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  • PACC offers Big Top Tent Sale, Aug. 25-27

    Aug 23, 2017 | Read More News
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    Come one, come all to Pima Animal Care Center’s Big Top Tent sale, Aug. 25-27, starring the more than 650 homeless pets who need loving new homes. Starting Friday, shelter officials will reduce adoption fees to $10 for adult cats and dogs and $20 for puppies and kittens to overcome crowding, particularly at its circus-style pup tent, which nears capacity.

    PACC petsDespite a successful “Clear the Shelters” adoption weekend Aug. 19-20, where nearly 150 pets got adopted, PACC’s census continues to grow leaving no room for incoming pets. As of Tuesday morning, PACC had 653 pets at its 4000 N. Silverbell location, and dozens cats and kittens waiting for adoption at local PetSmart stores.

    “We’re at our busiest time of year and in desperate need of adopters and foster parents to help us clear kennels to make room for incoming pets,” said Kristen Auerbach, PACC director. 

    Every year, PACC takes in nearly 19,000 pets and a majority of them come to the shelter during these summer months, when it receives many litters of puppies and kittens. To help place deserving pets into permanent homes and match them with caring foster parents, shelter officials rely on the community’s support and sales that will incentivize people to make additions to their family.

    If you know someone who’s considering a new pet, tell them about PACC’s Big Top Tent sale, Aug. 25-27. For only $10 or $20, adopters can take home a furever friend who will already come spayed or neutered, with age-appropriate vaccinations, microchipped, and a free vet visit, too. An additional $18 license fee will apply to adult dogs. 

    Spread the word and help PACC make room for more homeless pets by adopting or fostering a pet in need. PACC’s shelter is open noon-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the weekend. Can’t adopt, but still want to help, visit PACC’s webpage to learn more.


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