Free animal adoption from Pima Animal Care with a donation of canned food


TUCSON, AZ – If you’re looking to do a double dose of good this holiday season, donate canned food to the Pima Animal Care Center anytime in November and your new furry friend’s adoption fee will be waived. .

The only pets excluded from this offer are puppies and kittens 4 months and under, which still have an adoption fee of $ 50. Some pets will still have a $ 20 license fee. At the end of the month, canned food donations will be distributed to local food banks, according to a statement from the center.

November is also senior pet adoption month. Adoption fees for older pets are always waived at the center.

“PACC was fortunate to have such a united community during what seemed to be the longest and busiest summer ever,” said Director of Animal Services Monica Dangler in the press release. . “We wanted to find a way to give back to the community as a way to pay it forward.”

In total, the center has more than 1,700 animals in its care, including 1,049 in foster care awaiting forever homes and 655 in search of foster or adoption homes.

The center always has more large dogs than space to house them, some staying in meeting rooms and pop-up kennels. The center attributes the influx of large dogs to several factors, including healthy stray animals brought to the shelter, an increase in calls for pet support, more dogs who prefer to be alone in their kennels and an influx of animals forming part of the protection of animals. Service surveys.

“We still need adopters and foster families,” Dangler said. “We often start each day with only a few kennels open.”


Boyd S. Abbott

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