• (Source: CBS)

    Meet the newest royal dog: a rescue beagle from the U.S.

    It's official: When Meghan Markle married into the royal family on Saturday, so did her rescue beagle, Guy.  

  • Snake goes for a swim in Fountain Hills pool

    Just like humans, snakes enjoy an occasional dip in the pool. "They'll feel the water, realize they can get a drink, rehydrate and usually get on their way," according to the Phoenix Herpetological Society.

  • VIDEO: Rare snow tiger quintuplets!

    A wildlife animal park in China is showing off its newest additions: FIVE snow tigers born last month. Take a look!
     

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Chipotle donating 50% of proceeds to Arizona Humane Society

    Chipotle locations around the state will be donating 50 percent of their proceeds made on Wednesday, May 23 to the Arizona Humane Society.

  • (Source: Chandler Fire Department)

    Chandler firefighters rescue kitten who was 'at the end of his rope'

    One tiny kitten was at the end of his rope Saturday... literally!  

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Young bear spotted in Mesa; officials now believe it has returned to the wild

    A juvenile bear was spotted strolling through a Mesa neighborhood Thursday morning. The bear was seen near Power and Thomas roads just after 11 a.m.  

  • (Source: Associated Press)

    Sticky situation! 6 squirrels rescued from ordeal of sap & tangled tails

    Six young squirrels whose tails were stuck together by tree sap are recovering after a Nebraska wildlife expert untangled them. 

  • (Source: Canva)

    Arizona Animal Welfare League offering free vaccines at Phoenix location

    The Arizona Animal Welfare League is offering free vaccines for dogs and cats this Saturday. 

  • VIDEO: Cow stuck in the mud

    MOOOOOVE out! A cow in Missouri found itself stuck in the mud on Wednesday.  But not for long!
     

  • VIDEO: Twin baby monkeys! (Seriously cute stuff!)

    China is showing off its rare Francois' leaf monkey twins. They're a pigeon pair, meaning a male and female!
     

  • VIDEO: Meghan the Okapi

    “Meghan," an okapi at London Zoo has a special connection to the royal wedding. Here’s how the zoo is helping her celebrate!

  • (Source: CNN Wire)

    American Airlines bans insects, hedgehogs and goats as emotional support animals

    American Airlines revised its guidelines on Monday for comfort animals on flights. 

  • 'Calvin' and 'Hobbs' are a pair of bonded dogs who were found stuck on a mountain in Superior, AZ. They now have found their forever home! (Source: Maricopa County Animal Care and Control)

    Bonded dogs found on Arizona mountain adopted together

    Two bonded dogs have been adopted after they were found on top of Picket Post Mountain in Superior last weekend. 

  • (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Dept.)

    Woman stuck in car after trying to help owl near Tucson

    Arizona wildlife officials say a woman narrowly avoided injury after trying to rescue a hurt owl.

  • Those eyes! Tarzan and his handler. (Source: MCSO)

    MCSO K9 'Tarzan' named 'Tough Dog' at competition

    They say every dog has his day! And these dogs certainly had their day as they competed in the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office K9 competition!  

  • CUTE VIDEO: Duck family takes up residence in woman's pool

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    A Sacramento homeowner is at her wit's end because a duck family has overstayed their welcome.

  • A baby foal was the only horse that survived after its herd died in a mud pit. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A 3-week-old foal the only survivor of wild horse die-off

    Grace was in critical condition and almost didn't make it either.

  • Most people have a good idea of how to do CPR on a human but what should you do if your family pet is unresponsive? (Source: 123rf.com)

    Learn how to do CPR on your pets

    Most people have a good idea of how to do CPR on a human but what should you do if your family pet is unresponsive?

  • VIDEO: Little Rock Zoo's aging elephants do yoga

    Sophie and Zina are two elderly Asian elephants at the Little Rock Zoo in Arkansas. The zoo has introduced a new type of workout to help the elephants with their aches and pains.

  • President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez at a site visit Wednesday morning on May 2. (Source: Navajo Nation)

    Nearly 200 wild horses found dead, buried in mud on Navajo Nation land (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

    Drought and famine are being blamed for the deaths of nearly 200 wild horses found in a stock pond in Gray Mountain, which is a Navajo Nation community in northern Arizona.

  • Adopt a pet for FREE this weekend at 3 Phoenix-area shelters

    If you’ve been kicking around the idea of adding a pet to your family, today is the day to do it and the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelters are the place to go. 

  • This Thursday, May 3, 2018 photo shows dozens of horse carcasses lying in a dry watering hole now surrounded by a barbed wire fence near Cameron, Ariz. (Source: AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

    Dozens of wild horses found dead amid Southwest drought (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

    Off a northern Arizona highway surrounded by pastel-colored desert is one of the starkest examples of drought's grip on the American Southwest: Dozens of dead horses surrounded by cracked earth, swirling dust and a ribbon of water that couldn't quench their thirst. 

  • (Source: APS)

    APS crews relocate hawk's nest from power line in Yavapai County

    APS crews worked Tuesday to relocate a red-tailed hawk's nest that had been built on a remote power line in Yavapai County.

  • (Twitter)

    Now Amazon wants to feed your dog

    Amazon is jumping into the dog food business. 

  • VIDEO: Second bald eagle egg finally hatched! See the fuzzy babies!

    You may have been keeping an eye on the live stream, but the wait is over. The second bald eagle egg at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, DC has hatched! Here’s a look at the baby birds.

  • VIDEO: Baby! Leopards! (You're welcome)

    The Vienna Zoo in Austria is celebrating the birth of the first Amur leopards born at the facility! Meet the zoo’s newest members.

  • (Source: ADOT)

    Mama duck and 3 ducklings find themselves trapped on U.S. 60

    A wrong turn on a Valley freeway Tuesday certainly ruffled the feathers of a family of ducks.  

  • (Source: Oklahoma City Fire Department Facebook page)

    Firefighters rescue tiny kitten trapped in car

    Firefighters never know what kind of rescues they'll face in the course of the day in the line of duty.  

  • (Source: 123f.com)

    GUIDE: Sun and summer safety tips for dogs

    Did you know that sun safety isn't just for humans? Your four  Dogs can get sunburned, especially if they have short hair. 

  • Bottle-fed kittens at Arizona Humane Society need foster homes (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Dozens of tiny, bottle-fed kittens need foster homes

    The Arizona Humane Society says it has an overwhelming need right now for foster families to take care of the shelter's tiniest residents, the bottle-fed kittens.

  • (Source: Foothills Family Dental)

    Ahwatukee dentist employs therapy dogs to calm patients' fears

    Therapy dogs have a way of making people feel better, and that caught the attention of a dental office in Ahwatukee.

  • (Source: Smithsonian National Zoo)

    Gorilla showers her newborn with kisses in heartwarming video

    An adorable video shows a gorilla cradling her newborn baby and showering him with kisses for the first time.  

  • (CNN)

    Wallaby joeys being hand-raised at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    Three six-month-old wallaby joeys are being hand-raised at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park before they are old enough to be welcomed into the park’s mob of wallabies.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Surveillance camera records dognapper stealing puppy from Chandler front yard

    The video shows a man in a yellow shirt playing with some dogs in the front yard of a home off Arizona Avenue and Frye Road. It was about 6 p.m. Friday

  • Russ Johnson was bit by Asian Monocled cobra in 2016. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix man bitten by cobra, explains importance of carrying correct anti-venoms

    A Valley man is sharing his story to show the importance of hospitals carrying anti-venom for non-native snakes.

  • Dogs over 20 pounds will go home for free this weekend at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (Source: Maricopa County Animal Care and Control)

    MCACC offering free adoptions on dogs over 20 pounds

    Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) is offering free adoptions on all dogs over 20 pounds at both their east and west Valley locations this weekend.

  • An unwelcome visitor joined a classroom in disrepair in Arizona recently. (Source: Alexandra Stahl/CNN)

    Arizona classroom is inside a supply closet and it has a snake

    A snake slithered into a classroom in Arizona and it's not the first time it's happened. There's nowhere to hide. High school theater teacher Alexandra Stahl's classroom is in a storage closet.

  • Happy 12th birthday, Daniel! (Source: The Phoenix Zoo)

    Phoenix Zoo orangutan who underwent surgery celebrates birthday

    It's a milestone for a special resident of the Phoenix Zoo. Daniel the orangutan is celebrating his 12th birthday this week. Daniel recently underwent life-saving surgery for sinus disease. 

  • (Source: Facebook)

    Tiny squirrel gets tiny cast after being blown from tree

    A tiny patient in New York ended up needing a big dose of TLC! A little squirrel is on the mend after suffering a broken leg in a windstorm that swept through the region.

  • Vinny (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Vinny

    Vinny may have a name that makes him sound like a bit of a tough guy, but he really does have a heart of gold.

  • Another four-legged officer can safely serve our community thanks to an anonymous donation that provided Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office K9, "Shadow", with a bullet- and stab-protective vest. (Source: MCSO)

    MCSO K9 Shadow receives new body armor

    Another four-legged officer can safely serve our community thanks to an anonymous donation that provided Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office K9, "Shadow", with a bullet- and stab-protective vest. 

  • (Source: AZGFD)

    Arizona elk imported to West Virginia helps grow their herd

    West Virginia's elk herd could rise to more than 100 by early summer, after this year's calves are born, according to the state's elk project leader. 

  • (Source: Twitter)

    Firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain

    Some Oregon firefighters saved the day for two little ducklings who found themselves in a tight spot.  

  • Photo by Sgt. Meghan Lehman of the Troy PD

    Police department hires its first 'police cat'

    Put your paws up! The police department in Troy, Michigan has "hired' its first police cat.

  • (Source: CBS)

    County shelters in desperate need of dog food

    Can you help feed some dogs in need? Maricopa County Animal Care and Control says its two shelters are in desperate need of dog food, especially canned dog food.

  • (Source: Twitter)

    Service dogs in training take field trip to Disneyland

    The happiest place on earth just got a little happier. That's because Disneyland was the site of a field trip for a group on service dogs in training.  

  • The Game and Fish Department is warning people not to feed wildlife (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds everyone to stop feeding the wildlife

    The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reminding everyone to stop feeding wildlife in the wake of two separate javelina attacks near Sedona.

  • Wendy (Source: Arizona Humane Society )

    Pet of the week: Wendy

    Wendy was one of several pets who recently came into our care after it had been determined that she and several other pets had not been receiving the love and attention that all pets deserve.

  • Cupcake the cat was rescued by firefighters (Source: CBS)

    Cat caught in fire gets helping hand from firefighters

    Firefighters give a dose of oxygen and much-needed TLC to a cat trapped in a house fire.

  • Woman walks 210 miles across Arizona to raise awareness for K-9 sanctuary

    An Arizona woman is hiking more than 200 miles to raise money and awareness for her sanctuary for former police and military dogs.

  • Arizona Humane Society offers puppy training parties

    Training your new puppy can be a little overwhelming, but making sure they are socialized and trained ensures that your dog will be happy, confident and well-behaved. 

  • (Source: Tucson Fire Fighters Association)

    Tucson firefighters, vet work to free pup stuck in bathtub drain

    Firefighters and a Tucson veterinarian joined forces to pluck a stuck pup from a tight spot. In a Facebook post, the Tucson Fire Fighters Association said a 4-month-old Jack Russell terrier got its paw stuck in a bathtub drain.

  • (Source: Banfield Pet Hospital)

    With pet obesity on the rise, here's how to tell if your pet is obese

    According to Banfield Pet Hospital’s 2017 State of Pet Health Report, pet obesity is on the rise year-over-year – one in three U.S. pets is overweight. 

  • Adam Drew Haislip (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    PD: Phoenix man admitted 'smacking' beagle, throwing dog into swimming pool

    A Phoenix man is facing an animal cruelty charge after admitting to police that he hit his parents’ beagle and then threw him into a swimming pool. Police arrested Adam Drew Haislip at his Phoenix home Wednesday morning.

  • VIDEO: Baby emus are squee-worthy fluffy cuteness!

    Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida is welcoming two new members! Two emu chicks just hatched - one on March 14 and the other a day later. Here’s a look at the newborns!

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    RESCUED! Another cat rescued from power pole in Phoenix

    Not again! Another cat found himself stuck on a power pole in Phoenix Wednesday. But it was APS crews to the rescue!

  • VIDEO: Snake on food run slithers up cactus

    Check out this very cool video Instagram user @HellBillyRocks3 sent Arizona's Family! Dr. Grey Stafford says that's a non-venomous bull snake slithering up the cactus.

  • An unidentified man used a ladder to reach the cat and get it off the top of the pole. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Cat rescued from utility pole in Phoenix

    A cat that appeared to be stuck on top of a utility pole was rescued in Phoenix on Monday morning.

  • (Source: The Phoenix Zoo)

    Orangutan at Phoenix Zoo gets life-saving surgery, first of its kind in U.S.

    It’s not unlike humans to get this kind of sinus surgery, but Daniel is the first orangutan in the country to ever get this kind of surgery, making medical history.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    Javelina attacks prompt reminder not to feed wildlife

    Arizona wildlife officials are warning people not to feed wildlife following two javelina attacks near Sedona. The state Game and Fish Department said Wednesday that there were two instances last month where the animals bit people feeding them.

  • Sherlock Bones (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Sherlock Bones

    Sherlock Bones really is the perfect name for this perfect dog. Initially coming into our care extremely malnourished and underweight, this handsome 8-year-old American pit bull terrier mix has bounced back in a big way.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Dog possibly dragged by car in Surprise recovering

    A dog found in Surprise with nasty wounds is recovering thanks to the man who found him. 

  • (Source: Wildlife World Zoo)

    Mountain lion cubs born at Wildlife World Zoo

    Wildlife World Zoo announced the birth of two mountain lion cubs early Friday morning. Visitors can come out and view the native newborns on display inside Wildlife World Zoo's baby animal nursery.

  • (Source: Roundup Ministries)

    UPDATE: Missing trick-dog 'Dixie' found safe; reunited with owner

    They say that every dog has her day. And this is Dixie's day! The trick dog who went missing a few weeks ago has been found safe and reunited with her owner. 

  • "Fabio" the horse was seized by MASH Horses Unit from a neglectful home. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    MCSO: Horse named 'Fabio' seized from neglectful family, put up for adoption

    A horse from a neglected home was seized by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department.  On March 16 the sheriff's office tweeted that the MASH Horses Unit had saved the horse "Fabio" from a neglectful family.  

  • (AP Photos)

    Watch: Zoo animals get St. Patrick's Day treats

    Brookfield Zoo near Chicago celebrated St. Patrick's Day as some of the animals were given shamrock-shaped treats.

  • Little Eddies has a new human mom, the Scottsdale police officer who rescued him. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Scottsdale cop adopts puppy she rescued, anonymous donor helped with fees

    After several puppies were rescued from filthy conditions in Scottsdale last week, the officer who responded to that scene is giving one of them a forever home.

  • In this Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a female Mexican gray wolf at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in central N.M. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)

    Report: 2 Mexican wolves found dead in Arizona

    Federal wildlife managers are investigating the deaths of two endangered Mexican gray wolves. 

  • A woman adopted both of the freeway dogs. (Source: MCACC)

    Famous freeway dogs have been adopted

    The woman saw their story and wanted to keep them together, MCACC said.

  • (Source: Facebook)

    Wanted: A loving home for Epstein, rescued from home with 35 dogs

    Can you find room in your heart and your home for a shy little guy who needs a family?

  • (Source: AAWL)

    Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with 'An Evening to PAWS'

    The Arizona Animal Welfare League, the state's oldest and largest no-kill shelter, is hosting a fundraiser called "An Evening to PAWS."

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/Arizona Department of Transportation)

    Famous freeway dogs up for adoption in Phoenix

    The famous pair of pups who pranced down the I-17 a couple weeks ago are now up for adoption at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control. 

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Scottsdale police make arrest in case of 4 malnourished puppies

    The Scottsdale Police Department has made an arrest in the case of four malnourished puppies found Tuesday.

  • Sweet dog who lost her eyes to glaucoma needs a forever home

    Avery is a sweet 10-year-old German shepherd mix who needs a loving home. Avery was brought to the Arizona Humane Society as a stray by a good Samaritan.

  • (Source: Wildlife World Zoo)

    Wildilfe World Zoo welcomes new baby giraffe

    Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park welcomes a newborn reticulated giraffe to the Family! Baby Austin made his debut into the world on Feb. 18, 2018.

  • This weekend, you can get your pet spayed and neutered in a free event all across the Phoenix area. (Source: Unsplash)

    Get your pet spayed and neutered during free weekend event across Phoenix area

    This weekend, you can get your pet spayed and neutered in a free event all across the Phoenix area.

  • Lance (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Lance

    As loyal as any knight of the Round Table, this 6-year-old boxer and Labrador retriever mix named Lance is also as playful and as loving as pets come.

  • Bebe went missing after going to a dog groomer in Mesa. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Mesa pet owner distraught after dog vanished from groomers

    A Mesa pet owner says her dog vanished while at the groomers and company doesn't have answers as to how it happened.

  • (Source: Arizona DPS via Twitter)

    DPS K-9 supervising recovery of trooper injured by suspected impaired driver

    A Department of Public Safety Trooper who was injured when a suspected impaired driver rear-ended his vehicle is on the mend under the close supervision of his partner – K-9 Zorro.

  • Dogs over 20 pounds will go home for just the licensing fee at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (Source: Maricopa County Animal Care and Control)

    MCACC celebrates the Year of the Dog

    Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) is celebrating the Chinese New Year because this year is the Year of the Dog! MCACC is celebrating by waiving adoption fees on dogs over 20 pounds.

  • Tempe PD's newest K9 hire, Chance, smiles as he starts his new job. (Source: Cmdr. Michael Pooley of Tempe Police Department via Twitter)

    Meet Chance, Tempe PD's newest K9 hire

    The Tempe Police Department introduced their newest K9 hire via Twitter on Tuesday. 

  • (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department/Facebook)

    Pima County Sheriff's Department welcomes two new dogs for corrections therapy

    There are two new sheriffs in town. The Pima County Sheriff's Office recently introduced Luke and Leia to their department. 

  • (Source: Arizona Animal Welfare League)

    Designer dog houses auctioned off to benefit Arizona Animal Welfare League

    Twelve design teams have created swanky pet palaces for the Design for Dogs event this Friday. The event is a silent auction and fundraiser for the Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL).

  • (Source: Maricopa Animal Care & Control)

    Rescued! Pair of pups freed after getting stuck between two walls

    Two dogs are safe after being rescued from a very tight spot. They had gotten wedged in between two walls in a Phoenix neighborhood.

  • Raphael (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week -- Raphael

    Whether you love him because you’re a fan of Renaissance art or because you’re a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the fact remains that there is a lot to love about Raphael.

  • Glen and BarbaraAnn Whitley, arrested on suspicion of animal neglect after over 150 dogs were seized from their boarding facility. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Couple facing charges after police seize 150+ animals from Phoenix pet facility

    Phoenix police served a search warrant at a pet boarding facility Thursday morning, seizing numerous animals from the business.  

  • The Arizona Humane Society rescued 49 animals from a boarding facility in Phoenix. (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    49 animals removed from Phoenix boarding facility

    The Arizona Humane Society said Monday that their technicians removed 49 animals from a boarding facility in Phoenix. 

  • Knowing the signs of dog flu

    Dog flu is a highly contagious respiratory illness that can be passed from dog to dog and sometimes cats. 

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    AZ Humane Society has saved 60K lives in last 4 years

    Sixty thousand lives. That's how many animals the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) has saved in the last four years. 

  • (Source: CNN)

    Watch: Cat ties world record with 28 toes

    Meet Paws, the polydactyl cat who has three extra toes on each forepaw and three extra on her back paws. 

  • Buddah (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Buddah

    Buddah is among the most mellow and relaxed felines we at the Arizona Humane Society have ever had the opportunity of meeting.

  • Pet of the week: Precious

    Precious is a 9-year-old Lhasa Apso who came into our care after a family realized they could not give her the same type of love and support that had been given to her by a relative who recently died.

  • Holly is a hospice looking for a loving forever home. (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Hospice pup looking for forever home

    The Arizona Humane Society is working to find a loving forever home for a sweet dog who is a hospice patient. 

  • 'Canine companion' is big man on campus at one Phoenix school

    One Valley school has a new addition that teachers believe is making a difference in how well kids perform in class. 

  • (Source: AP Photo)

    Grumpy Cat snatches lump of cash in California court

    It still won't make her smile, but Grumpy Cat has won some scratch. A California jury gave the furry frown queen more than $700,000 this week in a federal lawsuit over the use of her identity.

  • The Animals Benefit Club believes Delilah's valley fever went undiagnosed and untreated for more than a year. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Dog battling severe valley fever surrendered for euthanasia, needs your help

    The Animals Benefit Clubs of Arizona needs your help to save a dog who is fighting for her life, battling valley fever that went untreated for more than a year.

  • (Source: Arizona Animal Welfare League)

    Border agents find dog wandering with bullet in his jaw in southern Arizona

    This dog is 'lucky' to be alive after border agents found him wandering with a bullet in his jaw in southern Arizona

  • A Mesa shelter hopes to avoid the spread of a bacterial infection that killed one dog already in the last week by waiving most adoption fees. (Source: MCACC)

    Mesa shelter hopes to avoid spread of bacterial infection with waived fees

    A Mesa shelter hopes to avoid the spread of a bacterial infection that killed one dog already in the last week by waiving most adoption fees.

  • (Source: Outlets at Anthem)

    Dogs get cozy in sweaters during chilly weather

    Anyone who went outside Saturday knows it was a chilly day. Folks around town bundled up, not only keeping themselves warm but trying to keep their four-legged friends toasty as well. And what's cuter than a dog in a sweater? 

  • (Source: Shadow Ridge High School)

    On-campus owls steal the spotlight at a Surprise high school

    Students at Shadow Ridge High School in Surprise are getting some real-life wildlife lessons right on campus. 

  • MCACC is having free adoptions for dogs over 20 pounds at both shelters. (Source: Maricopa County Animal Care and Control)

    Free adoptions of all dogs over 20 pounds at MCACC this weekend

    Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) are offering free adoptions of all dogs over 20-pounds through Sunday, January 21.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    There's a box for that: Dog stuff

    With the help of her Robaire, Olivia Fierro tested four subscription services that treat your furry friend monthly with snacks, toys and sometimes surprises for their humans.

  • Purrsephone (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Purrsephone

    Purrsephone was brought to the Arizona Humane Society by an owner who could no longer provide her with the love and attention they knew she deserved.

  • (Source: Jackie Belzner Wallace/Facebook)

    WATCH: Elk spotted fighting outside Payson High football field

    This is something you don't see every day. 

  • (Source: Bearizona)

    Bearizona animals enjoy long-overdue snow day!

    Finally, some snow! The animals at Bearizona were among those very excited about this week's winter storm.

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  • The Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park welcomed the birth of two rare monkeys for the New Year. (Source: Wildlife World Zoo)

    Wildlife World Zoo rings in New Year with births of 2 rare monkeys

    The Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park welcomed the birth of two rare monkeys for the New Year.

  • The mother bobcat was found around 12:30 while one of her kittens was found around 8 p.m. (Source: AZ Game & Fish/3TV/CBS 5)

    Bobcat family prompts lockdown of high school in Anthem

    “There is a mother bobcat on campus and her babies have fallen into a drainpipe,” according to a pop-up message on the Boulder Creek High School website.

  • This Dec. 18, 2017, photo provided by the St. Louis Zoo shows Bingwa, a 4-year-old cheetah with her eight three-week-old cubs. Bingwa gave birth Nov. 26 but the births weren’t announced until Jan. 3, 2018. (Source: Carolyn Kelly/St. Louis Zoo via AP)

    Cheetah at St. Louis Zoo gives birth to 8 cubs

    A cheetah named Bingwa at the St. Louis Zoo is a proud mother -- eight times over. It's the largest litter of cheetah cubs ever delivered at the zoo.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Nonprofit helps families reluctant to surrender dogs to shelter

    A Valley nonprofit is taking steps to prevent families from surrendering their pets to already overcrowded shelters.

  • The abused Husky puppy "BB Bear" spent his first Christmas in his forever home after recently being adopted. (Source: MCACC)

    Abused Husky puppy 'BB Bear' spends Christmas in new forever home

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    The abused Husky puppy "BB Bear" spent his first Christmas in his forever home after recently being adopted.

  • Fruitcake Fritz (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Fruitcake Fritz

    If you’re on the lookout for a furry friend with a personality as unique and as fun as his or her name, you may want to stop by the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) to pay Fruitcake Fritz a visit.

  • All these puppies were adopted after the Arizona Animal Welfare League came across a woman with 20 puppies in her car. (Source: AAWL)

    Happy Update: All puppies adopted after 20 born on Arizona ranch

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    In a happy update, all 20 puppies born on an Arizona ranch have found their forever homes! 

  • Terri (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Terri

    This 4-year-old domestic shorthair made her way into our care following the passing of her previous caretaker. With nobody else able to look after her, Terri was brought into the Arizona Humane Society where it was discovered that she was pregnant.

  • 2 cats have been shot with a BB gun in south Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Cats are being shot with BB guns in south Phoenix

    It's a mystery who would do something so horrible.

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Dog rescued from canal looking for loving home

    A dog rescued from a Valley canal is now ready to find his forever home. 

  • (AP Image)

    Watch: Fat squirrel caught on camera stealing goodies

    An obese squirrel was caught on video stealing gourmet chocolate and lip balm that a family leaves outside as a holiday treat for delivery people. 

  • (Source: The Phoenix Zoo)

    First baby sloth comes to the Phoenix Zoo!

    It's a first for the Phoenix Zoo. A baby sloth, named Fernando, now calls the zoo his home. Fernando, also known as Fern, is a one-year-old Linne’s two-toed sloth. 

  • Romeo (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the Week: Romeo

    Just like any Shakespearean protagonist, our Romeo, a 2-year-old dachshund and chihuahua mix available for adoption now, has had a bit of a tragic past. 

  • (Source: AP photo)

    Arizona Mills hosts pet photo night with Santa

    Everyone loves family photos with Santa. This year, families can include their pets! Arizona Mills in Tempe is hosting a pet photo night with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 10.

  • (Source: 123rf.com)

    10 tips to keep Arizona pets safe during holiday season

    The Maricopa County Animal Control and Care wants to make sure that owners are aware of the dangers that surround a pet this time of the year. 

  • The Mount Graham red squirrel is an isolated sub-species of the North American red squirrel. Its smaller body and narrower head distinguishes it from the species.(Source: Phoenix Zoo)

    Phoenix Zoo breeds Mount Graham red squirrels to save them from extinction

    The Phoenix Zoo is breeding Mount Graham red squirrels to save them from extinction.

  • Generic mule deer buck. (Source: NPS.gov)

    Arizona Game and Fish Dept: $8K reward in deer poaching case

    The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering up to $8,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of a deer poacher. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Threatened snake long gone from Colorado River re-appears

    A threatened snake that hasn't been seen along the lower Colorado River in a century has apparently repopulated an area south of Lake Havasu City. 

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Cardinals player gives back to homeless animals (and adopts 4 cats!)

    Pets at the Arizona Humane Society got a special treat Tuesday! Arizona Cardinals Defensive Tackle Robert Nkemdiche put aside his cleats for a day to visit AHS.

  • (Source: Facebook/ Saguaro National Park)

    Saguaro National Park is calling all birdwatchers, birders and avian enthusiasts

    The Saguaro National Park is looking for birders of all ages to volunteer for its 24th Annual Christmas Bird Count. The purpose of the bird count is to help spot, identify and record birds seen within the park. 

  • Barney Bidwill is always up for hugs. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Bidwill therapy dog spreads love, Cards spirit to PCH patients

    He may not be the official team mascot, but Barney the therapy dog helps spread Arizona Cardinals spirit and some joy to young patients at Phoenix Children's Hospital.

  • An effort to bring one of the world's largest birds back from the brink of extinction is expanding after northern Arizona and southern Utah found some success in getting deer hunters to use ammunition not made of lead. (Source: AP Images)

    Condor group wants to get more hunters to avoid lead bullets

    An effort to bring one of the world's largest birds back from the brink of extinction is expanding after northern Arizona and southern Utah found some success in getting deer hunters to use ammunition not made of lead.

  • Lots to see and do at Wildlife World Zoo every day of the year!

    Snicklefritz the kinkajou (also known as a honey bear) brought Kristy Marcom in this morning to talk about everything there is to see and do at Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park seven days a week, 365 days a year.

    More @ http://www.wildlifeworld.com/

  • (Source: The Phoenix Zoo)

    Monkeying around! Phoenix Zoo squirrel monkeys get Thanksgiving treat

    We found some four-legged friends doing some monkeying around this week as they got a special feast of Thanksgiving treats! Squirrel monkeys in Monkey Village were served turkey, stuffing, veggies and even mini-pumpkin pies. 

  • (Source: Chandler Fire Dept.)

    Dog rescued from tortoise tunnel in Chandler backyard

    A family dog in Chandler had to be rescued from a tight situation Wednesday. The dog somehow got stuck in a large tortoise tunnel in the backyard. As for the rescue? It took a village!  

  • (Source: AZ Humane Society)

    Hundreds of homeless pets celebrate a 'furry friends-giving'

    The Arizona Humane Society’s pets got a special Thanksgiving treat Wednesday as they celebrated a "Furry Friends-giving." The folks at Bashas' generously donated enough turkey, green beans and pumpkin to feed nearly 600 dogs! 

  • (Source: National Park Service)

    Arizona wildlife officials seek help in elk poaching case

    Arizona wildlife officials say they're looking for poachers who killed a female elk on the Mogollon Rim. 

  • King (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: King

    It takes somebody both strong and compassionate to be a worthy king, and this 3-year-old American Bulldog mix more than meets that description. 

  • Pet of the week: Peach

    If you’re looking for a great pet to share your home with, the Arizona Humane Society has the perfect little peach

  • Kato is the April calendar K-9 for the Vest Interest for K-9s 2018 calendar. (Source: Sergeant Calbert Gillett, MCSO)

    Arizona K-9 featured in national calendar as 6 MCSO dogs get body armor

    Kato is a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois who has been with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for three years. 

  • Preston Phillips has a new pet pig

    Preston Phillips brought his new pet pig "Patch" to CBS 5 for her TV debut on Monday morning.

  • Trouble the cat caused trouble when he lounged on the freeway ledge Thursday Nov. 9, 2017. (Source: Angelica Arredondo/Arizona Department of Transportation)

    'Trouble' the cat is safe and sound at home after causing trouble on the freeway

    A cat was spotted by ADOT cameras lounging on the ledge of the I-17 Thursday morning. Although the cat looked relaxed, everyone watching wondered if the cat was stuck or in danger.

  • Bear is doing amazingly well after somebody bashed his head in. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Silent Witness offers reward in case of abused Husky puppy, investigation at 'standstill'

    The organization said Wednesday that there’s a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or people who bashed in the head of a Siberian Husky puppy.

  • (AP Images)

    Eye in the sky: Drone rescues missing dog

    A Wisconsin couple's worst nightmare came true when their dog wound up missing. Luckily for them, a drone pilot responded to their call for help. 

  • (Source: National Park Service)

    AZGFD: Reward offered for information on elk poaching

    Arizona Game and Fish Department officials are seeking information about a cow elk poached near Alpine. They say the elk was shot in the Alpine Valley closure, south of Luna Lake. 

  • Xena (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Xena

    Like several of our adoptable pets, Xena came into our care after her previous caretaker realized they could no longer give her the love and attention she deserved.

  • (Source: 123RF)

    National Cat Day: Celebrate pawsitively felinetastic holiday right meow!

    Cats were once worshipped as gods and they have never forgotten this. It must be in their DNA, part of what makes a cat a cat. Judging by social media, that worship continues even today. 

  • This story is the perfect excuse ... ahem, completely legit reason ... to share photos of my beloved black cat. Everybody, this is Figaro. Figaro, this is everybody. (Source: Catherine Holland, 3TV/CBS 5)

    Let it be known on this Black Cat Day that black cats are NOT evil, bad luck

    While seen as good luck and bringers of prosperity in some parts of the world, black cats have a bad rap in Western culture, particularly here in the U.S. -- and much of that goes back the Middle Ages when they were believed to be witches’ familiars or witches either in disguise or reborn.

  • (Source: The Phoenix Zoo)

    3 Gila monsters just hatched at Phoenix Zoo

    The Phoenix Zoo is now home to three tiny new residents. (But they won't stay little for long!) Three reticulated Gila monsters hatched last weekend. They’re the first ones to have hatched at the zoo in several years, and the incubation term was 123 days. 

  • (Photo source: Renee Bayer)

    Bobcat spotted on top of giant cactus in Gold Canyon desert

    A desert bobcat found herself in a prickly situation this week.

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Bring home a furry friend from the Arizona Humane Society

    The Arizona Humane Society is having a three-day adoption special at all three of its Phoenix-area locations. 

  • Instagram pet celebrity, @chloekardoggian (151k followers) poses at Petsmart's 2017 Fall/Halloween collection launch event in New York City. (Source: Amy Sussman/ AP Images for PetSmart)

    Halloween dos and don'ts for your pets

    Halloween is only days away, and the candy is flying off the shelves around Phoenix! Unfortunately, veterinary offices see a rise in furry patients around this time of year. Follow this advice to avoid an emergency trip to the vet.

  • Rocky (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the Week: Rocky

    Rocky knows how to play games like fetch, but he also knows his fair share of tricks and commands. He’s about as sharp as canines come, and best of all, he has a big heart to match his big brain.

  • (AP Images)

    Watch: Police round escaped bull in Brooklyn

    New York City police have rounded up an unusual suspect — a young bull on a soccer field. 

  • (AP Image)

    Watch: Paddleboarding chicken makes waves in Florida

    (CNN/Meredith) --  Don't ask Loretta the chicken why she crossed the road. She went by paddleboard instead. Loretta's human, Karly Venezia, says water sports are quite popular in her home state of Florida. "Loretta seems to enjoy water-related activities. In addition to paddleboarding, we've taken her out boating for sunsets and she always seems to have a great time." Venezia says the one-year-old Rhode Island Red likes to chill on the front...
  • A pair of Mexican spotted owl fledglings (Source: National Park Service)

    Prescribed burns planned in Flagstaff in spotted owl habitat

    Two prescribed burns are planned this week south of Mormon Lake on the Mogollon Rim Ranger District and the Flagstaff Ranger District, both in Mexican spotted owl habitat.

  • (Source: MCACC)

    UPDATE: Fat cat 'Big Jack' has been adopted!

    One fat cat is now a happy camper. Big Jack has found his forever family!

  • When Jericho, a German shepherd, was first found, he was sick, malnourished, and tick-infested. With him was his best friend Jefe, a Chihuahua, who was lying on top of him when animal rescuers arrived at the scene. (Source: AZHumane Society)

    An odd couple is in need of a new home

    Jefe and Jericho are an inseparable duo. When Jericho, a German shepherd, was first found, he was sick, malnourished, and tick-infested. With him was his best friend Jefe, a Chihuahua, who was lying on top of him when animal rescuers arrived at the scene.

  • Arizona may only have a couple natural lakes but that doesn't stop fishers from taking advantage of the several man-made lakes stocked with plenty of fish. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Top fishing spots across Phoenix-metro area

    Arizona may only have a couple natural lakes but that doesn't stop fishers from taking advantage of the several man-made lakes stocked with plenty of fish.

  • Former dog burn victim waits for a home

    Mac arrived at the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) with his entire back charred and his skin completely singed. 

  • (Source: Phoenix Zoo)

    Roars & Pours serves up fun at the Phoenix Zoo

    The Phoenix Zoo will have a special happy hour this Thursday, Oct. 5 called Roars and Pours. 

  • (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

    Elusive lizards need a hand relocating for freeway construction

    On several hot summer mornings, biologists dressed in hiking gear searched crannies along ridges in the southwest corner of the South Mountain Park/Preserve. Their mission: finding and then relocating the elusive chuckwalla.

  • Kasih passes away at the young age of 11-years-old. (Source: Phoenix Zoo)

    Beloved Phoenix Zoo orangutan passes away

    The Phoenix Zoo announced Monday that Kasih, an 11-year-old orangutan, has passed away. 

  • Alvord Lake. (Source: AZ Game and Fish department)

    Free fishing fun at Alvord Lake on Oct. 7

    Enjoy some free family fun on Saturday, October 7th at Alvord Lake. Maricopa County supervisor Steve Gallardo and the Arizona Game and Fish Department Sport Fishing Education Program staff and volunteers are hosting a family fishing event from 8 a.m. to noon at the Cesar Chavez Park in Phoenix.

  • Fishing in the the Frye Creek has been suspended to allow population regrowth among Gila trout. (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)

    Arizona Game and Fish: Frye Creek closed to fishing

    Frye Creek is temporarily closed by the Arizona Game and Fish Department in order to evaluate and restore the population of Gila trout. 

  • The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) is in desperate need of foster homes for their tiny kittens in the Bottle Baby ICU.(Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Bottle-fed kittens need foster homes in Phoenix

    The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) is in desperate need of foster homes for their tiny, bottle-fed kittens in the Bottle Baby ICU. 

  • (Source: Maricopa County Animal Care & Control)

    Maricopa County Animal Care and Control offers adoptions for a discounted price

    Maricopa County Animal Care and Control needs your help. The adoption center is overpopulated and the larger dogs are forced to double up in kennels, making it difficult to keep them in the best care possible.

  • Clifford (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Clifford

    Just as playful as his name suggests, Clifford is also very observant, and when not giving his caretaker lots of kisses, appears just as content checking out the world around him.

  • (Source: The Phoenix Zoo)

    Welcome, little one! The Phoenix Zoo announces birth of baby giraffe

    Meet the newest resident of the Phoenix Zoo: a baby female giraffe! The zoo quietly welcomed the baby on Tuesday, September 12.

  • (Source: Maricopa County Animal Care and Control)

    Maricopa County Animal Care and Control extends free adoption special for dogs

    Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) has extended their free adoption weekend through to Sunday, Sept. 10 for dogs over six months old.

  • (Source: Maricopa County Animal Care and Control)

    Doggie duo 'Lenny and Sguiggy' look for new home - together!

    They're an unlikely pair, but they're bonded besties, and they're looking for a new home, together. Meet "Lenny and Squiggy."  

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona's 'Elk Whisperer' heads to Texas to help with Hurricane Harvey relief

    Arizona's 'Elk Whisperer', Debera Butler is still helping animals and this time she is heading to Texas. Butler is a veterinarian who has been known to help wild animals at her home in Pine, AZ. 

  • The Arizona Humane Society encourages people to leave kittens alone if found. (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    AHS implements new Care-in-Place program encouraging people to leave kittens alone

    The new Care-in-Place program from the Arizona Humane Society makes it easy to care for newborn kittens in your home. It provides all the necessary tools: care kits, vaccinations, spay/neuter surgery, and training.

  • Goldie (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Goldie wants you to enjoy some #Burritos4Pets Wednesday

    Goldie has some special needs, but she is unbelievably sweet and is looking for a caretaker to spend her golden years with.

  • Airport officials will be introducing a new program called "Navigator Buddies." (Source: City of Phoenix)

    Sky Harbor Airport to debut pilot pet therapy program

    Airport officials will be introducing a new program called 'Navigator Buddies.'

  • Top names for dogs in Phoenix

    National Dog Day is Saturday, Aug. 26 and we're giving you a list of all the top dogs when it comes to names for your pooch according to NextDoor.com. 

  • Ulysses (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the Week: Ulysses

    Ulysses is a very friendly young guy who came into the care of the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) via the New Hope Program. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Big man on campus takes you to Midwestern University

    Midwestern University, which specializes in healthcare education, is located in Glendale.

  • Sweetheart Sunday - Kitten triplets

    It does not get any cuter! These three kittens from the Arizona Humane Society are looking for their "furever" homes, and they're not the only ones. For more adoptable pets, check out http://www.azhumane.org (Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017)

  • What you need for your new dog

    Congratulations on adding a dog to your family! From treats to toys, from brushing to nail clipping, Steve and Rich Strauss from Wag n' Wash offered some suggestions for new dog guardians. http://wagnwash.com/ (Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017)

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    75 desert tortoises, including some babies, need new homes

    Do you have room in your family for a desert tortoise? The Arizona Game and Fish Department is hoping 75 of these cute critters can find new homes where they can, well, come out of their shells, so to speak! 

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Arizona Humane Society's 19th Annual Pet Telethon on 3TV

    The Arizona Humane Society will take over 3TV this Saturday, Aug. 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for their 19th Annual Pet Telethon. 

  • Jackabee (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the Week: Jackabee

    It takes a team to help a pet find a good home. Such is the case with Jackabee, an adorable 4-year-old Chihuahua available for adoption today at the Arizona Humane Society.

  • Like the magician, "Houdini" the Desert tortoise has pulled off a disappearing act. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    'Houdini' the Desert tortoise missing in Goodyear

    Like the magician, "Houdini" the Desert tortoise has pulled off a disappearing act. Houdini is a pet tortoise for a family in Goodyear and they say he has been missing since the morning of August 15.

  • (Source: The Arizona Humane Society)

    Mama dog and 8 pups discovered under porch; reunited at shelter

    It was a happy day for a mama dog and her eight tiny pups, as they were reunited after being separated.

  • Catnapper caught on camera taking kitten from front porch

    A West Valley man says a guy delivering a package from Amazon catnapped a kitten from his front porch, and his surveillance camera was rolling. 

  • (Source: CBS)

    Where's Goldilocks? Three bears frolic in backyard playhouse

    There's no horsing around here... just three bears frolicking in a backyard. A homeowner in Simsbury, Connecticut captured their playful romp on video.

  • (Source: Larry Trefz)

    Me-wow! Bobcats chillin' in Cave Creek hot tub

    These cool cats know how to relax! Larry Trefz of Cave Creek sent these photos to 3TV/CBS 5 Wednesday morning of this family of bobcats hanging out in his hot tub. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Make-A-Wish teen gets shopping spree with her beloved dog

    Wish granted! A Valley teen got to go on a special shopping spree... with a canine twist. Meet 18-year-old Danielle and her dog, Gordo. 

  • Minnie (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Pet of the week: Minnie

    Just as sweet as her name and picture suggest, Minnie came through the doors of the Arizona Humane Society after her previous owners realized they could no longer provide her with the proper amount of love and attention she deserved.

  • Sweetheart Sunday: Sweetie needs a 'furever' home

    A dog named Sweetie was rescued from a hoarding situation and is now searching for a "furever" home. She loves nothing more than cuddling and will bond closely with that special somebody. If you think you might be that somebody, give the Arizona Humane Society a call at (602) 997-7585. (Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017)

  • Creative way to help the pooch cool off

    We're in the dog days of summer in Phoenix! I know I do my best to keep cool if I'm outside, but I saw a pretty creative idea in my neighborhood to help pets do the same! 

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Kitten survives being stuck in storm drain; her recovery being called 'remarkable'

    Monsoon storms can be rough, causing damage to homes and knocking down power lines. But those storms present a particularly harrowing time for a days-old kitten, who found herself without her mama and stuck in a storm drain.

  • A New Jersey cat's Florida adventure lasted 46 days after Steve Kreuger, from Bullhead, Arizona, and Ana Fontana stopped at a restaurant in Florida, where Trotsy the cat bolted. (Source: nwfdailynews.com)

    Couple reunited with cat lost for 46 days after cross-country trip from Arizona

    A New Jersey cat's Florida adventure lasted 46 days after Steve Kreuger, from Bullhead, Arizona, and Ana Fontana stopped at a restaurant in Florida, where Trotsy the cat bolted.

  • Glendale has become the first city in the Valley to enact an animal cruelty ordinance, in close partnership with the Arizona Humane Society. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Glendale gets tough on animal cruelty with recent ordinance

    Glendale has become the first city in the Valley to enact an animal cruelty ordinance.

  • (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Dept.)

    Baby deer taken out of desert, brought to local bar

    It's a growing problem across Arizona - people with good intentions taking animals out of the wild. It happened again last week-end, when someone grabbed a baby deer and took it to a bar.  

  • (MEREDITH Images)

    Animals and the eclipse: how will they react?

    While most of us will be looking up at the eclipse August 21, you may also want to look around and take a close listen, because something unusual could be happening with the animals on our planet -- at least, we think it could. "

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    5 ill puppies rescued from 'deplorable' conditions in Phoenix home

    The Arizona Humane Society assisted Phoenix police in rescuing five extremely ill puppies from a north Valley home. The case has now become a suspected animal cruelty investigation.

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Army soldier reunited with dog after deployment

    Buster the Chihuahua last snuggled with his owner one year ago, when she had to leave him to serve her country.

  • AHS partnered with the SPCA of Texas to send 50 cats to Dallas where there aren't enough kittens for adopters there.(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    50 adoptable kittens headed from Phoenix to the Lone Star state

    It's road trip time for dozens of adoptable felines. In an effort to save more lives, 50 kittens from the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) will be hitting the road on Sunday, August 6, for a 15-hour trip to Dallas to find their new forever homes at the SPCA of Texas. 

  • (Source: MCACC)

    'Bonded' besties get adopted together at County shelter

    Even man's best friend needs his own best four-legged buddy sometimes. Meet Bonnie and Clyde, a "bonded" pair of besties who were up for adoption at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) shelter. The pair has found their forever home and they get to stay together.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix rescue group uses drones to search for lost dog

    Dresden is a rescue dog who was in foster care and spent the day with a potential adopter when he went missing after being left in a backyard.

  • (Source: CNN)

    Eww! Invasion of the caterpillars in Tucson pool

    It was the invasion of the caterpillars in a Tucson pool! Yuck. The sight of thousands of caterpillars swarming their pool was enough to make a Tucson family's skin crawl.

  • Your pet may need a lawyer! A lawyer? To represent you and your pet? Yes! We found more attorneys are now specializing in working for four-legged clients. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Does your pet need an attorney?

    3 on your side

    Did your cat cause a catastrophe? Was your canine involved in a caper? They may need a lawyer! A lawyer? To represent you and your pet? Yes! We found more attorneys are now specializing in working for four-legged clients.    

  • VIDEO: Baby animals! Because baby animals!

    Who can resist adorable baby animals? Certainly not us here at azfamily.com! Cuteness is the only reason we're posting this video. (And it's an excellent reason, right?) Click to enjoy some baby tigers making their debut at a zoo in Hamburg, Germany, baby cheetah quintuplets(!) in Prague and a baby orca showing off in the wild in Canada. (Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017)

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