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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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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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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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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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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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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National Mutt Day is July 31st!

July 31st is National Mutt Day! In honor of National Mutt Day, we have compiled adorable profiles for some of our cutest adoptable mutts! In addition, scroll to the bottom if you’re curious to find out specifics about your dog’s breed! At The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA), we know that every pet has it’s own personality. Likewise, we believe that each pet should be given every chance to show their personality without being […]

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