Tag: pets

Thank You, Wags and Walkers volunteers!

Wags and Walkers volunteers

Marcia Vernon Thank you to the Wags and Walkers volunteers for all your support at this year’s I Don’t Want It Sale. Your efforts on behalf of the pets at the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) helped raise an amazing $4,400. Our success is due in large part to the efforts of this dedicated group of…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Pick up first Friday of the month Karyle Steele The SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network works with Pima Animal Care Center, Pinal Animal Care Center, and several other rescue groups of homeless pets. We provide financial support for the medical needs and behavioral training of the pets to get them healthy and adopted. We have a…

Time to ‘Re-Member’ the Network

It’s that time of year again—time to renew your annual membership with SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network. If you are not a current member, consider joining now. All membership renewals and new memberships received from Nov. 1 to the end of the year will be valid through 2020. For $20 per year, you can help us continue our…

Halloween Pet Safety

First and foremost, your bowl of candy should be for trick-or-treaters, not for your pets. While your favorite Halloween pumpkin and decorative corn are relatively nontoxic, if ingested, they can cause gastrointestinal upset. If the piece eaten is too large, blockage could occur. So keep an eye on your favorite candy bowl and decorations. Here…

Pet Rescue fundraiser October 19

Marcia Vernon This is our biggest fundraiser for the benefit of homeless pets at Pima Animal Care Center (PACC). You can help by donating your clean, gently used pet and household items as well as small furniture. We are also collecting used jewelry, scarves, and purses for the sale. We will be accepting donations for…

The story of a homeless dog named Gabby

Bob Garner I know a girl named Gabby. Gabby is a sweet 60-pound pitbull mix who has been living at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona since February 2018. She came to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) covered in rashes and blisters caused by severe environmental allergens. Through proper diet, medical care, and…

Save the date! Cowboy Cookout “Fur” Critters

country dog - english bulldog puppy dressed up in western clothes and hat on white background

Charlotte James and Carole Rossof Mosey on up to the chuck wagon where Chef Dave will be cooking burgers and chicken sausages on the outside grill. All the condiments will be served along with coleslaw and baked beans, and delicious cookies for dessert. SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue (SBPR) will be the worthy beneficiary of all net…

August is National Check Your Pets Microchip month

Carole Rossof Microchips embedded into pets greatly increase the chances that they will be reunited with their families if they become lost, but a microchip only works if its registration information is accurate. For example, Tucson had its first monsoon storm of the season on July 13. I was driving down Edwin Road when I…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Table of goodies for sale.

Meet Kathy and Kevin Tharp Carole Rossof Kathy and Kevin Tharp are a remarkable couple living in SaddleBrooke, and this is their story. It began when they found a pregnant stray dog in Oracle without a tag or microchip. The Tharps took her in with the hope that her owners would come forward, but no…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Models in evening wear; Photo by Robert Koblewski

Pet Rescue Fashion Show Carole Rossof We did it! Another successful SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network Fashion Show/Luncheon/Silent Auction. This was an all-time first ever to sell out one hour after tickets went on sale. Thanks to Charlotte James, SaddleBrooke One Events Chair, and her quick thinking, arrangements were made to add another day. This allowed…