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Promoting Responsible Pet Ownership

If you're faced with rehoming your pet, use these resources to help you find the solution that works best for you. And don't forget to reach out to others in the community to find someone who would happily care for your pet. Retirement communities, schools, daycares and local shelters are all options.

Arizona rehoming resources

Animal Rescue Directory Arizona provides information about many different shelters and organizations that can help you.

If you have a pet bird check with:
AZ Exotic Bird Rescue, Inc.
The Oasis Sanctuary
The Tucson Parrot Rescue
Arizona Bird Rescue

For reptiles and amphibians that need new homes contact:
Southern Arizona Reptile Rescue & Education
Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary
Ray’s Reptile Rescue

Sugar Gliders and Hedgehogs
Arizona Sugar Glider Rescue

State invasive species info

If you see something unusual in a pet product or in the wild, please consider contacting the Arizona Game and Fish Department at 623-236-7608.

Learn more from AZ Game and Fish about what you can do to prevent the spread of invasive species in Arizona.