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(BPT) - The addition of a new pet to the family is always a cause for celebration. Stress can occur, too, no matter how welcome the new addition. When you’re thinking about adopting a pet from an animal shelter, some preparation can help ensure he or she is as safe and happy as possible.
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.
Monsoon has arrived, and with it, suggestions from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department on ways to stay safe.
(BPT) - Your family is ready for a pet, so you head out to the local pet store. Within moments of walking into the shop, an energetic, sweet-eyed puppy steals your heart. You plunk down your money – possibly hundreds of dollars – and take him home, unaware that your new darling began his life in circumstances that most Americans would find horrifying, circumstances that will possibly cause him long-term health and psychological problems. He’s the product of a puppy mill.
(NAPSI)—With road trips, fireworks and thunderstorms, summer can be a tough time for some pets. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to ease your animal’s stress, whether at home or on the road
Pima Animal Care Center has embarked upon a transformational journey to tend to the pets that come to the shelter for care.
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.
Hoping to encourage people to adopt, The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa is offering room upgrades for those who adopt a dog from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona or Pima Animal Control.
(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.
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.
A dog rests at Pet Doctors after a surgery. Pet Doctors helps by providing services to animal rescues in Tucson.
PHOENIX – Retired orthopedic surgeon Peter Rork and his co-pilot Doyle, a black Labrador retriever, spend their free time flying precious, sometimes barking, cargo in Rork’s Cessna. His last flight in March included 30 small dogs traveling from the Valley to a shelter in Idaho.
Two weeks ago, with the snip of a ribbon, Punk was the first dog into our brand new “pup tent,” designed to help reduce chronic overcrowding at our shelter.
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.
Come meet your new best friend at a number of January beagle events.
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.
PITBULOOZA - dogs are allowed at the outdoor portion of the festival. Look for a new collar or treats at the even for your dogs.
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.
Here at Pima Animal Care Center, we hope to defy expectations. And on the Friday the 13th, we’d like to throw in “Defy Superstition Day” for good measure.
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
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.