Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
We work to increase awareness of responsible pet ownership and the positive impact of spaying and neutering of pets. We participate in family-friendly events in the community (Kid's Day, Reading Rendezvous, etc) to educate the public on these issues.
We provide a spay/ neuter assistance program and are helping to underwrite 10 spay/neuters per month at Anchorage Animal Care and Control.
We are a 100% volunteer organization and depend on our volunteers to carry out our mission of making Anchorage a place where all animals are wanted, loved and cared for.
We always need volunteer help to cuddle kitties, walk dogs and assist at our fund-raising events!
Applications are screened to find the best fit for the needs of our cats and dogs and those applicants are then invited to meet the animal in-person and determine whether they want a trial placement. By taking care with applications we greatly reduce the number of animals returned to us.
All of our animals are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped prior to adoption. If a dental cleaning is needed that also is done prior to advertising the animal on our web page..
Why should you adopt?
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.