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(BPT) - Shocking statistics show that nearly three-quarters of the cats who enter our nation’s animal shelters each year, most of whom are free-roaming and un-owned, are killed. Fortunately, Americans’ love of animals doesn’t end with the pets that live in their homes; their care extends to the millions of cats who do not have owners and simply live throughout towns and cities. Across the country a growing number of communities are adopting humane ways to manage these populations and reduce the number killed in shelters.
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona today received a $400,000 gift from the estate of a woman with a generous heart and a love of animals.
(BPT) - The holidays are about the home and celebrating time with friends and family. It’s a time to cherish the warmth, comfort and company of being around those we love most. For some, however, work keeps them away from the ones they love.
(Family Features) With wagging tails and bright eyes, pets offer up a wealth of benefits to their owners. Keeping your four-legged friends active, energetic and at their best begins with providing essential nutrients, which can quickly result in changes you can see.
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona loves helping owners keep their pets healthy and well. The HSSA will be having two separate clinics in one day and invites all dog owners to take advantage of this low-cost vaccination clinic.
For Emily Rudh’s ninth birthday in September, she told her friends that she didn’t want any presents. Instead, she asked them to bring items that she could in turn donate to the Humane Society.
Fall has finally arrived, bringing with it a season of festivals and outdoor activities that most of us have eagerly anticipated all summer.
The Marana Farm Co-op has a number of goals. The main objective is sustainable agriculture and healthy eating, but everything from saving money to education is also behind what the Co-op tries to do.
(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.
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!
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.
(StatePoint) The majority of pet owners say they have at least one dog or cat with behavioral problems, which easily can be exacerbated by such startling things as July 4th fireworks and summer thunderstorms.
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.
Taxpayer dollars are limited and support many needs across the community. Pima Animal Care Center has always recognized this and has long relied on the generous extra community support that comes to us each year.
This pet-loving nation has always had a place in our hearts for furry family members, and for older adults the benefits of owning a pet, on top of companionship, are even greater.
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.
Feb. 23 event kicks off at 10 a.m.
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.
The Marana Pumpkin Patch Festival