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Pima Animal Care Center Animal shelter in Tucson, AZ

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 www.pimaanimalcare.org

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 - www.pima.gov/petsupport to learn more.

Contact
Address
4000 N. Silverbell Road
Tucson, AZ 85745
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Meet their adoptable pets

4000 N. Silverbell Road

Tucson, AZ 85745

Hours of Operation

Sunday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

See every new pet that comes to this shelter!

Create an alert, and we'll notify you every time a new pet comes in who meets your criteria.

Adoptable pets at Pima Animal Care Center

We'll also keep you updated on COCOA's adoption status with email updates.
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COCOA

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, 6 yrs 5 mos
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on PAPER*'s adoption status with email updates.
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PAPER*

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 2 mos
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on DYNAMITE*'s adoption status with email updates.
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DYNAMITE*

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 2 mos
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on ROCK*'s adoption status with email updates.
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ROCK*

Domestic Shorthair

Female, 2 mos
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on BABY GIRL's adoption status with email updates.
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BABY GIRL

German Shepherd Dog/Husky

Female, 1 yr 2 mos
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on KARMA's adoption status with email updates.
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KARMA

German Shepherd Dog

Female, 2 yrs 6 mos
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on SYLVESTER's adoption status with email updates.
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SYLVESTER

Domestic Shorthair

Male, 10 yrs 1 mo
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on SIR*'s adoption status with email updates.
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SIR*

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 5 yrs 1 mo
Tucson, AZ

Shelter FAQs

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  • 1. Visit the Facility and Find a Pet
  • 2. Meet the Pet
  • 3. Take the Pet Home

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

Adoption application

https://www.pima.gov/2438/Adoption

Pets at shelters & rescues near Pima Animal Care Center

D-S Rescue

Tucson, AZ 85652

RORESCUE

Tucson, AZ 85712

We'll also keep you updated on Walter's adoption status with email updates.
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Walter

Chow Chow/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 3 yrs 6 mos
Marana, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on HARRIET & MAMA MARIA's adoption status with email updates.
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HARRIET & MAMA MARIA

Domestic Shorthair

Female, Young
Oro Valley, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on COURTESY POST Jazz's adoption status with email updates.
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COURTESY POST Jazz

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on Luwak's adoption status with email updates.
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Luwak

Domestic Shorthair

Male, Adult
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on PRINCESS PEACH's adoption status with email updates.
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PRINCESS PEACH

Domestic Mediumhair

Female, 11 yrs
Tucson, AZ
We'll also keep you updated on Archie's adoption status with email updates.
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Archie

Dachshund/Beagle

Male, 10 mos
Vail, AZ

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