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    Dallas the dog 
    Dec 07, 2022 - Foster stays can range from a night to longer. 
     
    Dec 07, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center and Best Friends Animal Society are teaming up for a holiday adoption extravaganza Dec. 9 – 11 
     
    Dec 02, 2022 - Pet owners in Ajo can get free vaccines and microchips for their animals at a Dec. 10 medical clinic at the Ajo Church of God, 1900 N. 2nd Ave. in Ajo, sponsored by Pima Animal Care Center. 
     
    Nov 21, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center is asking folks to “adopt ‘til you drop” at their Black Friday Special adoption event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25. 
     
    Nov 07, 2022 - Tucson’s historic 4th Avenue will once again get furry, scaly, and feathery as pets of all types and sizes join their people for a one-of-kind celebration of Pima County’s animal companions on Feb. 19, 2023. 
     
    Oct 25, 2022 - A scavenger hunt, trick-or-treating and, of course, adoptable pets, are all on tap at Pima Animal Care Center’s “Halloween Spell-tacular” adoption event Oct. 30, noon-4 p.m. at the shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Road. 
     
    Oct 20, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center may be forced to euthanize animals for space. 
     
    Oct 14, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center and Friends of PACC are partnering with Tucson Subaru to host a pet adoption event Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Tucson Subaru, 4901 N. Oracle Road. 
     
    Oct 06, 2022 - Anyone adopting a dog weighing 40 pounds or more from Pima Animal Care Center will receive a $50 credit to use at PACC’s on-campus Central Pet store through Oct. 9. The incentive is part of a concentrated effort to place 138 dogs into adoptive or 2-week foster homes immediately.  
     
    Sep 29, 2022 - Intake follows impound of 23 dogs less than two weeks ago. 
     
    Sep 22, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center is joining dozens of animal welfare organizations across the country in asking for the public’s help in a new Share the Care campaign. 
     
    Sep 14, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center and Best Friends Animal Society are teaming up for another adoption campaign to encourage people to choose to adopt, not buy, their next pet. 
     
    Sep 07, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center is rolling out a new initiative to help prevent the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable dogs. 
     
    Aug 26, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center desperately needs fosters for the pets in its Safety Net program. 
     
    Aug 18, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center is holding two free medical clinics Aug. 25-26 at the Ajo Church of God, 1900 N. 2nd Avenue, in Ajo.  
     
    Jul 20, 2022 - During August 2022, the Pima Animal Care Center will join hundreds of shelters across the country to find as many loving homes as possible for as many animals as they can. 
    Kittens on a pet bed 
    Jul 12, 2022 - Department Homepage News Article Summary Goes Here 
    Dogs 
    Jul 08, 2022 - Funds will incentivize adoptions, move some dogs to other locations. 
    Dogs in kennels 
    Jul 06, 2022 - Expects additional admissions due to July 4 runaways 
    Brown and white dog standing in shelter kennel, looks sad 
    Jun 27, 2022 - Looking for people to adopt, foster pets. 
    Person sitting on sidewalk with arms around a shaggy, blonde dog 
    Jun 23, 2022 - Getting pets and homes ready for the upcoming holiday keeps everyone safe 
    Two people with small dog 
    Jun 16, 2022 - Grant funds PACC's lifesaving work, adoption events. 
    kittens 
    May 27, 2022 - PACC issues reminder that best place for kittens is with their mother. 
    Dog inside kennel at PACC 
    May 27, 2022 - Pima Animal Care Center is over capacity as holiday weekend approaches 
    howlin at the moon  
    May 04, 2022 - The “Howling at the Moon” event will take place at PACC from 5 to 10 p.m. May 13.  
    kennels 
    Apr 25, 2022 - Shelter vets concerned about contagious disease 
    POPP 
    Apr 20, 2022 - The route travels down Historic 4th Avenue beginning at 8:30 a.m. 
    rabies vaccines 
    Apr 18, 2022 - Clinic to be held at Kino Sports Complex 8.am. until 400 pets served. 
    free clinic for Ajo residents 
    Apr 11, 2022 - Free pet clinics for Ajo residents April 21-22 
    rabbit 
    Apr 07, 2022 - RHDV2 showing up in rabbits locally. 
    Meatball the dog 
    Apr 04, 2022 - Event happening at participating shelters April 15-16.  
    Pets of Pima Parade 
    Mar 23, 2022 - The Tucson Subaru Pets of Pima Parade (POPP) will happen on April 23, 2022.  
     
    Mar 14, 2022 - Event is first-come, first-served on March 26. 
    dogs 
    Mar 11, 2022 - The shelter needs adopters and fosters for 100 medium- to large-sized dogs immediately. 
    cat  
    Feb 28, 2022 - PACC’s goal is to sterilize 600 outdoor cats 
    Pets in need of homes. 
    Feb 02, 2022 - Meet overlooked pets in need of homes. 
    puppies 
    Jan 20, 2022 - There are seven ways people can help the shelter. 
    PACC is holding two free medical clinics for Ajo residents Jan. 20-21. 
    Jan 10, 2022 - PACC is holding two free medical clinics for Ajo residents Jan. 20-21. 
     
    Dec 09, 2021 - Adopt, foster, shop, and more! 
    cats in need of homes 
    Dec 08, 2021 - PACC has taken in 19 cats and 2 dogs from the home. 
    dog  
    Dec 06, 2021 - Each week will offer a different way to save on adoption fees. 
    Blaze the dog 
    Nov 18, 2021 - Shelter to have five days of celebration. 
    Free pet vaccines and pet microchips  
    Nov 15, 2021 - This will be a first-come, first-served event on Nov. 20. 
    Free pet vaccines and pet microchips  
    Nov 03, 2021 - Events set in Tucson Nov. 6 and in Ajo Nov. 20 
    Blue Miami A748354 
    Nov 01, 2021 - Donate a canned good to get a $0 adoption fee 
    The Pets of Pima Parade (POPP) will be held April 23, 2022. 
    Oct 06, 2021 - The Pets of Pima Parade (POPP) will be held April 23, 2022. 
    Snip 'N' Tip 
    Oct 04, 2021 - Snip ‘N’ Tip for community cats will be held in PACC’s Multi-Purpose Room. 
    Cider in a pumpkin costume 
    Sep 29, 2021 - All dogs and coffee-colored cats have $5 adoption fees. 
    Free pet vaccines and pet microchips  
    Sep 21, 2021 - Pet owners will need to sign up for a virtual spot in line. 
     
    Sep 17, 2021 - Color-coded plan created for an increased shelter population. 
    Lucian  
    Sep 13, 2021 - Shelter to hold event Sept. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
    PACC teams up with DocuPet for pet licensing 
    Sep 08, 2021 - The new system has colorful and unique ID tag options and a free lost pet service. 
    Clear the Shelters at PACC 
    Sep 03, 2021 - This promotion continues through Sept. 19. 
    Parvo cases increasing 
    Aug 27, 2021 - PACC has treated 47 cases of parvo in 5 days. 
    Pets in need of homes. 
    Aug 23, 2021 - Month-long series of events addresses crowded conditions 
    PACC needs adopters and fosters. 
    Aug 19, 2021 - Shelter is taking in 80-100 pets every day, with special need of placement for large dogs. 
    PACC urgently needs adopters and fosters. 
    Aug 17, 2021 - The shelter is out of space for incoming dogs.  
    Monsoons scaring pets into running away. 
    Aug 13, 2021 - Monsoons scaring pets into running away. PACC has tips that can help. 
    Unicorn fosters needed 
    Jul 29, 2021 - Shelter in search of adopters and fosters for full shelter.  
    Daisie the dog 
    Jul 16, 2021 - PACC is one of just two animal shelters across the country participating.  
    pet vaccines 
    Jul 13, 2021 - Free pet vaccination and microchip clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17 at PACC. 
    County-wide adoption event 
    Jul 05, 2021 - July 10-11 event to feature food, music and giveaways. 
    Dogs in need of homes 
    Jun 30, 2021 - PACC already dealing with high summer intake. 
     
    Jun 21, 2021 - This is open to the public, and no appointment is needed.  
    PACC has new director 
    Jun 18, 2021 - Monica Dangler has been named the facility’s permanent director. 
    Kitten 
    Jun 14, 2021 - List of 10 ways to help PACC right now. 
    rabies vaccinations 
    Jun 08, 2021 - Clinic to be held Saturday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at PACC. 
     
    Jun 02, 2021 - PACC has taken in 623 pets in the last seven days 
    Will the Kitty 
    May 11, 2021 - PACC is holding a drive-in adoption event May 14 where attendees can "bid" on pets. 
    Leelo the dog 
    May 10, 2021 - Shelter entering busiest season of the year. 
    PACC gets big check to save more lives 
    May 06, 2021 - Funds will help continue lifesaving programming at the shelter. 
    food 
    May 04, 2021 - Supply drive on May 8, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Mission Manor Elementary. 
    kitten 
    Apr 19, 2021 - $0 adoptions for adult pets and a reminder to leave kittens with mom. 
    microchips 
    Apr 12, 2021 - The event will be held April 17, from 1-4 p.m., at the Abrams Public Health Center. 
     
    Apr 08, 2021 - Adoption promotion for adult pets happening April 9-11.