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Year of the Dog – Bow Wow

Year of the Dog – Bow Wow

In Chinese astrology each zodiac year (rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig) is not just associated with an animal sign, but also one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth…the year of 2018 meets element […]

Rockin’ Oldies: Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Rockin’ Oldies: Adopt a Senior Pet Month

That’s me (Karyn Zoldan) and that’s my greyhound Girlfriend. We’re both old. Girlfriend is 12 ½ which is a near miracle for a greyhound and I’m approaching one of those birthdays ending with a zero and wondering how I ever got this old. When we […]

My Senior Pet Project by A Tucson Tail Blog

My Senior Pet Project by A Tucson Tail Blog

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month.

Everyone has a passion (I hope) or a desire to make their community (or the world) a better place. Lofty? I think not. One of my passions is senior dogs, but I’ll add senior cats so as not to discriminate. Every senior pet should be loved and taken care of for the rest of their lives.

My goal is to bring more awareness to adoptable senior pets at PACC as well as other rescue groups who have senior adoptable dogs and cats in Southern Arizona.

To repeat that old cliché about putting money where your mouth is – A Tucson Tail, the pet blog of Southern Arizona, stepped up to donate $500 in order to sponsor five adoptable senior pets at PACC. Donations are made through No Kill Pima County/SavetheSaveable.com. Dogs are considered seniors at age 7 and cats at age 9. One hundred dollars per pet will be given to the adopter’s veterinarian. Individuals just like you and businesses large and small are encouraged to contribute and match funds so more than five seniors can be sponsored. Pets will be sponsored on a first come basis.

Pictured: Coco at PACC, 9 y.o., sweet and gentle, good on leash. Good with dogs cats and kids. Volunteer is Fred W.

To make a donation, designate savethesaveable

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Wish List Wednesday: Tucson CARES

Wish List Wednesday: Tucson CARES

  Tucson CARES (Companion Animal Rescue Education and Support) is a  unique, ‘small but mighty’ all volunteer run non-profit organization dedicated to ‘saving the savable’ through direct action and advocacy. Tucson CARES goes beyond rescue and adoption into other elements of the No Kill Model […]

Wish List Wednesday: Mostly Cockers and Poms

Wish List Wednesday: Mostly Cockers and Poms

  Mostly Cockers and Poms is a Tucson-based 501c3 specializing in Cocker Spaniels and Pomeranians. A small rescue, all their donations come from people like you. They will go the distance like they did with Jenny, a Pom, who was a throwaway. Jenny had a […]

Stop Trophy Hunting of Big Cats in Arizona

Stop Trophy Hunting of Big Cats in Arizona

Arizona for Wildlife
Save the Big Cats

To: Tucson Wildlife Advocates

Arizonans for Wildlife launched a statewide campaign to ban the trophy hunting of Arizona’s wild cats. Trophy hunting is where the primary motivation is to kill an animal in order to display its body, whole or in part, or for bragging rights but not for subsistence. 230,000 signatures are needed in order to qualify for the November 2018 election.

Can you help make history in Arizona?

Opponents are already mobilizing and you can bet they will put up a strong fight to continue hunting our iconic mountain lions and bobcats.

Please join Arizonans for Wildlife, HSUS, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Animal Defense League of Arizona and many other groups to Stop Trophy Hunting of Big Cats in Arizona. Wayne Pacelle, CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, (HSUS), will be in Tucson on Thursday, October 12, as part of a statewide kickoff. Learn why it’s important to advocate for the big cats and how to collect signatures.

The event will be from 6-8 PM at the YWCA, 525 N. Bonita Ave., Tucson, AZ, 85745. Doors open at 5:45 PM. RSVP

If you can’t make the event but want to be kept in the loop and/or volunteer for signatures from registered Arizona voters – sign up here.

 

Tucson Pet Events – Oct 7 and 8, Animal Blessings, Etc.

Tucson Pet Events – Oct 7 and 8, Animal Blessings, Etc.

Tucson Pet Events – Oct 7 and 8 Pet Blessings Galore, Wish List Wednesday, Etc. Blessing of the Animals Fair – Oct. 7 Fun event with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Pima Paws for Life. Rummage sale, food donations, pet supplies, horse/sheep/goat petting, police […]

Oct 1 – National Adopt a Black Dog Day

Oct 1 – National Adopt a Black Dog Day

Black is beautiful. Doesn’t everyone get that message? Still black dogs are the last ones to be adopted after white, fawn, honey, brown, blue, red, mixes. There are many theories as to why black dogs don’t get adopted but I’m not going to target the […]

Wish List Wednesday: Hoofs n Horns Farm Sanctuary, 85743

Wish List Wednesday: Hoofs n Horns Farm Sanctuary, 85743

Hoofs n Horns Farm Sanctuary
udderly captivating

A Tucson Tail blog is excited to be letting the community know about this sweet sanctuary in Avra Valley.

Hoofs n Horns Sanctuary is committed to helping those animals who arrive in need, who are abandoned, neglected, or just worn out. Many arrive near the end of their lives or sometimes days of their lives.

Hoofs n Horns Farm Sanctuary
Love abounds

All the animals have one thing in common — others gave up on them.

Hoofs n Horns is home and sanctuary to several goats, cows, pigs, donkeys and a few horses as well as orphan pups or kittens and have assisted several TNR projects with small colonies who could not be returned and now live happily in our indoor/outdoor cat area. HnH has been the last hope for several senior or special needs dogs who lives here; they are safe and loved.

Hoofs n Horns farm sanctuary
I am loved!

WISH LIST

Hay! And lots of it. Donations can be called directly to Double E Feed 520-682-8175. The Sanctuary uses four or five bales per day.

Donations can also be made through the donate button on our website

Always in need of:

  • Pig pellets
  • Goat chow
  • All breed livestock feed
  • Mineral salt blocks
  • Gift cards from Home Depot, Walmart, Tractor Supply
  • Dog igloos and dog houses
  • Towels, blankets, rugs
  • Clorox
  • Cat litter
  • Non-climb fence

    hoofs n horns farm sanctuary
    happy

Bigger items needed…

  • Livestock water trough
  • Railroad ties & sheet metal for perimeter fence project

Some items might be on Amazon and with Amazon Prime can be sent directly to 9740 W. Lariat Drive, Tucson, AZ 85743

 

Tucson Pet Events – Sept. 23 – Oct. 1

Tucson Pet Events – Sept. 23 – Oct. 1

September 23, 26 and 30  – Free Cat Spay & Neuter Three locations – limited to the first 40 registrations per date – sponsored by Asavet Charities and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ————– September 29 –  Safari Jungle Party                                                   Fundraiser for Spay and Neuter Solutions […]