News Highlights:
  • Dr. Steven Hansen, President of the Arizona Humane Society, talks to PBS’ Arizona Horizons about the increase in pet adoptions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dr. Hansen says the Arizona Humane Society has had the lowest amount of adoptable pets in his time with the organization. He believes this is due to people spending more time at home, giving them the time to focus on training and helping a new pet adjust.
  • Pets are getting adopted fast, and Dr. Hansen recommends scheduling an appointment as soon as possible if you’re interested in adopting. Learn more at
February 4, 2021