Buster — Bloodhound Mix

ID No: 462419.

Age: 1 year.

Qualities: Such a handsome boy, Buster can go home today.

Fee: Adopt him for the $15 license only.

Contact: Pima Animal Care Center, 243-5900.

Meet: PACC, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, noon-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Jackie and Abby — Cats

ID Nos.: 463420 and 463447.

Age: 1ƒ years.

Qualities: Sweet sisters who would love to go home together.Fee: Ask for December specials.

Contact: Pima Animal Care Center.

Sierra – shepherd mix

Age: 11 years.

Qualities: Sierra and her sister, Pepper, have not had much formal training but are outgoing, responsive, people friendly, and in good health.

Needs: They deserve to be able to stay together.

Fee: $85 for both with free veterinary care for life.

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.

Willow — dilute calico shorthair

Age: 4 years.

Qualities: Beautiful Willow is curious and outgoing. She is declawed and will bring much enjoyment, warmth and affection to the family that will love and protect her.

Fee: $65.

Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley.

Patty — Pit Bull mix

ID No.: 764577.

Age: 5 years.

Qualities: Patty is a sweet, playful girl who wants to fill your holidays with love.

Needs: A committed home, a daily walk and endless hugs.

Fee: Waived.

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. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

Angela — Domestic ShortHair

ID No.: 771174.

Age: 6 years.

Qualities: Angela is a bold, affectionate companion who adores people and other pets.

Needs: A forever home and some holiday cheer.

Fee: Waived

Contact: The Humane Society of Southern Arizona.

Timmy — Australian Shepherd mix

Age: 1 year.

Qualities: This handsome blue-eyed guy is laid-back, social and does equally well with dogs and people.

Needs: A loving family willing to teach him the basics.

Fee: $225.

Meet: 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Bookmans, 1930 E. Grant Road.

Contact: 1-602-571-5810 or travis@amazingaussies.com.


Age: 9 weeks.

Qualities: A happy and playful puppy, Smokey has three brothers also looking for a good home.

Needs: No small children.

Fee: $175.

Contact: Call SAFE (Saving Animals From Euthanasia) at 349-8637, safeanimals.com

Meet: Dogs and cats at Petco, 5405 E. Broadway, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Butterball — tabby

Age: 9 months.

Qualities: Butterball is a little shy at first but warms up and love to be petted. He would do best in calm environment and he has a smaller, more outgoing twin sister.

Needs: An indoor-only home.

Fee: $65, which includes spay/neuter and current shots.

Contact: Paws Patrol in Green Valley at 207-4024 or greenvalleypawspatrol.org

Meet: By appointment.


Age: 4 months.

Qualities: Blynken is a classic orange tabby — sweet, lively and likes to be close to her people.

Needs: Indoor-only home.

Fee: $75.

Contact: Feline Ink at 795-1312; felineink2012@yahoo.com

Foxy — beagle/foxhound

Age: 5 years.

Qualities: Foxy is a happy, healthy girl who is good with kids and other dogs.

Fee: $150.

Contact: Southern Arizona Beagle Rescue, 247-7720 or soazbeaglerescue.com

Meet: By appointment.

Star — Maine Coon mix

Age: 7 months.

Qualities: Star is a lovely boy. He enjoys cuddles, being petted and treats, and is looking for a sunbeam to share with the right family.

Fee: $35 for the month of December.

Contact: The Hermitage Cat Shelter, 5278 E. 21st St., 571-7839 or hermitagecats.org

Meet: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays.


Age: 7 years.

Qualities: This sweet, laid-back dog will be a wonderful family member. He gets along with everybody: cats, dogs, kids, adults. Chester is housetrained and he loves to swim and ride in the car.

Fee: $250.

Contact: Southern Arizona Golden Retriever Rescue, sagrr.org/available-dogs, or call 792-4653.

Meet: By appointment.

Ziggy — sorrel mare
19 years.

Qualities: She leads, lifts feet and is friendly with other horses.

Needs: She needs further training and a companion animal. She would like to be adopted with her best friend, Sela.

Fee: $750.

Contact: Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary at 398-2814 equinevoices.org

Meet: By appointment.