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Adoptions Saturday & Sunday at PetSmart

Saturday (11am - 3pm) @ PetSmart, North Phoenix, 17035 N 7th Ave. in Phoenix. Go to Map
Sunday (11am - 3pm) @ PetSmart, Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd in Phoenix. Go to Map

  • Adopt

    If you are in need of a loving, furry family member, look no further. Help A Dog Smile has several dogs looking to transition from homeless dogs to happy dogs. Meet your match today! More

  • Donate

    We are an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 non profit organization. Every dollar you can spare helps save dogs' lives by funding vet care, food, and boarding. The dogs appreciate your support. More

  • About Us

    Help A Dog Smile officially incorporated in September 2012. We are a group of dedicated volunteers that have been working together for years to find forever homes for stray dogs. More

  • Partners

    Without our veterinary, boarding, and adoption partners, we could not do this life-saving work. Please support their businesses so we can keep rescuing dogs and finding homes. More

Pupdates Hot Off The Press: November 25, 2015

Recent Adoptions!!!






Featured Pet: Quinn

Meet Quinn!

Quinn is an amazing blue and white am staff mix girl who loves going for walks and just hanging out with her people. She totally adores kids and her whole face lights up when she sees them. She thinks that playing in water is super fun and loves to splish splash! Like any large breed dog, her favorite place to sit is on a human lap. She has an adorable tummy and loves to get it rubbed. She is about two years old and really wants a home of her own. She is spayed, up to date on shots and microchipped. Please be ready for a 10 plus year commitment as Quinn will be depending on you to be her forever and ever family. You can also email for more information.

The adoption fee of $175 helps with medical expenses incurred by the Rescue.

If you want to meet her, please fill out an on-line application at and we will contact you so that you can meet this darling girl.

Education: Thanksgiving foods for Fido

Dogs love Thanksgiving just as much as we do. They are total suckers for extra attention from visiting relatives and table scraps. Many people think that by giving the family pet “a little of this, and a little of that” won’t hurt him, but the truth is dogs have very sensitive digestive systems. Most of our Thanksgiving foods are far too rich for Fido, and can cause serious tummy troubles. Since none of us want to be cleaning up dog vomit or going to the emergency vet at 3am, here are the foods dogs can’t eat: turkey skin, turkey twine, turkey bones, corn on the cob, onions, garlic, mushrooms, raisins, grapes, sage, fat trimmings, dough, chocolate and alcohol.

We do think that dogs deserve to get a little extra special holiday treat, so stick to the plain turkey breast (no skin!) and a spoonful of plain mashed potatoes.