Tucson Tails: Good News, Bad Newsby Karyn Zoldan on Sep. 16, 2013, under Animal News
At last week’s Tucson City Council’s study session meeting, they agreed to allocate $150,000 from the existing IGA (Intergovernmental Agreement) with the County for PACC operations, to the Animal Welfare Alliance of Southern Arizona (AWASA) for the purpose of funding their spay/neuter program.
That means more animals will be spayed or neutered resulting in less unwanted litters, less pets ending up at shelters and PACC, and less animals killed because of lack of space and other non-specific reasons.
It’s all good and it’s a bit complex but you can read more in Ward 6′s weekly newsletter. Tucson Tails would like to thank Councilman Steve Kozachik and the Tucson City Council for being so proactive and animal friendly.
The Colorado floods are destroying families and homes. Watch the carnage online or on TV and it’s beyond heartbreaking.
Here’s an Examiner.com article giving some options as where to donate. Think local when donating vs. national. Many of the local humane societies are already on the ground and familiar with the area, the terrain, the community’s needs.
More Bad News
According to this video, sleeping with your pets can kill you. Yikes! If that’s the case, I’m going to die one day.
Special Needs News
Check out this Facebook page of dogs that PACC has deemed as Special Needs. Dogs get tagged SNA because they are older, on medication, may have behavior issues. Look at their faces and see if you or someone you know might be interested.
(Photo: Chorizo, a male Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler) mix is available at PACC. His ID # is A450997.)