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  • Animal Care Center Archived News

    hoarding case 
    Mar 24, 2021 - Pets include adult dogs, puppies and a parrot. 
    rabies vaccinations 
    Mar 19, 2021 - Clinic to be held at ISDA Learning Center in Ajo. 
    Mar 11, 2021 - Rabies vaccines are required by law. 
    Adoption Promotion 
    Mar 01, 2021 - Buy the “Take Me Home” kit to get a $0 “O’Doption” price.  
    Outreach event 
    Feb 23, 2021 - Event is at Mission Manor Elementary School Feb. 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. or until supplies run out. 
    dog in kennel 
    Feb 16, 2021 - Texting service and facial recognition to help get pets home more quickly. 
    Black Cat 
    Feb 12, 2021 - Facility has taken in nearly 150 cats in one week alone. 
    Distemper cases rising 
    Feb 11, 2021 - Distemper is a contagious disease of dogs, coyotes, and other wildlife.  
    PACC lobby store  
    Feb 08, 2021 - People who spend at least $30 in the store in PACC’s adoption lobby will have a $0 adoption fee for adult pets.  
    mice need homes 
    Dec 15, 2020 - The mice will be available to adopt on Friday, December 18, from 8 a.m. to noon.  
    "Name Your Own Price" sale 
    Dec 07, 2020 - Adoption special part of “Home for the Pawlidays” drive 
    PACC gets $50K grant 
    Dec 03, 2020 - Pedigree Foundation has awarded PACC a $50,000 Model Shelter grant. 
    PACC preps for freezing temps. 
    Dec 03, 2020 - Neglect calls to become higher priority. 
    Black Fur Day event 
    Nov 16, 2020 - PACC is moving the Black Fur Day sales online this year.  
    drive-thru clinic on Halloween 
    Oct 16, 2020 - Event will also serve as safe trick-or-treating alternative. 
    Acorn the dog 
    Oct 07, 2020 - Answers differ among dogs, cats and kittens. 
    food distribution 
    Sep 01, 2020 - PACC distributes more than 150,000 meals throughout community. 
    cats and kittens 
    Jul 28, 2020 - PACC takes in 30 cats from RV. 
    Zoe A709506 
    Jun 29, 2020 - Shelter ready for possible stray pet increasee 
    PACC gets $150,000 grant 
    Jun 24, 2020 - The funds will be use to move pets into foster care. 
    Animal Services 
    Jun 16, 2020 - This is part of a national initiative called Human Animal Support Services (HASS). 
    Jun 11, 2020 - has a plan in place to board pets for the evacuated residents.  
    dog in a pool 
    Jun 02, 2020 - Community members and pet owners encouraged to take extra precautions to keep pets safe. 
    Petco Foundation Grant 
    May 18, 2020 - Investment will help save more animal lives in Pima County  
    dogs in need of homes 
    May 12, 2020 - The owner asked for PACC’s help and is surrendering these dogs over to PACC. 
    May 07, 2020 - Animal shelter to hand out 1-gallon bags of pet food for families impacted by COVID-19 
    PACC helping families in need. 
    May 05, 2020 - PACC helping families in need. 
    COVID-19 and pets 
    Apr 03, 2020 - Area shelters are urging pet owners to have a plan in place for pets during COVID-19. 
    7 ways to help PACC 
    Mar 23, 2020 - 7 ways to help PACC 
    Mar 12, 2020 - PACC is asking people to avoid surrendering healthy pets, following the guidance provided by the National Animal Care & Control Association. 
    March sale 
    Mar 09, 2020 - The shelter is offering $17 adoptions for all pets four months or older March 10-17. 
    Steffen Baldwin 
    Mar 06, 2020 - Steffen Baldwin with Save Them Dog Training is visiting the shelter.  
    Mar 05, 2020 - PACC is asking for help after taking in 72 cats from a hoarding case..  
    Feb 24, 2020 - Special adoption event takes place at participating Petsmart locations. 
    Surrendered dogs 
    Feb 20, 2020 - The first meeting will be held Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room at PACC. 
    Feb 12, 2020 - This transport will be flown by Wings of Rescue, a donation-based charity.  
    Tessa the dog 
    Jan 30, 2020 - Michele Figueroa, Internal Operations Manager, will be spending a week in one of the shelter’s kennels. 
    Jan 17, 2020 - he organization will provide training on neonatal kitten care, Jan. 22 and Jan. 23 at the shelter.  
    Gem Show sale at PACC 
    Jan 13, 2020 - This sale happens Jan. 19 to Feb. 9 at the shelter. 
    Dec 26, 2019 - All pets four months and up will be $19 to adopt on New Year’s Eve.  
    Dec 13, 2019 - PACC will be hosting a free drive-thru microchip clinic Dec. 15 through Dec. 22, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
    PetSmart National Adoption Weekend  
    Nov 04, 2019 - Special adoption event is Nov. 8–10 at participating stores. 
    Nov 01, 2019 - PACC will host a drive-thru microchip clinic for the pets of veterans. 
    Oct 21, 2019 - The free clinic is on Oct. 26 at Donna Liggins Center, 2160 N. 6th Ave.  
    Oct 16, 2019 - A total of around 60 hens and roosters will need homes. 
    Oct 09, 2019 - On Oct. 8, the shelter took in 88 pets. 
    dog getting vaccine 
    Oct 04, 2019 - Event starts at 7 a.m. and lasts until noon. 
    Oct 04, 2019 - PACC has taken in 85 pets, including 67 birds and 18 small dogs.  
    Oct 02, 2019 - “Tucson Shelters United” will be held Oct. 18-20.  
    Dr. Kelly’s Mobile Vet 
    Sep 23, 2019 - PACC will host Dr. Kelly’s Mobile Vet on Sept. 30 from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.  
    cats cuddling 
    Sep 11, 2019 - PACC is waiving adoption fees on any pets four months or older as part of a special adoption event. 
    Dogs headed to sanctuary. 
    Aug 27, 2019 - This is the second time PACC pets have made the trip to the Best Friends facility in Kanab, Utah..  
    Aug 23, 2019 - Vaccinations starting at $14 
    Aug 23, 2019 - Case is still under investigation. 
    Aug 20, 2019 - The free clinic is on Aug. 31.  
    Dogs in a park 
    Aug 13, 2019 - Tucson has been certified as a BETTER CITY FOR PETS™. 
    Clear the Shelters 
    Aug 06, 2019 - PACC will be cutting adoption prices to help people find their new best friend.  
    Presenting at Best Friends 
    Aug 01, 2019 - PACC presented at the Best Friends Animal Society national conference July 24-28 in Dallas, Texas. 
    Jul 18, 2019 - Friends of Pima Animal Care Center is searching for cyclists. 
    Jul 12, 2019 - Three fellows chosen for Maddie’s Fund® Executive Leader Fellowship grant.  
    Closeup of microchips and vaccines 
    Jul 09, 2019 - Event ends after 300 pets served. 
    Jul 02, 2019 - PACC is offering waived adoptions on that day, from noon until midnight.  
    Jun 26, 2019 - Each week in July will feature a different “forecasted” sale at PACC. 
    Officer at truck with dog 
    Jun 24, 2019 - PACC’s officers patrol the 9,000 square miles of Pima County.  
    rabies shots 
    Jun 21, 2019 - The encounter happened near Oracle Road and Magee Road.  
    Turtles in a pool 
    Jun 20, 2019 - Pima Animal Care Center has taken in 53 pets from a hoarding case 
    photo of a dog 
    Jun 12, 2019 - Free microchip clinic June 16 through July 3 from 3 to 5 p.m.  
    Jun 11, 2019 - PACC and Health Department urging pet owners to vaccinate. 
    Kittens and their mother 
    Jun 06, 2019 - Kitten season in full swing. 
    Jun 03, 2019 - Asking public to leave them be. 
    May 31, 2019 - Adoption fees waived for all cats four months or older. 
    May 27, 2019 - PACC in its busy season. 
    cat in bed 
    May 21, 2019 - Shelter needs short-term fosters. 
    May 10, 2019 - Adoption fees waived at three participating stores. 
    May 06, 2019 - Special offer applies to all pets four months and older. 
    Dog playing in pool. 
    May 01, 2019 - Hot temperatures are dangerous to pets. 
    Shots start at $14. 
    Apr 29, 2019 - Shots start at $14 at Sahuarita Safeway Store. 
    Apr 29, 2019 - All pets four months and older will be $5 to adopt.  
    Pets hitting the road. 
    Apr 15, 2019 - Road trip will help relieve over-crowding in PACC shelter. 
    The shelter is housing about 400 dogs and 100 cats.  
    Apr 10, 2019 - The shelter is housing about 400 dogs and 100 cats.  
    Ludwig the dog 
    Apr 05, 2019 - County joining for fifth year in Adopt Love. Adopt Local. 
    Volunteer Picks at PACC 
    Mar 26, 2019 - PACC is waiving adoption fees for some of the pets in April, courtesy of its volunteers. 
    Supervisors Recognize Lifesaving Donations for PACC Pets 
    Mar 05, 2019 - The Pima Co. Board of Supervisors gratefully acknowledged three generous donations. 
    The shelter is offering $17 adoptions. 
    Mar 04, 2019 - The shelter is offering $17 adoptions. 
    PACC assisted with the removal of 21 cats from a home. 
    Feb 26, 2019 - PACC assisted with the removal of 21 cats from a home. 
    PACC celebrating PetSmart National Adoption Weekend  
    Feb 12, 2019 - PACC is waiving adoption fees on any pets four months or older as part of adoption event Feb. 22–24.  
    Celebrate Valentine’s Day by showing love to shelter pets 
    Feb 06, 2019 - PACC encouraging couples to foster pets in need. 
    Jan 17, 2019 - PACC offering special discount during the Tucson Gem Show. 
    Jan 16, 2019 - The shelter invites members of the public to help with some important tasks around PACC.  
    Jan 02, 2019 - Neglect calls a higher priority while the freezing overnight temperatures persist.  
    Dec 12, 2018 - PACC officials hope to reunite more pet owners with their lost pets. 
    Nov 28, 2018 - The cats range in age from kittens to adults.  
    Nov 26, 2018 - Event marks completion of County’s new animal care facility. 
    Nov 21, 2018 - Pima Animal Care Center took in more than a dozen dogs surrendered by their owner, who was recently evicted from her home.  
    Nov 15, 2018 - Pets in need of a home before the holidays. 
    Nov 09, 2018 - A local business owner has reached out to Pima Animal Care Center for help finding homes for 25 dogs and puppies kenneled at his business, Williams Kanine Security.  
    Nov 05, 2018 - The first is happening during PetSmart Charities® National Adoption Weekend, Nov, 9-11.  
    Oct 18, 2018 - As of today, there are 438 puppies and dogs and 272 kittens and cats.  
    Oct 09, 2018 - “Pumpkin Patch Adoptions” will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
    Oct 08, 2018 - The store offers top-of-the-line enrichment items, toys, bones, treats, collars, and leashes at prices that are competitive with other local pet stores.  
    Oct 01, 2018 - October marks National “Adopt a Shelter Dog” month. 
    Sep 28, 2018 - Some vaccines as low as $14. 
    Sep 25, 2018 - Group teaches ins and outs of running large playgroups. 
    Sep 21, 2018 - Adoption fees cut in half for dogs. 
    Sep 14, 2018 - Adoption kennels full at 438 pets. 
    Sep 10, 2018 - Adoption fees waived for pets four months and older. 
    Sep 07, 2018 - College of Public Health students to conduct on-the-ground research at PACC. 
    Aug 29, 2018 - Shelter in need of adopters and fosters. 
    Aug 17, 2018 - Kits include items needed to make summer heat more bearable. 
    Aug 10, 2018 - Pima Animal Care Center has a dozen dogs in need a place to stay while they can recover from distemper. 
    Aug 07, 2018 - Thanks to a fundraising effort by and Friends of PACC, Pima Animal Care Center has provided care and found shelter for more than 100 animals taken from a home just outside of Tucson. 
    Aug 03, 2018 - Despite a drastic reduction in euthanasia, report indicates no change in bites. 
    Jul 26, 2018 - Shelter staff invited to present on lifesaving topics. 
    Jul 25, 2018 - Waived adoption fees offered on all PACC pets July 30 – Aug. 18. 
    Jul 16, 2018 - Animal intake numbers have skyrocketed pushing PACC to max capacity. 
    Jul 12, 2018 - Adoption promotion runs through July 22. 
    Jul 05, 2018 - Sends 3,251 pets to foster homes in one year. 
    Jun 29, 2018 - Anticipating influx of strays, PACC reducing pet adoptions to $4 from July 1- 8. 
    Jun 28, 2018 - The non-profit has raised $4.1 million for critical resources needed at PACC.  
    Jun 28, 2018 - Animals included about 40 dogs, who, if healthy will soon be available for adoption or foster. 
    Jun 20, 2018 - Microchipping helps owners reunite with their lost pet. 
    Jun 14, 2018 - The shelter is in dire need of adopters and fosters. 
    Jun 07, 2018 - Two-day adoption event highlights tent dogs and celebrates tent removal. 
    May 31, 2018 - Shelter prepares to vacate the tent and reduces dog adoption fees to $10.  
    May 24, 2018 - Pima Animal Care Center waiving adoption fees May 25 – 28. 
    May 23, 2018 - All PACC dogs currently receiving prophylactic antibiotic treatment. 
    May 17, 2018 - PACC will have adoptable pets at two local PetSmart stores. 
    May 17, 2018 - The dog burned by its owner dies a week later. 
    May 11, 2018 - Families can name their own adoption fee on any PACC pet through May 13. 
    May 10, 2018 - Provides tips to ensure they’re truly unattended before assisting. 
    May 08, 2018 - PACC appreciating teachers with waived adoption fees through May 12. 
    May 04, 2018 - Adoption fees on all adult pets reduced to $5 all weekend-long. 
    May 03, 2018 - Pet owners should follow PACC's tips to keep pets safe during summer heat. 
    Apr 30, 2018 - Adopt a pet for only $15 through May 3. 
    Apr 24, 2018 - Bunny adoption fee only $15 and includes spay or neuter surgery. 
    Apr 20, 2018 - Shelter facing dire tent overcrowding housing two dogs to each kennel. 
    Apr 13, 2018 - Apprentices learn how to save more adult dogs through foster, Thanks to Maddie. 
    Mar 28, 2018 - Adoption fees waived all weekend. 
    Mar 13, 2018 - Free microchipping, pet adoptions, a pet costume contest and more. 
    Feb 21, 2018 - The Jackson Galaxy Program’s training will help PACC increase cat adoptions.  
    Feb 13, 2018 - Adoption fees waived for all PACC pets. 
    Jan 25, 2018 - The dogs were left behind after their owner died. 
    Jan 24, 2018 - Despite many adoption requests, Hercules will be fostered by the girl who saved him. 
    Jan 17, 2018 - An animal investigation is underway involving an estimated 40 cats. 
    Jan 16, 2018 - Good Samaritan finds dog hanging from a tree near Oracle Road. 
    Jan 12, 2018 - In tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., PACC will waive adoption fees from Jan. 12-15. 
    Jan 02, 2018 - If you find a stray, please try to keep them at your home while the owner is sought. 
    Dec 31, 2017 - After ten months of hardship lost and alone, Valentine was reunited with her owner. 
    Dec 30, 2017 - Liked by many at an adoption event, Sonata was passed by for having a tumor. 
    Dec 29, 2017 - He was among the dozens of pets saved from hoarding cases this year. 
    Dec 29, 2017 - Learn what to do if you find a healthy stray or injured pet. 
    Dec 28, 2017 - After a successful surgery, PACC's medical team repaired Sooey's cleft palate and more.  
    Dec 28, 2017 - Reconstruction of old shelter to be completed in summer 2018. 
    Dec 27, 2017 - She was surrendered to PACC severely underweight, in pain, with sores and fur loss. 
    Dec 27, 2017 - PACC officials look to community to adopt, foster and rescue. 
    Dec 26, 2017 - After being saved by PACC, Carl now helps animals reinforce their natural instincts. 
    Dec 26, 2017 - PACC's non-profit partner highlights the shelter's most memorable saves. 
    Dec 25, 2017 - Brought in as part of an animal hoarding case, Wendigo was not well socialized, to say the least. 
    Dec 25, 2017 - Left to fend for herself as a young pup, Zoey now trains to save others. 
    Dec 24, 2017 - After finding himself in the middle of a busy intersection, PACC helped reunite him with his owner. 
    Dec 23, 2017 - Afraid to ride in a car at first, Piper has learned that her past experience is behind her. 
    Dec 22, 2017 - Contractors complete Phase 1 of construction ahead of schedule and under budget. 
    Dec 21, 2017 - Temporary homes will bring relief to PACC’s overcrowded shelter. 
    Dec 19, 2017 - Through Dec. 24, adopters name their own adoption fee on all dogs and puppies. 
    Dec 13, 2017 - Owners whose dogs visit Jessie Owens Park encouraged to contact their vet. 
    Dec 08, 2017 - Will be fully operational Dec. 26. 
    Dec 07, 2017 - Grant awarded to develop PACC's innovative foster care program. 
    Dec 06, 2017 - Starting Dec. 11, community members can drop off pet donations at any public library branch. 
    Dec 01, 2017 - Santa Claus will be onsite posing for family photos with adopters.  
    Nov 29, 2017 - Sends over 200 pets to loving new homes. 
    Nov 28, 2017 - The Loft Cinema to debut latest Shelter Me episode featuring PACC. 
    Nov 16, 2017 - Waived adoption fees and gifts for pets at shelter through Cyber Monday, Nov. 27 
    Nov 15, 2017 - All proceeds from calendar sales will benefit PACC pets. 
    Nov 02, 2017 - Waived adoption fees at three PetSmart stores November 10-12. 
    Oct 27, 2017 - As PACC deep cleans its tent, officials plead with the community to adopt. 
    Oct 17, 2017 - Temporary housing can help shelter officials end outbreak. 
    Oct 13, 2017 - “A Foster Home for Every Pet” project seeks to save more lives through foster care. 
    Oct 03, 2017 - Free microchips for pets and resources for the community. 
    Oct 03, 2017 - Minimum $5 donation per box; all proceeds to benefit PACC pets. 
    Sep 28, 2017 - In the face of canine medical challenges, PACC pleads with community to adopt, foster, and donate. 
    Sep 13, 2017 - Phase 1 of construction slated to open to the public this December. 
    Sep 11, 2017 - Wide selection of dogs available for adoption at two PetSmart stores Sept. 15-17. 
    Sep 06, 2017 - Adopters can earn a $1,000 Petco gift card and help PACC win a $100K lifesaving grant. 
    Aug 31, 2017 - Redemption fees waived if owners agree to have their pet spayed or neutered 
    Aug 23, 2017 - With pup tent at capacity, adoption fees reduced to $10 for adult pets, $20 for puppies and kittens 
    Aug 22, 2017 - PACC needs up to 200 volunteers to walk its shelter dogs. 
    Aug 15, 2017 - Offers waived adoption fees on all PACC pets through the weekend of Aug. 19. 
    Aug 11, 2017 - Shelter will receive $5,000 grant on Aug. 14 to carry foster program forward.  
    Aug 03, 2017 - Adopters can take advantage of PACC's Name-Your-Own-Adoption-Fee Sale through Aug. 6. 
    Jul 27, 2017 - Adopters invited to "Name Their Own Adoption Fee" through Aug. 6. 
    Jul 19, 2017 - Shelter staff asking for community’s help to save them. 
    Jul 11, 2017 - Revisions include sheltering and veterinary care fees. 
    Jul 06, 2017 - Vaccines provided will help protect dogs from Rabies, Parvo and Distemper 
    Jul 05, 2017 - Meowt of Room Sale offers free adoptions through July 9 
    Jun 30, 2017 - Shelter will also provide guidance in case pets become lost. 
    Jun 29, 2017 - Town residents must contact their municipal animal care divisions for all animal related inquiries.  
    Jun 26, 2017 - Help dogs celebrate Independence Day with a little independence of their own. 
    Jun 22, 2017 - Good Samaritan matching donations up to $2,500 in puppy's honor 
    Jun 22, 2017 - The clinic is part of a local effort to microchip 1,000 pets in June  
    Jun 15, 2017 - Adoption fees will be waived for dogs over six months through June 21. 
    Jun 14, 2017 - Auerbach begins her new role at PACC July 10. 
    Jun 13, 2017 - The agreement will provide additional resources to raise funds for PACC's lifesaving programs. 
    Jun 07, 2017 - Starting July 1, PACC will provide animal care services to the City of Tucson, South Tucson and Oro Valley. 
    Jun 05, 2017 - There are seven confirmed cases in the community involving privately owned canines. 
    May 26, 2017 - Since May 1, PACC has taken in 764 stray pets. 
    May 16, 2017 - Free adult dog adoptions through May 21 and foster event on May 20. 
    May 11, 2017 - Adoption fees sponsored by Chapman Honda. 
    May 02, 2017 - Offer valid at five local PetSmart stores and main shelter. 
    Apr 25, 2017 - Adopters who take home a dog 30 lbs and up get to name their adoption fee. 
    Apr 19, 2017 - Grant will fund lifesaving equipment. 
    Apr 06, 2017 - The shelter will bring many of its adoptable dogs to the fair. 
    Mar 29, 2017 - In this role, Ocaño will help shelters across the nation reach no kill status by 2025. 
    Mar 28, 2017 - Proceeds will support the community's only open-admission shelter and  
    Mar 23, 2017 - Adopters can name their own adoption fee, March 24-31. 
    Mar 14, 2017 - In particular, shelter staff need homes for young pets and big dogs. 
    Mar 13, 2017 - The grant will fund another full year of the offsite adoption program.  
    Mar 10, 2017 - Park will stay open through June 30. 
    Mar 09, 2017 - Interested participants must register by March 13. 
    Feb 13, 2017 - Adoption fees waived for all pets at five PetSmart stores and PACC's shelter. 
    Feb 03, 2017 - Adopters will pay no fee and will receive a gift for new family member. 
    Feb 01, 2017 - Phase 1 of construction began Feb. 1. 
    Jan 31, 2017 - PACC has joined Best Friends Animal Society in its annual "Give Love" pet adoption campaign. 
    Jan 26, 2017 - Waived adoption fees apply to all adult dogs and cats. 
    Jan 20, 2017 - Public encouraged to call PACC for hoarding help 
    Jan 18, 2017 - Construction of Phase 1 begins in February. 
    Jan 06, 2017 - Shelter staff working with Tucson Police Department on investigation. 
    Dec 31, 2016 - PACC's Top 10 Saves of 2016 series comes to a close today with the story of Roo, who was born with no front legs. PACC saved her from a hoarding situation. 
    Dec 27, 2016 - Shot 38 times with a BB gun at close range, Francesca is healthy, happy and does not hold a grudge. 
    Dec 27, 2016 - PACC's medical team helped Daisy and Cooper regain health so they could find a loving home. 
    Dec 26, 2016 - In 2016, this faltering kitten got the care he needed to bounce back, thanks to supporters of PACC. 
    Dec 25, 2016 - This big boy was reunited with his family and is home for Christmas. 
    Dec 24, 2016 - More than 100 parvo-positive puppies got second chances at PACC in 2016. 
    Dec 23, 2016 - In 2016, nearly 100 cats found second chances through PACC's Working Cat Program. 
    Dec 22, 2016 - Once discarded, senior Shih Tzu Maya is now a treasured pet. 
    Dec 22, 2016 - Follow PACC's 10-day series to learn more about its Top 10 Saves of 2016. 
    Dec 08, 2016 - Find the perfect gift for you and your family at PACC.  
    Dec 01, 2016 - The Phi Delta Theta fraternity will host an all-ages charity event on Dec. 3 to benefit PACC's pets.  
    Nov 21, 2016 - Free pet adoptions at PACC shelter and five local PetSmart stores Nov. 25-28. 
    Nov 15, 2016 - Shelter offers free pet adoptions through Nov. 20 at its shelter and five PetSmart stores. 
    Nov 09, 2016 - Staff identified several cases of Strep zoo and distemper among its shelter dogs. 
    Nov 03, 2016 - Adopt your next pet for free in honor of PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend. 
    Oct 28, 2016 - Residents provide kittens with the love, socialization and care needed to thrive and survive. 
    Oct 20, 2016 - Shelter launches special to boost adoptions and ease overcrowding. 
    Oct 14, 2016 - Roo is not ready for adoption, but she is one step closer to leading a normal life. 
    Oct 05, 2016 - Construction Sale intended to reduce number of animals at the facility as construction gets underway. 
    Oct 04, 2016 - Construction of first phase should be completed by end of next year.  
    Sep 23, 2016 - Community members can call with pet questions 7 days a week. 
    Sep 08, 2016 - The celebration will take place at four local PetSmart stores.  
    Sep 07, 2016 - Among the rescued dogs was Roo, a Chihuahua with no front legs. 
    Sep 02, 2016 - All dogs, cats, puppies and kittens free through Sept. 11. 
    Aug 25, 2016 - The 14-year-old dog will be ready for adoption Aug. 26 at noon. 
    Aug 25, 2016 - Interested walkers must sign up by Aug. 31. 
    Aug 18, 2016 - PACC officials hope to encourage the community to adopt from its overcrowded shelter. 
    low cost vaccination clinic 
    Aug 15, 2016 - Vaccinate your pet on Saturday, August 27 in Sahuarita 
    Jul 28, 2016 - Waived adoption fees will apply to all PACC pets. 
    Jul 15, 2016 - Department Homepage News Article Summary Goes Here 
    Jun 30, 2016 - All fees waived for pet owners who agree to spay or neuter their pets. 
    Jun 28, 2016 - See what you can do to prevent your pup from getting lost due to 4th of July fireworks. 
    Jun 28, 2016 - PACC will continue to provide animal care and enforcement services to five local jurisdictions. 
    Jun 16, 2016 - PACC, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, and the City of Tucson will host this event. 
    Jun 15, 2016 - PACC saved seven purebred Lab puppies surrendered by breeder for having Parvo. 
    Jun 07, 2016 - Roger Stoller of Stoller Studio, Inc. will lead the public art project. 
    May 26, 2016 - More foster parents needed to care for orphaned animals. 
    May 19, 2016 - Owner surrendered dog to PACC for euthanasia. 
    May 06, 2016 - Kids will walk dogs as part of their community service projects. 
    May 05, 2016 - Event celebrates PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend 
    Apr 29, 2016 - Employees pledged $27,000 to PACC's nonprofit partner, the Friends of PACC through annual campaign. 
    Apr 28, 2016 - From April 29-May 1 PACC will waive the adoption fee on all pets six months and over. 
    Apr 22, 2016 - Clinic and administrative offices to relocate starting May. 
    Apr 20, 2016 - Shelter drops adoption fees to $20 and urges community to adopt or donate. 
    Apr 12, 2016 - Adoption fees will range from $0 to $50.  
    Mar 23, 2016 - Waived fees apply to all pets ages 6 months and up. 
    PACC and kid 
    Mar 16, 2016 - New structure ensures stakeholders have say. 
    Mar 11, 2016 - The pups were rescued by a group of good Samaritans near the Gates Pass area. 
    Feb 04, 2016 - Meet you match at PACC during PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend. 
    Jan 26, 2016 - Find your furry valentine for only $14. 
    Jan 21, 2016 - Adoption fees waived for dogs weighing more than 25 pounds. 
    Jan 20, 2016 - PACC vigilant for any signs or symptoms, working with regional and state vets, shelters. 
    Jan 08, 2016 - Some of the animals that have been saved really stand out. 
    Dec 31, 2015 - PACC rescued Sunny from a tree where she'd been hung by ropes and left to die. 
    Dec 30, 2015 - Jojo weighed a whopping 34 pounds and could barely breathe when he came to PACC. 
    Dec 29, 2015 - Clyde was among five other pups found at a backyard where they lived neglected with no access to food or shelter. 
    Dec 28, 2015 - Wally's long-neglected infection left doc's with no other recourse but amputation. 
    Dec 27, 2015 - Lynn arrived at PACC with long neglected mammary tumors and rotten teeth. 
    Dec 26, 2015 - This pig was found wandering the streets with wounds on his face. 
    Dec 25, 2015 - PACC's medical team removed an arrow that had pierced Lucky's body. 
    Dec 24, 2015 - Peppy was found in a garbage truck with serious injuries and barely able to breathe. 
    Dec 23, 2015 - Toph arrived at PACC with eyes crusted shut from a painful herpes virus. 
    Dec 23, 2015 - Participants must register by Dec. 30 
    Dec 22, 2015 - PACC's medical team saved her from painful uterus infection. 
    Dec 11, 2015 - Santa will visit from noon-4 p.m. all weekend long! 
    Dec 08, 2015 - Cooper's scheduled to arrive in Idaho by plane Wednesday afternoon. 
    Dec 01, 2015 - Over 300 pets found loving new homes. 
    Nov 24, 2015 - Give the gift of unconditional love this season, all PACC pets free Nov.27-30. 
    Nov 18, 2015 - Interested participants must register by Nov. 24. 
    Nov 04, 2015 - The event runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and features a special $20 adoption fee for all pets. 
    Oct 27, 2015 - Join PACC and the UA Greeks Nov. 7 from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. to learn how you can help PACC's pets. 
    Oct 14, 2015 - PACC's lead vet fixed around 70 pets during her nine hour volunteer shift. 
    Oct 09, 2015 - Project managers and architects to present a conceptual floor plan. 
    Oct 07, 2015 - Training shows vets how to spay and neuter young animals. 
    Oct 05, 2015 - The shelter also took in about 200 new pets, bringing the shelter total to 650. 
    Sep 30, 2015 - Visit the shelter or one of four offsite adoption events at PetSmart locations. 
    Sep 15, 2015 - Design of the site and building underway 
    Sep 15, 2015 - Resources to be used for innovative programs 
    Sep 14, 2015 - Call to Artists ends Thursday 
    Sep 01, 2015 - Full-time adoptions coordinator to be hired 
    Aug 28, 2015 - Event to be held Monday, Sept. 7 
    Aug 18, 2015 - Come take advantage of $5 adoptions 
    Aug 11, 2015 - Sundt also responsible for Public Service Center 
    Kristin Barney, COO 
    Aug 06, 2015 - Looking back, we found that 2014/15 fiscal year was the best one ever for our pets! 
    Aug 06, 2015 - PACC and partners hope to alter 200 free-roaming cats 
    Aug 04, 2015 - PACC offering free adoptions Aug. 15 
    Jul 31, 2015 - Fees waived through Sunday, Aug. 2 
    Jul 29, 2015 - Money will be used for meds, bandages, etc. 
    Jul 28, 2015 - Well-designed shelters lead to more adoptions 
    Jul 24, 2015 - 30 volunteers share hopes for new facility. 
    Dog on bed 
    Jul 23, 2015 - Loud sounds from storms can make pets fearful. Be prepared. 
    Jul 21, 2015 - PACC, NKPC determined to 'Save the Saveable' 
    Jul 14, 2015 - Residents invited to share dreams for new PACC 
    Jul 13, 2015 - Auction to benefit sick, injured pets 
    Jul 02, 2015 - Pet owners may have boarding fees waived if they agree to have found pets altered next week. 
    Jul 01, 2015 - Nationally, shelters see more pets brought into the shelter after July 4th than any other day. We have tips on how to keep your pets safe.  
    Jun 26, 2015 - Community also asked for input on new facility 
    Jun 18, 2015 - Local architectural firm selected for new PACC facility. 
    Jun 16, 2015 - Dogs are doubling and tripling up due to large increase in pet drop offs. 
    May 27, 2015 - All felines come with free vet visit coupon 
    PACC continues free adoptions this weekend 
    May 12, 2015 - Three locations available Saturday to get free pets 
    dog for adoption 
    May 06, 2015 - Cats and dogs are free; puppies and kittens $30 
    Apr 30, 2015 - Training for Integrative Process method 
    Apr 27, 2015 - Offered to first 200 dogs who come to event 
    kittens at PACC 
    Apr 23, 2015 - Major step in funding planning and development 
    Mar 26, 2015 - All breeds and ages of pets available at mega-event 
    Mar 06, 2015 - Unusually high rate of intake leads to overcrowding 
    woman trapping cat 
    Mar 02, 2015 - Public help sought for trap-neuter-return program 
    Feb 25, 2015 - National search yields 10 applicants 
    shake hands 
    Feb 20, 2015 - Donation provided trainer to socialize dogs 
    PACC receiving award 
    Feb 11, 2015 - Donations part of employee-giving campaign 
    Feb 05, 2015 - PACC receives PetSmart Charities grant 
    Jan 29, 2015 - PACC official making 900-mile dog food run. 
    Jan 15, 2015 - PACC staff evaluating animals to determine if any can be adopted 
    Jan 06, 2015 - Over three days, 233 pets adopted 
    Dec 31, 2014 - PACC teams with PetSmart Charities® New Year, New Friend Adoption Party event 
    Dec 18, 2014 - Campaign celebrates PACC's shelter vet and pets saved during 2014. 
    Dec 16, 2014 - Also waiving redemption fees Jan 2-9, 2015, with certain conditions. 
    Dec 09, 2014 - Volunteers needed to walk dogs on Christmas. 
    Nov 19, 2014 - Start T-day off with a nice walk with a furry friend and you won't find a better Black Friday deal. 
    Nov 14, 2014 - Offer is part of National Adoption Weekend. Find your new housemate at PetSmart on Orange Grove Road. 
    Nov 14, 2014 - All of the cats have had health checks. More than 300 cats now at PACC needing adoption. 
    Empty the Shelter 
    Oct 21, 2014 - The event surpassed the goal of 200 adoptions by 31. 
    ASPCA Challenge event 
    Oct 02, 2014 - PACC participated in the ASPCA 100K Challenge and adopted out more pets than ever before.  
    Sep 11, 2014 - Bonnie Kay is pledging to match up to $10,000 in donations to PACC so that the organization’s new Trap-Neuter-Return project can have a trailer home of its own.  
    UA Wildcats join PACC for adoption event  
    Sep 02, 2014 - UA mascots Wilbur and Wilma join Athletic Director Greg Byrne at PACC for an adoption party. 
    Cat's Pajama Party 
    Aug 29, 2014 - PACC has extended shelter hours this weekend as 100K Challenge wraps up. 
    PACC 100K challenge 
    Aug 15, 2014 - Vote on Facebook and help PACC win $25,000 through ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge 
    PACC Pride Pup 
    Aug 14, 2014 - Pima Animal Care Center invites the community to the first ever PACC Pride Adoption Celebration. 
    Aug 05, 2014 - It will bring a lifesaving Trap-Neuter-Return project to Pima County.  
    Dog on a leash 
    Jul 09, 2014 - The laws protect dogs from getting lost and causing property damage. 
    Pima Animal Care Center News 
    Jul 07, 2014 - Pima County moves toward a more pet friendly community 
    Supervisor Bronson at PACC 
    Jul 02, 2014 - Animals are comfy in clean, fresh bedding. 
    Dog Walk 
    Jul 02, 2014 - Head to PACC between 8 to 10 a.m. 
    Jun 24, 2014 - PACC microchipping dogs and cats for free June 28 
    Jun 11, 2014 - There are nearly 100 adoptable kittens in the center’s care, which is an all-time high. 
    Jun 06, 2014 - Asks community to assist with the effort. 
    May 14, 2014 - First come, first served for $200 value. 
    May 05, 2014 - The Center is caring for 529 dogs; 275 kennels available. 
    Apr 24, 2014 - Be a Challenge Champion with these easy steps! 
    Apr 15, 2014 - She’ll raise private funds to offset the cost of our pets’ medical care. 
    Apr 10, 2014 - Information shared as part of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month 
    Pima Animal Care Center News 
    Apr 09, 2014 - Rabies quarantine in effect in neighboring Santa Cruz County 
    Mar 28, 2014 - We are recruiting families who can open their homes to pets! 
    Mar 18, 2014 - Pima County Supervisors unanimously refer issue to ballot. 
    Mar 12, 2014 - Items sought for a silent art auction to benefit shelter pets. 
    Mar 11, 2014 - Board authorizes $300,000 in efforts to reduce homeless animal population. 
    Mar 07, 2014 - First 35 kennels unveiled to the public, designed to reduce overcrowding. 
    Mar 06, 2014 - The public is invited to help welcome our pets to their new accommodations 
    Feb 21, 2014 - Bond Advisory Committee unanimously supports request. 
    Feb 13, 2014 - Adoption fees will be waived all month to address overcrowding 
    Feb 12, 2014 - Spend five minutes with a series of pets to find your love connection! 
    Feb 10, 2014 - Dr. Jennifer Wilcox will help guide life-saving efforts. 
    Feb 04, 2014 - Come see us Feb. 15 and meet our eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. 
    Feb 04, 2014 - Video tells her story. 
    Jan 29, 2014 - Let's work together to save 5,000 animals this summer! 
    Jan 20, 2014 - Jose Ocaño will oversee shelter operations for facility caring for 25,000 pets annually. 
    Jan 06, 2014 - Hint: It's a big number that invites celebration and reflection. 
    Jan 06, 2014 - Help Pima County develop community policies to improve animal welfare. 
    Dec 27, 2013 - Handy with a screwdriver? Want to romp in the park? We could use your help! 
    Dec 20, 2013 - US FDA has reported more than 3,600 dogs and 10 cats may have been affected. 
    Dec 18, 2013 - Community dog walks scheduled for Christmas and New Year's mornings! 
    Dec 16, 2013 - More room, more staff, more treatment opportunities all position Pima Animal Care Center for more life-saving 
    Dec 10, 2013 - Shelter veterinarian and fundraising coordinator also needed 
    Dec 05, 2013 - Adopters will only pay a $15 licensing fee for our dogs. 
    Nov 22, 2013 - 100 additional kennels should arrive in roughly a month 
    Nov 19, 2013 - From July to October, our adoption center saw a 22 percent increase in adoptions! 
    Nov 14, 2013 - Max might be tops nationally, but that's not what 105,000 dog licenses show. 
    Nov 08, 2013 - Adoption fees waived with donation of food or supplies for veterans 
    Nov 07, 2013 - Bianca Beltran reports she was shocked to get word that her pet had been found. 
    Nov 05, 2013 - Board vote will provide additional staffing and tent facility. 
    Nov 04, 2013 - Watch for adoption specials on Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving and Black Friday 
    Nov 01, 2013 - Board of Supervisors to address funding for additional facilities, staff. 
    Nov 01, 2013 - The Town will steer more resources to fund additional spay/neuter surgeries. 
    Oct 28, 2013 - Costumes and noise can be scary for pets 
    Oct 28, 2013 - David Fitzsimmons helps us celebrate what makes our pets unique. 
    Oct 15, 2013 - Adoption fees for all adult cats waived through the end of October 
    Oct 14, 2013 - Sundt employees to start work Friday to improve the hill leading to the park behind the adoption center 
    Oct 07, 2013 - Can't make it out to the adoption center? We're out and about this October. 
    Oct 04, 2013 - Brought to Pima Animal Care Center as a stray, Simon now has a great home. 
    Oct 02, 2013 - Public service announcement will run through October in a media campaign designed to share the word about our great pets. 
    Oct 01, 2013 - We need your help to give mutts the cache they deserve!  
    Sep 23, 2013 - Pima County has confirmed positive cases of rabies in 20 wild animals so far in 2013, including 14 bats, five skunks, and one bobcat,  
    Sep 20, 2013 - As an open admissions shelter that accepts all animals free of charge, we are the near-to-last resort for deserving pets needing shelter while waiting for loving homes.  
    Sep 19, 2013 - To make sure our pets stay as healthy as possible, Pima Animal Care Center will be closing the last Sunday of every month for a thorough scouring.  
    Sep 11, 2013 - Black pets are as nice as any other, but for whatever reason, they’re not as likely to get adopted.  
    Sep 06, 2013 - Our dogs and cats are busy catching up on their beauty sleep in preparation for their time in the spotlight now that Pima Animal Care Center has been named the October 2013 Journal Community Partner 
    Sep 03, 2013 - Adoption fees waived in September for police, fire, military, EMTS and other heroes 
    Aug 26, 2013 - With Labor Day a County holiday, volunteers are needed to help the pets at the Pima Animal Care Center get a little exercise and attention on Monday, Sept. 2. The dog walk and cat cuddling event begins at 8 a.m. at 4000 N. Silverbell Road. 
    Aug 22, 2013 - A local collaborative effort to improve animal welfare has been awarded a grant by the Petfinder Foundation that will help underwrite a comprehensive study of local pet homelessness by the University of Arizona's Eller School of Management. 
    Aug 21, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center is running a Forget-Me-Not Special to help 72 of our longest-staying guests, like Butters, find homes within 72 hours.  
    Aug 15, 2013 - Locally, too many strays are never reunited with their owners. 
    Aug 01, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center has great respect for educators. 
    Jul 18, 2013 - Shelter open Thursday for adoptions, animal licensing, as well as urgent intake matters 
    Jul 16, 2013 - Since July 1, nearly 1,040 animals have been turned in for sheltering – more than 69 each day!  
    Jul 10, 2013 - As fast as we can find them homes, more are coming in the back door. In that same time period, we’ve taken in 639 pets. And that’s just eight days into the fiscal year. It’s also much higher than the same time period last fiscal year, when we had received 556. 
    Jul 05, 2013 - Most pets are available for $13, which includes vaccinations, spay/neuter 
    Jul 03, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center is thrilled to have a new industrial-sized washer and dryer that will allow us to wash all of our daily laundry with just two loads, instead of the 15 it used to take using our small commercial washers. 
    Pima Animal Care Center 
    Jul 01, 2013 - In honor of the courage of the 13 original colonies that led to Independence, we’re dropping our adoption fees to $13 for the whole month for many of the pets waiting for new homes. 
    Jun 24, 2013 - Come to the July 4 Independence Day Walk at Pima Animal Care Center and help give our pets a little liberty of their own. With the shelter closed for the holiday, volunteers at Pima Animal Care Center help make sure our pets stay healthy and hopeful while they’re waiting for new homes. 
    Jun 17, 2013 - It is frightening and heartbreaking to lose a pet. Fortunately, Pima Animal Care Center is seeing a 6 percent increase in happy reunions this fiscal year. 
    Jun 06, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center is getting closer to a goal of saving 12,000 animals before July 1, but the community’s assistance is needed for the last three-week stretch. 
    May 31, 2013 - Animal Care Officer Lynn Webster shares a story of long-distance love in her own words. 
    May 30, 2013 - In honor of national Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month and to make sure our feline friends have a chance to bring some purr and pizazz to more local households, Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees for all adult cats for the entire month of June. 
    May 15, 2013 - Thinking about adopting a pet? Starting Saturday, May 18, our adoption fee will run $12 for the remainder of the fiscal year as Pima Animal Care Center sets a goal of saving at least 12,000 pets this year. 
    PACC pup 
    May 10, 2013 - With the dog days of summer on their way, Pima Animal Care Center would like to share some tips on how to make sure your pet stays safe when the mercury soars. 
    Superdog Oliver 
    May 07, 2013 - Oliver is returning the favor as the new face of responsible pet ownership for Pima Animal Care Center. 
    May 06, 2013 - Staff at Pima Animal Care Center would love to never have to euthanize another animal again, except to end severe or terminal suffering. It’s the hardest part of our job. And while we are making progress, we’re not there yet. 
    Ellie Beaubien 
    Apr 30, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center hires first fulltime Adoption Coordinator 
    Apr 25, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center celebrates National Volunteer Week 
    PACC pup 
    Apr 23, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center would like to give a big shout-out on National Pet Parents Day for all you do to provide warm, stable homes for your four-legged little buddies.  
    Apr 17, 2013 - There are many ways that community members can help us in our mission to help the homeless animals in our shelter have a second chance at finding a loving household. 
    Apr 16, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center needs a poster dog for its dog licensing campaign materials and we need your help selecting from the five finalists.  
    Apr 03, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center will once again be offering adoptions at the SAHBA Home and Patio Show. The show, which runs April 5-7 at the Tucson Convention Center, offers a great opportunity to give a great dog another chance at a happy life. 
    Apr 01, 2013 - In fairy tales, princes sometimes do the rescuing, but in real life, at least one particular Prince was rescued by a group of schoolchildren and teachers. 
    Mar 20, 2013 - If you want to help, the single most important thing you can do is spay or neuter your pets so they can’t have new litters of kittens and puppies. 
    Donate Online 
    Feb 07, 2013 - Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 7, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) can accept donations online. To make a donation, go to: http://www.pimaanimalcar 
    Feb 04, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center at the close of last fiscal year saw pet rescues increase 39 percent over the previous year. 
    Jan 28, 2013 - Pima Animal Care Center would like to thank the community for donating sufficient funds to purchase a new sound system that will allow the shelter to play calming classical music. 
    José Ocaño 
    Jan 17, 2013 - José Ocaño started this week as the new volunteer coordinator for Pima Animal Care Center. 
    Jan 14, 2013 - Just because pets don’t have to squeeze into skinny jeans doesn’t mean they should get a pass on staying physically fit and active. When pets are too heavy for their frames, it can put stress on their hearts, organs and joints, and trigger assorted health issues. 
    Jan 10, 2013 - “It was a case of love at first sight,” Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall said, noting she immediately knew Sadie, a 5-year-old Shih Tzu mix, would become an important member of the family. Sadie had been at the adoption center since Christmas Eve. 
    Dec 27, 2012 - If you’re looking for a fun way to work off some of that excess holiday cheer, lace up your tennis shoes and grab a friend for the annual New Year’s Day Dog Walk at Pima Animal Care Center.