Dogs Rescued in Alabama Cruelty Case Start New Lives in Phoenix
The Humane Society of the United States transported 23 rescued dogs from Alabama to Arizona, arriving at the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) in mid-August. Several of those dogs are now available for adoption and ready to find loving homes.
More than 60 dogs were rescued from an Alabama property in January after local authorities determined that they were so emaciated and ill that they needed immediate attention. The dogs have been in the care of The HSUS at a temporary shelter where they received much-needed food, water, veterinary care and TLC. View the amazing rescue footage here.
The dogs, who are Dogo Argentinos, continue to receive medical and behavioral care at AHS to get them ready for adoption. PetSmart Charities provided necessary supplies and enrichment items for this case. The investigation and court proceedings remain ongoing.
The transfer is part of the Humane Society of the United States’ Emergency Services Placement Partners program of which AHS is a partner.
Arizona Humane Society
Nina Mason Pulliam Campus for Compassion
1521 W. Dobbins Road
Phoenix, AZ 85041
Initially best suited for homes with children over the age of 8. Please bring the entire family including other dogs for a meet and greet.
The dogs have been on a long, complex journey and will need families who are able to take their time in continuing to teach them to trust and to live in homes with families. We are very thankful to HSUS for rescuing them out of the situation they were in and for allowing us to help in the final leg of their journey.
To view these and our other amazing adoptable pets, visit our adorable pet profiles.
Watch this amazing news clip on FOX10 about the courageous journey these dogs took on the road to adoption.