Have Questions? These are our most frequently asked

  • Adopter may return the dog for EXCHANGE of another AZSDR dog of equal value within 10 days of receiving the dog.
  • If no other dog meets Adopter’s requirements at the time of return, a credit in the amount of the original adoption fee will be available for one month.
  • If the credit is not used within one month, the fee will be considered a donation to AZSDR. NO REFUNDS.

  • No. We do not place holds dogs, as that dog may lose out on its opportunity to leave the shelter earlier if another potential adopter is intereted.

  • If Adopter is unable to keep adopted dog, AZSDR will make all feasible attempts to acquire the dog back into its care depending on space availability and temperament.
  • Adopter can contact us to inquire about returning the dog to us.

  • No. We require all adopters meet with a trained adoption counselor and the potential animal to ensure a great match for both parties.

  • Of course! Our friendly and knowledgeable adoption counselors are available to answer any questions you have, and help match you with your next new family member.

  • Yes! We accept all major credit cards. To help offset processing fees, payments made by credit card will be charged an additional $5.00 processing fee at the shelter or $10.00 fee if the payment occurs at an event outside the shelter

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 10 years old. For liability purposes, all minors under the age of 18 must have a legal parent or guardian volunteer alongside them.

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