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  • Farley, Rottweiler Mix Puppy
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    Farley, Rottweiler Mix Puppy

    Meet Farley. Farley was brought into the county shelter with a pretty significant femur fracture. You can see in the X-rays that his bone is broken all the way through! We don’t know Farley’s past and so we don’t know how this injury happened; how a two month old puppy came to have such a […]

  • Sheldon, Terrier Puppy
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    Sheldon, Terrier Puppy

    Meet Sheldon. Sheldon was taken in from the Yuma shelter when they sent out a plea for help. This 10 week old puppy weighs in at just 3.8 pounds and has an obviously broken front leg. M.A.I.N. wanted to help this sweet pup, so he made the trip all the way from Yuma to his […]

  • Shilly, Lab Mix Puppy
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    Shilly, Lab Mix Puppy

    Meet Shilly. Shilly is just eight weeks old and only four pounds! She was found wandering around an apartment complex in Phoenix and brought into the county shelter. Can you imagine? A tiny, helpless pup left to fend for herself… To make matters worse, Shilly has a medical condition called Sarcoptic Mange. This is the […]

  • Sophia, Shar Pei Mix
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    Sophia, Shar Pei Mix

    Meet MAIN’s newest rescue, sweet 2 year old Sophia. Sophia was found abandoned, staggering down a molten sidewalk in Phoenix’s infamous summer. Infested with more than 1,000 blood-sucking ticks, she has been denied (presumably since day one) any basic right to health or happiness – and as we gaze upon her emaciated and tick-ridden body, […]

  • Joey, Pit Bull Terrier Puppy
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    Joey, Pit Bull Terrier Puppy

    Meet Joey. Joey was rushed to our partner vet’s office from the county shelter this past week, after a contact of ours saw him being turned into the shelter in this inconceivable condition… With his eye bulging out of the socket, Joey would have been euthanized for his injuries- at six weeks old, his short […]

  • Gage, Poodle Mix
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    Gage, Poodle Mix

    Meet Gage. Gage was an emergency rescue from the county west shelter when we received a call that said he was in need of an immediate outlet. Gage had been witnessed being hit by a car and was brought into the shelter with obvious injuries. Xrays at the shelter confirm Gage has a fractured pelvis. […]

  • Zuri, Shepherd Mix
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    Zuri, Shepherd Mix

    Meet Zuri. Zuri was wasting away at the county pound. Brought into the shelter as a stray and weighing just 28 pounds, Zuri is extremely underweight and malnourished…she surely would have died alone out there on the streets. Zuri also has a very obvious issue going on with her paws- they are largely swollen and […]

  • Dixie, Shih Tzu Mix
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    Dixie, Shih Tzu Mix

    Meet Dixie. Dixie is a stray that was wandering around the streets of Yuma before she was brought into the shelter. Dixie appears to have an injury in her hip- she can put a little weight on the area, but when she walks or runs, she kicks it outward. Dixie appears to have adjusted to […]

  • Drifter, Terrier Mix
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    Drifter, Terrier Mix

    Meet Drifter. **WARNING, GRAPHIC PHOTOS** Friends, we first want to apologize and give a warning for the extremely graphic nature of these photos and this story. We don’t know how to share Drifter’s story with you without making you aware of the horrible condition he is in. Drifter was picked up by reservation police and […]

  • Ezra, Shih Tzu Mix
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    Ezra, Shih Tzu Mix

    Meet Ezra. Ezra is 10 pounds of skin and bones. His fur is clumped with dirt and severely matted. He was brought into the county shelter in this condition, after being found wandering the 110 degree streets of Arizona in July. Needless to say, he was not adoptable in this condition. To make matters worse, […]

  • Stetson, German Shepherd
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    Stetson, German Shepherd

    Meet Stetson. Stetson was another stray, out roaming the hot Arizona streets when he was hit by a car. He was brought into animal control unable to stand or walk on his hind end. Because of his injuries, he would have been put down at the county shelter if no rescue was able to help…that’s […]

  • Gonzo, Terrier Mix
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    Gonzo, Terrier Mix

    Meet Gonzo. Gonzo is an approximately two year old terrier mix who came into the shelter as a stray. Looking at Gonzo, you would never know the extent of his injuries; you see an adorable dog who looks like he would have families rushing to adopt him… Unfortunately Gonzo has a severe medical issue that […]

  • Austen, Australian Shepherd Mix
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    Austen, Australian Shepherd Mix

    Meet Austen. Austen was reportedly attacked by another dog before ending up at the shelter. His fur is matted with blood and mud, the right side of his jaw is largely swollen and he has green drainage from his right eye. These are the injuries we can see, but actually not what we are most […]

  • Daphne, Min Pin Mix
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    Daphne, Min Pin Mix

    Meet Daphne. When we saw Daphne’s picture on the euthanasia list at county, we knew immediately we had to help. This poor girl’s fur was mostly missing and she was covered in dry, crusty scabs from head to toe. She was listed at two years old and “temp human,” meaning she displayed some aggressive signs […]