Pets

Man arrested after more than 700 dogs rescued from South GA puppy mill

March adoption specials at PACC

County Board of Supervisors recognize generous donations for PACC

  ‘You didn’t die alone today’: SC woman shares heartbreaking tale of helping dog in its final hours

Wildlife officials warn about rabies after man bitten by skunk near Catalina State Park

Authorities looking for owners of dog that bit boy at Saguaro National Park

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Cat tests positive for rabies in Cochise County

Humane Society of Southern Arizona February Pet of the Day

PACC in need of fosters, adopters for the 21 cats rescued from a midtown home

Severely malnourished dog rescued after living five years chained in mud pit

  Two wayward camels back home after a bit of free roaming

The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter Snuggles for Seniors Program

  Pot for pets

As more states legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use, some companies are now marketing cannibis products for pets. But experts caution the supplements are not necessarily a good fit for every animal.

Tucson Police Department K-9 retiring

Bolt will spend his retirement with his family at his side.

PACC offering special discount during the Tucson Gem Show

The Pima Animal Care Center is offering a specials to help people find that 'hidden gem' during the annual Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil event.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona January Pet of the Day

Looking for a new furry friend for 2019? Here are a few available for adoption...

Help Friends of PACC earn a grant for Pima Animal Care Center

  Meows for Military program helps hospitalized veterans find comfort

Adorable puppy newest member of SC police department’s team

PCSD first in U.S. to have registered therapy dog working in corrections facility

  2 dogs dead in midtown mobile home fire

FDA recalls several brands of dry dog food following toxicity reports

Local cat shelter shares the love of cats with veterans from all walks of life

One of Arizona's oldest cat shelters, the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary, has teamed up with the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System (SAVAHCS) to continue the 'Meows for Military' program for the third year in a row.

  PACC reminding that freezing temps are dangerous for animals not used to the cold

“If you’re cold, your pet is cold,” said PACC Director Kristen Auerbach, in a recent news release. “Pets in Tucson are acclimated to warmer temperatures which means below-freezing night temperatures can be deadly for pets left outside with no shelter.”

Humane Society of Southern Arizona December Pet of the Day

Looking for a new furry friend in time for the holidays? Here are a few available for adoption...

More than 30 dogs euthanized in a week at AL shelter after outbreak of deadly disease

Since Monday, they’ve had to euthanize more than 30 dogs that contracted Canine distemper, a disease brought in by that one animal.

Ford developing noise-cancelling kennels for dogs

The kennels would use the same noise-cancelling technology that Ford employs in the Edge SUV.

CBP celebrates National Day of the Horse with a nod to the past

In the early days of the Border Patrol, new recruits provided their own horse and saddle. These days, the Border Patrol finds its horses for the Horse Patrol via adoption, purchase and even seizure.

  Recall expands for potentially toxic dog food

Excess vitamin D in the diet can cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Pet owners whose dogs have been eating the recalled brands and are showing these symptoms should contact their veterinarians.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona November Pet of the Day

Looking for a furry friend? Here are a few up for adoptions.

FDA: Dog heart disease linked to grain-free food

The pet food, while not pinpointed to any particular brand, contains peas, lentils, legume seeds or potatoes as main ingredients.

Cochise County amends agreement with Huachuca City Animal Shelter

An amended intergovernmental agreement between Cochise County and the Huachuca City Animal Shelter will allow the facility to expand and improve its operations.

Women sleep better with dogs by their side, study says

Women who sleep with cats did not show those benefits and reported disrupted sleep as much as women who share a bed with a human partner.

Black “Fur Day” deals happening at PACC

All pets with black fur will be discounted for Black Friday

PACC helping local business find homes for dogs

A local business owner reached out to Pima Animal Care Center for help finding homes for 25 dogs and puppies kenneled at his business, Williams Kanine Security.

Bring your pets to meet Santa

Bring your pets to the Humane Society to meet Santa and take a photo. A proceeds go towards helping abandoned animals.

WATCH: Dog overjoyed to reunite with SC soldier after 4-month deployment

Their reunion happened at McEntire Joint Guard Base earlier this week.

Cochise Co. Sheriff’s Office warns residents about rabies cases

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has been advised of two positive rabies cases from areas around the county and one pending that may be positive as well and they are warning the public to be on alert.

PACC dealing with higher than usual number of homeless pets

Pima Animal Care Center has an urgently high number of animals in the shelter. As of today, there are 438 puppies and dogs and 272 kittens and cats. That makes for a total of 711 homeless pets in need of a home.

PACC warning drivers to check their vehicles before taking off

Now that temperatures are cooling off in the desert, especially at night, the critters are looking for a warm place to sleep.

Sierra Vista residents invited to run or walk with shelter dogs

Residents invited to run or walk with shelter dogs in Sierra Vista.

Pet supply store now open at PACC

“Central Pet: Adopt. Shop. Give,” is the new pet store in the Pima Animal Care Center lobby. The store was made possible through a collaboration with Friends of PACC, the official nonprofit partner to the shelter.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona - Pets of the day for September

Pets available for adoption from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona in September.

PACC dogs get major playtime during training event

The program, which runs Saturday, Sept. 29 to Wednesday, Oct. 17, allows PACC staff and volunteers to learn more about dogs’ personalities in these play groups. DPFL is rooted in the notion that a dog’s natural instinct is to play.

  ONLY ON KOLD: PACC pup day trip program gets dogs out of the shelter

This program not only gets them out of the kennel for the day, but gives them a chance to socialize with people and other animals. Fosters can take them out for a few days at a time, even just one if need be. It makes all the difference.

Flea, tick products can cause seizures in pets, FDA warns

Flea treatments for dogs and cats can lead to neurological issues, including muscle tremors and seizures, the Food and Drug Administration warned.

  ‘Southside Seven’ recovering well at Wild Hearts Rescue Ranch

The seven horses that call the rescue home for the time being are lucky to be there. They're safe from abuse, able to roam about their fenced-off areas, and can freely munch on some hay. Just months ago, they were starving.

  Woman rubs feces on neighbors’ door in retaliation for dog pooping in yard

The neighbors say if their dogs used the bathroom in the woman’s yard, it wasn’t on purpose, and the woman should have tried talking to them to resolve the issue.

  Noon Notebook: Adopt Mimi

Mimi is a 2-year-old Chihuahua mix who was brought to the Pima Animal Control Center by her owners when they could no longer keep her.

Less-adoptable pets available at a discount in September

From Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, dogs and cats of certain breeds, colors, ages, and circumstances will be available for adoption at a $25 discount.

Help the Humane Society of Southern AZ adopt out 25 pets in one day

Looking for a furry friend?  Then has the Humane Society of Southern Arizona got the deal for you!   "We have so many wonderful pets in need of a home, and we want to be sure that families have time to get to know their new pets," said Morgan Treiber, Adoptions Supervisor in a recent news release. "We thought that Labor Day Weekend would be a great time to do that, so we are encouraging everyone to come in, meet their new best friend and take them home for 50...

PACC helps homeless community provide for their pets

PACC is partnering with Friends of PACC, the Primavera Foundation to provide 'Go Kits' for homeless people and their pets.

PACC in need of dog crates, kennels

The foster program at Pima Animal Care Center is in need of some of these for their dogs.

Labor Day Weekend Old Tucson is going to the dogs!

On Labor Day weekend, Old Tucson is going to the dogs, literally!  The weekend will be dedicated to all things canine, with the highlight being the a diving competition held by DockDogs.