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  • Pima Animal Care Center Advisory Committee

    The purpose of this Committee is to: Serve in an advisory capacity to the Pima County Board of Supervisors and to the Manager of the Animal Care Center.


    Review and evaluate the operations of the Center in order to make recommendations in writing to the Board of Supervisors for the formulation of guidelines to assure that:

    • The Center's operations are conducted in the best interest of the public health and safety.
    • The Center keeps pace with the most modern practices and procedures of animal care and welfare.
    Pima Animal Care Advisory Committee Agendas will be posted electronically under “Agendas and Minutes,” on this page.  Copies will be physically posted on Posting Boards located on the First Floor, Fifth Floor, Level A and Level B of the Pima County Administration Building located at 130 West Congress Street, Tucson, Arizona 85701. Physical postings are accessible to the Public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except legal holidays.

    Review complaints from the public concerning policies of the Center and make recommendations for resolving them to the proper authority. The membership of this Committee consists of representatives from the following organizations:
    • Southern Arizona Veterinary Medical Association
    • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    • Humane Society of Southern Arizona
    • Tucson Kennel Club
    • Animal Welfare Coalition
    • A Public Educator
    • Pima County Board of Health
    • Pima Paws for Life 
    • People for Animals in Prevention of Cruelty and Neglect
    • A resident of Pima County representing the disabled community
    • The City of Tucson
    • The manager of the Center serves as an ex-officio member
    • PACC Volunteer Representative  

    Agendas and Minutes

    Committee Coordinator

    Michael Schlueter
    Health Department
    (520) 243-7729

    Kim Janes
    Health Department
    (520) 243-7776

    Nancy Emptage

    For additional information, please contact us using our Advisory Committee feedback form.

    Location of Meetings

    Animal Care Center
    4000 N. Silverbell Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

    Meeting times
    3rd Thursday of every month