Stray Animals

AHS accepts all sick and injured stray animals.

You may bring them to our Sunnyslope Campus or call our EAMT™ Dispatch Center at 602.997.7585 Ext. 2073 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. We can not accept stray turn-ins at our Nina Mason Pulliam Campus for Compassion.

You can attempt to reunite a healthy, lost dog with its owner by using one of these online resources:

You may surrender a healthy stray dog, over the age of three months, to Maricopa County Animal Care and Control at one of the following locations:

West Valley
2500 S. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
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East Valley
2630 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Mesa, AZ 85201
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Trap-Neuter-Return programs are the most humane and effective way to stabilize outdoor cat populations. For information on what to do if you’ve found a healthy outdoor cat, visit

Found a Litter of Kittens?

What do I do when I’ve found a litter of kittens? It is a question that gets asked hundreds of times throughout kitten season. Sadly, many shelters become too full to accept kittens who may be unsocial or too young to be put up for adoption. Check out these five easy steps to help you navigate kitten season while also making a difference in the life of our feline friends.

Wild Animals

Wild animals, such as bats, foxes, coyotes, raccoons, skunks, squirrels, chipmunks and bobcats/wildcats, can be surrendered to the Arizona Game & Fish Department at one of the following locations:

Main Office – Phoenix
5000 W. Carefree Highway
Phoenix, AZ 85086
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Region VI – Mesa
7200 E. University Drive
Mesa, AZ 85207
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You can also try to contact one of these exotic animal organizations.