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  • Pima Animal Care Center

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    Adpotion weekend October 18th-20th

    Join our team! We are looking for passionate people who want to make a difference in their community!

    Tucson was certified as a Better City for Pets by the Mars Petcare Better Cities for Pets program. Read all about our strengths

    Stray kittens are not abandoned by their mothers! Read about why their best chance at survival is to be left alone.

    Our store is open! Visit us for all your pet supplies. A portion of the proceeds are donated back to PACC pets!

    Find your new best friend at PACC!

    As our community's only open-admission shelter, we have the largest selection of adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens waiting to meet you. You can find your new best friend at our shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Rd., and our PetSmart stores, too. All our adopted pets are micro-chipped, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and come with a free vet visit, too. 

    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. 

    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
    FAX: (520) 724-5960
    HOURS:
       Weekdays: Noon - 7 p.m.
       Weekends: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Ajo Substation

    1249 N Well Rd
    Ajo, AZ 85321
    (520) 387-7502
    HOURS:
       Monday:  11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
       Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
       Wednesday: 4:30pm-6:30pm
       Friday:  11 a.m. - 1 p.m.



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