Friends For Life Animal Rescue Gilbert, Arizona

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Tenitia Grim

2 years ago

Awesome experience! Staff is friendly, allowed you to interact with the animals, send home a care package and make things right if something happens to your new furry friend for any reason within the first few weeks (respiratory infection, infection, etc.). Accurate personality descriptions as well! Very sanitary and following all procedures during these tough times. Thank you for all that you do!

Darleen Boyd-Jurado

2 years ago

Prices are a bit high but it is much nicer than the pound.

Amanda Sachtleben

2 years ago

Went to try and get a kitten, told us we are only allowed to pick ONE name. They do a lottery system on the kittens. Me and few other families are still waiting to see if other kittens are available. Volunteers comes out to inform us two familes adopted TWO kittens each. How is it fair to say you can only pick one kitten do a lottery on the names to tell other families that other people were able to pick TWO when we were told only ONE. Completeyly rude and unprofessional. Three families were waiting outside for the kittens to then have two families adopt 2 each when application and volunteers only say one.

Janet Mambrino

2 years ago

After I retired from 20 years as an educator, I stopped at Friends for Life Rescue on my final trip home from my reaching post at Xavier College Prep. Although it took me 3 visits to find the "love of my life", a sweet 2 year old Pitbull mix, I am forever grateful that I found her. Juno is my best friend and my therapy dog. She instinctively knows when I am feeling sad or unwell. She will come over to where I am sitting and rest her head on my lap. Her expression says "it's alright, mommy. I ???? you!

Dale Amick

2 years ago

This place sucks for pets

Chef Rebecca Sotak

2 years ago

This place is amazing I surrendered 2 little chihuahuas that were abandoned and the staff made it as easy as possible for these 2 little fur angels

Gregg Paulsen

2 years ago

Found our next best dog.

Kim Wiseman

2 years ago

Wonderful people that truly have a heart for animals. Thank you for our Carley (Lucy) girl.

eric dubien

2 years ago

Friends for Life is a superb shelter. I would recommend to anyone looking for a new fur baby to come here first.

Amanda T.

2 years ago

Have been a couple of times in a week. Friendly and helpful advice with choosing a dog that fits our family.

Debora Milnes

2 years ago

A great place to get a dog

Leslie Harnish

2 years ago

The volunteers are so very kind and helpful. The foster Moms are so great!!!! The fee is worth every penny to support this amazing rescue. Please donate or adopt. We adopted two 10 week old kittens. So many need a loving home.

Marla Stohr

2 years ago

I took all of Moonie’s things here. He passed recently. They took everything, meds and all. They share with other shelters which warmed my heart. So happy they will be used to help our unfortunate fur friends. Thank you!

Neil Weiner

2 years ago

Great experience adopting a dog in August. Helpful staff and volunteers. This organization does excellent work.

Peter Larson

2 years ago

This is the best place! I had 4 abandoned kittens. I called EVERYONE! This is the only organization that returned my call!! And they took the kittens. I live in a studio apt with 2 dogs!

Fred Mitchel

2 years ago

Almost bought a $475 dog...Not...I went under the premise of a special on $25 replace one of kind Tigre...who was kidnapped

Heather Rudnick

2 years ago

Great friendly, loving staff. I just got a new furry family member from here over the weekend and the whole process was great. We started with an intake survey to help understand our wants and limitations for the new addition. From there you get a personalized tour of the pets and they provide you all the information they know about the animals...the good and the bad, allowing you to make an informed decision. You can then choose and spend as much time as you need with your potential new pup or kitty before committing to them. When this place picks up new strays they microchip, give all thier shots including a 3 yr rabies, and spay or neuter them. My son choose a beautiful pup who is now the new member to our family. Thank you!!

Ida Moise

2 years ago

Wonderful shelter. They showed us currently available dogs and brought in the one we liked. Everyone was informative

Luna Day

2 years ago

Many people out walking and playing with the pets up for adoption. Place appeared clean and we'll organized.

Severin Davis

2 years ago

Their new facility is so large and clean. And all the cats are so cute.

Ken Willis

2 years ago

I love the facility there & all the nice things they have available!

Jodi Gibson

2 years ago

We just adopted Pina Colada and Strawberry today and already they are so comfy in our home. Now meet Sandy and Mia! Thank you Friends for Life!!

Mary Blanchard

2 years ago

I went to donate some items and I couldn't believe how much it's changed since it used to be on Vaughn. It is big and cheerful and the receptionist was so warm and friendly. The love ans care for the animals is so evident. I can't wait to go back and sign up to volunteer too.

Jeffery Templin

2 years ago

Pure 100% satisfaction with rescue dogs, great staff

Brandon Zavala (Midwestern Pilot)

2 years ago

A rescue that only takes kittens is not a rescue to's a selective adoption center. This is very unfortunate as I had high hopes for them. I surrendered 3 kittens today while the mom was rejected for being, well, too old (less than 6 months old too). Maybe it's just me, but when I see a shelter that spends more money on the architecture of their building than they do in housing pets, that's a problem. Selectively rescuing animals to turn a dime is a big turnoff. I recommend you find or support another shelter/rescue.

Dana Lynn

2 years ago

Well, I found my new furry best friend here. Thank you friends for life! They really take their time to make sure you meet all the fur creatures and understand how important the personality is. This was a match made in heaven.

Aurora Bliss

2 years ago

Got my dogs (1 yr old siblings) spayed and neutered in the mobile surgery service trailer out back for free! Just had to pay for the pain medication, the cones and bandages which came out to 70 something dollars for 2 small/mediumish dogs. Low price! It was quick and easy, and the dogs were taken care of with love. They were pretty out of it afterwards so watch them closely because they could easily fall off your furniture or choke on food or hurt themselves. But overall experience of this was great, and the communication was easy too! I recommend to anyone looking to stay and neuter.

Tania Welch

2 years ago

We spoke with an adoption specialist and got my questions answered before we decide to adopt. The staff is very nice and welcome. The places looked very clean and animals were well taken care. Once we decide to adopt , will definitely go back.

Jason Ross

2 years ago

Everyone here is so nice. They really show how much they care about placing the right pet with your family.

Sue Dale

2 years ago

Great experience. Very friendly and caring helpers.

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Friends For Life Animal Rescue, Arizona, Gilbert

952 W Melody Ave

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