Center tries to minimize euthanizing animals, but saving some is a challenge.
If approved, $22 million in bonds would solve overcrowding and unhealthy conditions.
Hikers have been seen with dogs in banned areas.
Town renews contract but is looking for alternatives.
Serious dog lovers leave her feeling imposed upon.
When triathlete Christy Holliger started running with some of the high-energy dogs at Pima Animal Care Center, she noticed a transformation. The stronger, feistier pups — often longtimers at the county shelter — learned leash skills and how to socialize with other animals and people. And the…
The painting of three pointers in a landscape brought $52,500 at Bonhams New York recently.
The Pima County Animal Care Center took a step toward easing overcrowding by opening a massive, semipermanent tent for some of its animals.
LOS ANGELES — The next time you start shaking your finger and shouting "Shame on you!" because your dog chewed up your favorite fuzzy slippers, just remember that no matter how guilty your dog looks, it doesn't know what your rant is about.
In this photo taken Feb. 24, 2010 made available Wednesday, March 17, 2010, Ralph, a mutt of an undetermined breed, surfs a wave with his owner Geoff Cox on the beach of Mt. Maunganui, near Auckland, New Zealand. The pair started surfing together after Cox found a dog life vest at a local pe…
Fights are relatively common inside the overcrowded kennels at the Pima Animal Care Center. Dogs growl, gnash their teeth and bits of flesh are torn as they fight in cramped quarters for limited resources.
DEAR ABBY: My daughter “Jenny,” her husband, “Bob,” and their three dogs live with my husband and me in our home. We live on a fairly busy road. The dogs used to always be leashed when they were taken out. They have now made a habit of letting the dogs out without leashes.
We love our dogs, but they do so much more than love us back. The go to school for us, help serve and protect us, and compete.
President Warren G. Harding and his wife Florence appear on a White House balcony with their pet airedale Laddie Boy, ca. 1923. (AP Photo/Library of Congress)
Cappy - Domestic Shorthair • Age: 6 years.• Qualities: Who doesn't love a gentleman in a tuxedo? Cappy is easy to love, with his easygoing and affectionate personality. He gets along with other cats and loves a good lap.• Fee: $90 includes microchip, all shots and tests.• Contact: Hope Anima…
Bear Bear - Cat• ID No.: 443847• Age: 2 years • Qualities: This total sweetheart loves to cuddle.• Fee: $13 July adoption specials.• Contact: Pima Animal Care Center.
Find your BFF at one of Tucson's shelters and rescue groups. These groups also need volunteers and donations.
Gigi - Black domestic shorthair• Age: 2 years.• Qualities: Gigi is sweet, calm and playful and loves to snuggle in a lap. She gets along well with other cats and dogs. She would love to have her own family.• Needs: An indoor-only home.• Fee: $65, which includes spay/neuter and current shots.…
Itty Bitty Simon -Beagle/Chihuahua• Age: 3 years.• Qualities: Simon is a sweet "Cheagle." He's a 10-pound lovebug who gets along everyone; dogs, cats and kids.• Fee: $175. • Contact: Southern Arizona Beagle Rescue.
MOLLY - GOLDEN RETRIEVER• Age: 8 years.• Qualities: This sweet girl gets along well with other dogs, walks well on a leash and knows basic commands. • Needs: Molly is overweight and needs a good diet to regain her girlish figure. She is not housetrained.• Fee: $150.• Contact: Southern Arizon…