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Arizona Humane Society, Animal Welfare League host free pet adoption events this weekend

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Posted at 9:08 AM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 11:31:46-05

PHOENIX — Those looking for a furever friend for the holidays are in luck!


The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) will be hosting a Winter Wonderland adoption event on Friday, December 20, and Saturday, December 21, waiving adoption fees for approximately 300 furry friends looking for a place to call home.

For those who can't make it to Friday's adoption extravaganza, the Humane Society's Nina Mason Pulliam Campus for Compassion (1521 W. Dobbins Road) will host an even bigger event Saturday, which will include:

  • Family photos under the mistletoe
  • Hot chocolate and apple cider
  • Short Leash Hotdogs food truck
  • DIY dog treats, cat toys, and kid's crafts
  • Free pet ID tags, courtesy of AARM
  • Santa and his Elves

Adoption fees for all pets will take place at the locations listed below; however, the majority of the Winter Wonderland events will take place at the Nina Mason Pulliam Campus for Compassion.


Campus for Compassion

  • Location: 1521 W. Dobbins Road, Phoenix, AZ 85041
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunnyslope Campus

  • Location: 9226 N. 13th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PetSmart Scottsdale

  • Location: 4380 N. Miller Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
  • Hours: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

PetSmart Mesa (This location will only have cats and kittens available for adoption)

  • Location: 1733 S. Stapley Drive, Mesa, AZ 85204
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PHOTOS: See 20 pets up for adoption now in the Valley


The Arizona Animal Welfare League is hosting a "Home Fur the Holidays" adoption event from Friday, December 20, to Sunday, December 22.

All adoption fees will be fully waived for adoptable pets at the main shelter.

This deal includes adoptions of puppies, kittens, etc.


AAWL Main Shelter
25 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85034