Each highlighted rescue is located in, or around, the San Tan Valley, Queen Creek, East Valley area. Depending upon where you are located, and what you are looking for in a pet, the highlighted rescues may provide the solution you are looking for. Each rescue has different events going on, or in need of supplies or foster homes for pets. 

Pinal Animal Control 

With a lot of rescues still on hand, Pinal Animal Control offered an event this past weekend that had reduced fees for any rescue that has been in the shelter since 2017, which highlights the high population of rescues that is currently taking place at Animal Control: 


Dobby – ID#A196112 

I am a neutered male, white and black American Bulldog and Australian Cattle Dog. The shelter staff think I am about 3 years old. I have been at the shelter since Jul 30, 2018. 

2nd Chance Dog Rescue 

Upcoming event for 2nd Chance is their annual fundraising event in partnership with Nando’s Mexican Cafe. 

Thursday, October 18
11 AM – 9 PM
Nando’s Mexican Cafe
1890 W Germann Rd,
Chandler, Arizona 85286

Second Chance Success Story: Cooper is enjoying his 2nd Chance! 

San Tan Animal Rescue

San Tan Animal Rescue is always interested in donated supplies. From pet food, to treats, to toys. If you are interested in donating pet supplies, and even office supplies in some case, contact San Tan Animal Rescue to find out how and where to donate the supplies.

(480) 479-7361

San Tan Animal Rescue Highlight: Rascal

Lab Mix
10 Weeks
Weight – 12 lbs
Adoption Fee – $300
Contact – cathystarrescue@gmail.com 

AZ Care Rescue

AZ CARE could not survive without foster parents. Because they have generous foster parents ready and willing to provide temporary housing and lots of love, we are able to rescue dogs and cats just in the nick of time. Are you interested in fostering a rescue? Fill out the application online:


Additional contact information:
(480) 476-3260

AZ Care Rescue Highlight: Amos

Domestic Shorthair, Gray or Blue, Kitten. House trained and good with cats, dogs, and kids.

Desert Paws Rescue

Desert Paws is having a cat adoption day on September 22. Their foster parents bring in our adult cats and kittens ready for adoption.

Saturday, September 22
11 AM – 4 PM
4920 S Power Rd,
Mesa, AZ 85212
(480) 380-5214

Desert Paws Rescue: Survie

Survie is a sweet little brown tabby kitten born in mid April 2018. She is a very friendly girl that likes people of all ages and gets along great with the cat-friendly dogs and the other cats at her foster home. She likes to be where you are and will follow you around. She loves attention and likes to snuggle. She likes to play with her toys and her brother Stevie. snuggle with her people.