Free pet adoptions at PACC this weekend

2014-03-06T15:15:00Z Free pet adoptions at PACC this weekendAngela Pittenger Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

To celebrate the milestone of more shelter space, Pima Animal Care Center, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, is offering free pet adoptions through Sunday. 

PACC put up a tent to help address overcrowding in the shelter. The tent, which serves as a temporary solution, is complete with electricity, heating and cooling and custom kennels that will be used in a more permanent facility in the future.

At 10 a.m. Friday, a parade of pets will walk to their new accommodations. The first 35 of 100 kennels will be filled. "Tent-warming" gifts of canned dog food or leashes are appreciated.

Pima Animal Care Center is open from noon to 7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends.

PACC is one of fifty shelters across the country participating in a challenge to adopt out more pets this summer, with a goal of adopting, rescuing and returning to their owners 5,000 pets from June through August.

Contact reporter Angela Pittenger at 573-4137 or apitteng@azstarnet.com. Follow her on Twitter @CentsibleMama or on Facebook at facebook.com/centsiblemama.

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