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3TV & FOX 10: AHS Employee Helps Dog Find New Home in Oregon

Written by: Arizona Humane Society

News Highlights:

  • An AHS employee, Page Englert, and her boyfriend, Tyler Grier, rescued Donnie from a busy intersection in Phoenix. Thankfully, he was not harmed and the couple immediately brought him to a local veterinary clinic to scan for a microchip. The microchip information was outdated and ultimately a dead end.
  • Englert and Grier posted his information online and around the neighborhood while fostering him, but unfortunately, Donnie's previous family never came forward.
  • A man in Oregon expressed interest in adopting Donnie, and Englert and Grier were determined to make it happen. They found a trusted dog walker who was temporarily out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and was willing to transport the 2-year-old Boxer mix to the Pacific Northwest! Donnie is now happy in his new home in Oregon.
  • Donnie's story serves as a great reminder to microchip your pets and keep the information updated! Learn more.


FOX 10

Arizona Humane Society shares sweet story of a pup's rescue
A lost dog in Phoenix met his new, loving fate after two Good Samaritans helped him out of a busy intersection in April. The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) shared the story of Donnie, a dog with no trace to his previous home, after being rescued by AHS employee Page Englert, and her boyfriend, Tyler Grier. "They immediately took the pup to a nearby veterinary clinic to get scanned for a microchip but unfortunately the information was outdated and a dead end," AHS said. They fostered him and began posting his information online, put up flyers around town and posted on social media. Sadly, Donnie’s previous owners never came forward. A man interested in Donnie reached out wanting to adopt the pup. The thing was, he lived in Oregon. "After careful coordination and creative thinking, all invested parties pooled some funds together to pay a trusted dog walker, who is currently out of business due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to transport sweet Donnie from Phoenix to his new home in the Pacific Northwest," AHS said. Read full story.