Puppy mills and backyard breeders are operations that emphasize profit above animal welfare. While there is no official definition, in a 1984 legal decision, the term “puppy mill” was defined as “a dog-breeding operation in which the health of the dogs is disregarded in order to maintain a l…
If your New Year’s resolution involves lending a helping hand more often in the community, you can get off to a good start by heading over to Pima Animal Care Center on New Year’s Day.
PHOENIX — Arizonans looking for ways to divert some of what they owe the state to other causes have a new option this year: foster care.
Yes, Nicole and Calvin Eason are living in Tucson.
For Tucsonans who read a shocking Reuters investigation on adopted kids published this week, two big questions leap to mind:
A mom and her nine puppies huddle together at the Pima Animal Care Center. Overcrowding has the center pleading for people to adopt or foster a cat or dog who desperately needs a home before time runs out. The center wants to save more pets and euthanize fewer.
These dogs are among many sharing too few kennels as a result of overcrowding at the Pima Animal Care Center.
Come on. Just look at these faces. Don't you have a place in your home for a loyal companion? The Pima Animal Care Center is hoping you do, because it has far more animals than it can handle.
Pima Animal Care Center is seeing overcrowded conditions in its kennels and is imploring the community to consider adopting or fostering a pet.
Tawnya and Bruce Groen's days overflow with lesson plans, sippy cups and calls of "mom" and "dad."
The Senate voted 17-12, with all Democrats opposed, to impose new rules on when a divorced parent can move.
If your family is thinking about pet ownership, why not adopt?
PACC Pets is having a "Be There Hero" weekend for animals with special needs from noon to 7 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday at Pima Animal Care Center, 4000N. Silverbell Road.
Pima Animal Control Center is offering one last opportunity to adopt a pet for $10 with its "Find a Friend" weekend today and tomorrow.
PHOENIX (AP) — The would-be adoptive mother of an Arizona baby missing for more than two years was convicted Thursday of forgery and conspiracy to commit custodial interference.
The Foster and Adoptive Council of Tucson will hold their annual Blue Ribbon Event from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday at Thoroughbred Nissan, 5163 E. 22nd Street.
• Control No.: 713082.
• Age: 4 years.
• Qualities: The perfect family dog, Hardy loves older kids, other dogs and even cats.
• Needs: A comfortable indoor lifestyle where he can feel like part of the gang.
• Fee: $80.
• Contact: The Humane Society of Southern Arizona.
• Age: 2 1/2 years.
• Qualities: Barley is a dashing young man who loves ladies of the human kind. He is very loving and affectionate and so eager to bond with a new “mom.”
• Needs: Needs a home with a woman without other pets or children.
• Fee: $85.
• Contact: The Animal League of Green Va…
• Age: 4 months
• Qualities: He’s a happy-go-lucky kitten with tons of personality and curiosity to share.
• Fee: $99.
• Contact: PAWsitively Cats at 289-2747 or www.pawsitivelycats.org
• Meet: Petco, 11985 N. Oracle Road in Oro Valley, any time.
• Age: about 6 years.
• Qualities: Zoie is a sweet, beautiful, healthy girl with a gentle disposition and loving, kind eyes. She is a big girl, weighing about 100 pounds. She is well-behaved in the house and doesn't try to get up on furniture. Zoie loves going for walks and is good on the le…