The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is hosting its annual Paws for the Holidays Celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Drive.
A month after Tucson’s — and once the world’s — largest dog has scampered off to that great dog park in the sky, the community is paying tribute to him with a day of service.
Tater Tot — Beagle/Shiba Inu mix
Bubba, a pit bull being fostered by Sylvia Nicholson, steps out to model a coat during the Humane Society of Southern Arizona's second annual Dog Days of Summer fundraiser on Friday. Bubba's coat, and the others modeled at the event, was made and designed by fashion and graphic design studen…
Ashlie Mis and Recon take a break before they head out to model one of the 18 canine coats featured at the event, held at Plaza Colonial, 2850 E. Skyline Drive.
Three year-old Collins Bow meets Abbey, a cairn terrier. Abbey was among dozens of dogs at the fundraiser. Collins was part of a couple of hundred people who turned out.
Rex, a Weimaraner, is all eyes as he watches his people, Bill and Roberta Van Dyke, eat hot dogs during the event.
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.
Gracie - grey tabby • Age: 2 years.• Qualities: Gracie loves attention, treats and play. She will curl up on your lap by the hour and loves to be stroked. While she loves attention, she can also entertain herself while you are away. Gracie is an all-around fun companion. • Needs: An indoor-o…
SELAH- TORTOISESHELL• Age: 3 years.• Qualities: Selah knows what she wants, and she wants a home of her own. • Needs: Indoor-only home.• Fee: $75.• Contact: Feline Ink.
Nikita -Dilute Calico• Age: 7 years.• Qualities: She is super shy with anything new, so it will take a special someone who is willing to be patient with her and let her warm up at her own pace. • Needs: A quiet home with one or two people.• Fee: $60. • Contact: Foundation for Animals In Risk…
Toffee - Tabby Domestic medium hair• Age: 6 months.• Qualities: This sweet little girl was found with a broken front leg. She had surgery last month, now she has three legs. It does not slow her down. She can still climb the cat tree in her foster home. She loves attention and loves to play.…
Ruby - Tabby and white• Age: 2 months.• Qualities: Ruby is sweet and curious and wants to help you with all your household chores.• Fee: $99.• Contact: PAWsitively Cats at 289-2747 or pawsitivelycats.org • Meet: Petco, 11985 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley, 11 a.m. -3 p.m. Saturday.
Blake Shelton - Domestic Short Hair • Age: 3 months.• Qualities: This sweet, playful little boy would love to be the star attraction in your home.• Fee: $99. • Contact: PAWsitively Cats at 241-9670 or PawsCatsEastside@gmail.com• Meet: Petco, 9640 E. 22nd St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Dakota - domestic short hair Tabby• Age: 10 years.• Qualities: Beautiful Dakota just wants to cuddle and sun herself while watching the birds.• Fee: $32.50 as part of "Vintage Cat Month" for senior cats.• Contact: The Hermitage Cat Shelter, 5278 E. 21st St., 571-7839 or hermitagecats.org
Lucky - German Shepherd Mix• ID No.: 429537.• Age: 8 years.• Qualities: Lucky is a very handsome boy.• Needs: Just needs a little dental work.• Fee: Ask for the special-needs adoption specials.• Contact: Pima Animal Care Center, 243-5900.• Meet: PACC, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, noon-7 p.m. Mon…