Thanksgiving Dog Treats: Grateful Dean’s Thanksgiving Feast Meatballs

It’s November! It’s time to hit the grocery store and stock up for your Thanksgiving celebration. Did you know that you can include your dogs in the Thanksgiving fun? Scroll down to check out Thanksgiving Dog Treats: Grateful Dean’s Thanksgiving Feast Meatballs. Tested and approved by shelter dogs Dean and Betty! At The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) we are so thankful for your donations, because they help us care for homeless and forgotten pets […]

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Best Pet Halloween Costumes

Every year we see people go all out during Halloween with decorations, treats and costumes. And nothing makes us happier than including our four-legged friends in the fun! Buzzfeed put together this wonderful post that is sure to brighten your day and inspire you to get your pet’s Halloween costume ready! Check out the full list of Buzzfeed’s 57 Greatest Pet Costumes Ever here. Scroll down to see our favorites, and scroll even further to see what […]

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Don’t Bully My Bully

October is Pit Bull Awareness Month! The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) is celebrating with cute pit bull pics, awesome Don’t Bully My Bully merchandise, and some important knowledge! The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is a managed intake facility, meaning that we are not required to take in every owner released dog or stray brought in by good Samaritans. Our facility requires an appointment and a fee. Through this system, we are able […]

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Macho & Chilala’s Pumpkin Adventure

As Halloween creeps closer and closer, The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) wants to help you get into the spirit with some pumpkin carving inspiration! Don’t forget that raw pumpkin is safe for your dogs to eat as long as they don’t eat the seeds. Adoptable pups Macho and Chilala joined in on the fun. This sweet bonded pair loved the extra time out of their kennels and the yummy pumpkin treat! If you’re […]

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FAQ: Am I Ready to Adopt a Puppy?

Today’s question is…Am I Ready To Adopt A Puppy? There are many things to consider when adopting a puppy. Puppies are cute and cuddly, but they also require a lot of work and dedication. Watch this video and scroll down for more points to consider before adopting. SUPPLIES: Puppies need a lot of supplies. When you take home your puppy, you should also count on purchasing bowls, food, a leash, a collar, a crate, puppy […]

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Pumpkin Spice for Pets – 9 Must-Have Fall Pet Products

The first day of fall is September 22nd! Starbucks is already indulging us with Pumpkin Spice Lattes. We know your pets want to join in the fall season fun. Here are 9 must-have fall pet products to pumpkin spice your entire life! This Halloween Bowtie that will last for many seasons to come. This bowtie was made by local Tucson company Collar Me Charming. Check out our interview with Katie Yaeli of Collar Me Charming! […]

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Tucson Dog Park Tour

Tucson was voted “Top City for Pets” in 2015 by pets360.com and PetSmart! The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) wants to share the best dog parks for you to explore with your favorite fur-ever friends! Check out the Tucson Dog Park Tour map below and don’t forget to share with your dog walking friends and family! You can also download and print the PDF shown above and click here to share with your friends!  […]

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Ticks? Yuck!

With the humid weather in Tucson acting up, you might have seen some creepy crawly critters on your four-legged friends after a hike or jog, but don’t worry! Our friends at Carrington College have put together an easy to read infographic to teach you what to do when you encounter a tick on your pet! How To Fight a Tick Infestation We spend a lot of time and effort to make our dogs healthy and […]

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Beading Divas Bracelets Fundraiser

For the month of August, Beading Divas to the Rescue is partnering with The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA)’s Second Chance Fund. With this fund, HSSA is able to provide much needed surgeries for pets who have serious medical concerns, like Fiddler (see below) and more. Support pets like Fiddler by purchasing a Beading Diva’s handmade bracelet! $18 out of $20 will go directly to HSSA’s Second Chance Fund. That’s a purchase you can feel […]

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Humanely Speaking Summer Digital Issue

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) is proud to present our first ever digital version of Humanely Speaking. Humanely Speaking is HSSA’s quarterly magazine. It contains a wealth of information about events, programs, and all the wonderful things happening at HSSA. We decided to use the digital platform for the Humanely Speaking summer 2016 issue because it is such an interactive option! This magazine is FULL of clickable links and videos as well as helpful […]

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