Lollipop — Chihuahua mix

ID No.: A476770.

Age: 1½ years.

Qualities: With unbelievably adorable ears, little Lollipop wants to be your lap warmer.

Needs: She needs a family that will give her lots of gentle cuddles.

Fee: $30 — and starting May 1, her adopter will get an extra discount through the April Showers Bring May Flowers promotion.

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.

Precious — Domestic mediumhair mix

ID No.: A477473.

Age: 12 years.

Qualities: This gentle, unassuming sweetheart came to PACC when his beloved person passed away. He knows how to use his litter box, likes to be petted and will brighten up your home with his handsome face.

Fee: Because he has been with PACC for more than two weeks, Precious’ adoption fee is waived.

Contact: PACC

Mouse — Beagle mix

Age: 1½ years.

Qualities: Mouse is an adorable little lady with the cutest “cow” spots.

Fee: $125.

Contact: Pima Paws For Life, 867-1193

Meet: 2509-2 W. Zinnia Ave., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Mustang — Oriental shorthair

Age: 6 months.

Qualities: This beautiful, sweet and affectionate gentleman loves ear scratches and cuddles.

Need: Mustang is hearing-impaired; he hears through his feet, as well as his whiskers, and so doesn’t like to be picked up. He is also afraid of dogs, and so can’t go to a home with them. He also needs older children (over 10) as he’s easily startled.

Fee: $90.

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

Meet: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Closed Mondays.

Cuba — Presa Canario

Age: 5 years.

Qualities: Cuba is a very loyal, stoic dog who is mild-mannered and a delight to be around. He is quiet, clean, and protective of his home and people.

Needs: Cuba is tolerant of all other dogs but selective about his doggy friends. adoptions personnel believe he would be perfectly happy as an only dog or with a well-matched female companion. Cuba’s tail wag packs a good punch, so for this reason he is not suitable for a home with young children. A power-breed experienced home is preferred for Cuba.

Fee: $250.

Contact: Foster Mom Rachel at Sol.Dog Adoptions at

Sookie — Tabby

Age: 3 years.

Qualities: Sookie is very active and affectionate, she loves to be with you while you are doing things. She is playful, loves to explore and chases a laser light with gusto.

Need: An indoor-only home. She would prefer to be your only cat.

Fee: During May, all cats age 1 year and older will be $25 or two for $35, which includes spay/neuter and current shots.

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

Braydon — Beagle

Age: 6 years.

Qualities: Braydon is a happy, healthy and friendly guy who gets along with other dogs, cats, kids and adults.

Qualities: Fee: $150.

Contact: Southern Arizona Beagle Rescue, 247-7720 or

nikki — tortie point siamese mix domestic shorthair

Age: 6 months.

Qualities: Super-sweet girl who becomes very bonded to her people.

Fee: $99.

Contact: PAWsitively Cats at 289-2747 or

Meet: Petco, 9640 E. 22nd St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Cracker — Red heeler

Age: 9 months.

Qualities: Cracker is very bright and so friendly and loving, even with the family cat. His classic heeler coat is the unusual and gorgeous pale shade with eyes to match.

Needs: Cracker would love to “have a job to do.”

Fee: $85.

Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley at 625-3170 or

Meet: TALGV, 1600 W. Duval Mine Road, Green Valley, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily.

Puss — Siamese/Himalayan longhair

Age: 8 years.

Qualities: What a find Puss is. And his good looks are only the frosting on the cake. He has lived with kids and dogs and likes laser lights, cat toys and, most especially, to be scratched under his chin and on his chest.

Fee: $65.

Contact: The Animal League of Green Valley .

Chance — Australian cattle dog mix

Age: 3 months.

Qualities: Chance is playful and friendly with people and dogs. He has three sisters looking for a home, too.

Fee: $175.

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

Meet: SAFE also has cat and dog adoptions at Petco, 5405 E. Broadway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

Nolan — Shar Pei mix

ID No.: 780065.

Age: 1½ years.

Qualities: This 27-pound love sponge can light up a room.

Needs: A doting, committed, dog-loving family.

Fee: $50.

Contact: The Humane Society of Southern Arizona, 327-6088, Ext., 106 or visit

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.

Cadburry — Dutch rabbit

ID No.: 781219.

Age: 1 year.

Qualities: Cadburry is an inquisitive and outgoing sweetheart who loves other rabbits and exploring.

Fee: $25.

Contact: The Humane Society of Southern Arizona.

Annabella — Draft cross mare

Age: 6 years.

Qualities: She picks up her feet, leads, loads and loves to be groomed.

Needs: More training with an experienced person. With proper training Annabella will make a wonderful trail riding horse.

Fee: $750.

Contact: Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary at 398-2814

Boozie — Golden retriever

Age: 5 years.

Qualities: Boozie is a sweet, laid-back boy who is housetrained and gets along with other dogs. He is friendly and knows basic commands, including “sit” and “down,“ He likes going for walks.

Needs: This handsome boy has some allergies, but these are easily controlled with Benadryl.

Fee: $250.

Contact: Southern Arizona Golden Retriever Rescue,, or call 792-4653.