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My name is AMARA!

I'm being cared for by
Pima Animal Care Center
Adoption process

Visit the Facility and Find a Pet


Meet the Pet


Take the Pet Home

Facts about me

American Pit Bull Terrier
Black - with White
2 years 3 months old, Adult
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Purebred
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Amara is a sweet young girl who is still practically just a puppy at around two years old. She came to PACC from a home where she was a mostly outdoor dog, so is looking for a family who will welcome her into the home and give her a cozy indoor spot of her own near her people. When Amara first came to the shelter, she was very timid and overwhelmed. She’s made leaps and bounds since then- here’s what one volunteer had to say about her:

“Amara has come such an incredibly long way since first arriving at PACC. I remember her being so scared, huddled in a corner of her kennel, and having to carry her out to a play yard for some fresh air. Those days are long gone and when you stop by Amara’s kennel these days, she’s right up front, excited and ready to head out for a walk or some play time. Amara is bouncy and energetic- a goofy girl who loves toys and has done well with several different kennelmates. It’s been so fun to watch her blossom and I would love to see her thrive in a forever home!”

Amara spent a few months in foster and we learned that she is housebroken (mostly- no one is perfect!), crate trained, and very smart. She knows the commands ‘sit’, ‘go to bed’, ‘outside’ and ‘stay’. She also loves bananas so make sure to stock up on those Chiquitas!!

Amara is back in the shelter after her break and really deserves to find a loving forever home. She can be a bit timid at times, but is a sweet, gentle puppy with a huge amount of love to give to a family!! Amara has shared her kennel space with several furry friends during her time in the shelter and has done well with them all. During her last behavioral evaluation with other PACC pups, Amara was social and playful with the other dogs. We think everyone should get to meet a new roomie before heading home, so Amara would like meet any resident dogs to make sure it’s a good match. She`d also prefer a home without young kiddos (hey, they`re not for everyone.) Amara has a lifetime of love to share with the right family! Don’t miss out on this sweetheart!

Pima Animal Care Center

Contact info
Pet ID
4000 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson, AZ 85745

Their adoption process


Visit the Facility and Find a Pet

No appointment necessary! HOURS: Monday to Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 5 pm


Meet the Pet

Once you have decided which pets you are interested in, sign in for an adoption counselor who will guide you through the adoption process.


Take the Pet Home

Cats must leave in a carrier and dogs must leave in a carrier or on leash. We do have these available for purchase in our lobby store.

Additional adoption info

Year-Round Adoption Fees:
• Puppies and kittens less than 4 months old $50
• Adult dogs and cats $30
• A standard $20 dog license fee may apply
• Pets who have been waiting for more than 2 weeks for a family and pets over 5 years old $0 - Fee Waived!

Every adoption includes:
• Spay or neuter surgery
• First Vaccinations
• Microchip
• Vet visit certificate
• Pet insurance

Go meet their pets

Pima Animal Care Center
4000 N. Silverbell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 724-5900

Monday to Friday: 12pm - 7pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 5 pm

More about this shelter

As our community's only open-admission shelter, we have the largest selection of adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens waiting to meet you. Learn more and see our pets at

Need help with your pet? Call the Pet Support Center
The Pet Support Center is a phone-based resource for our community that strives to help people keep their pets. In addition to providing resources, information and counseling, support staff will schedule admission appointments for pet owners who decide they need to surrender their pets to PACC. Call us at (520) 724-7222 or visit the Pet Support Center webpage - to learn more.