Before and After Dog Haircuts

Have you been thinking about a fresh, new look for summer? The weather is heating up, and it can be pretty warm to have long hair! Cutting your hair for the summer has become somewhat of a tradition. If you’re looking to get your hair cut, we’ve got a great solution for you. Then, scroll down to see pictures of some cute before and after dog haircuts! Get your hair cut at any of the […]

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Camping With Your Dogs

Camping is a common activity in Arizona, and when you hit the trails, there is no one better to bring along than your best furry friend! Do you know everything you need to know? Read through this post to make sure you are ready to go camping with your dogs. There are some things you need to consider when you are deciding if your dog would enjoy a camping trip! You want to make sure that […]

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Cool Pups Freezer Pops Review

Summer is almost here! Imagine sitting on a patio having a refreshing drink or maybe an ice cream to cool yourself off. You look down and your best friend is there with you, chomping away on their own refreshing and cooling treat. You’re both so happy and feeling good! I’m here to tell you that you can make this vision a reality! Grab your pup and their Cool Pup Cooling toy and head to a […]

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Puttin’ on the Dog 2016

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) is proud to present pictures from Puttin’ on the Dog 2016! The event was a great success! It was a fun night with dogs, friends, and great weather. We had an exciting live auction, great live music, and even a glamorous photo booth. Thank you to everyone who attended Puttin’ on the Dog 2016, from the bottom of our hearts! Also, a huge thank you to our sponsors, […]

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How to Prevent a Lost Pet

One in three pets get lost in their lifetime. That’s a nerve-wracking statistic! Your pets are part of your family. It is devastating to come home and see that your pet has gotten out of your yard. Pets often have a hard time finding their way home without proper identification and training. Did you know that it is National Pet ID Week? Pets have little to no chance of finding their way back home to […]

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Local Business Spotlight: Collar Me Charming

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) is happy to partner up with Katie Yaeli, owner of Collar Me Charming, for a fun interview. Katie’s products are well built and gorgeous. We love supporting this fellow animal lover and her local Tucson business. Read about how Katie got started and check out the ADORABLE photos below. Hi Katie! Tell us about yourself and your business… My name is Katie Yaeli and I am the owner […]

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Insect Shield Product Review

With weather warming up, it’s the perfect time of year to take your dogs for a hike, a swim, or pack up your car and head to a campsite. This is also the time of year that insects start to become a problem. The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA)’s PAWSH La Encantada supervisor and fellow pet lover, Allana Erickson, knows all about the struggle with outside pests. She wants to help you keep your […]

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How a Shelter Dog Can Enrich Your Child’s Life

Pets enrich our lives greatly! Children specifically can benefit immensely from shelter pets. How can a shelter pet enrich your child’s life? Children will learn about misfortune of others and the importance of helping out when you have the ability. Having children interact with or adopt a shelter pet will demonstrate that it is important to be a helpful and kind person. Pets can also be great teachers of empathy. Children will see that opening […]

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Why Are Some Dogs Deaf? Featuring Adoptable Dog Penelope

We don’t have many deaf dogs come through The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA), but it isn’t unheard of. These dogs usually have a harder time finding a home. Some deaf dogs can be reactionary and defensive, in part because they don’t have as much awareness of their surroundings. But why are some dogs deaf? Keep reading to find out. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas (SPCA of Texas) […]

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Automatic Cat Feeder Review (and how it saved my relationship with my kitten!)

My kitten, Holley, is now 8 months old. If there is one thing we know about her, it is that she LOVES food – she is 100% food motivated! And truthfully, not very motivated by anything else. In the past, we have had issues with her waking us up at all hours of the night because she wanted to eat. Sometimes we would lock her out of the bedroom, but then she would sit at […]

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