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Since its inception on May 17, a help desk also known as Support Options Solutions (S.O.S.) at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) has diverted 32 animals from being surrendered to the shelter. S.O.S is organized by No Kill Pima County (NKPC) and staffed by NKPC and PACC volunteers only 8-11 hours a week. The goal is to have it staffed during all open shelter hours. More volunteers are needed to reach this goal.
(BPT) - It’s the time of year to get outside, dine on the deck, bask in the backyard or relax on the patio.
(BPT) - For more than 40 million Americans living with allergies and 25 million with asthma, housekeeping comes with extra concerns and responsibilities. More than half of all homes in the U.S. have at least one person dealing with allergies or asthma, so cleaning needs to focus on removing common household allergens and irritants, and avoiding problems that some cleaning supplies could actually create.
Did you know that it is illegal in Pima County to tether your dog as an alternative to having an appropriate enclosure?
Found as a stray surviving in the sweltering summer heat, Stevie arrived at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona in terrible shape. He was found wandering town with swollen, red eyes and absolutely no vision. To make matters worse, Stevie’s teeth were rotten and falling out.
Humane Society of Southern Arizona presents Primp Your Pit
America is a nation of pet lovers. About half the nation’s households include a dog or a cat, and they spend $53 billion yearly on pet expenses, ranging from food to vet bills to toys.
Sheryl Kocher - Receptionist
A key piece in addressing the steady stream of unwanted and abandoned pets involves turning off the faucet.
There's a commonly held assumption by the "other side" that men are uncontrollably compulsive, self-centered, moderately house broken, boob- and booze-oriented, and acceptably trainable using intense rote reprogramming.
During an economic downturn, people sometimes give up on the animals they once loved and cared for.
The monsoon has arrived, that remarkable season of shifted winds, wetter air and powerful thunderstorms that bring precious moisture to the desert.
Letters to the editor published in the May 13, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
Mr. Marana, we hardly know you from the blue collar Joe or bib overall-wearing farmer who lived in the dusty crossroads that became a town 25 years ago.