“It has been so long since we’ve had any sort of fun event like this at the shelter,” said Monica Dangler, Interim Director of Animal Services. “We are trying to be creative and keep everyone safe at the same time.”
Tucson is known as a dog-friendly city, but pet owners are concerned about the dangerous conditions at the dog park at Jacobs Park. One Tucson resident has been taking action against the park’s poor state for the last two years and nothing has changed.
This weekend, they are collaborating with the LovePup Foundation and Pima County’s District 2 to hold a microchip and supply distribution drive. Residents can visit the Abrams Public Health Center on April 17 from 1-4 p.m.
The measure would allow them to meet rabies vaccine mandates by performing a titer test showing the pet has antibodies. Critics say the measure is dangerous and could lead to increased cases of rabies.