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    Mar 15, 2023 - Impound adds 37 dogs to the 500 already calling PACC home. 
    Mar 08, 2023 - Pima Animal Care Center is highlighting 24 adoptable dogs in 24 hours in an effort to increase adoptions and showcase the wide variety of dogs in need of homes at the shelter. 
    Mar 02, 2023 - The Pima County Board of Supervisors at its February 21st meeting voted to accept a $100,000 grant from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in Pima County. 
    Feb 22, 2023 - Come and round up a new partner courtesy of Pima Animal Care Center’s adoption roundup running through Feb. 26. 
    Feb 22, 2023 - The second annual Tucson Subaru Pets of Pima Parade was a huge success, drawing an estimated 30,000 spectators to North Fourth Avenue on a cool Sunday for a celebration of pets and people in Pima County. More than 1,200 participants of both the two- and four-legged varieties walked in the parade, including dogs, goats, birds, pigs and a bearded dragon. 
    Feb 09, 2023 - Join Pima Animal Care Center, Friends of PACC, and a variety of four-legged friends! 
    Feb 08, 2023 - Come join the Pima Animal Care Center, Friends of PACC, community organizations and pets from across our community for the second annual Tucson Subaru Pets of Pima Parade, Sunday, Feb. 19. The parade will traverse North Fourth Avenue from 10 to 11:30 a.m., followed by the 4 Legs on 4th festival until 3 p.m. 
    Feb 03, 2023 - The first 50 families to adopt an adult dog from Pima Animal Care Center this weekend will receive a $50 credit to use at PACC’s on-campus Central Pet store through Feb. 5. 
    Jan 31, 2023 - Pima Animal Care Center is hosting a free spay and neuter event for community cats Feb. 24-26. 
    pacc staff 
    Jan 26, 2023 - Strep zoo closed facility for a week. 
    Jan 20, 2023 - Pima Animal Care Center will be closed to all non-emergency services through the end of the day Monday, Jan. 23. 
    Jan 17, 2023 - Due to multiple positive cases of Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus or “Strep zoo” at Pima Animal Care Center, the shelter will be closed to the public through the end of the day Friday, Jan. 20. 
    Jan 12, 2023 - A dog at Pima Animal Care Center has tested positive for a highly contagious bacterial infection, Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus or “Strep zoo,” prompting the shelter to move to an emergency-only admissions schedule through close of business Thursday, Jan. 19, to minimize the number of animals exposed to this infection. 
    Jan 12, 2023 - PACC staff, volunteers and fosters will be at The Boxyard with several dogs from the shelter who are looking for new homes. 
    Dec 22, 2022 - With the holidays just around the corner, the Pima Animal Care Center is celebrating the successful adoption of several dogs and cats that were long-term residents at the shelter. These long-timers will be spending their holiday in a home after waiting months at the center. 
    Dec 22, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center is releasing a euthanasia list detailing the dogs currently at risk of being put down due to space. 
    Dec 12, 2022 - Funds can be spent at PACC's on-campus Central Pet store. 
    Dallas the dog 
    Dec 07, 2022 - Foster stays can range from a night to longer. 
    Dec 07, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center and Best Friends Animal Society are teaming up for a holiday adoption extravaganza Dec. 9 – 11 
    Dec 02, 2022 - Pet owners in Ajo can get free vaccines and microchips for their animals at a Dec. 10 medical clinic at the Ajo Church of God, 1900 N. 2nd Ave. in Ajo, sponsored by Pima Animal Care Center. 
    Nov 21, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center is asking folks to “adopt ‘til you drop” at their Black Friday Special adoption event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25. 
    Nov 07, 2022 - Tucson’s historic 4th Avenue will once again get furry, scaly, and feathery as pets of all types and sizes join their people for a one-of-kind celebration of Pima County’s animal companions on Feb. 19, 2023. 
    Oct 25, 2022 - A scavenger hunt, trick-or-treating and, of course, adoptable pets, are all on tap at Pima Animal Care Center’s “Halloween Spell-tacular” adoption event Oct. 30, noon-4 p.m. at the shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Road. 
    Oct 20, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center may be forced to euthanize animals for space. 
    Oct 14, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center and Friends of PACC are partnering with Tucson Subaru to host a pet adoption event Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Tucson Subaru, 4901 N. Oracle Road. 
    Oct 06, 2022 - Anyone adopting a dog weighing 40 pounds or more from Pima Animal Care Center will receive a $50 credit to use at PACC’s on-campus Central Pet store through Oct. 9. The incentive is part of a concentrated effort to place 138 dogs into adoptive or 2-week foster homes immediately.  
    Sep 29, 2022 - Intake follows impound of 23 dogs less than two weeks ago. 
    Jul 20, 2022 - During August 2022, the Pima Animal Care Center will join hundreds of shelters across the country to find as many loving homes as possible for as many animals as they can. 
    Kittens on a pet bed 
    Jul 12, 2022 - Department Homepage News Article Summary Goes Here 
    Jul 08, 2022 - Funds will incentivize adoptions, move some dogs to other locations. 
    Dogs in kennels 
    Jul 06, 2022 - Expects additional admissions due to July 4 runaways 
    Brown and white dog standing in shelter kennel, looks sad 
    Jun 27, 2022 - Looking for people to adopt, foster pets. 
    Person sitting on sidewalk with arms around a shaggy, blonde dog 
    Jun 23, 2022 - Getting pets and homes ready for the upcoming holiday keeps everyone safe 
    Two people with small dog 
    Jun 16, 2022 - Grant funds PACC's lifesaving work, adoption events. 
    May 27, 2022 - PACC issues reminder that best place for kittens is with their mother. 
    Dog inside kennel at PACC 
    May 27, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center is over capacity as holiday weekend approaches 
    howlin at the moon  
    May 04, 2022 - The “Howling at the Moon” event will take place at PACC from 5 to 10 p.m. May 13.  
    Apr 25, 2022 - Shelter vets concerned about contagious disease 
    Apr 20, 2022 - The route travels down Historic 4th Avenue beginning at 8:30 a.m. 
    rabies vaccines 
    Apr 18, 2022 - Clinic to be held at Kino Sports Complex 8.am. until 400 pets served. 
    free clinic for Ajo residents 
    Apr 11, 2022 - Free pet clinics for Ajo residents April 21-22 
    Apr 07, 2022 - RHDV2 showing up in rabbits locally. 
    Meatball the dog 
    Apr 04, 2022 - Event happening at participating shelters April 15-16.  
    Pets of Pima Parade 
    Mar 23, 2022 - The Tucson Subaru Pets of Pima Parade (POPP) will happen on April 23, 2022.  
    Mar 14, 2022 - Event is first-come, first-served on March 26. 
    Mar 11, 2022 - The shelter needs adopters and fosters for 100 medium- to large-sized dogs immediately. 
    Feb 28, 2022 - PACC’s goal is to sterilize 600 outdoor cats 
    Pets in need of homes. 
    Feb 02, 2022 - Meet overlooked pets in need of homes. 
    Jan 20, 2022 - There are seven ways people can help the shelter. 
    PACC is holding two free medical clinics for Ajo residents Jan. 20-21. 
    Jan 10, 2022 - PACC is holding two free medical clinics for Ajo residents Jan. 20-21. 
    Dec 09, 2021 - Adopt, foster, shop, and more! 
    cats in need of homes 
    Dec 08, 2021 - PACC has taken in 19 cats and 2 dogs from the home. 
    Dec 06, 2021 - Each week will offer a different way to save on adoption fees. 
    Blaze the dog 
    Nov 18, 2021 - Shelter to have five days of celebration. 
    Free pet vaccines and pet microchips  
    Nov 15, 2021 - This will be a first-come, first-served event on Nov. 20. 
    Free pet vaccines and pet microchips  
    Nov 03, 2021 - Events set in Tucson Nov. 6 and in Ajo Nov. 20 
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    Nov 01, 2021 - Donate a canned good to get a $0 adoption fee 
    The Pets of Pima Parade (POPP) will be held April 23, 2022. 
    Oct 06, 2021 - The Pets of Pima Parade (POPP) will be held April 23, 2022. 
    Snip 'N' Tip 
    Oct 04, 2021 - Snip ‘N’ Tip for community cats will be held in PACC’s Multi-Purpose Room. 
    Cider in a pumpkin costume 
    Sep 29, 2021 - All dogs and coffee-colored cats have $5 adoption fees. 
    Free pet vaccines and pet microchips  
    Sep 21, 2021 - Pet owners will need to sign up for a virtual spot in line. 
    Sep 17, 2021 - Color-coded plan created for an increased shelter population. 
    Sep 13, 2021 - Shelter to hold event Sept. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
    PACC teams up with DocuPet for pet licensing 
    Sep 08, 2021 - The new system has colorful and unique ID tag options and a free lost pet service. 
    Clear the Shelters at PACC 
    Sep 03, 2021 - This promotion continues through Sept. 19. 
    Parvo cases increasing 
    Aug 27, 2021 - PACC has treated 47 cases of parvo in 5 days. 
    Pets in need of homes. 
    Aug 23, 2021 - Month-long series of events addresses crowded conditions 
    PACC needs adopters and fosters. 
    Aug 19, 2021 - Shelter is taking in 80-100 pets every day, with special need of placement for large dogs. 
    PACC urgently needs adopters and fosters. 
    Aug 17, 2021 - The shelter is out of space for incoming dogs.  
    Monsoons scaring pets into running away. 
    Aug 13, 2021 - Monsoons scaring pets into running away. PACC has tips that can help. 
    Unicorn fosters needed 
    Jul 29, 2021 - Shelter in search of adopters and fosters for full shelter.  
    Daisie the dog 
    Jul 16, 2021 - PACC is one of just two animal shelters across the country participating.  
    pet vaccines 
    Jul 13, 2021 - Free pet vaccination and microchip clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17 at PACC. 
    County-wide adoption event 
    Jul 05, 2021 - July 10-11 event to feature food, music and giveaways. 
    Dogs in need of homes 
    Jun 30, 2021 - PACC already dealing with high summer intake. 
    Jun 21, 2021 - This is open to the public, and no appointment is needed.  
    PACC has new director 
    Jun 18, 2021 - Monica Dangler has been named the facility’s permanent director. 
    Jun 14, 2021 - List of 10 ways to help PACC right now. 
    rabies vaccinations 
    Jun 08, 2021 - Clinic to be held Saturday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at PACC. 
    Jun 02, 2021 - PACC has taken in 623 pets in the last seven days 
    Will the Kitty 
    May 11, 2021 - PACC is holding a drive-in adoption event May 14 where attendees can "bid" on pets. 
    Leelo the dog 
    May 10, 2021 - Shelter entering busiest season of the year. 
    PACC gets big check to save more lives 
    May 06, 2021 - Funds will help continue lifesaving programming at the shelter. 
    May 04, 2021 - Supply drive on May 8, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Mission Manor Elementary. 
    Apr 19, 2021 - $0 adoptions for adult pets and a reminder to leave kittens with mom. 
    Apr 12, 2021 - The event will be held April 17, from 1-4 p.m., at the Abrams Public Health Center. 
    Apr 08, 2021 - Adoption promotion for adult pets happening April 9-11.