About Us


Rookie, a great dog adopted through Fedwell Farm

Click here to see our adoptable dogs at Petfinder.

Fedwell Farm Rescue in north Scottsdale, Arizona (Rio Verde area) is a 501-(c)(3) nonprofit rescue shelter and adoption agency for dogs. Over the years we have found great homes for more than 1,400 dogs.

As dog lovers we take care of the animals entrusted with us. We screen adoption candidates to ensure that our dogs find the right family and sleep indoors. We spay or neuter them before they are adopted, and take them to a veterinarian to get their shots. While waiting to be adopted the dogs are cared for by foster families or are taken into our homes. They are not kenneled, and they sleep indoors.

Fedwell Farm uses a network of dog lovers in the north Scottsdale area who volunteer their time, skill, and money to care for our dogs and match them with the right homes. North Scottsdale is rancher country full of wide open spaces dogs love! Plus, there is a need for dogs to herd, protect, and provide companionship.

While we provide adoption services for any dog that comes our way, we specialize in herding breeds and hounds, especially Australian Cattle Dogs, aka Queensland Heelers, Red Heelers, and Australian Shepherds. We also shelter older dogs, and take in puppies on occasion. When a dog is too young to be spayed or neutered we offer to do the surgery at no cost to the new owner when the time is right.

Fedwell Farm is a no-kill shelter!!!