King 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.

King: A gentle, senior dog

Interested adopters can view available pets, like King, and schedule an appointment online at azhumane.org/adopt.

Any great royal pup needs a great and loving castle to look over but all this sweet King simply wants is a loving and caring home to call his own. The kind-faced 10-year-old American pit bull terrier found his way to the Arizona Humane Society more than a month ago when his previous owner came into some personal problems and could no longer care for him or the other pup in the home.

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