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Court voids adoption after father's rights are restored

Court voids adoption after father's rights are restored

Biological dad wasn't informed of Mohave County judge's action.

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Who can resist these beautiful brown eyes?

Who can resist these beautiful brown eyes?

The story of Taj comes courtesy of  Cockers and Poms:

August 01, 2014 4:10 pmLoading…
Independence Day adoption specials

Independence Day adoption specials

July 1 through 8 is Freedom Week at Pima Animal Care Center. There's no adoption fee for the first 50 animals adopted (the standard $15 licensing fee still applies for adult dogs). Once PACC reaches 51 adoptions, the base adoption fee for July will be $30 – and every adopter will get a chanc…

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Only a few days remain in June, Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

Only a few days remain in June, Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

If you've been thinking of bringing a cat or a kitten into your home, there is no better time than now. The Tucson area's shelters are filled with great felines who need a forever home. Here are a few places to go:

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June is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

June is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona has reduced the adoption fee for cats and kittens through June, which is Adopt a Shelter Cat month.

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Lack of interest in foster program event doesn’t diminish the need

Lack of interest in foster program event doesn’t diminish the need

Cookies were uneaten, brochures went untouched Saturday at an open house for potential foster parents, but the lack of attendance didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Nancy and Steve Boccardo, who waited patiently to speak with anyone interested in the program.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Find a furry friend at PACC 'tent sale'

The Pima Animal Care Center is holding a “tent sale” throughout May to reduce dog overcrowding in the shelter.

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Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

The 10th annual March for Children, which helps bring awareness to the issue of child abuse and highlights the local agencies and individuals that work to keep children safe, and the Casa de los Niños family fiesta drew about 2,000 people to Reid Park Sunday morning. 

April 13, 2014 5:26 pm Photos

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Sara Dent: Restrictions on puppy sales will protect city' animals

Sara Dent: Restrictions on puppy sales will protect city' animals

Puppy mills and backyard breeders are operations that emphasize profit above animal welfare. While there is no official definition, in a 1984 legal decision, the term “puppy mill” was defined as “a dog-breeding operation in which the health of the dogs is disregarded in order to maintain a l…

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Animal Care Center needs volunteer dog-bed builders, dog walkers

If your New Year’s resolution involves lending a helping hand more often in the community, you can get off to a good start by heading over to Pima Animal Care Center on New Year’s Day.

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New Ariz. tax credit for donations to foster care groups

PHOENIX — Arizonans looking for ways to divert some of what they owe the state to other causes have a new option this year: foster care.

December 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Steller: Tucson couple in adoption scandal speaks out

Yes, Nicole and Calvin Eason are living in Tucson.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Steller: Tucson couple the face of adoption scandal

For Tucsonans who read a shocking Reuters investigation on adopted kids published this week, two big questions leap to mind:

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'Look in your heart,' adopt a pet who's in urgent need

'Look in your heart,' adopt a pet who's in urgent need

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.

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'Look in your heart,' adopt a pet who's in urgent need

'Look in your heart,' adopt a pet who's in urgent need

These dogs are among many sharing too few kennels as a result of overcrowding at the Pima Animal Care Center.

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'Look in your heart,' adopt a pet who's in urgent need

'Look in your heart,' adopt a pet who's in urgent need

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.

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'Look in your heart,' adopt a pet who's in urgent need

'Look in your heart,' adopt a pet who's in urgent need

Pima Animal Care Center is seeing overcrowded conditions in its kennels and is imploring the community to consider adopting or fostering a pet.

July 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson couple lauded for opening their hearts and home to children

Tawnya and Bruce Groen's days overflow with lesson plans, sippy cups and calls of "mom" and "dad."

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