We’ve Been Making History Since 2001.



Founded organization as Friends of Animal Care & Control


Moved from internal shelter focus to external shelter prevention via our spay and neuter assistance program


Euthanasia decreases Valley-wide by 71%


Moved to a full-service shelter-prevention model


Funded more than 100,000 surgeries, helping to decrease shelter intake from 105,000 to 49,000


Launched new Arizona Pet Project name and logo to better represent our community, mission, and values


Took over free spay and neuter, replacing SNAP voucher program with direct funding and management of mobile clinics to provide 4,700 free surgeries in 2017.


Implemented the S.I.T. Stay Shelter Intervention program at Maricopa County Animal Care & Control. Provided resources and referrals to over 3,500 families seeking services in the community. We have kept over 700 pets with their families and out of the shelter, saving Maricopa County Animal Care & Control an estimated $700,000.00.