Monsoon brings flood of cats and dogs to shelter - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Monsoon brings flood of cats and dogs to shelter

Posted: Updated:
Source: Pima Animal Care Source: Pima Animal Care
  • News on WMCTV.comNewsMore>>

  • New law allows access to social media accounts of the deceased

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:22:32 GMT
    (WMC) - When someone dies, what happens to the social media accounts they leave behind? Do they die, too, or do they stay up serving as a virtual reminder of that person? There's a new law in DelawareMore >>
    When someone dies, what happens to the social media accounts they leave behind? Do they die, too, or do they stay up serving as a virtual reminder of that person?More >>
  • Mid-South community deals with 'fishy' problem

    Mid-South community deals with 'fishy' problem

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:05:19 GMT
    (WMC) – WMC Action News Five's Anna Marie Hartman is investigating a fishy problem in Marion, Arkansas. Thousands of dead fished have surfaced in a pond in the center of the Lakeshore Estates mobile homeMore >>
    WMC Action News Five's Anna Marie Hartman is investigating a fishy problem in Marion, Arkansas.More >>
  • Man arrested in fatal shooting at grocery store

    Man arrested in fatal shooting at grocery store

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:00:20 GMT
    (WMC) – Memphis police have arrested a man wanted for murder. Darnae Christon is charged with the shooting death of a man during an argument at a neighborhood grocery store. WMC Action News 5 InvestigatorMore >>
    Darnae Christon is charged with the shooting death of a man during an argument at a neighborhood grocery store.More >>
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Adoptions are up from Pima County's animal shelter, but so are the numbers of pets coming through the front door.

Pima Animal Care Center says in the first eight days of its fiscal year, which started July 1, the center has saved 346 pets, primarily through adoptions and through rescue partners.  That's up from 243 at this time last year.

But in that same time period, PACC has taken in 639 pets.  That's higher than the same time period last fiscal year, when the shelter received 556.

The shelter is offering a deal this weekend on adoptions: all pets will be available for a special adoption rate of $13, which includes all vaccinations, microchip, and spay/neuter surgery.  For the remainder of the month, the $13 special will apply to adult cats and to dogs over 40 pounds.  That adoption fee still includes shots, microchip and sterilization.

The adoption center is located at 4000 N. Silverbell Road.  Hours are from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.  

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

 

Powered by WorldNow