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  • Giving a neglected pet a new chance at happily ever after

    Feb 04, 2014 | Read More News
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    Osa, a small Maltese mix, was in severe distress when enforcement officers from Pima Animal Care Center responded to a neglect call and ultimately removed her and 13 other dogs from a home in October. Osa at PACC

    The dogs were severely matted, covered in ticks and malnourished.

    Osa was in particularly bad shape, with a broken leg and caring for four puppies.

    And this is Pima Animal Care Center at its best.

    And where we can be more often with your help.

    We have begun treating cats with upper respiratory infections. We already vaccinate our dogs for parvo/distemper, but will begin vaccinating dogs for kennel cough upon arrival to help guard against the common infection.

    Our vendor, Pima Paws for Life, is taking sick pets off-site to nurse them to health.  

    We have been accepted into the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge and will be competing for financial resources that will help us expand our life-saving capabilities. Our goal: To save 5,000 dogs and cats this summer, from June through August.

    Watch for ways you can be involved in this challenge so more pets like Osa have another chance at comfort, warmth and love.