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For many, the people who have played a part in shaping U.S. history are icons, or chapters in a history book. Eleanor Roosevelt is one of those icons, but to Tucson’s Nina Roosevelt Gibson she is also known as just grandma.
(BPT) - The monotony of the everyday routine – wake, work, relax, sleep, repeat – can take its toll on even the most enthusiastic individuals. Especially during the long, hot summer.
Children are invited to the HSSA for Movie and a Cuddle. Grab your pillow and cuddle with a Pet VIP therapy pooch while you enjoy a favorite movie in your pajamas or most comfy clothes, and join us for a pizza dinner, craft activity, animal related game. Parents this is your opportunity for a date night, dinner with friends, or just getting some much needed R &R. $25.00 per person or $15 per Hand-in-Paw Kids Club Members. Located at the Companions for Life Center at 3465 East Kleindale Rd. around the corner from the main shelter. Please RSVP 2 days prior to your registered date.
Get ready for summer fun at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. Registration opens this week for the Dog Days in the Desert Summer kids camps.
Looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate your child’s birthday? The Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s Education Department is now offering monthly kids birthday parties. What better way to celebrate your child’s birthday than with animal friends, all while making a difference in the lives of Southern Arizona’s Homeless Pets.
(BPT) - The dark, cold days of winter are nearly behind us, and many people are looking forward to warmer weather and outdoor activities. Dogs also appreciate their time in the sun. So, it’s important to keep in mind what you need to do to make sure your dog is ready to enjoy summer activities.
To help maintain the good health of your pet, low-cost vaccination clinics are held at the HSSA Companions For Life Center at 3465 E. Kleindale Rd., two blocks north of Ft. Lowell Road between Country Club and Dodge Roads, and right around the corner from the HSSA shelter.
7-8 a.m. every Saturday
6-7 p.m. every Wednesday
12:30-1:30 p.m. every Friday
Notice: The HSSA requires that all cats be securely contained in a cat or (small dog) carrier. Cats can escape easily if not properly contained. (No pillowcases, please!). It is always best to separate multiple cats in individual carriers. If you do not have multiple carriers, for your convenience we offer sturdy cardboard cat carriers for $8.
Dogs must be kept under control at a leash or in a carrier at all times.
Method of payment: The vaccination clinic accepts cash, checks, and credit/debit cards.
Other services: Microchipping of cats and dogs can also be done at the time of vaccination. Cost for microchip identification is $25.
Deworming is available for your pets. The cost is $10 for dogs and $15 for cats. For more information, contact our clinic at 881-0321.
DAPP (distemper/parco/upper respiratory combination) $10
INB Bordetella (kennel cough) $10
FVRCP (distemper/upper respiratory combination) $10
Feline Leukemia $10
*Now through March, we're offering Cats Only! vaccination clinics on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Beginning January 21 from 6-7 p.m., bring your feline friends in for their shots in a calm, bark-free environment!*
Free adoption weekend: Celebrate our new makeover courtesy of Santa Rita Landscaping with FREE dog* & cat adoptions (*excludes $16 licensing fee)
Pima County is in the process of hosting an online conversation about Pima Prospers, the 10-year update of the County’s Comprehensive Plan, and we need to hear from the community about how community policies can improve the quality of life for our companion animals.
It’s that time of year again for the Southern Arizona Homebuilders Association (SAHBA) to host its annual Fall Home & Garden Show. This year, the event will be held on Oct. 18, Oct. 19 and Oct. 20 at the Tucson Convention Center.
Pima Animal Care Center, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, has suspended its animal intake and is not accepting animals from the public.
For many seniors and retirees, fitness activities are a regular part of their weekly routine. For others, fitness training is essential and equates to living well as opposed to merely existing.
For the first time in more than 40 years, graduating University of Arizona Wildcats will gather at Arizona Stadium to celebrate their transition from hardworking students to proud alumni.
Dog Days in the Desert provides children with in-depth, hands-on education about animal care and the human-animal bond. Our curriculum-based activities require a high level of participation from the enrolled children. Participants will enjoy a variety of classroom activities, creative and artistic exercises; hands-on animal care and character-building lessons that will stimulate their minds and their consciousness.
Knowing how to properly administer First Aid on your pet could make the difference between life and death in an emergency. The Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s Pet Safety &First Aid Class offers the area’s most comprehensive training for both dog and cat owners, blending classroom instruction and hands-on application with animal mannequins.
It happens every spring and summer. The Humane Society of Southern Arizona receives hundreds of tiny newborn puppies and kittens with their eyes barely open who require tender loving - and oftentimes intensive - care. Critical to their surivival are the foster care volunteers who come forward and assume the role of surrogate parents for these vulnerable infants until they are old enough to enter permanent homes.
Along the southern boundary of 57,000-acre Pusch Ridge Wilderness in the Santa Catalina Mountains, Sabino Canyon Recreation Area wedges its 2,900 acres almost four miles into the protected land.
In celebration of the googly goblins and creepy critters of Halloween the Humane Society’s Education and Community Outreach presents “Animal Urban Legends” from 6-8:30 pm Friday, Oct. 26, at the HSSA Companions for Life Center, 3465 E. Kleindale. The program will entertainingly educate families on why dogs, cats and wild beasts have historically been perceived as unflattering antagonists.
Brendan Burns, 33