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Saving Paws

Glendale, AZ

Our Mission

Saving Paws Rescue AZ is an all-volunteer, 501 (c) (3) charitable organization in Phoenix, Arizona, dedicated to providing veterinary care, evaluation and adoptive homes for German Shepherd Dogs , Belgian Malinois and others who are left in pounds to await uncertain fate, are owner surrenders ( divorce, death, etc.) or are from abusive or negligent situations. We help provide a safe harbor for German Shepherds and other breeds that might otherwise be destroyed.


Donations and adoption fees offset the high cost of veterinary care, food, boarding and numerous other expenses.  By adopting from “Saving Paws Rescue”, you become our partner in the rescue. You can make a difference. Support the animals in need - Adopt/Foster/Volunteer/Donate

Adoption Policy

"Saving Paws" works  individually with each potential adopter to assure a good match and successful placement. The specific adoption process can vary and includes: 

Telephone and or email consultation. 

Meeting  with selected animals. We request that all family members and pets be present.  

Adoption application and reference check.  

Home visit and delivery of your new friend for a 10 day trial.

Home Visit at the conclusion of the trial. 

Completion of the adoption process. 

Any additional follow up or assistance required.   


Adoption fees and donations offset the extremely high cost of veterinary care, food, boarding and numerous other expenses. The fees may be adjusted to accommodate special needs, multiple adoptions, partner rescues or dogs with  exceptional popularity, degree of training or documented titles

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