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  • PACC offers name-your-own-adoption-fee special through Oct. 1

    Sep 28, 2017 | Read More News
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    In the face of systemic overcrowding and ongoing challenges with canine illness in its 60-year-old shelter, Pima Animal Care Center launched a name-your-own-adoption fee special for all pets to create much-needed kennel space. The special starts immediately and will last through Sunday, Oct. 1.

    adopt, foster, donateThe special on dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens comes as PACC has seen increased canine upper-respiratory infections, which are treatable and common in shelter settings, transitioning to pneumonia. Pneumonia in dogs is also treatable, but it requires intensive, complex, and around-the-clock care.

    “We are proud that Pima County residents support us in being a lifesaving shelter,” PACC Director, Kristen Auerbach, said. “And right now, we need lifesavers to step up and help. We have nearly 400 dogs and more than 200 cats – most of whom are healthy and ready to go home right now. Please adopt, foster, or donate so we can focus our resources on saving the sick pets in our care.”

    PACC will honor the adoption special at its shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Rd., and five PetSmart locations. All adopted PACC pets come spayed or neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. They also receive a voucher for a free or low-cost vet visit. A standard $18 license fee applies to adult dogs. See PACC pets here.

    Spread the word and help PACC make room for more homeless pets by adopting or fostering a pet in need. PACC’s shelter is open noon-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the weekend. For more information, visit

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