Dog Blog

Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center is seeking a poster dog(s) for the 2016 Municipality of Anchorage Dog License Campaign. Here's how to enter.
Looking for a friendly dog to join you on your outdoor activities? AACCC has four for you to choose from.
Meet Sadie, a dog who gives it her all, whether she’s greeting you with unbridled joy, playing fetch or Frisbee, or running and exploring. 
Meet Jack, a handsome pointer-mix looking for a family who will care for his medical condition - Jack has epilepsy but that doesn't keep him from smiling and enjoying life! 

Here are a few pics from the Friends of Pets Dog Jog at Service High School on Saturday, July 25.


Mike Lewis
A faithful fixture at her owner's side, Zipper the dog offered industry crews extra protection from bears, and a nose for equipment hidden in snow.  Alex DeMarban
At the Sled Dog Sanctuary, Raven Vinter takes in abandoned Alaskan huskies that have nowhere else to go.Laurel Andrews
Meet Nigel, a dog who needs a committed relationship. Nigel is hoping that three times really is a charm – his previous owners got him off Craiglist t and now they have brought him to us.
My annual plea for sparing pets the trauma of fireworks has added urgency this year: After a record month of wildfires in the state, Anchorage police are taking a “zero-tolerance” approach to fireworks this year. Though burn bans have been lifted in parts of the state, fireworks remain off limits in the Municipality of Anchorage. 
Ed and Renee Schofield were surprised when they got a call from the pound in Ketchikan. They were indeed missing their chocolate Labrador, Bently. But the Ketchikan Gateway Borough animal shelter is a long swim from their home on Pennock Island.Associated Press
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