Tag: pets

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…

The faces of rescue

Donna and Teeka

Every rescue has two faces—the pet who is abandoned, traumatized and often abused or hurt and the human, a fearless soul who risks their time, finances and heart to save the helpless. Such a rescue occurred when our partner, Donna with RUFF Rescue, answered a plea from Pima Animal Care Center to rescue Teeka, a…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Cornu asperum: California brown garden snail

Last call to “Re-Member” us during our membership campaign. Here’s why we need you… A SaddleBrooke resident calls about six dogs needing re-homed in two days or they go to the shelter. The Network jumps into action coordinating an assessment visit, contacting fosters, organizing transportation and scheduling vet visits. It took many hours of work…

With the right group of people we can do anything

Leslie Rocco For years the Pet Rescue Network received calls from residents and the patrol about dogs and cats found in the Brooke without identification. The first step to find an owner is a microchip check and that meant waiting for the vet to open and transporting the animal to Catalina. We were generally delayed…