Cover Story: A Forever Home

Arizona Humane Society orchestrates a groundbreaking moment for pets 1957. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, the Cold War was in full bloom, Arizonans could buy a gallon of gas or a pound of hamburger for 30 cents, and the Arizona Humane Society opened its brand-new facility at Hatcher Road and 13th Avenue in Sunnyslope. Its […]

Next Doors: What a Difference a Decade Makes

The Fix.Adopt.Save. program dramatically reduces pet euthanasia and shelter intakes Ten years ago, the Valley had a really big problem when it came to homeless pets — there were just too many of them. Animal shelters were struggling to keep up with the influx of intakes. And sadly, there were far more pets than homes […]

Office Doors: A Day with Alessandra Navidad

President and CEO of Arizona Animal Welfare League 4:15 A.M. >> HUSTLE, BUSTLE + QUIET I begin my day by going to the gym for an hour in the morning. I must be out of the house by 7 a.m. to drop off my 13-year-old identical twin girls at the bus stop for school. My […]

Style Unlocked: Puppy Sanctuary

Lifestyle specialist Leslie Lehr walks us through a doggy den remodel Meet Leslie LehrPhoenix-based lifestyle and organizational specialist Leslie Lehr has built a business, Leslie Lehr Living, dedicated to living more with less. She strives to bring together joy and creativity for a healthy relationship with design that is refined and functional. She mixes contemporary […]

Key to the Good Life: A Pet Paradise

Show your favorite companion some love Featuring products from:  The Painted Ladies Cornelia Park, Biltmore Fashion Park Tito’s Handmade Vodka Neiman Marcus, Scottsdale Fashion Square Hermès The Floppy Binkery

10 Questions With…Ginny Jontes

Founder of Heidi’s Village Where did you grow up, and did you always have pets?I grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. A couple of times, we had a pet dog. But we frequently stayed at my grandfather’s farm in Letts, Iowa, in the summer. We got to feed and take care of the animals. Some […]

Furry Friends

Your new fur-avorite magazine is now available to read digitally! Furry Friends is a community publication purr-fect for all animal lovers, featuring Valley organizations, companies and philanthropists who support animals in need. If you’re ready for some furry fun celebrating paws of all sizes, read the issue today!    Furry Friends

2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open, The Thunderbirds Raise $3.8M for Charities

The Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open – announced the 2021 edition of “The People’s Open” raised more than $3.8 million for local charities. The 2021 version of the WM Phoenix Open was severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through extremely reduced attendance and limited building of hospitality venues, but with the […]

notMYkid Launches AmeriCorps Program Addressing Critical Needs

Photo courtesy of notMYkid notMYkid is introducing an AmeriCorps program providing peer support for teens and navigation services for families in Maricopa County. The program utilizes part-time members to provide support, education and resources to help children and youth navigate difficult situations, prevent substance-use disorder and reach their full potential through positive life choices. notMYkid […]

Academic Opportunity of Arizona Awards $1.6M in Tuition Assistance to More than 200 Youth Across Arizona

Alan, an AOA funded student currently attending Bourgade Catholic High School in Phoenix Academic Opportunity of Arizona (AOA), a nonprofit school tuition organization based in Phoenix, has awarded more than $1.6M in scholarships to 209 students throughout the state, allowing them to further their education at a private school partner of AOA.  Founded in 2014, Academic Opportunity of Arizona’s mission is to help close the gap in education […]