Do These Things When You Find A Lost Pet

It has happened to all of us: you’re driving to work, school, or the gym, and you see a dog or cat wandering by itself. What do you do?! Well, it’s not exactly a black and white answer. We’ve put together this list to help you figure out what to do! 1. Consider whether you are the animal’s best option. Your first instinct may be to pull over and help the animal. But you may […]

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How To Get the Best Pic of Your Pet!

Oh, we know. Your pet is the CUTEST! Check out this easy list [plus hilarious links] on how to get the best pic of your pet and lots of love on social media! Pets like likes, too. 1. Use treats or toys. Show off the looks you love the most with toys, treats and other motivating tools!   Is your pet treat or toy motivated? Use motivation to get your pet to sit, stay, and […]

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Live Happier With Your Spayed or Neutered Pet

There are so many benefits when it comes to spaying or neutering your pets, including their health and your sanity! Keep reading to find out why spayed and neutered pets are healthier and happier companions. It’s good for their health. Pets that are spayed and neutered will live a healthier life. Reproductive cancers are eliminated in male pets once they are neutered, and the earlier you spay your female pet, the lower her risk will be […]

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Give Your Feral Cats Shelter and A Chance to Survive the Winter

There will be no need to worry about your feline friends when the temperature drops with this easy feral cat shelter! These DIY feral cat shelters won’t break the bank, and will help your feral cats be more comfortable and safe. Cats that spend time outdoors are exposed to a variety of risks, including the weather (yes, even in Tucson). If you care for a community of feral cats, it is normal to wonder whether or […]

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Can A Dental Exam Save A Life?

Can A Dental Exam Save A Life? The short answer is yes. Thanks to Pedigree and a $20,000 grant, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) is providing life-saving dental work for shelter dogs. After completing a shelter transfer from an animal care center that had no on-staff veterinarian, we realized just how lucky our adopters are. Every pet that leaves our shelter for their forever home has been spayed/neutered, fully vaccinated, and had all other […]

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10 Ways to Help HSSA

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) needs your help. Plain and simple. Check out these 10 easy ways to help HSSA and the homeless pets in our community! 1. Adopt! Because of HSSA and YOU, more than 4,270 pets found their forever home in 2016! Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Click here for more information about adopting from HSSA and be sure to check out adoptable pets on our Facebook page! 2. Volunteer! […]

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Holiday Safety Tips for Cats and Dogs

Your pets might not be as annoyed as you when it comes to your brother-in-law, but the holiday season can still be stressful for furry friends! Check out this list of 5 things that put you in the holiday spirit, but could land your pet at an emergency vet visit (talk about a buzz-kill). 1. The hustle and bustle! If you’re having guests over and your home is a little more hectic than usual, make […]

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How Do I Know if My Dog is in Pain?

They can sense illness and anxiety in us, but it’s hard to know for sure with a pet if they are in tip-top shape! People get seriously connected to their pets. When your pet gives you extra snuggles and kisses because you’re feeling down, it’s easy to think that you would be able to sense the same things in them and be able to provide the proper care. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and […]

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8 Ways to Embarrass Your Pets This Holiday Season

Christmas is right around the corner, but there is still time to embarrass your pets with holiday outfits and apparel. Follow the links below to purchase these adorable outfits and don’t forget that if you sign up for Amazon Smile and choose The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) as the organization to support, 0.5% of every purchase you make will be donated back to our shelter! That’s right, every single purchase! Gingerbread Pup What’s better […]

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Pet Gifts, Raffles, and Discount Codes

Pet gifts, raffles, and discount codes that are sure to make your holidays bright! There are only six Saturdays until Christmas! Check out these pet gifts, raffles, and discount codes. Plus, some cute pictures of dogs with Santa! Things to buy!  Haven’t sent your holiday greetings out yet? These cards featuring actual shelter pets from 2016 are the perfect solution!  A portion of each card you buy from HSSA’s Cafepress store is automatically donated to the Humane Society of […]

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