Humane Society of Southern Arizona October Pet of the Day

Pets of the day for October from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.

Cochise Co. Sheriff’s Office warning residents about rabies cases

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has been advised of two positive rabies cases from areas around the county and one pending that may be positive as well and they are warning the public to be on alert.

PACC dealing with higher than usual number of homeless pets

Pima Animal Care Center has an urgently high number of animals in the shelter. As of today, there are 438 puppies and dogs and 272 kittens and cats. That makes for a total of 711 homeless pets in need of a home.

PACC warning drivers to check their vehicles before taking off

Now that temperatures are cooling off in the desert, especially at night, the critters are looking for a warm place to sleep.

Sweat for Pets to help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona

The event is a non-competitive 3k (or 1.8 miles) walk that will help raise money for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA).

Pumpkin Patch adoptions taking place at PACC

“Pumpkin Patch Adoptions” will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sierra Vista residents invited to run or walk with shelter dogs

Residents invited to run or walk with shelter dogs in Sierra Vista.

Pet supply store now open at PACC

“Central Pet: Adopt. Shop. Give,” is the new pet store in the Pima Animal Care Center lobby. The store was made possible through a collaboration with Friends of PACC, the official nonprofit partner to the shelter.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona - Pets of the day for September

Pets available for adoption from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona in September.

PACC dogs get major playtime during training event

The program, which runs Saturday, Sept. 29 to Wednesday, Oct. 17, allows PACC staff and volunteers to learn more about dogs’ personalities in these play groups. DPFL is rooted in the notion that a dog’s natural instinct is to play.

ONLY ON KOLD: PACC pup day trip program gets dogs out of the shelter

This program not only gets them out of the kennel for the day, but gives them a chance to socialize with people and other animals. Fosters can take them out for a few days at a time, even just one if need be. It makes all the difference.

Flea, tick products can cause seizures in pets, FDA warns

Flea treatments for dogs and cats can lead to neurological issues, including muscle tremors and seizures, the Food and Drug Administration warned.

‘Southside Seven’ recovering well at Wild Hearts Rescue Ranch

The seven horses that call the rescue home for the time being are lucky to be there. They're safe from abuse, able to roam about their fenced-off areas, and can freely munch on some hay. Just months ago, they were starving.

Woman rubs feces on neighbors’ door in retaliation for dog pooping in yard

The neighbors say if their dogs used the bathroom in the woman’s yard, it wasn’t on purpose, and the woman should have tried talking to them to resolve the issue.

Noon Notebook: Adopt Mimi

Mimi is a 2-year-old Chihuahua mix who was brought to the Pima Animal Control Center by her owners when they could no longer keep her.

Less-adoptable pets available at a discount in September

From Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, dogs and cats of certain breeds, colors, ages, and circumstances will be available for adoption at a $25 discount.

Help the Humane Society of Southern AZ adopt out 25 pets in one day

Looking for a furry friend?  Then has the Humane Society of Southern Arizona got the deal for you!   "We have so many wonderful pets in need of a home, and we want to be sure that families have time to get to know their new pets," said Morgan Treiber, Adoptions Supervisor in a recent news release. "We thought that Labor Day Weekend would be a great time to do that, so we are encouraging everyone to come in, meet their new best friend and take them home for 50...

PACC helps homeless community provide for their pets

PACC is partnering with Friends of PACC, the Primavera Foundation to provide 'Go Kits' for homeless people and their pets.

PACC in need of dog crates, kennels

The foster program at Pima Animal Care Center is in need of some of these for their dogs.

Labor Day Weekend Old Tucson is going to the dogs!

On Labor Day weekend, Old Tucson is going to the dogs, literally!  The weekend will be dedicated to all things canine, with the highlight being the a diving competition held by DockDogs.