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  • Grant Helps Animals in Hoarding Case

    Aug 07, 2018 | Read More News
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    Picture of a pigThanks to a fundraising effort by GreaterGood.org and Friends of PACC, Pima Animal Care Center has provided care and found shelter for more than 100 animals found June 28 kept out in the summer heat at a home outside of Tucson.

    The Pima County Sheriff’s Department assisted PACC in the removal of 40 dogs, 50 chickens and roosters, 12 pigs, and other animals like parrots, a snake, a lizard, and a tarantula. Ironwood Sanctuary and Hoofs and Horns Rescue are helping PACC provide care for some of these animals.

    “We are proud to support the outstanding work Pima Animal Care Center does for all animals in our community in times of need,” said Liz Baker, Executive Director at GreaterGood.org. “When we heard about the dire situation we knew we had to help. Pima Animal Care is a beacon in the community, providing critical support in both times of crisis and calm.”

    GreaterGood.org then teamed up with Friends of PACC to get critical funds to the animals in need. GGO is an independent nonprofit group that raises funds for various charitable organizations and programs. Their fundraiser brought in a total of $15,959.

    PACC Director of Animal Services Kristen Auerbach said this donation came at a great time. “The variety of animals taken from this property made it a unique case for us to handle. We are so grateful for this gift so that we can continue to provide the animals with what they need until they find their homes.”

     Come visit the animals at PACC at the shelter located 4000 N. Silverbell Road. If you can’t make it out there, just head online. Adopted pets will come spayed or neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and with one free vet visit.