Rescued dogs to serve veterans with PTSD

The Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AAWL & SPCA) has partnered with a military veteran who is a dog trainer to help both veterans with post traumatic stress disorder and homeless dogs. AAWL and SPCA ⎯ the state’s oldest and largest no-kill shelter ⎯ announced a groundbreaking program during Marine Week, Sept. 10-13. The shelter’s Lead Dog Trainer, Eric Wolfe, recently asked AAWL and SPCA to partner with him on an initiative called “Project 22.” Under the project, Mr. Wolfe is selecting dogs exclusively from the shelter to train as service animals for people suffering from PTSD, primarily military veterans, according to a press release.

No-kill animal shelter seeks help for cat’s tricky ear surgery

The Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AAWL & SPCA) hopes the public will help in giving a sweet cat surrendered to the no-kill shelter a new lease on life. Missy was surrendered to the state’s oldest and largest no-kill shelter after having kittens. It was discovered that she has an abnormal polyp in her ear […]