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  • Enjoy evenings at Desert Museum's Cool Summer Nights: Creatures of the Night

    Enjoy evenings at Desert Museum's Cool Summer Nights: Creatures of the Night

    Friday, May 26 2017 2:14 PM EDT2017-05-26 18:14:09 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Stay out of the Arizona heat with the creatures of the night! Cool Summer Nights is underway at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. 

    Stay out of the Arizona heat with the creatures of the night! Cool Summer Nights is underway at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. 

  • Dog recovering after javelina attack

    Dog recovering after javelina attack

    Friday, May 26 2017 12:23 AM EDT2017-05-26 04:23:57 GMT
    Damage from javelina attack. (Source: Tucson News Now)Damage from javelina attack. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    A local family has a warning for dog owners, after a pack of javelina attacked their dog in their backyard. It happened in Vail near Old Spanish Trail not far from Valencia. 

    A local family has a warning for dog owners, after a pack of javelina attacked their dog in their backyard. It happened in Vail near Old Spanish Trail not far from Valencia. 

  • Six dogs contract potentially deadly disease in Pima County

    Six dogs contract potentially deadly disease in Pima County

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:14:23 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Several dogs in Pima County have contracted a potentially deadly disease, according to authorities. Officials said Leptospirosis, a bacterial disease that can infect people and animals, has shown up in six dogs but there have been no human cases reported. 

    Several dogs in Pima County have contracted a potentially deadly disease, according to authorities. Officials said Leptospirosis, a bacterial disease that can infect people and animals, has shown up in six dogs but there have been no human cases reported. 

  • HSSA takes in 60 kittens from Yuma

    HSSA takes in 60 kittens from Yuma

    Thursday, May 25 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-05-25 23:45:20 GMT
    Kittens in crates (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)Kittens in crates (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)

    A volunteer from the Yuma shelter drove the 60 kittens nearly five hours to the HSSA in Tucson, due to an overcrowding issue at the Yuma shelter.   

    A volunteer from the Yuma shelter drove the 60 kittens nearly five hours to the HSSA in Tucson, due to an overcrowding issue at the Yuma shelter.   

  • Rabies cases on the rise in Cochise County

    Rabies cases on the rise in Cochise County

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:12:28 GMT
    (Source: Cochise County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Cochise County Sheriff's Office)

    Three skunks and five gray foxes tested positive for rabies, according to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office. 

    Three skunks and five gray foxes tested positive for rabies, according to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office. 

  • Pet Pals - Meet Charlie!

    Pet Pals - Meet Charlie!

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:14:56 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Charlie has lots of energy, but would thrive in the right situation.

    Charlie has lots of energy, but would thrive in the right situation.

  • PACC overcrowded after 19 cats, kittens rescued from home

    PACC overcrowded after 19 cats, kittens rescued from home

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-05-24 16:04:43 GMT
    (Source: Pima Animal Care Center)(Source: Pima Animal Care Center)

    The Pima Animal Care Center is extremely overcrowded and in need of adopters and foster families. 

    The Pima Animal Care Center is extremely overcrowded and in need of adopters and foster families. 

  • Protect your dog's paws in extreme heat

    Protect your dog's paws in extreme heat

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-05-24 02:25:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-05-24 15:07:58 GMT
    Bruce has been treated for burned paws (Source: Arizona Humane Society)Bruce has been treated for burned paws (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    We wouldn't walk around outside barefoot when the temps hit the triple digits. Yet some folks expect their dogs to be able to tolerate hot pavement or hiking trails. While your dog's paw pads may be tough, they are still sensitive. 

    We wouldn't walk around outside barefoot when the temps hit the triple digits. Yet some folks expect their dogs to be able to tolerate hot pavement or hiking trails. While your dog's paw pads may be tough, they are still sensitive. 

  • KOLD HEROES: Golden idea becomes a reality

    KOLD HEROES: Golden idea becomes a reality

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:50:32 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    A Tucson woman saw a golden opportunity to save the lives of some very special four-legged companions.

    A Tucson woman saw a golden opportunity to save the lives of some very special four-legged companions.

  • Scottsdale cat enjoys Insta-fame

    Scottsdale cat enjoys Insta-fame

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-05-22 02:57:01 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 2:03 AM EDT2017-05-22 06:03:06 GMT
    A Scottsdale woman's cat named Butter is enjoying newfound fame on Instagram. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A Scottsdale woman's cat named Butter is enjoying newfound fame on Instagram. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A Scottsdale woman and her cat are getting used to life as viral sensations.

    A Scottsdale woman and her cat are getting used to life as viral sensations.

  • Unadoptable dog turns into Ohio's first official police pitbull

    Unadoptable dog turns into Ohio's first official police pitbull

    Friday, May 19 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-05-20 00:14:37 GMT
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    Declared unadoptable by the Humane Society, but called perfect by The Clay Township Police Department, Leonard has been named the first official police pit bull in Ohio. 

    Declared unadoptable by the Humane Society, but called perfect by The Clay Township Police Department, Leonard has been named the first official police pit bull in Ohio. 

  • PACC overcrowded, asking for adopters and, foster families

    PACC overcrowded, asking for adopters and, foster families

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-05-17 14:49:58 GMT
    Puppies (Source: Tucson News Now)Puppies (Source: Tucson News Now)

    With puppy and kitten season in full swing, the Pima Animal Care Center is bursting at the seams. 

    With puppy and kitten season in full swing, the Pima Animal Care Center is bursting at the seams. 

  • Tucson Fire helping pets in need

    Tucson Fire helping pets in need

    Thursday, May 18 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-05-18 23:43:59 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Tucson Fire Department is saving more than people in emergency situations.

    The Tucson Fire Department is saving more than people in emergency situations.

  • Tuesday Tail(s): Meet Calliope & Jessie

    Tuesday Tail(s): Meet Calliope & Jessie

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:21:07 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Today we have a double dose of cuteness. Our Tuesday's Tails are Calliope and Jessie! 

    Today we have a double dose of cuteness. Our Tuesday's Tails are Calliope and Jessie! 

  • Tuesday Tail(s): Zipper and Reva!

    Tuesday Tail(s): Zipper and Reva!

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-09 21:36:40 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Today's Tuesday Tails are Zipper and Reva! Reva is a 3 year old pit bull terrier mix. Zipper is a 4 year old shepherd mix. He can be both active and calm.

    Today's Tuesday Tails are Zipper and Reva! Reva is a 3 year old pit bull terrier mix. Zipper is a 4 year old shepherd mix. He can be both active and calm.

  • Park rangers warn pet owners to keep dogs off of hot trails

    Park rangers warn pet owners to keep dogs off of hot trails

    Friday, May 5 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-05-06 01:46:44 GMT
    Saturday, May 6 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-05-06 14:53:06 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Before you take man's best friend on a hike with you, make sure you remember how the heat could affect your furry companion.

    Before you take man's best friend on a hike with you, make sure you remember how the heat could affect your furry companion.

  • Humane Society of Southern AZ offering weekly rattlesnake avoidance classes

    Humane Society of Southern AZ offering weekly rattlesnake avoidance classes

    Friday, May 5 2017 8:47 PM EDT2017-05-06 00:47:06 GMT

    These classes will be offered on a weekly basis, to teach the dogs how to use their eyes, nose, and ears to recognize rattlesnakes and associate their appearance, scent, and sound with danger.  

    These classes will be offered on a weekly basis, to teach the dogs how to use their eyes, nose, and ears to recognize rattlesnakes and associate their appearance, scent, and sound with danger.  

  • Javelina leaves 2-inch gashes in Tucson woman's leg

    Javelina leaves 2-inch gashes in Tucson woman's leg

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 11:27 PM EDT2017-05-03 03:27:33 GMT
    (Source: National Park Service)(Source: National Park Service)

    According to Mark Hart of the Arizona Game and Fish Department, the woman was walking her dog when the javelina attacked.

    According to Mark Hart of the Arizona Game and Fish Department, the woman was walking her dog when the javelina attacked.

  • Fees waived during 3-day PACC adoption event

    Fees waived during 3-day PACC adoption event

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-05-03 03:17:35 GMT
    (Source: PIma County)(Source: PIma County)

    Pima Animal Care Center is participating in the PetSmart Charities National Adoption weekend event, happening Friday, May 5 to Sunday, May 7. 

    Pima Animal Care Center is participating in the PetSmart Charities National Adoption weekend event, happening Friday, May 5 to Sunday, May 7. 

  • Tuesday Tails: Sugar Bear & Shea

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:25:06 GMT
    Shea and Sugar Bear (Source: Tucson News Now)Shea and Sugar Bear (Source: Tucson News Now)

    This week Tuesday Tails are "Sugar Bear and Shea!" 

    This week Tuesday Tails are "Sugar Bear and Shea!" 

  • Tuesday's Tail: Meet Oscar and Jocelyn!

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Oscar and Jocelyn!

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:06:34 GMT

    This week's Tuesday's Tails are "Oscar" and Jocelyn!"

    This week's Tuesday's Tails are "Oscar" and Jocelyn!"

  • Cochise County rescuers rewarded with face licks

    Cochise County rescuers rewarded with face licks

    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-04-27 18:45:15 GMT
    Rescuers used a rope system to rescue the stranded dog. (Source: Cochise County Sheriff's Office)Rescuers used a rope system to rescue the stranded dog. (Source: Cochise County Sheriff's Office)

    A woman called the Cochise County Sheriff's Office after she was unable to rescue her dog from a cliff face.

    A woman called the Cochise County Sheriff's Office after she was unable to rescue her dog from a cliff face.

  • Dog food recalled, possibly contaminated with euthanasia drug

    Dog food recalled, possibly contaminated with euthanasia drug

    Thursday, April 27 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-04-27 15:40:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-04-27 16:32:47 GMT

    A California pet-food company is recalling two kinds of dog food because of a scare that it may contain a deadly drug.

    A California pet-food company is recalling two kinds of dog food because of a scare that it may contain a deadly drug.

  • Davis-Monthan installs facility to improve training for military working dogs

    Davis-Monthan installs facility to improve training for military working dogs

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-04-27 01:45:21 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is home to a new dog-training facility designed to make training courses much easier and safer for their military working dogs, especially during Arizona's hot, summer months.

    Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is home to a new dog-training facility designed to make training courses much easier and safer for their military working dogs, especially during Arizona's hot, summer months.

  • PACC launches 'Go Big and Go Home' dog sale

    PACC launches 'Go Big and Go Home' dog sale

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:50:29 GMT
    Adopted PACC pooch Penelope is a wonderful guardian to the children in her family. (Source: Pima County)Adopted PACC pooch Penelope is a wonderful guardian to the children in her family. (Source: Pima County)

    According to a Pima Animal Care Center release people who adopt a new 'fur'ever friend that is 30 pounds or over gets to name their own adoption fee. 

    According to a Pima Animal Care Center release people who adopt a new 'fur'ever friend that is 30 pounds or over gets to name their own adoption fee. 

  • PACC receives grant from Petco Foundation

    PACC receives grant from Petco Foundation

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:19 PM EDT2017-04-20 00:19:05 GMT

    “We’re so grateful that Petco Foundation is investing in Pima County’s pets,” Karen Hollish, director of development and marketing, said in a recent release. “These critically needed items will help our team save lives now and in our new shelter for years to come.” 

    “We’re so grateful that Petco Foundation is investing in Pima County’s pets,” Karen Hollish, director of development and marketing, said in a recent release. “These critically needed items will help our team save lives now and in our new shelter for years to come.” 

  • Tuesday's Tail: Meet Sammy

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Sammy

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-04-18 19:22:14 GMT
    Sammy (Source: KOLD News 13)Sammy (Source: KOLD News 13)

    Sammy is a 1-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier mix who is a social butterfly.

    Sammy is a 1-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier mix who is a social butterfly.

  • Tuesday's Tail: Meet Bob Marley!

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Bob Marley!

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-04-11 19:43:35 GMT
    Bob Marley (Source: KOLD News 13)Bob Marley (Source: KOLD News 13)

    Bob Marley is quite the love bug looking for lots of attention. 

    Bob Marley is quite the love bug looking for lots of attention. 

  • Animal rehab center rebuilding as donations pour in

    Animal rehab center rebuilding as donations pour in

    Saturday, April 8 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-04-08 22:53:18 GMT
    Source: KOLDSource: KOLD

    The Northwest Fire District is still looking into how a fire started, that destroyed an animal rehab center on the northwest side. But the fire has not destroyed the spirits of the volunteers, as they are rebuilding now one week later. 

    The Northwest Fire District is still looking into how a fire started, that destroyed an animal rehab center on the northwest side. But the fire has not destroyed the spirits of the volunteers, as they are rebuilding now one week later. 

  • AZ Diamondbacks expand Dog Days of Summer program

    AZ Diamondbacks expand Dog Days of Summer program

    Friday, April 7 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-04-08 01:25:05 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Diamondbacks)(Source: Arizona Diamondbacks)

    Launched in 2016, the Dog Days of Summer program ticket package was only for Sunday games, but with this new season that kicks off on Sunday, April 9,  you can now buy tickets and bring your dog on Monday too! 

    Launched in 2016, the Dog Days of Summer program ticket package was only for Sunday games, but with this new season that kicks off on Sunday, April 9,  you can now buy tickets and bring your dog on Monday too! 

  • Tuesday's Tail: Meet Carnation!

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Carnation!

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-04-04 19:01:19 GMT
    Carnation (Source: KOLD News 13)Carnation (Source: KOLD News 13)

    Carnation is a special 4-year-old Staffordshire terrier mix who came to Pima Animal Care Center as a stray in January.

    Carnation is a special 4-year-old Staffordshire terrier mix who came to Pima Animal Care Center as a stray in January.

  • Altered Tails offering 'Primp your Pit' event for April

    Altered Tails offering 'Primp your Pit' event for April

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-04-04 15:36:25 GMT
    (Source: Altered Tails Barnhart Clinic)(Source: Altered Tails Barnhart Clinic)

    In April, pit bull and pit bull mix owners can have their dogs spayed or neutered for only $20 including vaccinations at Altered Tails.

    In April, pit bull and pit bull mix owners can have their dogs spayed or neutered for only $20 including vaccinations at Altered Tails.

  • Bring a Buddy, Get a Buddy at Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center

    Bring a Buddy, Get a Buddy at Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center

    Thursday, March 30 2017 1:01 AM EDT2017-03-30 05:01:41 GMT

    The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will offer discounted adoption fees for dogs in April, with the hope of finding homes for a recent increase of canines that has stretched the facility near its capacity.

    The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will offer discounted adoption fees for dogs in April, with the hope of finding homes for a recent increase of canines that has stretched the facility near its capacity.

  • Tuesday's Tail: Meet Zoey!

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Zoey!

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-03-28 19:39:14 GMT
    Zoey (Source: KOLD News 13)Zoey (Source: KOLD News 13)

    Zoey is a joyful, boisterous 1-year-old boxer/pointer mix who came to the Pima Animal Care Center in February with a serious wound on her neck. 

    Zoey is a joyful, boisterous 1-year-old boxer/pointer mix who came to the Pima Animal Care Center in February with a serious wound on her neck. 

  • Help the Humane Society of Southern AZ set a new world record - most dogs in a photo

    Help the Humane Society of Southern AZ set a new world record - most dogs in a photo

    Monday, March 27 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-03-27 22:34:35 GMT
    (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)(Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)

    The Humane Society of Southern Arizona could use your help during this event, they are expecting at least 200 dogs at the world record attempt.

    The Humane Society of Southern Arizona could use your help during this event, they are expecting at least 200 dogs at the world record attempt.

  • Help Hermitage Cat Shelter win the Tournament of Tails grand prize

    Help Hermitage Cat Shelter win the Tournament of Tails grand prize

    Friday, March 17 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-03-17 21:19:21 GMT
    (Source: Tournament of Tails/Pet Plan)(Source: Tournament of Tails/Pet Plan)

    This competition coincides with the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, TOT features adoptable pets representing each shelter and going head-to-head with another shelter in this bracket style format (similar to March Madness brackets).

    This competition coincides with the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, TOT features adoptable pets representing each shelter and going head-to-head with another shelter in this bracket style format (similar to March Madness brackets).

  • Tuesday's Tail: Princess

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Princess!

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Princess!

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 3:07 PM EDT2017-03-14 19:07:47 GMT

    Princess is a beautiful, brindle American Staffordshire Terrier mix and is 10 years old. 

    Princess is a beautiful, brindle American Staffordshire Terrier mix and is 10 years old. 

  • Shih Tzu bride and groom united in holy muttrimony

    Shih Tzu bride and groom united in holy muttrimony

    Thursday, March 9 2017 7:18 PM EST2017-03-10 00:18:45 GMT
    Friday, March 10 2017 11:29 AM EST2017-03-10 16:29:47 GMT

    The happy couple said their doggy I-dos and took their wedding bows, wowing the audience.

    The happy couple said their doggy I-dos and took their wedding bows, wowing the audience.

  • PACC Emergency Preparedness for Pets presentation

    PACC Emergency Preparedness for Pets presentation

    Thursday, March 9 2017 5:08 PM EST2017-03-09 22:08:24 GMT

    “We want the members of the community to know what Pima County is prepared to do in an emergency situation,” said Adam Ricci, PACC field services manager. “And we need to provide information to people so they can take the best possible care of their pets, even in a crisis.”  

    “We want the members of the community to know what Pima County is prepared to do in an emergency situation,” said Adam Ricci, PACC field services manager. “And we need to provide information to people so they can take the best possible care of their pets, even in a crisis.”  

  • Paralyzed dog needs new home

    Paralyzed dog needs new home

    Monday, March 6 2017 8:15 PM EST2017-03-07 01:15:52 GMT
    Tuesday, March 7 2017 8:01 AM EST2017-03-07 13:01:26 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A Valley dog who is paralyzed from the waist down is looking to be adopted. 

    A Valley dog who is paralyzed from the waist down is looking to be adopted. 

  • Tuesday's Tail: Meet Talahazy!

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Talahazy!

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 3:59 PM EST2017-02-28 20:59:16 GMT
    Talahazy (Source: Pima County)Talahazy (Source: Pima County)

    Talahazy is favorite at the shelter with his laid back personality. He would love to snuggle up with you on the couch, he also does well on a leash and loves tasty treats.

    Talahazy is favorite at the shelter with his laid back personality. He would love to snuggle up with you on the couch, he also does well on a leash and loves tasty treats.

  • Arizona pet stores, transparency activist try to pick up slack from USDA purge

    Arizona pet stores, transparency activist try to pick up slack from USDA purge

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 12:54 AM EST2017-02-21 05:54:14 GMT
    Tuesday, February 21 2017 11:43 PM EST2017-02-22 04:43:20 GMT
    Some Arizona pet stores are posting their own records on breeders after federal documents got eliminated. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Some Arizona pet stores are posting their own records on breeders after federal documents got eliminated. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Some Arizona pet stores and a government transparency activist are going to great lengths to publish animal welfare records that were once readily available online.

    Some Arizona pet stores and a government transparency activist are going to great lengths to publish animal welfare records that were once readily available online.

  • Tuesday's Tail: Meet Finn

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Finn

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-02-22 03:00:53 GMT
    Finn (Source: Tucson News Now)Finn (Source: Tucson News Now)

    This great pup, is a 6-year-old boxer mix, who was brought into Pima Animal Care Center as a stray.  Finn is a lovable goofball and full of life. 

    This great pup, is a 6-year-old boxer mix, who was brought into Pima Animal Care Center as a stray.  Finn is a lovable goofball and full of life. 

  • PetSmart recalls canned dog food due to possible choking hazard

    PetSmart recalls canned dog food due to possible choking hazard

    Friday, February 10 2017 5:02 PM EST2017-02-10 22:02:34 GMT

    PetSmart issued a voluntary recall of Grreat Choice canned dog food on Thursday, February 9 due to a possible health risk.

    PetSmart issued a voluntary recall of Grreat Choice canned dog food on Thursday, February 9 due to a possible health risk.

  • Tuesday's Tail: Meet Taz

    Tuesday's Tail: Meet Taz

    Tuesday, February 7 2017 7:30 PM EST2017-02-08 00:30:41 GMT
    Taz (Source: Pima Animal Care Center)Taz (Source: Pima Animal Care Center)

    He is a sweet senior looking lots of snuggles and as a member of the Silver Whiskers Club, his adoption fee has been waived!   

    He is a sweet senior looking lots of snuggles and as a member of the Silver Whiskers Club, his adoption fee has been waived!   

  • AZ Humane Society to be featured on Animal Planet series

    AZ Humane Society to be featured on Animal Planet series

    Thursday, February 2 2017 7:05 PM EST2017-02-03 00:05:05 GMT
    Friday, February 3 2017 2:52 PM EST2017-02-03 19:52:54 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Humane Society)(Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    The animal life-saving efforts of the Arizona Humane Society will soon take the international spotlight. A member cast of animal cruelty investigators and emergency animal medical technicians will be featured on the upcoming 10-episode series called “Animal Cops Phoenix.” Each year, the crew responds to more than 11,000 animal rescues and cruelty investigations.

    The animal life-saving efforts of the Arizona Humane Society will soon take the international spotlight. A member cast of animal cruelty investigators and emergency animal medical technicians will be featured on the upcoming 10-episode series called “Animal Cops Phoenix.” Each year, the crew responds to more than 11,000 animal rescues and cruelty investigations.

  • 'Animal Cops Phoenix' show coming to cable later this month

    'Animal Cops Phoenix' show coming to cable later this month

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 12:22 PM EST2017-02-01 17:22:39 GMT
    Wednesday, February 1 2017 1:37 PM EST2017-02-01 18:37:23 GMT

    The production -- four months of shooting with the Animal Planet team -- was kept under wraps until Wednesday morning when AHS made the official announcement on its social media pages.

    The production -- four months of shooting with the Animal Planet team -- was kept under wraps until Wednesday morning when AHS made the official announcement on its social media pages.

  • Puppies rescued from Mexico transferred to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona

    Puppies rescued from Mexico transferred to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 6:58 PM EST2017-01-10 23:58:53 GMT
    One of the labrador retriever mixes rescued and brought to the HSSA. (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)One of the labrador retriever mixes rescued and brought to the HSSA. (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)

    Because of the small amount of resources that are available in Bisbee, the transfer of the puppies to the Tucson based non-profit was in the best interest of the puppies.

    Because of the small amount of resources that are available in Bisbee, the transfer of the puppies to the Tucson based non-profit was in the best interest of the puppies.

  • Tuesday's Tail: Neva

    Tuesday's Tail: Neva

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-01-10 22:30:45 GMT
    NevaNeva

    Neva is a 2-year-old Chihuahua mix who was brought to PACC as a stray in early December. 

    Neva is a 2-year-old Chihuahua mix who was brought to PACC as a stray in early December. 

  • Emu caught after running wild on Interstate 10

    Emu caught after running wild on Interstate 10

    Friday, October 21 2016 1:46 PM EDT2016-10-21 17:46:42 GMT
    Friday, October 21 2016 7:32 PM EDT2016-10-21 23:32:11 GMT

    Reports of an emu loose on Interstate 10 spurred troopers to investigate Friday morning. 

    Reports of an emu loose on Interstate 10 spurred troopers to investigate Friday morning. And sure enough, the bird was located.

  • Pima Animal Care Center offers new pet support hotline

    Pima Animal Care Center offers new pet support hotline

    Monday, September 26 2016 7:24 PM EDT2016-09-26 23:24:13 GMT
    (Source: Pima Animal Care Center)(Source: Pima Animal Care Center)

    According to Pima Animal Care Center there will be three PACC staff members running the hotline seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the weekday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.

    According to Pima Animal Care Center there will be three PACC staff members running the hotline seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the weekday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.

  • Bighorn sheep spotted in Tucson Mountains

    Bighorn sheep spotted in Tucson Mountains

    Tuesday, March 29 2016 1:43 PM EDT2016-03-29 17:43:12 GMT
    Tuesday, March 29 2016 3:35 PM EDT2016-03-29 19:35:39 GMT
    Bighorn spotted near Ajo Way. (Source:Rene Lopez/AZ Game and Fish)Bighorn spotted near Ajo Way. (Source:Rene Lopez/AZ Game and Fish)

    For the first time since the 1950s bighorn sheep have been spotted near the south end of the Tucson Mountains.  

    For the first time since the 1950s bighorn sheep have been spotted near the south end of the Tucson Mountains.  

  • What do you know about the praying mantis?

    What do you know about the praying mantis?

    Friday, August 5 2016 7:06 PM EDT2016-08-05 23:06:01 GMT
    Praying mantis (Source: Tyler Jenkins)Praying mantis (Source: Tyler Jenkins)

    We found these interesting photos in our See, Snap, Send it gallery (thanks Tyler Jenkins) and wondered how much do you know about the praying mantis?  

    We found these interesting photos in our See, Snap, Send it gallery (thanks Tyler Jenkins) and wondered how much do you know about the praying mantis?  

  • Pima Animal Care Center foster program

    Pima Animal Care Center foster program

    Wednesday, December 9 2015 9:41 AM EST2015-12-09 14:41:04 GMT
    Wednesday, December 9 2015 10:23 AM EST2015-12-09 15:23:14 GMT
    Interested in helping out a shelter animal, but are not quite ready to adopt, why not foster one. 

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