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    Pet Support Center

    What is the Pet Support Center?

    The Pet Support Center supports pet ownership in Pima County by connecting pet owners to the resources they need to care for their pets and helping pet owners navigate those resources. the Pet Support Center assists pet owners with:
    • Connecting with resources for medical care for their pets
    • Connecting them with resources for behavioral support for their pets
    • Providing supplies they may need to keep their pets or connecting them with other organizations that may be able to assist them with those supplies
    • Providing information about pet-friendly housing, helping them search for pet-friendly housing, and connecting them to housing resources
    • Providing them with other resources that may help them keep their pets happy, healthy, and in their home
    • Finding a new home for their pets by providing information and resources on rehoming pets
    To speak to one of our Pet Support Center Specialists, please complete a Pet Support Survey and someone will be in touch within 24-72 hours. 

    You can connect with a Pet Support Specialist by completing a Pet Support Survey

    Get help quickly! Text "PETHELP" to (833) 552-0591 to get automated assistance on rehoming, medical care, etc.

    Why can't I just bring my pet to PACC and drop them off?

    The healthiest, less stressful thing for your pet is to avoid coming into the shelter if possible. We know that there are some situations when pets have to come to PACC, but we ask that everyone discusses their options with the Pet Support Center first so that we can help you find the best outcome for your pet.

    Our Pet Support Specialists will learn about your circumstances and will work with you to figure out what resources and options are available to you. If you and the Pet Support Specialist determine that coming to PACC is the safest and healthiest option for your pet, they will help you schedule an appointment to surrender them. If you'd like to discuss the options available for your pet, complete a Pet Support Survey and someone will get back to you within 24 to 72 hours.

    If you are looking to rehome, you can also submit a profile of your pet to Home To Home™. Once your profile is submitted, a PACC representative will be in touch as soon as they have assisted the folks ahead of you. 

    Pet Food Assistance

    Are you experiencing hardship? If you are in need of pet food for your companion, please contact Cody's Friends at

    Cody's Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides pet food to over 45 human service agencies, soup kitchens, and food banks in Southern Arizona along with 85 animal rescue groups and shelters throughout the state. For more information visit their website here

    Pet Friendly Housing and Eviction

    If you are having trouble finding pet friendly housing or if you are facing the possibility of eviction, see our Pet Owner Housing Guide for resources.

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