We will be operating out of our current location at 143 W. Vaughn Ave with our regular adoption center hours, through Wednesday, February 14th (our last Valentine will be adopted from the current location).
BOTH LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED for adoptions February 15th and February 16th (the house warming and tours for the new location will be on the 15th from 4-7pm, with a brief dedication ceremony at 5:30 p.m. and the 16th is moving day for the animals).
We will begin our regular adoption schedule from the new location at 952 W. Melody Ave on Saturday February 17th from 10am-4pm.

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Our Mission

To significantly impact animal overpopulation through aggressive programs focusing on rescue, spay and neuter, adoptions, and education. 

What We Do

We are a privately supported, limited in-take no-kill, rescue organization located in Gilbert, Arizona. We receive no government financial support, and are powered by volunteers. If you’re looking to adopt a dog or adopt a cat in the Phoenix metro area, you’ve come to the right place! If you’re unable to adopt today, there are other ways you can help us and the animals we care for.

Adopt a Friend for Life

Did you know only 1 in 5 animals are adopted from a local adoption center? With your help, we can increase that statistic!

At Friends for Life, we’re committed to placing the right animal in the right home.

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How Many Lives Have We Saved?

Arizona Friends for Life began advocating for homeless animals in Arizona in 1993.
In 25 years we are proud to have made a real difference and re-homed thousands of Friends for Life…

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Did you know that it costs about $18,000 per month to run our adoption center? That's just the basic expenses. Add on expensive medical bills from some of our rescues, and you can see why we need your help.