5-pound tumor was successfully removed, and after biopsy results came back negative, the 6-year-old Boxer went up for adoption and found a loving home in Phoenix. We don’t know how long Gus was in that condition, but we do believe he was someone’s pet at one time. It is yet to be determined if this is a case of animal cruelty or neglect. Gus’ surgery, which cost thousands of dollars, was made possible by generous donations from pet lovers in the community. Hundreds of other pets just like Gus are in need of medical care, food, toys and love this holiday season. Help create second chances for more pets like Gus. Donate holiday happiness today by making a lifesaving gift at azhumane.org/holiday.


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w great the holidays can be. YOUR GIFTS MAKE A DIFFERENCE Supplies a splint to set a fractured leg

Provides supplies and medication to treat a laceration

Puts one dog through AHS’ specialized Behavior Modification Program to help overcome fearfulness or shyness

Fills the gas tank of one EAMT rescue ambulance for one week

Saves the life of one severely injured animal in our Second Chance Animal Trauma Hospital™

S P R E A D L O V E , D O N AT E STUFF Can’t make a monetary gift this year but still want to help share holiday love with homeless animals? Donate items and supplies to help our pets. Whether it’s a donation drive at your office or gathering items from your friends and family, our pets can always use items found on our Shelter Wishilist. Visit azhumane.org/shelterwishlist for a list of needs. Our pets could also use your old furniture, supplies and household goods. We pick up donations of new or gently-used merchandise daily during business hours (minimum two bags/boxes of clothes/items, pickup available throughout most Valley locations). To schedule a pick up, please call 602.997.7585 Ext. 2035.

donate holiday happiness.

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RED CARPET & SPOTLIGHTS

You can help homeless pets go from the street to the spotlight at AHS’ 19th annual Compassion with Fashion: Hollywoof, Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the beautiful Camelback Inn. More than 1,000 A-list guests will enjoy an award-winning seated lunch, shop a Hollywood Boulevard silent auction and take in a fashion show fit for the stars, featuring the true heroes, AHS’ adorable adoptable pets. Purchase your tickets now at azhumane.org/cwf. Contact Megan Franks by email at cwf@azhumane.org or call 602.997.7585 ext. 1085 for information on how to become a lifesaving sponsor.

M I S S I O N AC C O M P L I S H E D : M O R E T H A N 6 0 0 A N I M A L S S AV E D D U R I N G S U M M E R T O S AV E L I V E S ! Thanks to your generosity, we were able to raise more than $519,000 during our Summer to Save Lives campaign and 18th annual Pet Telethon. Enough to save more than 600 homeless animals! Amazing! Our pets give two paws up to our sponsors: 3TV, VCA Animal Hospitals, Casino Arizona & Talking Stick Resort, Hill’s Science Diet, AJ’s Fine Foods, Western Refining and Safelite Autoglass, whose support helped put tails back where they belong and bring pets back from death’s door. And, of course, our cuddly cats, dogs and critters are wiggling their bottoms like crazy for you. Thank you so much for joining our mission to save pets.


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WHY I GIVE “I have a perfect family of five dogs and four cats. The dogs range from a five-pound Chihuahua to a 70-pound Lab/Sharpei mix and Ann Siner they all get along. People ask me how I managed to adopt this crew. It’s simple: I foster. If you’ve ever considered fostering a dog, cat, puppy or kittens, you are saving a life. And a hidden benefit you might not have realized is that you can see if the pet is a potential fit for your family. Early this summer, I took in a beautiful Calico cat with five newborn kittens from AHS. When I went out of town for a few weeks, the people in my office volunteered to help take care of these little babies. It takes a village (or an office, in this case) to raise kittens. It’s been nine weeks of fun, lots of cleaning, and even more laughter

for my office staff at My Sister’s Closet. Now the babies weigh over two pounds and are ready to be spayed/neutered and adopted! And the office staff are ready to take on another feline foster family and save their lives. Having fostered for numerous groups for literally decades, I can tell you that AHS is the easiest group to foster for. They provide food, medical care, crates and whatever else a foster parent might need. They even provide training and people to call if you have questions. I love, seriously LOVE, to give to AHS. I give money because I know the AHS team needs each and every dollar to help animals in the trauma center, through spay/ neuter, in their Kitten Nursery and through adoptions. My financial commitments come in a variety of ways. I sponsor the Compassion with Fashion event, donate to the Summer to Save Lives cam-

paign, support AHS’ Thrift Stores with merchandise for resale, and I am a proud member of both the President’s Club and the Circle of Friends. And I give my time – and my heart – by serving as a foster parent. By sharing how I save lives, I hope others will take the opportunity to foster and to donate in a way that is financially meaningful. And tell your friends, too. Give a few bucks, a little time, and a foster home for pets who don’t have a family. Those simple acts are transforming animal welfare in Maricopa County.” - Ann Siner

Ann’s foster kittens participate in a photo shoot for My Sister’s Closet. Photo credit: Dayana Gonzalez.

Continuing Care P R O G R A M

TURNS GOODBYES I NTO H EL LOS

YOUR KINDNESS CAN DO WONDERS FOR AN ANIMAL IN NEED. FOSTER HERO PROGRAM

To a pet with a broken leg, you are a fully

functioning fourth paw. The pet leans on you for support until she can walk again. And then when she can walk again, you are proud to see her go.

azhumane.org/foster

He loved his life with you. We’ll find him a new life to love after you. Visit azhumane.org/continuingcare to learn more.


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Tasty Recipes Your Pet Will Love Looking for a tasty treat for your best friend? These pet recipes are sure to pack flavor and fun into your furry friend’s diet. P E A N U T B U T T E R D O G T R E AT S

L E F TOV E R S T R A I L M I X Combine any of the following leftovers from your

INGREDIENTS

refrigerator to create a flavorful trail mix, which you

2 ½ cups whole wheat flour***

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup natural peanut butter

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1 cup water

2 tablespoons honey

1 egg

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Potatoes

***NOTE: some dogs are allergic to flour/wheat. If you want to

Vegetables (no onions)

make these wheat free, you can use rice flour or coconut flour

Fruit (no grapes or raisins)

as a replacement. However, they may change the consistency.

DIRECTIONS

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2. Spray lightly with cooking spray.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. I n a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder

Cut ingredients into half-inch thick pieces.

3. Place in a food dehydrator or into a 200 degree

and the egg. Add peanut butter, water, honey

preheated oven until dried.

and stir until you have stiff dough. The dough

Courtesy of cesarsway.com.

becomes very firm and sticky. You may need to use your hands. 3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough about half-inch thick and use a cookie cutter to make fun shapes. The treats barely spread and rise, so get creative with your shapes. 4. Bake for 20 minutes, until golden. 5. Treat your pet to some yumminess! Courtesy of thecookierookie.com.

TRAINING CLASSES: Turn Your Dog Into the Best Behaved Pet on the Block Is your dog in time out way too much? Do you have a puppy who is ready to learn basic manners? Your furry friend can learn all the critical behavior cues he or she needs to keep safe and out of the doghouse in one of our dog training classes. All of our classes are taught by a professional dog trainer and feature innovative ways to train your dog using positive reinforcement and other forcefree methods.

Sign up today at azhumane.org/dogtraining.


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READ WITH OUR DOGS Reading Fur Fun is an all new program where kids ages 6-11 read to dogs as a way of preparing them for forever homes. Participants will not only read to our shelter pets but they will also create enrichment, learn how to read a dog’s body language and provide much needed socialization for pups looking for their new family. Registration is $10 per child and books and enrichment supplies will be provided. Sign up today at azhumane.org/read.

TWO PAWS UP TO VOLUNTEER KAREN STERLING!

Karen Sterling has been volunteering with the Arizona Humane Society for over a year, bringing her beaming smile with her every time. She has helped in our offices, from assisting our Development Team with data entry, to calling Foster Heroes to match them with dogs and kittens needing at-home care, to helping Volunteer Engagement greet new Foster Heroes at orientation, a lovely match for her friendly disposition.

C L A S S R O O M PA R T N E R S H I P S H A R E S J OY O F P E T S W I T H UNDERSERVED STUDENTS AHS and the Washington Elementary School District are partnering on a new STEM focus veterinary science afterschool program for students in 6-8th grade at Sunnyslope School. Students meet animal ambassadors, learn basics of biology, spay and neuter and view specimens through microscopes! This is a huge step in reaching underserved communities and sharing the joy of pets.

Why does Karen give her time and talent to the Arizona Humane Society? “I’m retired and don’t have any pets of my own, and I love being around the animals. There are so many great people here doing great work, and everyone is so friendly. There are so many opportunities here at the Arizona Humane Society to help.” We’re grateful to have you on the team, Karen! Interested in volunteering? Visit azhumane.org/volunteer to learn more.

PROPS TO PETFINDER F O U N D AT I O N ! Thank you to the Petfinder Foundation for their support of AHS’ education programs for youth!

Kennel Enrichement Our pets love spending time enjoying kennel enrichment activities with our Behavior Team. Here, Chrissy passes her free time munching down on frozen treats.

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PINTS FOR PETS

AHS is teaming up with Scottsdale Beer Company to support the Valley’s homeless pets during Bark & Brew Two. Through December 31, 2016, you can purchase an AHS limited-edition growler and 100 percent of the proceeds will go toward AHS’ lifesaving programs. Then every time you lap up a growler full of Fetch Pale Ale, you raise even more money for our pets, as $1 from each pint purchased will be donated to our furry friends. It’s a tasty ale for a terrific cause!

SHOP OUR NEW ONLINE STORE

Browse our exciting collection of Arizona Humane Society clothing, jewelry, accessories and more at our new Petique Online Store! Find the purrr-fect gift for friends, family and yourself from the comfort of your own home at azhumane.org/petique.

G E T YO U R C O P Y OF THE CUTEST C A L E N DA R

D O N ’ T T R A D E I T, D O N AT E I T ! Your four wheels can save a furry friend. Donate your vehicle. azhumane.org/vehicledonation

Help Save Homeless Pets Want to help us cut down on printing and mailing costs so we can buy more toys and treats for our homeless pets? If you would prefer to receive the electronic version of Paw Prints, sign up at azhumane.org/pawprints.

The Valley’s cutest calendar is now on sale! AHS’ 2017 Calendar can be ordered for just $15 (plus shipping and handling), and proceeds go back toward providing toys, medicine and care for our homeless pets. Calendars make a great gift for any animal lover in your life. Get yours today at azhumane.org/ calendar!

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