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Summer Adoption Schedule

We have adoptions Saturday & Sunday at PetSmart at the following times. If you are interested in a specific pet, please fill out an application. Thank you!
Saturday (11am - 2pm) @ PetSmart, North Phoenix, 17035 N 7th Ave. in Phoenix. Go to Map
Sunday (11am - 2pm) @ 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: February 5, 2017

Recent Adoptions!!!




Tia Mia






Morris and Mackenzie TOGETHER!


Featured Pet: Leroy Brown

Meet Leroy Brown!

Leroy Brown is a 1 year old chihuahua and papillon mixed bred dog.  He is a  little guy weighing in at 8 pounds. Leroy is crate and leashed trained. He is timid when you first meet him because someone wasn’t very nice to him before he came to us. He has a tremendous amount of love to give once he feels comfortable. Give him patience and he’ll give you his whole heart.

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

If you want to meet him, please fill out an online application at and we will contact you so that you can meet this handsome guy.

Education: Ways you can help our dogs smile

Foster: We are always in need of loving fosters since we don’t have a facility. Fosters give dogs a safe space live and learn while they wait for their furever homes. We need fosters for all breeds and ages. You provide the love and we’ll provide all the supplies.

Volunteer at adoption events on the weekends: We do Petsmart adoption events every Saturday and Sunday and we would love a few more helping hands. Our event volunteers help with set up, clean up, dog walking and talking to public about our dogs.

Administrative support: Do you have limited time, but still want to help? We could really use your help with our paperwork. Administrative volunteers are needed to enter adoption contracts and medical information into our database.

If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities please use this link to reach out to us,

We would like to extend a HUGE ‘Thank You’ to all of our fosters and volunteers. We wouldn’t be able to exist without their help. Our fosters and volunteers have careers, spouses, kids and their own animals, and they still find the time to help us. They are truly extraordinary people.

Speaking of extraordinary people…We want to highlight one of our amazing volunteers, Holly Hassett. Holly serves on our Board, fosters adult doggies and puppies, helps out at both of our adoption events every weekend, reviews adoption contracts, enters information into our database, and washes our dirty laundry after adoption events. She’s a hero and we are so lucky to have her as a volunteer!