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Cody’s Friends In Need of Holiday Donations

Cody’s Friends In Need of Holiday Donations

Story by Rebecca West Photos by Amber Allen A constant convoy of food banks, rescue groups, and people in need — not to mention burning through as many as 8,000 1-gallon baggies for packaging pet food each month — is pretty much the norm for Cody’s Friends these days....

How Our Community Fosters Love

How Our Community Fosters Love

Story by Bella Wexler Photos by Candice Eaton It’s not easy to open your home to a stranger, especially during a global pandemic. But these days, many are finding it harder to resist—at least when those strangers walk in on four legs with wagging tails and soulful,...

True or False, Is Animal Fostering for You?

True or False, Is Animal Fostering for You?

Story by Rebecca West Photos by Candice Eaton Have you considered animal fostering but you’re not quite sure if it’s suitable for your particular circumstances? There are a lot of inaccuracies and misconceptions when it comes to the subject, so we’ve put together a...

Fostering: Volunteers Saving Lives

Fostering: Volunteers Saving Lives

Story by Brian Pettepiece Photos by Stacy Vandyke It’s an unfortunate reality that there are a lot of homeless dogs out there. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With the work of local volunteers, dogs in need of homes all around Tucson are getting the break they...

Maggie and Dahlia: Training Together

Maggie and Dahlia: Training Together

Story by Bella Wexler Photos courtesy of Maggie Aladdin is a Disney story beloved by many, including local high school student Maggie Behzadi. Knowing that Dahlia is the name of Jasmine’s loyal friend and servant in the tale, finding a dog at Pima Animal Care Center...

From ‘Scaredy Cat’ to Queen of the House

From ‘Scaredy Cat’ to Queen of the House

An FIV-positive cat makes a transformation and finds her forever home after 1,405 days in the shelter. Story by Emily Dieckman Photos Courtesy of The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter Amid the coronavirus pandemic of the last few months, many people have expressed feeling...

Third Grade Students for Four Legged Friends

Third Grade Students for Four Legged Friends

Story by Bella Wexler, Photos by Julie Farbarik At Catalina Foothills School District’s Canyon View Elementary, the love for animals runs deep. This is proven by the school’s third grade students both within and beyond the classroom. On March 10, they filed into their...

Pilots to the Rescue: When Pets Fly

Pilots to the Rescue: When Pets Fly

Story by Bella Wexler, Photos by “The Dogist” None have the privilege of choosing the circumstances into which they are born. Oftentimes, animals bear the brunt end of this reality, especially when they are born with severe medical conditions or are being housed in an...