Tag: pets

Three ways pups can improve seniors’ health

(Family Features) Furry friends can play a significant role in pet owners’ lives. The old saying goes, “dogs are man’s best friend,” and research shows they may be more than that. In fact, they just might be the key to keeping seniors active. According to a study conducted by the University of Lincoln and Glasgow…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Leslie Rocco Patsy’s mom didn’t plan for her future, so when she went to a personal care home, Patsy went to rescue. She’s 11 pounds of sweetness and 12 years young. Patsy is healthy, and chihuahuas are known for their long lifespans. You only need to look into her eyes to know she’s a good…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

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Payoff vet debt campaign raised 30k in 30 days Thanks to generous SaddleBrooke pet lovers, the SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network offered a $15,000 $1 “fur” $1 match if Tucson residents would donate the same. We had great media coverage in both television and newspaper but social media was the big winner. And when donations started…

Pet Rescue Group collects for “I Don’t Want It” sale

Donations are being collected now for the October “I Don’t Want It” sale! It’s the perfect opportunity to clear the clutter and pass along unused items. Turn gently used household items, pet products and small furniture into lifesaving donations for homeless pets. All proceeds benefit Pima County Animal Care Center (PACC), Tucson’s largest shelter who…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Leslie Rocco Gigantic strides are being made to reduce euthanasia at Tucson’s animal shelter. Unsung heroes in this battle are pet rescue groups who annually take in many hundreds of sick, injured and behavioral pets. Rescue groups give the homeless a second chance at love but the cost of these life-saving efforts is staggering. As…

Pizza for pups – a huge success

Left to right: Ken Wentz, first vice president; Donna Bauman, Membership; Kathleen Dunbar, president; Trudy Rossi, Sponsors and Special Events; Dan Grossman, Safety Committee. Not pictured: Don Richey, treasurer; Janine Wahlfeld, secretary; Terri Maxey, Pet Rescue.

Wednesday, March 29, members of the SaddleBrooke Dog Park held a Fun Raiser for the Dog Park. The Roadrunner Grill provided their famous pizza and salad bar and organizer Trudy Rossi helped the park raise over $1,200 for park enhancements for the pups. Over 70 people bought tickets and sponsors and friends donated fabulous door…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Help pets like Dexter, a five-year-old Shih Tzu waiting for his forever family. Call Leslie at 724-689-9843.

The annual Fashion Show and Luncheon featuring Nadine’s Desert Fashions will be held Wednesday, June 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse, 64500 E. SaddleBrooke Boulevard, Tucson, Arizona 85739. The $25 tickets are available at SaddleBrooke HOA 1 Administration Office. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. Luncheon includes a broccoli/cheddar quiche, side salad and ice…

Jack needs a new home

Jack’s dad died and his mom can’t give him the exercise he needs so we’re looking for a SaddleBrooke home for this sweetie. Jack is five or six years old, house trained, good with other dogs and loves to walk and play. He takes allergy medicine but is otherwise healthy. Call Leslie at 724-689-9843 to…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Linens on their way to a spay/neuter clinic in Oracle.

The Network works with Pima Animal Care Center and rescue groups to place homeless pets, provide financial support for pets’ medical needs and on the first Friday of the month we pick up your gently used clean towels, linens, blankets and flat sheets and pet supplies such as carriers and pet food. Prescription containers are…