DIY Cactus Costume for Dogs

There are only four weeks left until Halloween! For many of us, Halloween means dressing up. If you’re dressing up, perhaps you’ve already thought about what you want to be. If you have a kid, you’ve almost certainly already been told what they want to be. But have you thought about a costume for your dog? Sure, you could run to the store and buy a costume for your dog. Unfortunately, most of the costumes […]

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Craft for Cats (With a DIY Tutorial!)

Do you love to spoil your cat with love and toys? Have you ever considered making your own toys? Join The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) on Friday, July 21st for our Craft for Cats event at Lucky Cat Social Art. You will have the option to take two different classes. The first class will take place from noon to 5pm, and you will be able to make a variety of family-friendly, cat-themed crafts […]

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7 Ways to Show Your Pet That You Love Them

Everywhere you turn there are roses, chocolate and fuzzy-feeling social media posts. It must be Valentine’s Day! But what if your one true love is your beloved pet? Celebrate your special bond with these 7 easy ways to show your pet that you love them! Let’s get to it… 1. Treats Cats. Dogs. Kids. Boyfriends. Everyone loves a Valentine’s Day treat! If your heart belongs to your kitty cat, try this Tuna Heart Cat Treat […]

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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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DIY Day of the Dead Pet Altar

DIY Day of the Dead Pet Altar

As animal lovers we hold our pets so close to our hearts that many of us consider them to be part of our families. We promise to give them the love and care that they deserve throughout their lives, and we agree to inevitably feel the pain of losing them when their time comes. Check out how to honor your pet with this easy DIY Day of the Dead Pet Altar. Day of the Dead, […]

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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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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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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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Printable Pet Father’s Day Cards

Happy Father’s Day! This Sunday, we get to celebrate all the dads out there! Don’t forget about the ones with four legs; they need love too! We’ve created these neat cards for you to print and give to your favorite pet dad! Plus, scroll down to find out how you can benefit The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) and homeless animals when you’re shopping for your real dad on Amazon! To download these printable PDFs, […]

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DIY Cat Shoes

Spruce up your everyday shoes with an easy overhaul, just for cat-lovers! You’ll feel so good when people ask you where you got your shoes and you can say, “I made them myself!” The main things you’ll need for this quick craft are some solid-colored shoes and acrylic paint! For our video we free handed sketches onto the shoes before painting. However, you can also find an outline online and use tracing paper or carbon paper […]

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