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My name is LUKE*!

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
5 years 5 months old, Adult
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Purebred
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained

My story

Luke is a friendly boy who found himself at PACC through no fault of his own. He’s one of those special dogs who struggles with the stress of shelter life but who almost immediately relaxes once away from the kennel. Here’s what just a few of his many fans have said about him:

“Luke is one of my favorite dogs to walk. He always has his front feet up on the kennel door to greet me when I approach. Tail wagging, big smile on his face. Once we get outside he always goes potty immediately. Today we walked all the way around the lake and he did lots of sniffing and spotting birds near the water. He`s such an explorer, and he would make a GREAT adventure dog! Luke sat and shook perfectly for treats as usual and was a nice walking buddy. He`s such a sweet boy!!!”

“Another volunteer and I took Luke on a quick shelter break today. He hopped right in the car and rode great in the backseat, resting his head on my shoulder at times while I drove. He was patient while we went through a drive thru for some snacks, then we headed to the park. Luke enjoyed rolling in the grass, quietly chewing his toys in the shade, running a few zoomies, and getting belly rubs. He`s a fan of French fries and was very polite when taking them. This boy is a total doll- loving, affectionate, silly, and sweet. He`s such a different dog away from the shelter- hoping he finds a home soon. Total catch!!”

“Luke is such an overlooked boy. He`s strong and has pent up energy from being in the kennel so long, but deep down he is just a big softie who knows he belongs in a home. Luke loves his walks and joyfully rolls in the grass and asks for belly rubs. On the outside he might seem stoic and hard to get to know, but Luke secretly enjoys lots of loves and will give kisses to his friends. He also has a lovely sit and shake. He enjoys tennis balls and running through the pool. I really love this boy and feel like he would be a wonderful, easy companion in the home. It takes a minute to get to know him because of the stress of living at the shelter, but once you do you realize what a wonderful, funny, playful, and sweet boy he is.”

“I have been working with Luke on having him wait at the kennel door before exiting, and now he will sit and wait with the kennel door open and then exit with me when I’m ready. He knows ‘sit’ and ‘shake’ (with both paws) and we’re working on learning ‘down’. He also loves to climb up on the picnic tables in the park. He is a smart boy and I love

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.