The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) broke ground on Nov. 4 for its news Rob & Melani Walton Papago Park Campus. The new campus will increase AHS’s capacity to treat sick and injured homeless pets by the thousands.

AHS says its Sunnyslope Campus, which was built in the ‘60s, is showing its age, and its layout reflects the outdated views of animal welfare that were common at the time. According to AHS, it is only through sheer dedication that its staff is able to save the number of lives that they do.

The new Papago Park Campus will be the most advanced care facility for homeless pets in the Southwest. Outfitted with a state-of-the-art expanded Lazin Animal Foundation Trauma Hospital, expanded ICUs, and the Nina Mason Pulliam P.E.T. Center where pets find their loving families, this location will make a significant impact on the number of pets saved in the Valley.

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