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Show off your PACC and Wildcat spirit and save a life! Pima Animal Care Center and The University of Arizona Athletics Department are teaming up to find homes for our communities' homeless pets. On Saturday, September 6th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., join Wilbur, Wilma, and UA Athletics Director Greg Byrne for photos free adoptions and some Wildcat pride at PACC, 4000 N. Silverbell Rd.
Following three easy steps can help bring a $25,000 award that will help homeless and injured animals at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC). PACC and 49 of the other top animal shelters in the nation have been battling for a share of $100,000 in prizes being offered by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) as part of the Rachael Ray 100K Challenge and now PACC needs your help to win $25,000!
(BPT) - Americans like to think of themselves as a pet-loving society; today, nearly 70 million dogs and 74 million cats live in U.S. households, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Yet as recently as 30 years ago, animal shelters across the country routinely killed an estimated 17 million companion animals a year as a means of population control.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a nearly $1.5 million partnership that will allow Pima Animal Care Center, Best Friends Animal Society, and PetSmart Charities to bring a lifesaving Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) project to Pima County.
Spay or neuter your pit bull mix for just $20 during August at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.
Around-the-clock every single day of the year, the industrial washer and dryer at Pima Animal Care Center churns away, whittling down the mountain of bedding and towels that must be cleaned in a facility that houses an average of 600 animals a day.
This June through August, Pima Animal Care Center will be competing against 49 shelters from across the country in the ASPCA Challenge to see who can save more lives than ever before!
Pet Doctor, which was started by Dr. Harrison Nelson, is a new veterinary clinic that opened in January. The new clinic offers full veterinary services.
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.
FRIDAY, May 2, 2014, 6-9PM
This unique ride attracts animal lovers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike to benefit Arizona’s homeless pets. The Humane Society of Southern Arizona will be on site for lunch to chat about their many life-saving programs and services while showcasing a few of their pet VIPs. We are thrilled to announce that the Hogs n Hounds Ride will end at Phoenix Bikefest at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino. Registration is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger online or morning of ride starting at at 11am, last bike out at 1pm; includes free lunch and a t-shirt.
Pima Animal Care Center is pleased to introduce Dr. Jennifer Wilcox, who will bring creativity and passion to the challenging position of shelter veterinarian as we are expanding efforts to save the savable.
We are often contacted by students who would like to volunteer at the shelter and work “hands on” with our homeless animals to fulfill their community service assignments. HSSA is unable to provide this service to volunteers who have not already completed six months of volunteering with the HSSA. However, HSSA offers an alternative for students who wish to help the homeless animal community and fulfill their community service assignments. To learn more aboutthis program, students are encouraged to obtain a school-based community service packet by contacting us at 520.321.3704, ext. 142.
During this season, when many are reflecting upon their blessings, Pima Animal Care Center would like to express its deepest gratitude for the community’s support in helping us find more animals homes.
The tie-dyed face of the Garcia Beanie Baby bear once brought Ina Rae Levine’s granddaughter Rebecca, an “indescribable joy that lit up her whole face.” Levine still has a photo of this joy; in the picture, Rebecca is 4 years old with a dozen of the trademark stuffed animals sprawled out across the concrete.
The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter is pleased to announce the arrival of new Cat Care Manager, Florence Clark. Ms. Clark brings over 30 years of professional veterinary experience, with particular expertise in emergency and critical care at high volume, specialty clinics in New York, Boston and Los Angeles. In addition, Florence recently served as Medical Director for the MSPCA shelter at Angell Memorial Hospital.
The Petfinder Foundation, which provides life-saving cash, product and training grants to animal shelters and rescue groups across North America, will be competing in Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. matching campaign from Oct. 14 through Nov. 12.
Every year, approximately ten thousand animals lose their lives at our County shelter. For many, it is not because of a terminal illness or severe injury, but for something easily cured or mended. The numbers are overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Almost two hundred communities across the country have ended the unnecessary deaths. The people of Pima County can do it, too.
These days, many of us lead busy lives that are short on two things: time and money. And while this may pose a challenge when it comes to supporting local nonprofit organizations, there are ways you can give back to the community, no matter what your schedule or financial situation looks like.
With around 69 animals being turned in everyday, Pima Animal Care Center is in the midst a big problem as their shelter has reached its maximum.
Spay or neuter your pit bull mix for just $20 during August at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona!