Humane Society of Southern Arizona Animal shelter in Tucson, AZ

The HSSA is an independent, local 501(C) 3 organization.
We are not affiliated with nor do we receive any funding from any national organization such as the Humane Society of the United States.

We are the oldest and largest nonprofit animal welfare organization in southern Arizona, serving pets and the people who love them. And yes, we are NO-KILL.


We save the lives of our homeless, abandoned, and often abused, animals. We receive, shelter and care for nearly 10,000 lost and unwanted companion animals each year.


Acting with compassion and responsible stewardship through innovative programs that serve pets and the people who love them..


A community in which all pets are cared for and loved.

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635 W. Roger Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705
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635 W. Roger Rd.
Tucson, AZ, 85705

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No appointment is necessary to view/adopt! Adoptions are done on a first-come, first-serve basis. We ask that you come prepared to complete and finalize adoption, and to take the animal home at the time of your visit if the right match for you is found at our shelter. You may browse adoptable pets online here

Our Adoption Center is open from 11AM-7PM Tuesday through Saturday, 11AM-5PM Sunday, closed Mondays. Adoption process must be started 30 mins before closing.

Our adoption counselors will be happy to answer all your questions and give you background information on the animal that interests you. All members of the household (including other current household dogs, if possible) should be present to ensure the chosen pet is compatible with everyone during you appointment.

Please call 520.327.6088 x173 or go to to check for promotions and discounts as they happen often.

Our Current Adoption Fees:
Puppies (under 6 months): $225
Purebred puppies (under 6 months): $300
Purebred adult dogs (over 6 months): $225
Small dogs (under 25 lbs., under 6 years): $175
Small dogs (under 25 lbs., over 6 years): $125
Adult dogs (over 25 lbs., 6 months to 6 years): $90
Mature dogs (over 25 lbs., over 6 years): $60

Kittens (under 6 months): $160 or 2 for $235
Adult cats (6 months to 6 years): $90
Mature cats (over 6 years): $60

Mice/Rats/Gerbils/Hamsters: $10
Rabbits: $50
Ferrets: $80

Birds: $15-$300
Chickens/Roosters: $25
Ducks: $35

Check our website at for current adoption specials

All Dog Adoptions Include :
~Spay or neuter surgery
~Internal and external parasite treatment
~Microchip identification with lifetime registration
~Initial vaccinations include distemper/parvovirus, intranasal bordatella (kennel cough)
~Free visit to a veterinarian of your choice
~Rabies vaccination for dogs 3 months of age & older
~Starter bag of Dog Food

All Cat Adoptions Include:
~Spay or neuter surgery
~Microchip identification with lifetime registration
~Internal and external parasite treatment
~Initial upper-respiratory/distemper vaccination
~Free visit to a veterinarian of your choice
~Rabies vaccination for cats 3 months of age & older
~Starter bag of Cat Food

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