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    Kittens and Puppies

    Kitten and puppy season is right around the corner and we need your help! If you would like to foster puppies or kittens, learn how here

    Traditional Cat and Dog Fostering:

    Our biggest foster need right now is for medium to large dogs many of which are strays and have unknown histories.  We also need fosters for adult cats who may just need extra socialization or a comfy place to relax before they get adopted. To get started:
    1. Complete an application.
    2. Take the online orientation.
    3. If you have any questions regarding fostering email:

    Pets with Medical Needs

    We often have pets waiting for or recovering from surgery, needing ongoing medical treatments or battling illnesses. These cats and dogs usually just need somewhere quiet to recover.  

    To get started fostering medical pets:

    1. Complete an application.
    2. If you have any questions about fostering a medical pet, email:

    Looking to adopt a pet in foster care? 

    Email Please include the pet's name and A-number.

    Big THANK YOU to the organizations who help make our foster program possible!

    Visit the GreaterGood.Org website here.


    Visit the Maddie's Fund website here.


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    Animal Care Center

    4000 N. Silverbell Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520) 724-5900
    FAX: (520) 724-5960

    **The shelter will be 
    closed for Martin Luther
    King Jr. Day on Monday, 
    January 17, 2022**


    Monday to Friday
    noon to 7 p.m.

    Saturday & Sunday
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Ajo Substation


    1249 N Well Rd
    Ajo, AZ 85321
    (520) 387-7502

       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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