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Teachers get free pets in August

Teachers get free pets in August

By Rikki Mitchell. CREATED Aug 5, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The Pima Animal Care Center is offering free pets this month for anyone who works as a teacher.

The back-to-school offer extends to teachers, professors, teaching assistants and tutors.

Licensing fees, which are $15 a year for dogs, will still apply.

Anyone else looking to adopt a pet can do so for $35 plus the cost of licensing fees.

That $35 includes spay/neuter surgery, shots and microchipping as well.

Puppies under the age of three months are $85.

The Pima Animal Care Center is open from Noon until 7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.

For more information, visit their website.

Rikki Mitchell

Rikki Mitchell

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Rikki Mitchell is a proud University of Arizona grad and joined the KGUN9 team after graduation. Rikki reports as a video journalist for the evening and weekend newscasts.