Nali, Jenny and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters

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Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Of those, about 3.3 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats. Each week, The Arizona Republic highlights a handful of the many pets up for adoption at Valley shelters. To […]

Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Of those, about 3.3 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats.

Each week, The Arizona Republic highlights a handful of the many pets up for adoption at Valley shelters. To check the status of a specific animal, please contact the shelter directly.

Champion: A shy boy who loves hide-and-seek 

If you're interested in Champion, please go to azfriends.org to fill out a consultation form and then head to the adoption center at 952 W. Melody Avenue in Gilbert.

Champion is a 1-year-old Chihuahua with quite an amazing story. In early January a volunteer of Friends for Life was out for a hike in the desert where she found this little one in a wash, with his leash caught on a branch. There’s no idea how long he was there, or how he got there. He was posted on many lost dog pages, but his people were never located. Therefore, he’s in the market for a forever family.

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