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Arizona Humane Society breaks ground on new campus in Phoenix

Nov 4, 2021, 8:00 PM

PHOENIX — The Arizona Humane Society on Thursday broke ground on its new $46 million facility in Phoenix.

The two-story, 72,000-square-foot Papago Park Campus located near the juncture of the Loop 202 and State Route 143 freeways is scheduled to open in early 2023, according to a press release.

It will replace the 64-year-old Sunnyslope campus located near 13th Avenue and Hatcher Road.

The facility will feature the state-of-the-art Watts Family Medical Complex, which will offer medical and behavioral interventions.

Also part of the resource and adoption facility are intensive care units and a full teaching hospital, anchored by the Lazin Animal Foundation Trauma Hospital.

The trauma hospital’s expanded triage area will allow the humane society to care for thousands of additional homeless pets than at its Sunnyslope campus.

“Breaking ground on AHS’ Papago Park Campus signifies a critical turning point for homeless animals in Maricopa County,” Dr. Steven Hansen, Arizona Humane Society president and CEO, said in the release.

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Arizona Humane Society breaks ground on new campus in Phoenix