FACCARE Pima Animal Care Center

Total Actual Cost: $20,767,635
Project Number: CFM.BNPACC
Funding Sources: 2014 General Obligation Bonds
Completion Date: December 2017 
Managing Dept.: Facilities Management
Project Map: GIS Map

Phase one of the new Pima Animal Care Center was completed and opened to the public on December 26, 2017.  The initial phase was completed ahead of schedule and under budget, and includes the following:
• Veterinary Clinic to support spay and neuter operations as well as sick animals
• Dog and cat isolation rooms for disease control,
• New admissions lobby with the new Pet Support Center to provide more community resources and better animal related public services,
• Adoptions lobby with waiting with areas to meet with adoption staff and volunteers,
• Indoor/outdoor dog housing,
• Increased cat housing with multiple cat group rooms,
• Improved staff offices to support PACC operations,
• Community room for meetings and outreach education.

Phase 2 of the project included selected demolition and a complete renovation of the existing shelter building to modernize the existing dog kennels.  The second phase included:
• Conversion of all dog runs to two-sided runs,
• All new finishes including ceilings, epoxy paint, flooring and caging,
• A larger laundry room with new, larger laundry equipment,
• A dedicated volunteer break room and office,
• Staff offices to support live release and adoptions,
• Dog interaction, get acquainted rooms,
• Eight new play yards,
• Demolition of the existing tent and modular buildings.


Phase 1 ribbon cutting