Adopt a Dog

When you adopt a dog from ABC, you help two dogs!

Not only do you help the dog joining your family, but also the newly rescued dog in it’s spot. The placement of our animals is a detailed process as we strive to ensure they are a good match with  their prospective family. If you’re interested in adopting, please read our adoption process. Listed ages are approximate in most cases.

  • AJ
  • Amber
  • Amelia
  • Archimedes
  • Autumn
  • beau
  • bernie
  • boyd
  • Brinkley
  • Brutus
  • chance
  • chance
  • Charlie
  • Claudia
  • Clyde
  • Cooper
  • dahlia
  • daisy
  • Damien
  • darcie
  • diana
  • Dot
  • Fae
  • Fritz
  • Henry
  • Indigo
  • Ivy
  • jeremy
  • joshua
  • koda
  • Lady
  • LilD
  • Lucky
  • Luna
  • Maggie
  • Mandy
  • Mars
  • Michael
  • Minka
  • Murphy
  • Olivia
  • Oreo
  • Panda
  • Paula
  • Peattie
  • Priscilla
  • Reggie
  • River
  • Ruby
  • Rudy
  • Sandy
  • Sarah
  • Scarlet
  • Sebastian
  • Selene
  • Sienna
  • Stanley
  • Stella
  • Trigger
  • Tucker
  • Vanessa

  • AJ
  • AJ

AJ | Boxer Bulldog mix
Male | 42 lbs | dob February 2012

Handsome AJ was rescued from the streets. He’s still a little shy around new people, but he quickly warms up and enjoys spending time with everyone.


  • Amber
  • Amber

Amber | Labrador Boxer mix
Female | 38 lbs | dob December 14, 2012

Amber is one of Sandy’s puppies, the whole family was abandoned. Amber is an adorable, super-smart sweetheart who loves hanging out with people and snuggling up with her best friends.


  • Amelia
  • Amelia

Amelia | Labrador Boxer mix
Female | 45 lbs | dob December 14, 2012

Amelia is one of Sandy’s puppies, the whole family was abandoned. Amelia can be a little bit shy, but she’s a very sweet, loving girl who enjoys hanging out with people.


  • Archimedes
  • Archimedes

Archimedes | Boxer mix
Male | 38 lbs | dob December 14, 2012

Archimedes is one of Sandy’s puppies, the whole family was abandoned. Archimedes, or “Archie” as he’s sometimes called, is a darling young man who enjoys attention and a nice romp around the yards. He’s handsome and clever, quick and quick-witted.


  • Autumn
  • Autumn

Autumn | Labrador Retriever mix
Female | 40 lbs | dob November 2011

Autumn and her puppies were found negelected in a dark closet in an abandoned apartment. Despite the terrible treatment she received before arriving at ABC, Autumn is a people lover who has plenty of hugs for everyone. Autumn enjoys snuggling quietly or running vigorously around the yards playing with her toys.


  • beau
  • beau

Beau | Chihuahua mix
Male | 5 lbs | dob November 2009

Adorable Beau was rescued from the streets with his good friend Bernie. Beau likes meeting new people and even does well with cats. He enjoys playing ball and snuggling in laps.


  • bernie
  • bernie

Bernie | Chihuahua mix
Male | 5 lbs | dob November 2009

Adorable Bernie was rescued from the streets with his good friend Beau. Bernie is a little bit shy at first, but after he warms up to new people he enjoys all the attention he gets. Like Beau, Bernie also gets along just fine with cats.


  • Boyd
  • Boyd

Boyd | Labrador Retriever mix
Male | 45 lbs | dob December 2013

Handsome Boyd is a bright, energetic young man who adores people and loves playing fetch in the yard. This sweet boy is also very smart and already knows some basic commands. Boyd enjoys playtime with his good friend Ruby.


  • brinkley
  • brinkley

Brinkley | Labrador Retriever
Male | 60 lbs | dob April 2016

Brinkley was found wandering the streets in Mesa, extremely emaciated and dehydrated. He’s now a healthy big guy with a lot of puppy energy! He loves to run around the yard chasing after his ball and craves attention from all of his volunteers and visitors.


  • brutus
  • brutus

Brutus | Boxer mix
Male | 49 lbs | dob November 2011

Handsome Brutus is an intelligent, athletic gentleman who can be a little shy, but is very attentive and loving once he gets to know new people. He’s fond of running the yards and playing ball. Brutus would be a dynamo on the tennis court – he really, really, really loves to play ball.


  • camille
  • camille

Camille | Maltese Yorkie mix
Female | 15 lbs | dob June 2016

AVAILABLE TO PRE-ADOPT: Beautiful Camille was found in critical condition lying by the side of the road. She was rushed to emergency care where soon after she had four healthy puppies! She was released to foster care where she and her puppies – Clyde, Fae, Henry and Stella – received a lot of love. Camille is such a sweetheart, after everything she’s been through, all she wants is to give love and be loved. She’s smart, listens well, and wants to please. After being such an attentive and devoted mama, Camille is ready to find her forever home!


  • chance
  • chance

Chance | Labrador Retriever mix
Male | 55 lbs | dob March 2013

Chance was found abandoned at a hotel by a good Samaritan. He was emaciated and sad. He was brought to ABC where he is now a happy, healthy boy who loves to play in the yards and enjoys the affection of staff and volunteers.


  • Charlie
  • Charlie

Charlie | Heeler Shepherd mix
Male | 45 lbs | dob October 2007

Sweet Charlie was recently rescued from a canal by a good Samaritan. Charlie was covered in ticks and nasty welts from a harness that was a bit too small for him. After having the ticks removed, Charlie came to ABC where he received full medical treatment and has fully recovered! Despite all of his hardships, Charlie is a wonderful, intelligent, happy dog who enjoys spending time with everyone.


  • claudia
  • Coming Soon

Claudia | Staffordshire mix
Female | 55 lbs | dob May 2015

Sweet Claudia ended up at the County shelter (MCACC) after she was found wandering the Phoenix streets. An ABC volunteer asked if we could rescue her and now Claudia is safe and sound, waiting patiently for her forever home. She is super sweet with people, but not cat friendly. Claudia is currently in a foster home, please email us if you are interested in adopting her.


  • clyde
  • Coming Soon

Clyde | Yorkie Maltese mix
Male | 5 lbs | dob April 6, 2017

AVAILABLE TO PRE-ADOPT: Clyde is the first to do everything and is the leader of the pack! He’s strong willed, courageous, and curious through and through! Mama Camille was rescued from the side of a roadway and rushed to emergency care where she went into labor and had her puppies. After weeks in foster care everyone is ready to find forever homes! If you’re interested in pre-adopting Clyde, please submit an adoption questionnaire.


  • Cooper
  • Cooper

Cooper | German Shepherd Basset Hound Mix
Male | 50 lbs | dob January 2016

Cooper was found wandering the streets, lost, alone, and scared. His owners were tracked down and contacted, but said they didn’t want him back. This adorable guy is the most darling, playful pup you’ll ever meet, just check out his video on our Facebook page! He LOVES to play ball in the yard. Cooper is full of love and is looking for his forever family to share it with!


  • dahlia
  • dahlia

Dahlia | Dachshund Mix
Female | 20 lbs | dob March 2015

Precious Dahlia is the grandma who was rescued from under a commercial storage trailer along with two moms, Darcie & Diana, and their eight newborn puppies – Angela, Jeremy, Joshua, Michael, Olivia, Paula, Uma, and Zeus (adopted). They are one big happy pack that loves to play and bolt around the yard!


  • daisy
  • daisy

Daisy | Terrier Shar Pei mix
Female | 29 lbs | dob July 2012

Daisy was found wandering the streets of south Phoenix. This beautiful young lady is extremely smart and spunky, and she already knows several basic commands. Daisy adores people and enjoys romping around the yards and playing ball. We’ve posted a short video of Daisy in action on our videos page.


  • damien
  • damien

Damien | Staffordshire Boxer mix
Male | 47 lbs | dob March 2009

Handsome Damien is an intelligent, playful boy who loves to play in the yards with all of his friends. This beautiful young man learns new things very quickly. Damien also thinks he’s a lap dog and enjoys snuggling in laps.


  • darcie
  • darcie

Darcie | Dachshund Mix
Female | 20 lbs | dob March 2015

Soulful Darcie was rescued from under a commercial storage trailer along with eight newborn puppies – Angela, Jeremy, Joshua, Michael, Olivia, Paula, Uma, and Zeus (adopted) – plus adults Dahlia & Diana. They are one big happy pack that loves to play and bolt around the yard!


  • diana
  • diana

Diana | Dachshund Mix
Female | 20 lbs | dob March 2015

Sweet Diana was rescued from under a commercial storage trailer along with eight newborn puppies – Angela, Jeremy, Joshua, Michael, Olivia, Paula, Uma, and Zeus (adopted) – plus adults Dahlia & Darcie. They are one big happy pack that loves to play and bolt around the yard!


  • dot
  • dot

Dot | Chihuahua
Female | 9 lbs | dob January 2014

Adorable little Dot has personality to spare and loves to hang out with people and other dogs. Dot enjoys playtime with her friends Benjamin (adopted), Li’l D, and Minka


  • fae
  • Coming Soon

Fae | Yorkie Maltese mix
Female | 5 lbs | dob April 6, 2017

AVAILABLE TO PRE-ADOPT: Fae is the sweetest girl of the group. She loves to be held, craves attention and is always happy and playful! Mama Camille was rescued from the side of a roadway and rushed to emergency care where she went into labor and had her puppies. After weeks in foster care everyone is ready to find forever homes! If you’re interested in pre-adopting Fae, please submit an adoption questionnaire.


  • fritz
  • fritz

Fritz | Jack Russell mix | Male

 


  • henry
  • Coming Soon

Henry | Yorkie Maltese mix
Male | 5 lbs | dob April 6, 2017

AVAILABLE TO PRE-ADOPT: Henry is the happy-go-lucky pup out of the group! He’s playful, sweet & gets along with everyone! Mama Camille was rescued from the side of a roadway and rushed to emergency care where she went into labor and had her puppies. After weeks in foster care everyone is ready to find forever homes! If you’re interested in pre-adopting Henry, please submit an adoption questionnaire.


  • Indigo
  • Indigo

Indigo | Labrador Retriever mix
Female | 40 lbs | dob March 2012

Beautiful Indigo was found tied up and abandoned at an apartment complex. Despite her rough start she is super smart, energetic, curious and silly. She’s a Lab, Lab, Lab who loves to run around in the yard with her favorite people.


  • Ivy
  • Ivy

Ivy | Boxer mix
Female | 37 lbs | dob June 2009

Ivy is a beautiful, athletic, perceptive young lady with a million-dollar smile. She adores people and knows several basic commands. Energetic Ivy enjoys running around outside and is always up for playing ball in the yards. We’ve posted a short video of Ivy being silly on the videos page.


  • jeremy
  • jeremy

Jeremy | Dachshund mix
Male | 15 lbs | dob March 2016

Meet playful pup Jeremy! He was rescued as a newborn from under a commercial storage trailer along with his seven siblings Angela, Joshua, Michael, Olivia, Paula, Uma, and Zeus (adopted), plus moms Darcie & Diana, and grandma Dahlia. They are one big happy pack that loves to play and bolt around the yard! Some of the puppies are part of a bonded pair and may need to be adopted together. Please email for more information.


  • joshua
  • joshua

Joshua | Dachshund mix
Male | 15 lbs | dob March 2016

Meet playful pup Joshua! He was rescued as a newborn from under a commercial storage trailer along with his seven siblings Angela, Jeremy, Michael, Olivia, Paula, Uma, and Zeus (adopted), plus moms Darcie & Diana, and grandma Dahlia. They are one big happy pack that loves to play and bolt around the yard! Some of the puppies are part of a bonded pair and may need to be adopted together. Please email for more information.


  • koda
  • koda

Koda | Siberian Husky
Male | 70 lbs | dob July 2015

Koda was found running loose on the street with no identification. He is very loving, but also very high energy. Koda will do best with a family where he can receive consistent exercise along with training. At this time, he would do best as an only dog.


  • lady
  • lady

Lady | Staffordshire mix
Female | 55 lbs | dob August 2015

Lady is the perfect mixture of energy and couch potato! If you’re looking for 24/7 snuggles, then Lady is your girl. She loves everybody she meets and will immediately be your best friend! Lady would like to be an only dog or paired with another dog who is very easy going or she’d also be happy with a kitty friend! As with any new animal introductions, we recommend supervised introductions and playtime. Lady is house trained and kennel trained and is currently in foster care. If you’re interested in adopting this sweet girl please email your completed adoption questionnaire.


  • lild
  • lild

Li’l D | Chihuahua mix
Male | 12 lbs | dob March 2009

Adorable Li’s D is a super-playful boy who loves to play in the yards with all of his friends. Li’l D is a total ham, and enjoys playtime with his good friends Damien, Benjamin (adopted), Dot, and Minka.


  • lucky
  • lucky

Lucky | Labrador Retriever mix
Male | 55 lbs | dob October 2011

Lucky is an adorable young man who loves hanging out with people. He’s sweet and gentle, and enjoys sitting in laps or chasing his friends around the yard.


  • luna
  • luna

Luna | Carolina Dog Cattle Dog mix
Female | 49 lbs | dob June 2003

Sanctuary Resident
Luna gets really excited when people visit, and she lets you know it! While she’s a senior dog who has lost her sight due to thickening of her lenses, she’s still the perfect little cuddle-bug lap dog. Volunteers, please ask a staff member for an introduction if you’re interested in meeting her for the first time.


  • maggie
  • maggie

Maggie | German Shepherd mix
Female | 45 lbs | dob April 2016

Sweet Maggie was found wandering the Southwest Valley without ID during a thunderstorm. She was frightened and alone until a good Samaritan came to her aid and ABC took her in. She can be a bit timid when meeting new people, but once she knows you she’s your best friend. Maggie is happy playing with her pal Cooper and loves snuggling with her human friends. She has an easy going personality and gets along with most dogs. She is looking for a family with an active lifestyle and another dog to keep her company.


  • mandy
  • mandy

Mandy | Terrier mix
Female | 45 lbs | dob January 2012

Beautiful Mandy was rescued from a cruelty situation. Mandy is an intelligent, fun-loving girl who enjoys running around the yard with her human pals, playing ball, and going for walks. After a long day of activity, Mandy also enjoys snuggling in laps.


  • Mars
  • mars

Mars | Cattle Dog mix
Male | 45 lbs | dob August 2012

Adorable Mars was rescued from the hot Phoenix streets. He’s an energetic young man who loves people. Mars is an exceptionally smart boy who already knows several basic commands and has excellent manners.


  • michael
  • michael

Michael | Dachshund mix
Male | 15 lbs | dob March 2016

This is Michael! He was rescued as a newborn from under a commercial storage trailer along with his seven siblings Angela, Jeremy, Joshua, Olivia, Paula, Uma, and Zeus (adopted), plus moms Darcie & Diana, and grandma Dahlia. They are one big happy pack that loves to play and bolt around the yard! Some of the puppies are part of a bonded pair and may need to be adopted together. Please email for more information.


  • Minka
  • minka

Minka | Dachshund mix
Female | 12 lbs | dob March 2013

Beautiful Minka was rescued from the streets of Phoenix. She’s still a little bit shy, but quickly warms up and enjoys spending time with everyone she meets and does well with cats. Minka enjoys playtime with her friends Benjamin (adopted), Dot, and Li’l D.


  • murphy
  • murphy

Murphy | Shitzu Yorkie mix
Male | 10 lbs | dob August 2014

Murphy was found wandering the streets with horribly matted, long, dirty fur. It was so bad he had to be taken to a vet to safely remove the mats. This little guy can be a bit defensive until he gets to know you, but once he decides he likes you, you’re his friend forever!


  • olivia
  • olivia

Olivia | Dachshund Mix
Female | 15 lbs | dob March 2016

Adorable Olivia was rescued as a newborn from under a commercial storage trailer along with her seven siblings Angela, Jeremy, Joshua, Michael, Paula, Uma, and Zeus (adopted), plus moms Darcie & Diana, and grandma Dahlia. They are one big happy pack that loves to play and bolt around the yard! Some of the puppies are part of a bonded pair and may need to be adopted together. Please email for more information.


  • Oreo
  • Oreo

Oreo | Staffordshire Boxer mix
Male | 55 lbs | dob January 2010

Sanctuary Resident
Oreo is a stunningly handsome, senior dog who enjoys hanging out with people. This bright man knows several basic commands and is very eager to please. He loves to play and is fond of snuggling up with his human friends and begging for tummy rubs.


  • Panda
  • Panda

Panda | Staffordshire mix
Female | 55 lbs | dob July 2014

Beautiful Panda was rescued by an ABC volunteer after she had been abandoned in the harsh Arizona heat. She is a loving, sweet, big girl who thinks she is a lapdog! She loves to play ball and go for walks.


  • paula
  • paula

Paula | Dachshund Mix
Female | 15 lbs | dob March 2016

Precious Paula was rescued as a newborn from under a commercial storage trailer along with her seven siblings Angela, Jeremy, Joshua, Michael, Olivia, Uma, and Zeus (adopted), plus moms Darcie & Diana, and grandma Dahlia. They are one big happy pack that loves to play and bolt around the yard! Some of the puppies are part of a bonded pair and may need to be adopted together. Please email for more information.


  • peattie
  • peattie

Peattie | Chihuahua mix
Male | 13 lbs | dob November 2016

Sweet Peattie is, well, just that: sweet! He gets along well with all types of friends – humans, cats, and dogs. Peattie loves cuddling! He’s also incredibly active and loves playing in the wading pool.


  • Priscilla
  • Priscilla

Priscilla | Australian Shepherd Labrador Retriever mix
Female | 45 lbs | dob January 2017

Priscilla was found as a stray with no ID. She is playful, sweet, and mild-mannered, but definitely still a puppy! With the a little bit of training she will make a wonderful addition to any family.


  • reggie
  • reggie

Reggie | Boxer mix | Male

 


  • river
  • river

River | Terrier German Shepherd Mix
Male | 45 lbs | dob August 2013

River was tied to a post and abandoned in an apartment complex. He was brought to us after being found by a good Samaritan, and resident of the complex. We suspect River came from an abusive situation, as he is sensitive to sudden movements and loud sounds. While he is very timid to new experiences, he is a very bright boy. He would do best in a calm home where he can receive training and socialization to help him become a confident, relaxed dog. Once he warms up to you he is certain to add so much joy to his forever family!


  • ruby
  • Ruby

Ruby | Terrier Dalmatian mix
Female | 50 lbs | dob May 2012

Beautiful Ruby is a sweet cuddlebug who adores people and dogs alike. She’s very smart and already knows sit and shake. Ruby enjoys quietly snuggling or running around the yards playing catch with a million toys. Ruby enjoys playtime with her friend Boyd. Two short clips of Ruby playing are featured on our videos page.


  • rudy
  • Rudy

Rudy | Labrador Retriever mix
Male | 52 lbs | dob January 2014

Handsome Rudy is a bright, energetic young man who adores people. Rudy has wonderful manners and enjoys playing ball and frisbee in the yards.


  • Sandy
  • Sandy

Sandy | Labrador Terrier mix
Female | 45 lbs | dob November 2011

Sandy and her puppies Amber, Amelia, and Archimedes were abandoned together. Sandy is smart, silly, and spunky girl who enjoys running around the yard and meeting new people.


  • sarah
  • sarah

Sarah | Vizsla Beagle mix
Female | 38 lbs | dob February 2014

Beautiful Sarah was found wandering around an industrial yard. She can be a bit shy at first, but quickly warms up and enjoys spending time with everyone. Sarah’s an energetic girl who loves to play fetch. Did we mention Sarah LOVES to play fetch?! She’s very athletic and acrobatic when she leaps and jumps to catch the ball, so it’s very fun to play with her! We’ve shared a video of Sarah playing in the yard on our Facebook page. When she’s not entertaining you with her ball antics, Sarah is sweet, calm and very lovable. She is looking for a forever family who is full of energy and love.


  • Scarlet
  • Scarlet

Scarlet | German Shepherd mix
Female | 60 lbs | dob May 2008

Beautiful Scarlet was rescued from the reservation and diagnosed with simultaneous, severe cases of valley fever and tick fever. She underwent three weeks of progressive, cutting-edge, intravenous treatment that saved her life. Her rescuers and doctors are thrilled to see that she made a full recovery, however she requires valley fever meds for the rest of her life. Scarlet is the sweetest, most gentle girl in the world. She has a great big smile for everyone she meets, and she also gets along well with other dogs. Now that she’s feeling better, Scarlet can be found happily romping around the yards. We’ve posted a short video of Scarlet being silly on the videos page.


  • sebastian
  • sebastian

Sebastian | Chihuahua mix
Male | 8 lbs | dob May 2006

Adorable Sebastian was rescued from the hot Phoenix streets. Sebastian’s favorite pastime is napping. His second favorite pastime is hanging out with all of his friends. Sebastian is a smart young man who also enjoys going for walks. And then napping.


  • Selene
  • Selene

Selene | Rottweiler Labrador Retriever mix
Female | 55 lbs | dob February 2009

In 2010, Selene was rescued from a trash-filled canal along with her two pups. Watch Selene’s Tale, the winning entry of the 2010 Tales from the Pet Lover’s Heart contest. After she was rescued, Selene found a wonderful home, but due to her owner’s failing health and no extended family to care for her, she came back to ABC. She was a little timid and confused at first, but is gaining back her confidence day-by-day. She spends time playing and hanging out with her companion Thor. This senior is ever so sweet and deserves a second chance at a forever home.


  • Sienna
  • Sienna

Sienna | Labrador Staffordshire mix
Female | 50 lbs | dob May 2008

Sienna is our stunning, caramel colored girl who’s sweeter than chocolate! She’s the happiest dog in the world, she loves people and playtime, and she has loads of energy. She’s equally fond of snuggling, playing vigorously in the yards, and going for long walks in the park. Sienna is a wiry, very athletic girl who wags her whole body with enthusiasm once she gets to know new people. She is alert, attentive, and very well behaved on a leash.


  • stanley
  • stanley

Stanley | Cattle Dog Bulldog mix
Male | 60 lbs | dob March 2011

Sweet Stanley was in dire shape when he was rescued by a good Samaritan. He was immediately rushed to the hospital where he received emergency care. Now fully recovered, Stanley loves spending time with people and playing in the yards.


  • stella
  • Coming Soon

Stella | Yorkie Maltese mix
Female | 5 lbs | dob April 6, 2017

AVAILABLE TO PRE-ADOPT: Stella is the most mellow and quiet of her four siblings. She always seems to be sleeping somewhere when everyone else is playing! Mama Camille was rescued from the side of a roadway and rushed to emergency care where she went into labor and had her puppies. After weeks in foster care everyone is ready to find forever homes! If you’re interested in pre-adopting Stella, please submit an adoption questionnaire.


  • Trigger
  • Trigger

Trigger | Cattle Dog mix
Male | 55 lbs | dob March 2012

Handsome Trigger can be a little shy around new people, but he warms up very quickly and loves a good romp around the yards with his human friends. He’s especially fond of playing ball and being silly. Trigger is a quick learner with an extraordinary IQ, he’ll have you trained in no time. We’ve posted a short clip of Trigger being silly on the videos page.


  • Tucker
  • Tucker

Tucker | Chocolate Lab
Male | 60 lbs | dob July 2014

Lovable Tucker is very playful and energetic, and loves to play ball!


  • Vanessa
  • Vanessa

Vanessa | Labrador Retriever mix
Female | 40 lbs | dob June 2014

Adorable Vanessa can be a bit shy around new people, but once she warms up she’s everybody’s best friend. She was rescued with her puppy, Baxter (adopted).


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