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Ours is not a ‘no-kill’ shelter

Early last week, a woman stood in the lobby, asking us to take her cat. She was moving, in financial distress, and couldn’t care for her cat anymore. It was a story we hear almost every day. The faces and circumstances change, but the end results are usually the same: more homeless pets waiting in kennels. She was visibly shaken as she filled out the paperwork. She seemed torn by her decision. But then she smiled, pulled herself together and stood a little taller. “At least I know he will be safe here, and you guys will find him a good home. I couldn’t bear to leave him if you weren’t a no-kill shelter.”

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Explore many health benefits of owning a pet

The holidays are upon us. This is the time of year when families get together to love, laugh and create new memories. Family dinners, gift exchanges and many other traditions take place.

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Please help us help them

These any many other homeless pets are available for adoption at the Humane Society of Central Arizona.

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Animal shelter occupancy is high, need is great

As members of the HSCAZ board of directors and staff, we are often asked how we can be actively involved in an organization that confronts the sad reality of animals who have been abandoned, mistreated, lost their human through no fault of their own.

Tis the season — The 12 Ways of Giving to animals

The holiday season is upon us and we’ve put together a list of the 12 ways you can give to the animals at the HSCAZ shelter.

Keep pets safe from hazards of Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving is an eventful holiday for many people.

Free pet adoptions for veterans next week with proof of service

This Monday, Nov. 12 we celebrate Veterans Day, an official U.S. holiday honoring the service of our country’s armed service veterans.

Adorable, Adoptable, Animals

Below are just a few of the wonderful pets available for adoption.

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Group working to manage feral cat levels

In five years, a female cat and its offspring can produce a family tree of more than 11,000 cats, which is why Rim Country Friends of Ferals (RCFF) has worked to help manage the problem of feral cats.

Beware of Halloween hazards for your pets

So, are all you parents and pet owners ready for Halloween? I know I am.

Are you ready to pawty?

The Humane Society of Central Arizona welcomes all to help celebrate the grand opening of the new animal shelter, located at 605 W. Wilson Court, just south of Main Street and west of McLane Road.

Celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month with us

October is my favorite month! The weather is lovely, fall decorations are going up throughout the town and it’s my birthday month.

Howl-a-ween pet adoption special

For the month of October, the Humane Society of Central Arizona is featuring a Howl-a-ween adoption special.

Shelter has many pets in need of homes

We are excited to announce that on Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20 the Humane Society of Central Arizona will hold special events and a ribbon-cutting for the community at large to celebrate the completion of the new shelter facilities!

Help save a life — adopt or rescue a pet today

It seems like lately we just can’t keep up with all the animals that are coming through the doors.