ID No.: 831077.
Age: 2 years.
Qualities: Guinevere loves to be snuggled and gets along well with other dogs.
Needs: An active home where she can get daily exercise and playtime!
Fee: $80 + $18 (licensing fee).
Contact: The Humane Society of Southern Arizona, 327-6088, Ext., 106 or visit www.hssaz.org
Meet: At 3450 N. Kelvin Blvd. (just off Fort Lowell Road between North Dodge Boulevard and North Country Club Road) 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Age: 6 months.
Qualities: Danny is the largest of a litter of six and the only one with dark grey fur on his back to offset the rest of his tabby body. He loves to be held, once he has exhausted his kitten energy by playing. He would do great with children.
Needs: A permanent, indoor-only home.
Contact: Paws Patrol in Green Valley at 207-4024 or greenvalleypawspatrol.org
Toby–Bully Breed Mix
Age: 4 years.
Qualities: Toby really loves people. He wants nothing more than to please you and hang out with his favorite person. Toby is a little more selective about his doggy friends, so if you have other dogs a proper meet and greet is necessary. Currently he lives with a submissive male pit mix and several medium sized female dogs and loves to play with his foster siblings. Toby is neutered, crate-trained, house-trained, micro-chipped, licensed, and up-to-date on all vaccines.
Contact: Jeanette at Lifeline of Oro Valley Rescue (LOVAR)— call or text to 520-979-2282
Age: 18 months.
Qualities: Hank is a beautiful, handsome and energetic hound who is good with other dogs and cats, which is a good trait in a hound. Hank has the energy of a puppy in the package of a big beautiful hound. He is affectionate, intelligent and responds well to all people.
Southern Arizona Beagle Rescue, 520-247-7720, or soazbeaglerescue.com.
Age: 5 months.
Qualities: Cora is a shy, but very sweet and loving little girl.
Contact: Call SAFE (Saving Animals From Euthanasia) at 349-8637, safeanimals.com
Meet: SAFE has dog adoptions at Petco, 5405 E. Broadway, and cat adoptions at Petco, at 585 E. Wetmore Road between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Age: Nearly 3 years.
Qualities: Stella is a gem! This girl is super friendly, very sweet and will always greet you with a smile on her face and a waggy tail. She’s very playful and enjoys having lots of fun. Stella’s favorite activities include playing with a basketball and soccer ball.
Needs: A home with no small children because she is so active.
Fee: Free adoption to qualified adopter (adoption fee has been sponsored by a donor), which includes microchip and license.
Contact: Pima Paws for Life, 2555 W. Zinnia Ave., 867-1193.
Meet: 2-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m. to noon and 2-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Age: 5 years.
Qualities: If you can spare some chin scratches and back scratches, Esme is the girl for you! She has a very gentle, sweet nature and will make a wonderful companion. When she arrived at the shelter she was a little shy, but has really helped her blossom into a lovely girl.
Needs: A quieter household.
Contact: Please visit Esme at PetSmart Oro Valley, 10625 N. Oracle Road, or contact Pima Paws for Life.
Rio—Dogo Argentino mix
Age: 3 1/2 years.
Qualities: Rio was left behind and very scared at first. She is now a happy 45-pound girl who is cheerful by nature and can often be found wearing a smile and eager to play.
Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley at 625-3170 or talgv.org
Meet: TALGV, 1600 W. Duval Mine Road, Green Valley, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily
Coors—shorthaired orange tabby
Age: 6 years.
Qualities: Coors loves attention, follows you around and begs for food like a dog, sleeps in your bed, and adores being with his person. He also got along great with the resident dog and the little child.
Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley.
Little Deuce—Dun Quarterhorse
Age: 10 years.
Qualities: This nice looking gelding gets along well with other horses, halters, leads, loads, and picks up his feet.
Needs: An experienced horse person, love, and further training.
Contact: Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary, 520-398-2814; email@example.com
Jinxy—Domestic Longhair Mix
ID No.: A577142.
Age: 15 years.
Story: Jinxy is a beautiful and independent senior cat who came to PACC when her owner went into assisted living. She can be a bit shy at first, but with some enticing with her favorite feather toys, you’ll see her playful personality start to shine. She would make a great adoption for any family looking for a quiet indoor friend.
Fees: None because Jinxy is a Silver Whiskers Club member. She will also go home with a free vet visit voucher!
Contact: Pima Animal Care Center, 724-5900. 4000 N. Silverbell Road, noon-7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Charles—German Shepherd Mix
ID No.: A582421
Age: 9 months.
Story: Charles is one fun pup! This spunky young dog would make an excellent running partner or hiking buddy. He’s curious, intelligent, and loves to play! Charles will make the perfect pet for an active family.
Fees: $30. He will also go home with a free vet visit voucher.
Where: Pima Animal Care Center.
Cleopatra—domestic short hair mix
ID No: 827417.
Age: 1 year.
Qualities: Cleopatra is a cute little mama cat who loves to be pet on her own terms.
Needs: An indoor-only home where she can have her own space and get snuggles when wanted.
Contact: The Humane Society of Southern Arizona.
Qualities: Dee Dee is a little goofball who just loves to play. A busy girl who also loves to talk, she loves people and life! She is also a master at bobbing for hot dogs! (check out her video on the web-site).
Needs: A home with no cats or small dogs. She would also like a playmate to hang out and have fun with.
Age: 4 years.
Qualities: This sweet, talkative girl loves attention; she’s calm and quiet, well passed the manic kitten stage. She loves ear scratchies, and chin rubs. She’s ambivalent about other cats and its unsure how she feels about dogs; a proper introduction would go a long way to helping her make a canine bestie.
Needs: Love, snuggles and treats; also, a family who can help her keep her long flowing locks under control with brushing would be fab!
Contact:The Hermitage Cat Shelter, 4501 E. 22nd St., 571-7839 or hermitagecats.org
Meet: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; closed Sundays-Mondays.