WelcomeSafe Animals From Euthanasia, Inc. (S.A.F.E.) is a 501c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of homeless and abandoned animals.
We are a small group of animal lovers who go to the local animal shelters and take out as many dogs as we can, depending on the availability of our foster homes.
Each dog comes into our foster homes and is treated like one of the family. We get to know our dogs, so that we can find the right forever home for them.
Each Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. we take our dogs to the PetSmart at Hampton Ave/Power Rd in Mesa to look for potential forever homes to adopt these homeless dogs. See map
Our biggest problem is a lack of enough foster homes to house all of the dogs in need of a temporary shelter.
If you live in the area, PLEASE consider temporarily hosting a dog in need. It's true that you can't change the world of overpopulation by fostering one dog, but you change the world for that one dog. If you are interested in fostering please fill out the foster agreement and contact us for more information.
We provide any necessary medical care to all the dogs we take in. All of the dogs up for adoption are up-to-date on all required shots and are neutered or spayed.
A BIG HEART IN A LITTLE BOY TO HELP SAVE DOGS AND CATS
On 5 Jan 2013 Corron came into PetsMart with his parents and asked for the donation jar. He said, "I saved plastic bottles and aluminum cans for months so I could help dogs and cats!!" He proceeded to put a large donation into our money jar. What a privilege it is to know this little boy and his parents. We at S.A.F.E. want to give this wonderful family our heartful thanks.
Hello!! My name is Princess. I just had a litter of pups and got a terrible infection. SAFE rescued me and I just had emergency surgery. My bill is over $800 !! SAFE has had a lot of sick and injured dogs lately and is running out of funds. Could you possible donate a little money to help off-set some of their costs ? Please see button "How you can Help" by using PayPal
Well, here I am with the nice lady that took me out of the pound. I had been fixed, but they didn't do such a good job on me. I had a bad infection and SAFE took me to the Vet and got me all fixed up with some good antibiotics and pain medication. I'm feeling soooo much better and am getting lots of love from my foster mom 'Sherie'. I love SAFE!!!
Hey, look at me! My foster mom is holding me and guess what, her and my foster dad fell in love with me and are going to give me a forever home. Am I a 'lucky' dog or what. I'm so happy SAFE rescued me cuz now I'll be livin the'good life'.
Hi! My name is Keelie. I came to PetSmart the first time so scared that everyone was afraid to come near. After just two weeks, my friends at SAFE made me feel so safe and special, that now I am interacting with everybody and loving the attention.
My name is "Tiny Dancer". My foot was broken and SAFE took me in. They brought me to an orthopoedic surgeon and she said nothing can be done at this time. It's okay though because I can walk and run just fine, and I am so cute I hope someone will adopt me and give me a chance.
Here I am again at PetSmart. This time "Jenna" one of the wonderful helpers that comes on Saturdays, is giving me some attention and hanging out with me. I must be the "luckiest dog in the world".
My name is "Frankie". I am a gorgeous boxer mix and I am playing tug of war with one of the girls at PetSmart. They are sure nice to us and we have fun with them.
'Evie' our Pres. hard at work keeping paperwork in order at PetSmart on adoption day. We have been at PetSmart every Saturday since we started 6 years ago and adopted out approximately 1200 dogs. It's hard work but it is so rewarding.
'Sherie' working hard at PetSmart trying to assist the potential adopters. She is our Vice President and Foster Care and Volunteer Coordinator. She keeps real busy and does a great job.
'Annika' came to see us on Saturday after being adopted for about 8 mos. As you can see 'Sherie' our vice president was very happy to see her and Annika felt likewise. What a gorgeous and loving animal that has found a wonderful forever home!
Deb Sullivan has been working with Annika for a few weeks now. As you can see, they have bonded nicely, and Annika is getting used to being around people she can trust. 'Thanks Deb' for being so kind and loving to our dogs.
ADOPTION STATISTICS68 DOGS HAVE BEEN ADOPTED TO DATE IN 2013
174 DOGS HAVE BEEN ADOPTED IN 2012
219 DOGS HAVE BEEN ADOPTED IN 2011
254 DOGS WERE ADOPTED IN 2010
See the Happy endings section of this web site for pictures of some of the adopted dogs