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  • Zoe, Boxer

    Zoe, Boxer

    Meet Zoe. When we first saw Zoe, we cried. She is 28 pounds of skin and bones. Her eyes are so sad and haunted, as if she’s given up. Ā  Zoe came into the county shelter as a stray in this horrible condition. We don’t know how long she must have suffered to end up […]

  • Carly, Terrier Puppy

    Carly, Terrier Puppy

    Meet Carly. This tiny 8 week old Terrier puppy came into the shelter as a stray with a sibling. Her sibling was fine, and went to another rescue. We were asked to help Carly because something just wasn’t right with her… She appears to be blind, and has a large bump/fluid filled area on the […]

  • Felix, a Poodle Mix Puppy

    Felix, a Poodle Mix Puppy

    Meet Felix. This sweet 18 month old boy was on the shelter euthanasia list for his horrible skin condition. We picked him up late Friday afternoon and took him to our vet immediately for bloodwork. We got him started on medication, and he’s in foster for the weekend while we wait on his results. Please […]

  • Mortimer, Poodle Mix Puppy

    Mortimer, Poodle Mix Puppy

    MeetĀ Mortimer. This 5 month old Poodle boy was brought into the Phoenix Shelter, matted and sick. When the hair was trimmedĀ from his face, we foundĀ that his left eye was non-viable and that he had several wounds in his face that were filled of maggots! He’s in a loving foster home tonight. We have run bloodwork […]

  • Matilda, Boxer Puppy

    Matilda, Boxer Puppy

    Meet Matilda. This four month old beauty was rescued with a broken femur from a shelter in Tucson. Matilda was taken to a vet in the area for xrays of a leg injury, then surrendered to the shelter. We don’t have much information on her history, other than that. šŸ™ Our initial x-rays are a […]

  • Crispin, Pit Bull Terrier Puppy

    Crispin, Pit Bull Terrier Puppy

    Meet Crispin. Crispin has an unknown skin condition that causes most of his fur to scab and fall off. He was rescued from the county shelter, where they ruled out mange, ringworm and strangles…so his condition is something of a mystery! Despite medicated baths and antibiotics, Crispin was not improving and so he needed a […]

  • Bronson, Shepherd Mix

    Bronson, Shepherd Mix

    Meet Bronson. This handsome Shepherd came in as a stray to the county shelter with an obvious leg injury. Bronson does not bear weight on his left, front leg and xrays at the shelter showed a severe fracture. Bronson needed a rescue outlet and full service vet asap! Luckily, one of our amazing foster families […]

  • Bunny, Poodle Mix

    Bunny, Poodle Mix

    Meet Bunny. This adorable dog came into the county shelter with a severe leg injury and needed a rescue outlet and vet care immediately. Bunny’s initial Xrays show a severe compound fracture to her rear leg, with a significant wound. Bunny was covered in mats and had to be shaved down to see the extent […]

  • Arabella, Italian Greyhound Mix

    Arabella, Italian Greyhound Mix

    Meet Arabella. Yet another poor dog afflicted with a terrible mange infection… Arabella is just 10 months old at time of rescue, and already has had such a pain-filled life. Arabella’s skin is scabbed and bleeding, caused by scratching at the incessant itching from the mange mites. Her fur was covered in ticks and she […]

  • Harlee, Lab Mix Puppy

    Harlee, Lab Mix Puppy

    Meet Harlee. Harlee is a two month old Lab mix puppy who needed an immediate outlet from the county shelter. She was initially brought in as a stray with an obvious injury to her face. Initially, we weren’t sure what caused these injuries or how severe they are, but we were sure that Harlee wasn’t […]

  • Layla, Australian Shepherd Mix Puppy

    Layla, Australian Shepherd Mix Puppy

    Meet Layla. Layla was rescued from the county shelter with a case of Sarcoptic Mange. We’ve already seen so much mange already this year, we are nervous for what the summer (the usual “mange season” ) holds! Fortunately for Layla though, a shelter worker saw this cutie come in as a stray and contacted us […]

  • Robbie, Pharaoh Hound Mix

    Robbie, Pharaoh Hound Mix

    Meet Robbie. Robbie is approximately seven months old and was surrendered to the shelter by his former “family” along with another dog. Unfortunately Robbie’s skin was in terrible shape and he tested positive for Demodex Mange. Despite Robbie’s terrible condition and incessant itching from the mange mites, he is a HAPPY boy! In fact, he’s […]

  • Chiquito, Mexican Hairless/Chihuahua Mix

    Chiquito, Mexican Hairless/Chihuahua Mix

    Meet Chiquito. Poor Chiquito was surrendered to the county shelter when his former owner said that his landlord no longer allowed pets. Per his former owner, Chiquito has always been hairless and had no medical problems. Chiquito was scheduled for neuter surgery and to go to the shelter’s offsite adoption location, but unfortunately while under […]

  • Markie, Chihuahua Mix

    Markie, Chihuahua Mix

    Meet Markie. Markie was rescued from the county shelter with a terrible case of Demodex Mange. Obviously, this little guy was not adoptable in this condition and needed a rescue to help him get him out of the shelter and into a vet for care…enter M.A.I.N! A wonderful foster home has stepped up for Markie […]

  • Sully, Pomeranian Mix

    Sully, Pomeranian Mix

    Meet Sully. When we received notification from the shelter about this young Pomeranian mix in trouble, we knew we had to help. Sully was very grumpy, and had literally chewed part of his toes/foot off! šŸ™ Even with a bandage and a cone, he was still going at the foot. The leg has severe nerve […]

  • Truman, Shih Tzu

    Truman, Shih Tzu

    Meet Truman. Many rescues have a tradition of saving a special animal on Christmas Eve. They go down to the shelter and pick one that really needs out, one they normally wouldn’t take… Meet Truman, OUR special Christmas doggie! Truman is a 12 year old Shih Tzu that came to us a day early as […]

  • Hope, Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix

    Hope, Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix

    Meet Hope. Hope’s former family surrendered her to the shelter, unable to afford her vet care. They had taken her to an outside vet and were told that she possibly had kidney stones or some sort of other urinary tract infection/disease. Unfortunately the county shelter is not a full service vet clinic and they were […]

  • Georgie, American Bulldog Mix

    Georgie, American Bulldog Mix

    Meet Georgie. Georgie was rescued from the county shelter after he was given a medical time limit and at risk for euthanasia due to his medical condition. Georgie has multiple masses along his genital and scrotal area. Per the shelter’s vet check, it is suspected that these masses are “cutaneous neoplasia,” a term for skin […]

  • Oscar, Great Pyrenees

    Oscar, Great Pyrenees

    Meet Oscar. Oscar was rescued from a local shelter with a low grade malignant tumor in his skull bone. He will have xrays and bloodwork at our partner vet while we determine the best course of action for him. We hope we can help this gentle giant! Oscar is a whopping 131 pounds but seems […]

  • Dante, Shih-Tzu Mix

    Dante, Shih-Tzu Mix

    Meet Dante. Dante was brought to the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) by a good samaritan, suffering from unknown head trauma and seizures. AHS worked tirelessly to find a rescue placement for Dante, with no luck. MAIN was his last resort…. Thankfully our amazing foster team stepped up, and we were able to take Dante into […]