Anchorage Benson Dog Park -- the city's only fenced dog park -- will be closed for improvements June 27 through July 4, and the park's playground will be closed July 2 through July 12.
June 26, 2014
These two big boys, Lucky and Scrappy, are super friendly, easy-going, and full of affection. They're lifelong pals and would like to be adopted together. Active, playful and good-natured, they handle easy on leash and enjoy exploring and romping together--and can easily entertain each other when not entertaining you!
June 25, 2014
Dogs that stay in sight, come back to you when called and are calm in crisis not only provide an early-warning system but help intimidate a bear. Bears don't do well with groups, which is why bear attacks on lone individuals are more common than bear attacks on couples or groups.
June 23, 2014
Here is Chopper, a 6 year old, neutered male, Bluetick Hound mix. Alert, inquisitive and focused, Chopper is active and energetic, and enjoys exploring and following scents on his walks and outings.
June 18, 2014
Here is Sampson, an adult, neutered male, lab mix. Alert, active and attentive, this large fellow loves people and really wants to please. He enjoys attention, petting and belly rubs, is curious, and loves exploring on his walks and outings.
June 11, 2014
Here's some fun video from the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge at Huntington Beach, California.
June 4, 2014
June is Adopt-A-Cat Month! To celebrate, Anchorage Animal Care & Control Center will be providing goody bags for all adult cats adopted during the month of June, lovingly put together by AACCC volunteers, and will have their names entered in a drawing for a basket filled with supplies, treats and toys for them and their new pet parents.
June 4, 2014
Please meet Ghost, an adult, neutered male, husky mix. Active, friendly and full of energy, this young fellow wants to go, go, go. He's very alert and attentive, wants to please, is intelligent and would love training classes.
May 28, 2014
Maddie is happy, bright, mellow and easy-going. Maddie loves to be with people. Shes very attentive and focused. She will sit nicely for her treats, handles great on leash, and really wants to please.
May 21, 2014
Please meet Tess, a 4 year old, spayed female, pit bull mix. Bright, friendly and upbeat, this active girl is kennel-trained, rides fine in the car, and has been to doggy daycare. She likes to run and play, fetch tennis balls, and go swimming. She's lived happily with kids 7 and 8, but may be too bouncy for really small kids.
May 14, 2014