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Suspected animal abuser arrested in Alabama

2/22/2024
Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell has announced the arrest of Lester Paul Richmond, 36, who was facing a grand jury warrant for animal cruelty. Richmond was arrested in Troy, Alabama, on …

Residents report raccoon sightings in Peoria

2/15/2024
Living here in the desert, it’s not uncommon to come across a coyote or javalina, but one animal appears to becoming more common, as Peoria residents have been reporting more raccoon sightings.

Chandler woman accused of animal abuse due in court …

2/8/2024
A court date for a woman accused of 77 counts of animal abuse-related charges has been postponed. Sydney McKinley is due in Chandler Municipal Court, 200 E. Chicago St., Downtown Chandler, 8:30 …

Volkswagen North Scottsdale partners with local animal …

2/7/2024
HALO Animal Rescue, 3227 E. Bell Road, suite D151, has been partnering with Volkswagen North Scottsdale and their team every second Saturday of the month to help find HALO’s adoptable dogs …

Judge dismisses Chandler woman’s appeal for return …

1/6/2024
Thursday, a judge dismissed Sydney McKinley’s appeal to have 13 dogs returned to her from the Arizona Humane Society. McKinley was jailed briefly Sept. 22 after 55 live and five deceased …

Scottsdale venue to host luxury doghouse building …

12/8/2023
Local architects, interior designers and home builders are imagining what it’s like to be in the doghouse as they create unique shelters for pups to auction during the 10th annual Design for …

Chandler Council makes animal ordinance law

12/5/2023
Even though there wasn’t a lengthy discussion about a new animal abuse ordinance, the Chandler City Council took a historic action at its regular meeting. Council gave final approval to an …

Foster a dog, cat for the holidays through Maricopa …

11/29/2023
The Maricopa County Animal Care and Control Department is encouraging residents to give shelter dogs and cats a break for the holidays.

Plan before getting a dog for Christmas

11/26/2023
The image of a beautiful, perfectly coiffed puppy emerging from a box wrapped in Christmas paper to the delight of children and parents is a tempting one — and one animal experts say should be avoided.

$400K raised for Phoenix Animal Care Coalition’s …

11/24/2023
More than $400,000 in donations was raised for the Phoenix Animal Care Coalition (PACC911) at its recent fundraising event.

Chandler Council gives first approval to animal-abuse …

11/10/2023
Long before a woman was arrested in late September in Chandler on animal abuse charges, the city government had been studying upgrading and further detailing its own policies and laws. Chandler …

Phoenix animal nonprofits partner to keep pet families …

11/8/2023
Two local animal welfare organizations, the Arizona Animal Welfare League and the Arizona Pet Project, announced a new partnership to ensure pet families stay together.