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The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary will be holding their annual birthday part on September 20, 2014. The event, long a staple of the Shelter's yearly calendar will showcase the adoption center, programs and of course, the cats. The birthday party will be held at the Shelter from noon until 8:30 p.m.
In partnership with many LGBTQ organizations and supporters from across the County, Pima Animal Care Center invites the entire community to the first ever PACC Pride Adoption Celebration, Saturday August 16th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm!
(BPT) - When moving houses, you make a checklist of the utility companies you need to contact for stopping and starting services. You also schedule all the volunteer or professional movers to pack, transport and unpack your belongings, and you let all your friends and family members know your new address. Additionally, you need to remember to make plans for your special family members, too – your pets.
PimaAnimalCareCenter is hosting a free Microchip Clinic and eegee’s Social on Saturday, June 28 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at 4000 N. Silverbell Road. The event will feature free microchip implants for dogs and cats and free iced eegee’s, too. When the shelter opens at 10, there will be free adoptions all day until 5, and the free eegee’s fun will continue, too. Dog and puppy adopters must still pay a $15 license fee, but there are no licensing fees for cats and kittens.
Pima Animal Care Center’s cat room is getting crowded and county residents wanting to add a cat or kitten to their families can get their adoption fees waived by donating badly needed cat food and supplies.
In the past two weeks, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona has seen an increase in dogs coming in from the community that have been positive for distemper, a deadly virus that has no medical cure. The only way to prevent the spread of distemper is through vaccination.
June Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month
Be a Hero this Memorial Day weekend and adopt your very own sidekick!
(BPT) - Americans living in areas prone to severe storms, floods, earthquakes or other natural disasters may be well aware of the philosophy, “Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.” Families with a disaster plan in place will be better equipped to stay safe and recover from an emergency. Too often, however, even the best planners forget to include provisions for the four-legged members of the family.
Pima Animal Care Center is caring for 529 dogs in its shelter today – significantly over capacity for the 275 kennels available in the shelter and the commercial-grade tent adjacent to the building. We’re far too crowded, right in the middle of puppy season.
NASA has given the OSIRIS-REx mission, led by the University of Arizona, the go-ahead to begin building the spacecraft, flight instruments, ground system and launch support facilities. OSIRIS-REx is the first U.S. mission slated to send a spacecraft to a near-earth asteroid and collect samples.
1. Likely death toll from mudslide rises to 24
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!*
When: 1-5 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Dec. 6 & 7
Wednesday, November 6 was any normal day for Bianca Beltran – until she opened a letter in the mail from Pima Animal Care Center.
University of Arizona aerospace and mechanical engineering professor Erdogan Madenci will head a new multi-university research program to predict damage and failure of materials used in applications spanning microchips to spaceships.
Every HSSA adoption comes with a great list of "extras." Every animal is spayed or neutered; comes with an identification microchip and tag; has received its initial round of vaccinations; and includes a free first visit to a veterinarian. And did we mention that the staff of HSSA is always available to answer your pet-related questions and help you find the perfect match?
For more information on our adoptable animals or adoption specials, please visit the HSSA shelter at 3450 North Kelvin Blvd. from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mon. - Sat., and Noon - 5p.m. Sunday.
It can be very, very frightening when you lose a pet. A frantic search of the house and the back yard yields nothing. The neighbors may or may not
Pima Animal Care Center has great respect for the educators in our community.
In the first eight days of the fiscal year, which started July 1, Pima Animal Care Center has saved 346 pets, primarily through adoptions and through rescue partners.
With a strike of lighting and a crackle of thunder, monsoon weather can be refreshing and uplifting. The summer rains give us a break from the unbearable high temperatures; but not all dogs and cats feel the same way. The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants to remind you of some ways to keep your pets calm, happy and relaxed during these seasonal storms.