Thousands of pets find their way to our shelters every year. A majority of these animals have no form of identification and are never reunited with their families.
Here you can find all the benefits of adopting a dog from Maricopa County Animal Care and Control Department, the adoption fees, additional fees, and frequently asked questions and our responses.
Learn about our Behavior Team and their process for evaluating and caring for our shelter dogs.
Learn about our Animal Control Officers and what they do in the field to help the public and homeless pets in our community.
View our monthly statistics and learn about some of our shelter programs.
In addition to helping reduce our community's pet homelessness problem, studies have shown that spayed/neutered pets are typically healthier, less territorial and less aggressive.