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About the Animal Defense League of Arizona

The Animal Defense League of Arizona is a statewide animal protection organization that has worked for over 25 years on behalf of companion animals, wildlife, animals in laboratories, animals in entertainment, and farm animals.

ADLA Presentation on Wild Horses on March 16th

Please join ADLA for a free, informative presentation on Wild Horses on March 16th in Phoenix.

Salt River Wild Horse photo by Robert Rinsem

ADLA Helps Sponsor Animal Protection Bill

The Arizona State Legislature is in session and ADLA volunteers are working to pass animal protection bills and to kill damaging legislation. 
ADLA is a member of the Humane Legislative Coalition of Arizona, which has sponsored a measure that would strengthen our state animal cruelty law and correct longstanding loopholes that make prosecution of animal abuse more difficult. 
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    Happy Holidays and Thanks from ADLA!


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    City of Tempe Approves TNR Partnership with ADLA

    On June 12, the Tempe City Council unanimously approved a partnership with ADLA to conduct TNR. Thanks to the City of Tempe for its commitment to help outdoor cats! (read more)

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    NYPD Pizza Dough-Raiser for ADLA

    February 25, 2015 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

    Come by NYPD Pizza on Camelback on Feb. 25th - enjoy some 'spaygetti' and help animals! You will need to bring this flyer (download and print here). Please share with friends!  



    Join ADLA at Tucson and Phoenix Events this Saturday!

    TNR 101 in Tucson
    ADLA and Pima Alliance for Animal Welfare are hosting a workshop, "Cat Trapping 101" on Jan. 10th. Come and learn the best practices for TNR from ADLA experts Karen Anderson and Suzie Meeker! Read more