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Vanna and Lily overcoming the odds

Vanna and Lily overcoming the odds

Vanna and Lily have made a full recovery since they were found tied to the fence at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona's main shelter May 12 — injured, emaciated and covered in feces.

July 08, 2014 3:32 pm Related Loading…

Humane Society halts accepting canines due to distemper

An increase in dogs and puppies coming in with the fatal distemper virus has caused the Humane Society of Southern Arizona to cease accepting canines for the next week while the shelter is being cleaned and sanitized.

June 16, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Cat, 4 kittens dumped in Humane Society donation bin

Cat, 4 kittens dumped in Humane Society donation bin

An orange tabby and her four kittens were stuffed into a pillowcase and dropped into the donation box at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, officials said.

March 31, 2014 3:22 pm Photos

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New Tucson Originals boss has big plans

New Tucson Originals boss has big plans

Sheri Siesennop thinks she might have taken on more than she bargained for when she was named Tucson Originals executive director late last month.

March 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Humane society celebrates dog yard makeover with free adoptions

Humane society celebrates dog yard makeover with free adoptions

The grass will soon be greener for the dogs at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, thanks to a makeover from Santa Rita Landscaping.

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Morsels: Tidbits of Tucson restaurant news

Morsels: Tidbits of Tucson restaurant news

Travis Miller (TRAVIS MILLER) explains the menu to a customer at the Serial Grillers (SERIAL GRILLERS) food truck on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at an old gas station at 7889 E. 22nd Street (7889 E. 22ND ST) where they're looking to become a more permanent fixture with other food trucks. A mis…

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Morsels: Tidbits of Tucson restaurant news

Morsels: Tidbits of Tucson restaurant news

Firefighters rally around fallen brother's widow

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Pet adoptions up at county shelter; won't you help?

Beyond extremely urgent. Imagine those words next to a name - Matilda, Kermit, Chives - and a photo of an animal that wants only to be loved. Animals don't know those words mean their time is running out.

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Adoptable pets from Tucson's shelters and rescue groups

Find your BFF at one of Tucson's shelters and rescue groups. These groups also need volunteers and donations.

April 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Puppies found dumped in box on Tucson's NW side

Puppies found dumped in box on Tucson's NW side

Six puppies were found dumped in a cardboard box in a desert area on the northwest side, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona said Tuesday.

March 26, 2013 4:36 pmLoading…

Arizona woman found dead in cat-filled house

MESA — An elderly woman has been found dead in her suburban Phoenix home, where she lived with about 50 cats.

August 21, 2012 1:50 pmLoading…

200 pit bulls can get spayed or neutered for $20

During the month of August, The Humane Society of Southern Arizona will spay or neuter 200 pit bulls and pit bull mixes for a special rate of $20.  The pits will also be treated to a free nail trim.

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Put your mind at ease with right sitter for your pet

Put your mind at ease with right sitter for your pet

Seneca Nunn, owner of Nunn Better Professional Pet Care, plays with one of her animal clients, Seamus, while visiting him in Oro Valley.

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Put your mind at ease with right sitter for your pet

Put your mind at ease with right sitter for your pet

Going away on vacation and letting a pet sitter care for furry and feathered loved ones can leave animal lovers with knots in their stomachs.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona man arrested for machete strike on pit bull

Arizona man arrested for machete strike on pit bull

PHOENIX — A Phoenix man is in custody for allegedly hitting a neighbor’s pit bull on the head with a machete after the dog threatened his girlfriend.

May 10, 2012 3:55 pmLoading…
Easter pets grow up; then what?

Easter pets grow up; then what?

A Sicilian Buttercup chick, left, and a Delaware variety at the Arizona Feeds Country Store at 2701 S. Sixth Ave. Animal shelters are asking people to think carefully before bringing home Easter pets for the kids.

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Easter pets grow up; then what?

Easter pets grow up; then what?

Those chicks, bunnies and other Easter pets that delight your child can suffer a sad fate if they're not cared for when the season is over. Animals released into the wild can get sick, be hit by cars or be attacked by predators, say animal shelter and humane society officials.

April 04, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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