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Saving dogs left alone in hot cars

Saving dogs left alone in hot cars

In August 2017, the “Good Samaritan” law went into effect in Arizona, allowing concerned bystanders to, if necessary, break the windows..

Local teen youngest to complete swim event

Local teen youngest to complete swim event

Katie Blessington, 17, has accomplished something no other person her age has ever done. Earlier this year, the North Central resident..

Bake special cakes for kids in foster care

Bake special cakes for kids in foster care

For Goodness Cakes invites you to spread love, joy—and frosting. The nonprofit organization matches volunteers to make and hand-deliver..

Public dog parks closed for repairs

Public dog parks closed for repairs

Pet owners looking for shaded grassy areas to exercise their dogs in during the warm summer mornings are going to have to deal with some..

Free summer programs for kids at the library

Free summer programs for kids at the library

Children ages 6-11 can beat the heat and have fun doing it this July at Phoenix’s branch libraries, including Acacia, Century, Cholla and..

Science center marks Apollo 11 anniversary

Science center marks Apollo 11 anniversary

Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St., is celebrating one of the greatest human achievements in science—the 50th anniversary of..

Retire old flags at 4th of July event

Retire old flags at 4th of July event

For the third year in a row, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) from the Central District region will be at the Royal Palm Park for the July..

Daffodil is an affectionate flower

Daffodil is an affectionate flower

Sweet Daffodil is the most unique flower who has grown from a pretty sad situation. The adorable 8-year-old Chow Chow mix was brought to..

Another July, another round of tax increases

Another July, another round of tax increases

Phoenicians have two things to not look forward to come July 1: the rising heat, and the rising property taxes. Property taxes are..

Therapy dog visits D-backs games

Therapy dog visits D-backs games

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation has teamed up with Raising Cane’s and Gabriel’s Angels to bring rescued dog, Brenly, to Chase Field..

Low-cost surgeries offered by mobile vet

Low-cost surgeries offered by mobile vet

Dr. Kelly’s Mobile Surgical Unit will pay a visit to Doggy Daze, 5555 N. 7th St., on Saturday, July 20, to offer its affordable surgical..

Kiwanis help launch club at VALLEYLIFE

Kiwanis help launch club at VALLEYLIFE

At the start of the year, VALLEYLIFE members started an Aktion Club in an effort to give back to their community—thanks to a sponsorship..

Hearing for home demo moved to July

Hearing for home demo moved to July

EDITOR’S NOTE: SEE CORRECT HEARING DATE/TIME BELOW. The owners of a home built in 1926 and located at 7019 N. Central Ave. have..

Daughter of ‘Big Daddy’ seeks help for her dad

Daughter of ‘Big Daddy’ seeks help for her dad

Stephanie Smith, daughter of Dave “Big Daddy” Smith, owner of Big Daddy’s Sports Lounge on Cave Creek Road, has launched a GoFundMe..

Art auction aids AZ Search Dogs

Art auction aids AZ Search Dogs

Scramble, a local fast-casual breakfast and lunch spot, will hold its Enhance the Space semi-annual fundraiser to benefit Valley nonprofit..

Tougher penalties for animal abusers

Tougher penalties for animal abusers

Last month Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law what was House Bill 2671, increasing the penalties for animal abusers in this state. The..

Phoenix VA receives robotic exoskeleton

Phoenix VA receives robotic exoskeleton

The Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System on April 30 accepted the donation of an exoskeleton valued at $200,000, to be used in the..

Amazon partners with MCCCD for certificate

Amazon partners with MCCCD for certificate

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and its AWS Educate program, to..

Fire ban regulations for preserves in effect

Fire ban regulations for preserves in effect

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department has initiated its summer ban of open fires in the city’s desert and mountain preserves. In..

Your pet may be allergic to its food

Your pet may be allergic to its food

Do you have a dog that has a lackluster appetite, gets frequent skin rashes, or has trouble digesting food? You pet may have a food..

Tamara is shy, but ready to play

Tamara is shy, but ready to play

After losing their home, Tamara was surrendered to the Arizona Humane Society by her previous family when they had no other options. At..

Nominate a family in need for free HVAC

Nominate a family in need for free HVAC

Chas Roberts, a local family-owned A/C, heating and plumbing provider, is donating two brand new A/C systems, including installation, to..

Madison arts center  available to community

Madison arts center available to community

The Madison School District recently celebrated the opening of its 24,547-square-foot Center for the Arts, providing a new option to North..

Get your male dog fixed for $20

Get your male dog fixed for $20

This June, Altered Tails offers a “No Father’s Day” $20 spay surgery for all owned pit bull and pit mixes or Chihuahua and Chihuahua..

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