Home is Where My Pets Are: Valentine’s Wreath Tutorial

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. I can’t think of anything more deserving of a holiday than love. People tend to think of it primarily as a holiday for romantic love, but I see it as a day to celebrate all the love around you! Including your immense love for your pets! Valentine’s Day is about showing appreciation. Think fondly of your fur friends while you’re making it, and remember how much they mean […]

Continue Reading

Adoptable Cats at PAWSH Park Place (with video!)

Do you like to shop for a good cause? At The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA), we have 4 offsite locations in addition to our Main Campus. Did you know? Many people don’t know about our PAWSH store at Park Place Mall. Check out our video of these adoptable cats at PAWSH Park Place! The Park Place location of PAWSH is located on the east side of the mall, behind Dillard’s. There are many adoptable pets […]

Continue Reading

Pet Friendly Printable Valentines

Valentine’s Day is coming up! It’s important to show your pets that you love them every day, but you have an extra excuse on Valentine’s Day. At The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA), we wanted to make it just a little bit easier for you. Check out these HSSA original pet friendly printable valentines! Print them up and give them to your furry friends! The printable page is at the bottom of the post. […]

Continue Reading

Kong Recipes Your Dog Will Love

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) has a ton of Kong products for sale at our two retail stores, PAWSH La Encantada, and PAWSH Park Place! We have a variety of Kong products like the AirDog Squeakair Balls and the AirDog Squeaker Sticks as well as the Kong Classic. Check out these Kong recipes your dog will love, and some cute pictures of dogs with Kongs. And don’t forget to support HSSA by buying […]

Continue Reading

DIY Recycled Treat Jars

Jars are very popular right now! People are using them for their weddings, baby showers and much more. But what can you do with all of those jars after your big day? Well, you could try making these recycled treat jars for your furry friend! These treat jars are so cute, easy, and not to mention good for the environment since they’re recycled! Supplies: Plastic dog and cat figurines Labels Colorful markers Hot glue gun […]

Continue Reading

Cute, Easy Way to Hide Your Litter Box

Having a litter box is a drag…but if you have an indoor cat, then there is no way to avoid it. Follow these easy steps for a cute, easy way to hide your litter box! When Holley was an itty-bitty kitten, we set up our spare bedroom to be kitten friendly while we were gone. She had a futon, a bunch of toys that I had collected in my, “we’re getting a kitten!” excitement, and […]

Continue Reading

3 Reasons You Should Adopt a Bonded Pair

Twice the fun, twice the comfort, twice the rescue. A bonded pair of animals has generally grown up together, and they have formed such a close bond that one or both animals respond poorly when not with the other. Why should you adopt a bonded pair? We’re giving you three great reasons. Plus, a video of a sweet bonded pair. At The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA), we often see animals come in together […]

Continue Reading

DIY Yarn Picture Frames

Today, we made DIY yarn picture frames. We made a frame for one of our favorites cats at the shelter, Baby! She has been with The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) since September 2015. She is adorable, friendly, and healthy, and she also has Feline Leukemia Virus. Cats with FeLV need and deserve homes just as much as the rest, however, since many people aren’t familiar with this virus, they can often be passed […]

Continue Reading

10 Quotes for Cat Lovers

If you’ve ever had a cat, you know that it is a special relationship that is unlike any other. Cats can be very independent and strong willed, which is why their love is so appreciated when they decide to grace us with it. Cats are elegant and peaceful creatures and the ideal pet for so many lifestyles. “74-96 million cats are owned in the United States. Approximately 37-47% of all households in the United States have […]

Continue Reading

Tips for Taking Photos of Your Pets

We all want gorgeous pictures of our fur babies to keep and share, but taking photos of your pets it isn’t always easy. They tend to move around a lot and aren’t always cooperative. At the shelter we understand the value of a good looking photo. In the past couple months, The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) has invested in high quality photo equipment and cameras to help showcase our animals. The Shelter Art […]

Continue Reading