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PACC suspends most shelter admissions following dog's death from possible 'strep zoo' infection

Following the death of a dog over the weekend from a potential 'strep zoo' infection, the Pima Animal Care Center will halt non-emergency admissions, officials said. As a precaution, the facility will treat all dogs with antibiotics. ... Read more»

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Las mascotas alivian la soledad y el aislamiento social, según estudia de ASU

Meals on Wheels y ASU se están asociando para estudiar el efecto que tienen las mascotas en el aislamiento social y la soledad, y cómo el servicio de comidas puede expandir sus programas para los dueños de mascotas.... Read more»

Meals on Wheels, ASU study how pets affect social isolation, loneliness among older adults

Meals on Wheels, which gives gives volunteers critical insight into whether lonely clients are suffering health consequences, and ASU are partnering to study the effect pets have on social isolation and loneliness, and how the meal service can expand its programs for pet owners.... Read more»

Over-burdened Pima Animal Care Center needs fosters for pets, waives adoption fees

The Pima Animal Care Center, overcrowded and under-staffed due to COVID-19 cases, is asking members of the public to either adopt or commit to fostering a pet for two weeks to help empty the shelter.... Read more»

Tucson pet shelters rake in more than $90k in Betty White tribute donations

Animal shelters and rescue groups around Pima County saw a huge upswing in donations to mark what would have been the 100th birthday of "Golden Girls" star and animal welfare activist Betty White on Monday.... Read more»

Pima Animal Control to hold 2 free medical clinics in Ajo

Pima Animal Care Center will hold two free medical clinics in Ajo for limited but vital procedures pets need but can be a financial hardship to owners.... Read more»

Overcrowded PACC shelter needs 50 foster homes for cats and dogs

The crowded Pima Animal Care Center needs to open up 25 to 50 kennels in its shelter immediately after taking in a large number of animals from an overwhelmed pet owner.... Read more»

Tick management programs could help stop Lyme disease, but U.S. funding is inadequate

In the past 20 years, seven new tick-borne diseases have been discovered in the U.S. - and many more are likely to be identified with increased research effort and funding, yet tick research has long been underfunded worldwide and tick control strategies are still in their infancy.... Read more»

Valley fever vaccine for dogs shows promising results, first step toward human trials

A new Valley fever vaccine for dogs appears to provide a safe and effective defense against the fungal illness that sickens thousands of pets in Arizona each year, and marks a significant milestone that could lead to a similar vaccine for humans.... Read more»

Sniffing out the waves: Doggy surfing contest brings smiles to spectators

For five hours on Sept. 25, a few hundred– two- and four-legged alike – came to watch from the beach a mile north of the U.S. Open for Surfing, and the winners of the Surf City Surf Dog contest were clear: Everyone who was riding a board or watching from the beach.... Read more»

TailWaggers of the week: Sammy & Carmella

Meet Sammy and Carmella, a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups.... Read more»

TailWaggers of the week: Slater & Lenore

Meet Slater and Lenore, a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups.... Read more»

TailWaggers of the week: Willow & Hercules

Meet Willow and Hercules, a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups.... Read more»

TailWaggers of the week: Doogie & Blaze

Meet Doogie and Blaze, a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups.... Read more»

TailWaggers of the week: Madison & Hailey

Meet Madison and Hailey, a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups.... Read more»

TailWaggers of the week: Sid & Waylon

Meet Sid and Waylon, a couple of the many great companions available at our local animal rescue groups.... Read more»

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