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Animal Resources

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Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • 635 West Roger Road
    Tucson, Arizona 85705

  • 520-327-6088
    520-321-3704 (Administration)
    Fax: 520-325-7190


  • Pet Adoption (Cats, Dogs, Small Animals such as Guinea Pigs)

  • Pet Loss Support Group

  • Animal Shelter

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Donations accepted

  • End of Life Services

  • Affordable spay/ neuter/ dental/ microchipping/ vaccination

  • Trap, Neuter, Return

  • Various Education offerings

Stores Hosted by HSSA

PAWSH AT MAIN CAMPUS (Tax-free pet supply store)​

  • HOURS:
    Monday-Saturday: 11am – 6pm
    Sunday: 11am – 5pm

    635 West Roger Road
    Tucson, AZ 85705

  • PHONE:
    520-327-6088 Ext. 173

PAWSH AT PARK PLACE (Tax-free pet supply store)​

  • HOURS:
    Monday-Thursday: 11am – 6pm

       ​Friday-Saturday: 11am - 7pm

       Sunday: 12pm – 5pm

    5870 E Broadway Boulevard

       Tucson, Arizona 85711

  • PHONE:


    Monday: CLOSED

       ​Tuesday-Thursday: 10am - 6pm

       Friday-Saturday: 10am – 7pm

       Sunday: 12pm - 5pm


       M​onday: CLOSED

       Tuesday-Saturday: 10am - 6pm

       Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

    5870 E Broadway Boulevard

       Tucson, Arizona 85711

  • PHONE:

Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter


       5278 E 21st St, Tucson, AZ 85711

  • HOURS:

       Sunday-Monday: CLOSED

       Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

  • Cat Adoption or Fostering

  • No-Kill Cat Shelter

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Donations accepted

  • Long-term sanctuary

  • The Hermitage has its own medical suite on site to provide care for their cats

  • Trap-neuter-return services

Hermitage FFPP- Food for Peoples Pets

  • The FFPP Pantry hours are from 9am to 12pm every Thursday

  • Located in The Michael Cannon Community Pet Food Pantry at Hermitage shelter,

  • Collects and distributes pet food donations to organizations and people & pets in need.

TROT- Therapeutic Riding of Tucson


       8920 E Woodland Rd, Tucson, AZ 85749

  • HOURS:

       Monday-Friday: 9am​ - 5pm

       Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

  • Non-Profit

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Horseback riding lessons for people with disabilities both physical and mental

  • Equine-Assisted Counseling (EAC) = EAC is an experiential form of counseling that includes horses to achieve personal and emotional growth.

Handi-Dogs Inc


       75 S Montego Dr,

       Tucson, AZ 85710​

  • (520) 326-3412


  • EMAIL:

  • Non-Profit

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Sponsor a puppy

  • From Rescue to Service

  • Foster opportunities

  • Public dog training classes

  • Professionally guided owner-trained service dog program

  • Matching service dogs to those who need them

Rainbow Service Dogs


       1013 E Simmons St Unit 1, Tucson, AZ                 85719

  • Non-Profit

  • Offering affordable group, private and in-home training based on a sliding fee scale

  • Potentially Acquiring a Service Dog

  • Paws for Autism Program

  • Paws for Vets Program


PACC- Pima Animal Care Center


       4000 N. Silverbell Rd.
       Tucson, AZ 85745

  • PHONE:

       (520) 724-5900
       FAX: (520) 724-5960


  • Pet adoptions

  • Lost and Found:

       For stays, text "FOUND" to (833)                       552-0591, for lost pets text "LOST" to

      (833) 552-0591.

  • Leading animal abuse and cruelty investigations

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Low-cost spay/neuter, vaccination and licensing services

FRIENDS OF PACC- Nonprofit Partner

  • Donations and volunteer opportunities

  • Many projects for helping animals in need including Keeping Families Together Project, Finn’s Fund For Good Dogs, Lovely’s Fund for Neglected & Abused Pets, and Mature Mutts


  • Greyhound Adoption

  • Partnered with Sol Dog’s Hearts at Ease Program to provide Service Dog training and placement with a veteran, person with a disability or in an assisted living residential home

  • Non-Profit and Volunteer run

  • Volunteer and Foster opportunities

Southwest Oasis Labrador Rescue

  • Non Profit

  • Virtual Rescue Organization

  • Dedicated to the rescue and adoption of homeless Labrador Retrievers

  • Labrador Adoptions

  • Volunteer and Foster Opportunities

Ferret Friends Inc

  • Phone Number:

       (520) 308-9014

  • Address:

       11640 E Timrod St, Tucson, AZ 85748

  • Non-profit

  • No-kill rescue shelter for ferrets

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Ferret adoptions

  • Visitors by appointment

  • Education for prospective and current ferret owners

HOPE Animal Shelter

  • Phone Number:

       (520) 792-9200

  • Address:

       8950 N Joplin Ln, Tucson, AZ 85742

  • No-kill shelter and sanctuary for dogs and cats

  • Non-profit

  • Pet adoptions and fostering

  • Donations and Volunteer opportunities

  • Not currently accepting surrenders

Ironwood Pig Sanctuary

  • Phone Number:

       (520) 579-8847​

  • Pig spaying and neutering

  • Offering tours by appointment only

  • Pig sponsorship, donations, and volunteer opportunities

Pawsitively Cats

  • Phone Number:

       (520) 289-2747

  • No-kill shelter

  • Cat adoptions

  • Trap, Neuter, and Return

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Cat sponsorship

SAFE- Saving animals from Euthanasia 

       (520) 349-8637

  • Adoptions by appointment

  • Animal Fostering

  • Donations accepted

Southern AZ Beagle Rescue

  • Beagle adoptions

  • All-volunteer non-profit

  • Education on hounds and the Beagle breed

  • Training referrals

  • Assisting families in rehoming their beagles

Tucson Parrot Rescue

  • Reuniting lost birds with their families

  • Personalized education programs and classes

  • Parrot Adoptions

  • Phone number:

       (520) 747-0554​

  • Email Address:

Pima Paws for Life

  • Hours:
    7a-11a & 3p-7p

  • Address
    2555 W. Zinnia Ave.
    Tucson 85705

  • Phone Number:
    (520) 867-1193


  • Onsite Adoptions

  • Donations and volunteer opportunities


Cherished Tails Senior Sanctuary

  • Phone Number:

       (520) 616-0171

  • All volunteer, foster based rescue group

  • Rescue for senior dogs (and a few cats) at high risk of euthanasia in shelters because of age or illness

  • Sanctuary until the animals can be rehomed and if they can't, the sanctuary provides expert hospice care.


  • Phone Number:

       (520) 321-3704

  • Address:

       3450 N Kelvin Blvd, Tucson, AZ               85716

  • Increase awareness of animal cruelty laws in southern Arizona

  • To enhance and coordinate enforcement of animal cruelty laws

Feeding Pets of the Homeless

  • Phone Number:

       (775) 841-7463

  • National non-profit

  • Hundreds of volunteer pet food donation site members

  • Collecting of pet food and supplies

  • Distribution of pet food and supplies to homeless people with pets

  • Free nationwide wellness pet clinics serving pet owners who are homeless or qualify for low-income services

  • Emergency veterinary care for homeless individuals with pets

  • Providing crates for pets to homeless shelters that will accept animals

  • Donations and volunteer opportunities 

Arizona Spay Neuter

  • Phone number:

       (520) 624-5005

  • Address:

       4 W Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705

  • Low cost pet care clinic including vaccination, nail trim, spay and neuter, more

ABC (Animal Birth Control) Clinic

  • Main Location Address:

       1114 S Craycroft Rd, Tucson, AZ               85711 (plus more locations)

  • Low cost pet care clinic including vaccination, nail trim, spay and neuter, more

Arizona Game and Fish

  • Recreation

  • Licensing

  • Regulation

  • Education

  • Conservation

Rattlesnake Solutions of Tucson

  • 4050 W Aerie Dr #60, Tucson, AZ 85741

  • 24hours telephone line:


  • Email:

  • 24/7 snake control

  • 100% safe & humane snake removal

  • Snake prevention

  • Snake barrier fencing installations

  • Property inspections

Smiling Dog Rescue

  • Non-profit rescue for pit bull and pit bull-type dogs

  • Volunteer and foster opportunities

  • Pit bull adoptions


"The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435.

A consultation fee may apply."

Website Resources

DKA assumes no responsibility by providing this information. This resource list is a community service and not an endorsement of the organizations listed. We regularly update this information, however, information changes quite frequently. Please verify directly with the resource to make sure information is current and accurate. If you see any issues in this list please email and we will correct the error as soon as possible. In addition to this list, you may contact Information & Referral @ 520-323-1708 for more resource information. Thank you!

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