Our New Forever Home, A Big Night Out, and A Look To The Future!

We’ve had a big month! There’s a lot happening at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and we want to share in our excitement with everyone. The month of April has seen some significant changes for the HSSA. We’re making history as we strive to make the lives of shelter animals better. Our ten-year trek to our new location is now complete, and we’ve been busy with our annual fundraiser. Now we’re ready to get […]

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8 Pet Resolutions for the New Year (plus, a giveaway!)

8 pet resolutions for the new year

Happy New Year from all of us here at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona! [read through to the end to win some great prizes!] It’s 2018, and we are excited for the year ahead of us. In 2017, we found homes for over 6,000 homeless pets. Soon, we will be moving into our new campus! The new campus will allow us to provide high-quality care for the pets in our shelter, find homes for […]

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Ticks? Yuck!

With the humid weather in Tucson acting up, you might have seen some creepy crawly critters on your four-legged friends after a hike or jog, but don’t worry! Our friends at Carrington College have put together an easy to read infographic to teach you what to do when you encounter a tick on your pet! How To Fight a Tick Infestation We spend a lot of time and effort to make our dogs healthy and […]

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Summertime Frozen Dog Treats

Summertime Frozen Dog Treats It’s summertime! As the weather heats up, what is better than a nice, refreshing, frozen treat? Your dog deserves one too! At The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA), we keep our pets in air-conditioned kennels and monitor activity to make sure pets stay cool and comfortable. We also treat our dogs with special, frozen treats and play time in our beloved kiddie pools. Check out the tutorial video below for […]

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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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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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