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  • The Good Dog Project

    www.tinyurl.com/gooddogproject

    Pima Animal Care Center
    4000 N Silverbell Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85745

    Hours of Operation
    Monday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 5pm
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    SECTION 1: CONTACT INFO

    Urgent Dog Case Manager - Rachel Jones
    Email: rachel.jones@pima.gov
    Office Days: Weds-Saturday

    Urgent Dog Advocates
    Click on YOUR dog's card to see advocate contact info

    Pet Support Center 
    Phone: 520.724.7222
    Email: PSC@pima.gov

    PACC Volunteer Groups
    TOP Dogs (free training assistance) 
    Decompression Team (fearful and undersocialized dogs) 

    Relevant Facebook Groups
    PACC Longstay Dogs 
    PACC Foster
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    SECTION 2: LOCAL TRAINERS

    In-Home
    GoodPup (video training) - 2 weeks free for PACC adopters and fosters!
    K9 GTI (in-person) 

    Northwest Tucson
    Sol Dog Lodge
    Central Pet

    North Central Tucson
    Sublime Canine

    Northeast Tucson
    The Complete Canine

    East Tucson 
    A Loyal Companion

    Southeast Tucson 
    Animal Magnetism

    South Central Tucson
    Building Bonds
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    SECTION 3: ONLINE BEHAVIOR AND TRAINING RESOURCES

     POPULAR YOUTUBE TRAINERS
        Kikopup 
        Simpawtico 
        Zak George 

    DOG TO DOG/CAT MANAGEMENT
        Introducing reactive dogs to other dogs (PDF) 
        Introducing your new dog to your resident dog(s)
        Introducing your new dog to your resident cat(s) 
        Multi-dog household management 

    TRAINING - GENERAL
        Crate training 
        House training 
        Loose-leash walking 
        Important basic commands 
        Greeting people nicely (PDF) 

    TRAINING - BEHAVIOR
        Separation anxiety 
        Resource guarding 
        Barking 
        Destructive chewing 
        Fearful dogs and strangers (PDF) 
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    SECTION 4: ADDITIONAL DOG RESOURCES AND INFORMATION

    BRINGING A SHELTER DOG HOME
        Setting up 
        About dog decompression 
        Dog body language

    GROOMING
        Trimming a dog's nails
        Bathing 

    ENRICHMENT
        Enrichment overview and ideas 
        Enrichment games 

    ILLNESS
        Valley fever 
        Distemper 
        Parvo 
        Heartworm 
        Tick-borne diseases  
        Kennel cough
        The color wheel of dog poop