DIY Cat Coasters

This post is for all the crazy cat ladies, like me! Watch the DIY cat coasters video below and then click through the best selling cat toys on Amazon. Did you know that you can set up your Amazon account to automatically donate to The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) every time you make a purchase? Signing up is easy, just go to AmazonSmile, log into your account, and select The Humane Society of […]

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Mother’s Day for Dogs

Happy Mother’s Day! It’s also Mother’s Day for dogs, and we decided to honor all of our beautiful mama dogs! Many of them have been living at The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) shelter for far too long. We knew we had to do something special for our sweet girls, and when we came across Sophie Gamand’s Flower Power project we were immediately inspired! We crafted our own flower crowns to show a sweet, […]

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Paw Print Painting With Shelter Dogs

We’ve been doing so much DIY lately, and we thought it would be cool for our dogs to get in on the action. This is Paw Print Painting With Shelter Dogs. Supplies: Blank paper or a printed out picture for your dog to walk on A sheet or board to put underneath so the paint doesn’t spill in your house or yard Paper plates to put the paint in Non-toxic, washable kids’ paint That’s it! […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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DIY Cat Toys in 6 Easy Steps

Making do-it-yourself cat toys at work?! I couldn’t be happier! The Pinterest-ready pin below breaks down how to make these nifty DIY cat toys in 6 easy steps. This is a very simple and fun craft, and your cat will love the results! Check out sweet bonded pair Silverbell and Jackie at the bottom of the pin. Here are 3 reasons you should adopt a bonded pair. Don’t have a cat but still want to […]

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