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    Memorial Day Weekend Hours

    We are normally closed the last Sunday of each month for deep cleaning, but we will be OPEN from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on this Sunday, May 29. We will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30.

    Adopt a PACC Pet for $0 to $50, Every Day of the Week!

    As our community's largest pet-adoption agency, Pima Animal Care Center cares for hundreds of adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens.

    Our adoption fees always range from $0 to $50, and they include your new family member's spay our neuter surgery, vaccinations and microchip. Learn more here.

    Our pets are available at our shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, and four offsite PetSmart adoption centers, where we have cats and kittens available for adoption seven days a week!

    See our pets!

    About Us

    Our Commitment

    Pima Animal Care Center is committed to providing timely service to residents and compassionate care to animals, while working to support public safety, find homes for homeless animals and educate the community about responsible pet ownership. The Silverbell facility is open from noon until 7 p.m. weekdays, and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekends. We're closed the last Sunday of the month for deep cleaning.

    Here are some of the ways we approach our mission:

    • Protecting public health and safety by enforcing laws and ordinances;
    • Responding and investigating complaints of animal abuse and cruelty;
    • Providing shelter for abandoned pets, none of which are turned away;
    • Working with more than five dozen rescue and animal welfare partners to find loving homes for homeless animals;
    • Picking up stray dogs to increase safety for the animals and your neighborhood, while providing an opportunity for lost pets to be reunited with their owners;
    • Promoting and supporting low-cost spay/neuter, vaccination and licensing services;
    • Encouraging volunteers and donors to assist in our mission.

    Pima Animal Care Center is a Division of the Pima County Health Department and is organized into four major sections: Enforcement, Animal Shelter, Licensing and Public Outreach/Education. The Pima Animal Care Center is located in Tucson, with a substation in Ajo.

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    Animal Care Center

    4000 N. Silverbell Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85745

    (520) 724-5900

    Weekdays: Noon until 7 p.m.
    Weekends: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
    Closed the last Sunday of 
    every month

    Ajo Substation:
    1259 Well Road
    Ajo, AZ 85321

    (520) 387-7502

    Ajo Substation Hours:
    11 a.m.-1 p.m. MWF
    4:30-6:30 p.m. W

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