Tag: pets

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…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Max after

The SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network’s annual fundraising campaign comes to a close in March and we’re only half way to our $10,000 goal. Precious neighbors, please renew your commitment for 2017 with a donation of any amount. The severity and extent of pet neglect and abuse in Tucson is staggering. Max (13) and Lexi (9)…

Costumed canines compete in SaddleBrooke

Top Dogs: Molly the Housewife and Nicky the Clown shared first prize for best costume at the SaddleBrooke Dog Park Association Halloween costume contest; photos by Al Majer

Kathy Majer The 2016 SaddleBrooke Dog Park Association’s annual Halloween costume contest was a huge success with more than 45 people and 29 dogs attending the festivities at the dog park in late October. Twenty-five small dogs and four large dogs competed for prizes donated by association sponsors. Among the honors: The Best Costume award…

Love me enough to plan for my future

We’re waiting for a family.

Leslie Rocco Shelters are full of pets whose owners couldn’t care for them and didn’t plan for their future. It’s worse when pets are seniors with limited adoption opportunities so these precious souls languish in a shelter or are euthanized for space. Please, don’t let this happen to your beloved pet. If you own a…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Citrus wants to sleep next to you.

Urgent rescue need: Doc Holiday (a boxer/pittie mix) still needs a family. He’s two years old and 50 pounds with lots of energy. Jay offered several free training sessions at his facility. Doc is a Catalina stray in need of a family. Let’s keep him out of the shelter. He loves people and longs for…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Melody Kitty

Hey big dog lovers—Doc Holiday still needs a family. Doc is two years old and 50 pounds with lots of energy. Jay Smith, dog trainer extraordinaire, confirmed he can be introduced to other dogs. Jay even offered several free training sessions at his facility. We want to keep him out of the shelter. He loves…

SaddleBrooke to the Rescue

Dexter has good house manners.

This handsome boy is Dexter, a five or six year old Shih Tzu. He is very sweet and has good house manners. His left eye is undeveloped from birth but the vet said he has no ongoing medical issues because of it To meet Dexter and other cuties, contact Leslie at 724-689-9843. Save The Date:…