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  • Wild Salt River horse, filly saved from canal near Mesa

    Wild Salt River horse, filly saved from canal near Mesa

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:28 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:28:10 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:01:25 GMT
    A Salt River wild horse and her baby were rescued from a canal near Mesa by firefighters Sunday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A Salt River wild horse and her baby were rescued from a canal near Mesa by firefighters Sunday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    A Salt River wild horse and her baby were rescued from a canal near Mesa by firefighters Sunday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A Salt River wild horse and her baby were rescued from a canal near Mesa by firefighters Sunday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A couple of Salt River horses are alive thanks to the tireless effort of Mesa firefighters and the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group.

    A couple of Salt River horses are alive thanks to the tireless effort of Mesa firefighters and the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group.

  • PACC looking for foster parents to help overcrowding and give dogs a break

    PACC looking for foster parents to help overcrowding and give dogs a break

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:36:02 GMT

    Pima Animal Care Center’s busy season has arrived and with two to three dogs to a kennel, shelter staff call upon community members to become first-time foster parents to senior pets, who are the least demanding, easiest to care for and most loving.  

    Pima Animal Care Center’s busy season has arrived and with two to three dogs to a kennel, shelter staff call upon community members to become first-time foster parents to senior pets, who are the least demanding, easiest to care for and most loving.  

  • Noon Notebook: Protecting your pets from rattlesnakes

    Noon Notebook: Protecting your pets from rattlesnakes

  • Owl hit by car near Tucson found, taken to rescue center

    Owl hit by car near Tucson found, taken to rescue center

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-05-11 23:30:08 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Dept.)(Source: Arizona Game and Fish Dept.)

    Arizona wildlife officials say an injured owl that latched onto a woman in her car before flying off has been found.

    Arizona wildlife officials say an injured owl that latched onto a woman in her car before flying off has been found.

  • Humane Society offers discounted spay/neuter services

    Humane Society offers discounted spay/neuter services

    Thursday, May 10 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-05-10 19:19:37 GMT
    (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)(Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)
    (Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)(Source: Humane Society of Southern Arizona)

    To celebrate National Pet Month, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona is offering kitten and cat spay and neuters for $5, plus a mandatory $5 e-collar and puppy and dog spay and neuters for $15, plus the $5 e-collar.

    To celebrate National Pet Month, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona is offering kitten and cat spay and neuters for $5, plus a mandatory $5 e-collar and puppy and dog spay and neuters for $15, plus the $5 e-collar.

  • TPD K9 Unit benefits from donation by Tucson animal lover

    TPD K9 Unit benefits from donation by Tucson animal lover

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-09 01:54:50 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Police Department/Facebook)(Source: Tucson Police Department/Facebook)
    (Source: Tucson Police Department/Facebook)(Source: Tucson Police Department/Facebook)

    Thanks to a large donation from a Tucson animal lover, the Tucson Police Department K9 Unit will be making a few improvements. 

    Thanks to a large donation from a Tucson animal lover, the Tucson Police Department K9 Unit will be making a few improvements. 

  • Rescued horses getting back to normal with help from White Stallion Ranch

    Rescued horses getting back to normal with help from White Stallion Ranch

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-05-03 01:16:37 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Horses being helped to get back to a normal life, saved from a severe situation where the owners could no longer care for the animals. 

    Horses being helped to get back to a normal life, saved from a severe situation where the owners could no longer care for the animals. 

  • Howling with delight: Dachshund Museum opens in Germany

    Howling with delight: Dachshund Museum opens in Germany

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:53:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:53:39 GMT
    The Dachshund Museum opened this month in the Bavarian city of Passau, about 100 miles northeast of Munich. (Source: International Olympic Committee)The Dachshund Museum opened this month in the Bavarian city of Passau, about 100 miles northeast of Munich. (Source: International Olympic Committee)

    The Dachshund Museum opened this month in the Bavarian city of Passau, about 100 miles northeast of Munich.

    The Dachshund Museum opened this month in the Bavarian city of Passau, about 100 miles northeast of Munich.

  • Noon Notebook: Meet Brindle-Lyn

    Noon Notebook: Meet Brindle-Lyn

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-04-11 18:21:56 GMT
    Brindle-Lyn (Source: KOLD News 13)Brindle-Lyn (Source: KOLD News 13)

    Brindle-Lyn is 8 years old and gets along great with other dogs. She is very social in dog playgroups at the Pima Animal Care Center.

    Brindle-Lyn is 8 years old and gets along great with other dogs. She is very social in dog playgroups at the Pima Animal Care Center.

  • AZ Game & Fish: Tests confirm fox that bit child was rabid

    AZ Game & Fish: Tests confirm fox that bit child was rabid

    Friday, April 6 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-06 13:13:30 GMT
    (Source: AZ Game and Fish Department)(Source: AZ Game and Fish Department)

    The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reporting that tests performed on the fox that bit a boy back in March show it had rabies.  

    The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reporting that tests performed on the fox that bit a boy back in March show it had rabies.  

  • Arizona considers fines for fake service animals

    Arizona considers fines for fake service animals

    Thursday, April 5 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-04-05 23:31:36 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-04-05 23:31:36 GMT

    Passing off a pet as a service animal could become illegal under a proposal currently making its way through the Arizona state legislature. 

    Passing off a pet as a service animal could become illegal under a proposal currently making its way through the Arizona state legislature. 

  • Pet Pals: Meet Arlo

    Pet Pals: Meet Arlo

    Thursday, April 5 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-04-05 21:34:20 GMT

    Arlo is looking for a family that will shower him in love.

    Arlo is looking for a family that will shower him in love.

  • Springtime can be dangerous for your pets

    Springtime can be dangerous for your pets

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-03-21 13:47:46 GMT
    Friday, March 30 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-03-30 16:30:19 GMT
    Springtime brings a lot of joy to Arizonans with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures, but it can also reek havoc on your pets. (Source: Unsplash)Springtime brings a lot of joy to Arizonans with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures, but it can also reek havoc on your pets. (Source: Unsplash)
    Springtime brings a lot of joy to Arizonans with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures, but it can also reek havoc on your pets. (Source: Unsplash)Springtime brings a lot of joy to Arizonans with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures, but it can also reek havoc on your pets. (Source: Unsplash)

    Last year, the Animal Poison Control Center reported nearly 200,000 cases of pets involved in fatal and near-fatal poisonings.

    Last year, the Animal Poison Control Center reported nearly 200,000 cases of pets involved in fatal and near-fatal poisonings.

  • HSSA offering half-off adoption fees for grand opening

    HSSA offering half-off adoption fees for grand opening

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-03-28 20:43:07 GMT

    The staff at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) will be moving into a forever home of their own next month. 

    The staff at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) will be moving into a forever home of their own next month. 

  • Animal cruelty: Someone shot, killed a dog in Phoenix

    Animal cruelty: Someone shot, killed a dog in Phoenix

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-03-21 18:41:47 GMT
    Wednesday, March 21 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-03-21 21:32:15 GMT
    (Source: Silent Witness)(Source: Silent Witness)

    Who would shoot a dog? That's what police are trying to figure out. It happened in Phoenix on Monday, March 12. A brown and white Pit Bull-type dog was found with a gunshot wound near Seventh Street and Pinnacle Peak Road.  

    Who would shoot a dog? That's what police are trying to figure out. It happened in Phoenix on Monday, March 12. A brown and white Pit Bull-type dog was found with a gunshot wound near Seventh Street and Pinnacle Peak Road.  

  • Noon Notebook: Meet Renner

    Noon Notebook: Meet Renner

    Friday, March 9 2018 8:58 PM EST2018-03-10 01:58:25 GMT
    RennerRenner

    Hi friends! I’m Renner!
    I am a 2-year-old boy who is ready to meet my fur-ever family! I am a very sweet boy that is going to make someone very happy. I am house- and crate- trained.

    Hi friends! I’m Renner!
    I am a 2-year-old boy who is ready to meet my fur-ever family! I am a very sweet boy that is going to make someone very happy. I am house- and crate- trained.

  • Dog returned to shelter for being 'too nice' gets a new home

    Dog returned to shelter for being 'too nice' gets a new home

    Thursday, March 8 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-03-08 20:04:45 GMT
    Thursday, March 8 2018 3:14 PM EST2018-03-08 20:14:27 GMT
    Helena was returned to an Atlanta shelter because her new owners thought she was ‘too nice.’ (Source: LifeLine Animal Project)Helena was returned to an Atlanta shelter because her new owners thought she was ‘too nice.’ (Source: LifeLine Animal Project)

    Cuddly Helena was returned to an Atlanta animal shelter because her new owners thought she was "too nice."

    Cuddly Helena was returned to an Atlanta animal shelter because her new owners thought she was "too nice."

  • Scottsdale police make arrest in case of 4 malnourished puppies

    Scottsdale police make arrest in case of 4 malnourished puppies

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 2:57 PM EST2018-03-07 19:57:24 GMT
    Thursday, March 8 2018 9:55 AM EST2018-03-08 14:55:11 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Humane Society)(Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    The Scottsdale Police Department has made an arrest in the case of four malnourished puppies found Tuesday.

    The Scottsdale Police Department has made an arrest in the case of four malnourished puppies found Tuesday.

  • Dog found taped in box, recovering from injuries at a local shelter

    Dog found taped in box, recovering from injuries at a local shelter

    Wednesday, March 7 2018 9:38 PM EST2018-03-08 02:38:57 GMT
    Pup found taped inside box (Source: Lil Bit of Love Facebook)Pup found taped inside box (Source: Lil Bit of Love Facebook)
    Pup found taped inside box (Source: Lil Bit of Love Facebook)Pup found taped inside box (Source: Lil Bit of Love Facebook)

    The public was outraged when this story was posted on social media. This poor pup was found by a Good Samaritan inside a box that was taped shut, near Catalina Highway and Tres Lomas over the weekend.  

    The public was outraged when this story was posted on social media. This poor pup was found by a Good Samaritan inside a box that was taped shut, near Catalina Highway and Tres Lomas over the weekend.  

  • Pet food recalled after kitten death

    Pet food recalled after kitten death

    Monday, March 5 2018 4:01 PM EST2018-03-05 21:01:32 GMT
    Monday, March 5 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-03-05 21:29:00 GMT
    Blue Ridge Beef, a Georgia-based pet food company, has recalled a portion of its “Kitten Grind” raw pet food after the FDA detected the bacteria salmonella and listeria in it. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)Blue Ridge Beef, a Georgia-based pet food company, has recalled a portion of its “Kitten Grind” raw pet food after the FDA detected the bacteria salmonella and listeria in it. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)

    A Georgia-based pet food company has recalled one of its products after salmonella from it possibly killed a kitten.

    A Georgia-based pet food company has recalled one of its products after salmonella from it possibly killed a kitten.

  • Keeping your pets safe in excessive heat

    Keeping your pets safe in the heat

    Friday, June 28 2013 2:18 PM EDT2013-06-28 18:18:36 GMT
    Wednesday, February 28 2018 2:26 PM EST2018-02-28 19:26:48 GMT
    During the summer months, the veterinarian at a local animal clinic says they see two to three pets a week suffering from symptoms of dehydration.
    During the summer months, the veterinarian at a local animal clinic says they see two to three pets a week suffering from symptoms of dehydration.
  • Puppy love predates recorded history, study shows

    Puppy love predates recorded history, study shows

    Tuesday, February 27 2018 5:31 PM EST2018-02-27 22:31:47 GMT
    Tuesday, February 27 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-02-27 23:23:44 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    Researchers have found that mankind holds dogs in the same regard today as it did 14,000 years ago.

    Researchers have found that mankind holds dogs in the same regard today as it did 14,000 years ago.

  • Mesa pet owner distraught after dog vanished from groomers

    Mesa pet owner distraught after dog vanished from groomers

    Monday, February 26 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-02-26 05:41:50 GMT
    Tuesday, February 27 2018 6:16 AM EST2018-02-27 11:16:42 GMT
    Bebe went missing after going to a dog groomer in Mesa. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Bebe went missing after going to a dog groomer in Mesa. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A Mesa pet owner says her dog vanished while at the groomers and company doesn't have answers as to how it happened.

    A Mesa pet owner says her dog vanished while at the groomers and company doesn't have answers as to how it happened.

  • At-risk shelter pets to be given second chance in Idaho after being flown out of Phoenix

    At-risk shelter pets to be given second chance in Idaho after being flown out of Phoenix

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-02-14 14:28:15 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:49 AM EST2018-02-15 14:49:53 GMT
    In this file photo, 110 at-risk shelter pets were flown from Phoenix in July to Seattle during the "Freekibble Flight to Freedom." (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)In this file photo, 110 at-risk shelter pets were flown from Phoenix in July to Seattle during the "Freekibble Flight to Freedom." (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Over 100 at-risk shelter pets and dogs will be flown out of Phoenix for a second chance in Idaho Thursday morning.

    Over 100 at-risk shelter pets and dogs will be flown out of Phoenix for a second chance in Idaho Thursday morning.

  • Border agents find dog wandering with bullet in his jaw in southern Arizona

    Border agents find dog wandering with bullet in his jaw in southern Arizona

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 10:22 AM EST2018-01-23 15:22:38 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 12:12 PM EST2018-01-23 17:12:51 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Animal Welfare League)(Source: Arizona Animal Welfare League)

    This dog is 'lucky' to be alive after border agents found him wandering with a bullet in his jaw in southern Arizona

    This dog is 'lucky' to be alive after border agents found him wandering with a bullet in his jaw in southern Arizona

  • New facility for HSSA will have system to make it easier for hearing impaired

    New facility for HSSA will have system to make it easier for hearing impaired

    Friday, December 22 2017 6:01 PM EST2017-12-22 23:01:38 GMT

    Everything is on track for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona to move to its new facility at 635 West Roger Road at the beginning of 2018.  Innovative and green building features will be part of the new facility, including a Loop Hearing System.  

    Everything is on track for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona to move to its new facility at 635 West Roger Road at the beginning of 2018.  Innovative and green building features will be part of the new facility, including a Loop Hearing System.  

  • 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.

  • Are dogs smarter than cats? Science now may have the answer

    Are dogs smarter than cats? Science now may have the answer

    Thursday, November 30 2017 4:23 PM EST2017-11-30 21:23:00 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    The study, published in Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, focuses on the number of neurons in the cerebral cortex of several carnivores, including cats and dogs.

    The study, published in Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, focuses on the number of neurons in the cerebral cortex of several carnivores, including cats and dogs.

  • 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. 

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