HSSA Pet of the Week!

The HSSA is an independent, local 501(C) 3 organization. They save the lives of thousands more animals than all other agencies in Southern Arizona combined, including homeless, abandoned, and often abused, animals. They receive, shelter and care for nearly 10,000 lost and unwanted companion animals each year. To find out more about HSSA, make a donation or view adoption-ready animals in need of new homes, visit hssaz.org.

  • He is a springy loving boy! Apollo is a 7 month old white terrier that was brought to the HSSA after his owner was in school and had no time to care for him. Apollo is practically a puppy with lots of energy and love. He loves to play and chase toys. Apollo is a gentle boy that could use some basic training to use his energy in a constructive way. Stop by the HSSA today to meet Apollo!

  • Tara, Female, 8-years-old - #793264. When you look into Tara’s sweet brown eyes you will never be able to tell her no. And why would you?! Tara is a sweet 8-year-old Chihuahua mix. She was found as a stray roaming around Tucson. Tara has a personality that will melt your heart. She loves to cuddle and be near a lap. She gets along just great with other pets and would make a fabulous addition to any home. Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Malcolm - #787839 – 3 Years Old – Jack Russell Terrier Mix – Male. Malcolm is equal parts energy, patience and playfulness. This spunky terrier loves exploring and learning new things. Found as a lonely stray, Malcolm was delivered to another shelter and was transferred to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona for a shot at the big time. Now he’s honing his star power and wowing everyone with his smarts and sweet nature. Malcolm gets along with other dogs and greets every person he meets with a wagging tail. If you could offer this peppy pooch an active lifestyle and endless affection, please visit marvelous Malcolm today at the HSSA!

  • Kiwi - #788336 – 12 Years Old – Domestic Short Hair – Female. Searching for the purrrfect family companion? Look no further than Kiwi! This affectionate, outgoing sweetheart enjoys the friendship of other polite pets and kids. Plus, she has terrific manners! This darling dilute calico is trying to slim down with help from her friends at the HSSA. Kiwi likes stretching her legs in the mornings and following around her caregivers. She’s the sidekick you've always wanted! Why not meet her today at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona?

  • Gus - #786367 – 12 Years Old – Domestic Short Hair – Male. The sweetest pal on three legs! Gus is a lovable gentleman who has endured his fair share of struggles this month. Gus was abandoned with a broken leg that had to be amputated. During his recovery, Gus won the heart of every volunteer and staff member at our clinic. With a larger than life personality and cheerful outlook, it’s easy to see why this cordial kitty is fast becoming Mr. Popularity. Now that Gus is looking and feeling great, he's eager to start over with a caring forever family. If you could give this special senior the cozy retirement he deserves, please get to know Gus today at the HSSA! Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Gus - #786367 – 12 Years Old – Domestic Short Hair – Male. Dawson is an energetic love sponge seeking an active, committed family. Dawson is house trained and has a terrific history with other pets. However, Dawson can be a little too rambunctious for young children. This extremely motivated and bright boy is packed with potential and would likely excel at obedience training, agility, flyball… you name it! Dawson needs an exceptional home prepared to not only train him, but also offer regular veterinary care. Dawson had a mast cell tumor removed from his skin and will need to be closely monitored to make sure new lumps don’t appear. Considering how fantastic Dawson is, it’s a small favor to ask in exchange for his unbeatable friendship! If you could give our enthusiastic rock star the chance to thrive, please ask to meet Dawson at the HSSA to see why he’s an absolute favorite among staff and volunteers! Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Lucky - #785516 – 2 Years Old – Snowshoe Mix – Male. Handsome, cuddly, charming – Lucky has it all! This special sweetheart needs a pet-free home where he can let his true colors shine. Lucky spent the first year of his life with several other cats who beat him up, so he gets anxious around other animals. But Lucky absolutely adores people! This lovable lap cat enjoys following around his friends, getting belly rubs and curling up at night. Are you head over heels? Meet Lucky today at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona! Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Snoots - #788331 – 9 Years Old – Labrador Retriever – Female. Don’t you want to give Snoots a great big, Labalicious hug? This darling people-pleaser is searching for a cozy retirement where she can spend as much time as possible with family. Snoots bonds close to her favorite people and hopes that you’re interested in becoming her best friend forever. Not only is she unwavering loyal - Snoots is also super smart, sweet and pretty peppy for an older gal. She enjoys going for walks, playing in kiddie pools and stretching...followed by plenty of tummy rubs, of course! Want to be on the receiving end of some of Snoots’ world famous kisses? Call us at (520)327-6088 and ask to meet this very special Hidden Gem today! Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Jackson - #782799 – 5 Years Old – Domestic Short Hair – Male. Jackson had a rough beginning after he was abandoned on the streets. A feral cat caregiver trapped him for TNR but immediately realized that he wasn’t wild at all. In fact, he’s 100% lap cat material! Thankfully, Jackson was brought to the HSSA for a second chance at domestic bliss. Now Jackson is soaking up attention and making new friends everywhere he goes. It’s easy to see why he’s a staff and volunteer favorite, with his warm personality and calm demeanor. This soulful gentleman will sit and cuddle for hours and hours. Jackson is FIV-positive, which means that he will need to live exclusively indoors and be an only cat or live with other cats who share his status. If you could give this special needs kitty the happy home of his dreams, please visit Jackson at the HSSA. He can't wait to greet you with open arms! Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Addie - #782860 - 5 Months Old - Shepherd Mix - Female. Meet Addie, a 20-pound precious pup who's packed with potential. Found as a frightened stray, Addie was scooped up by a kind stranger and offered a second chance at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. Addie is still nervous, but she's coming out of her shell a little more each day. She just needs some patience and stability in her life. Addie enjoys the company of other respectful dogs and would probably benefit from having a canine sibling to help her boost her confidence. Once she's comfortable, Addie enjoys playing with toys and taking long naps in fluffy beds. If you could show this submissive sweetheart how wonderful it feels to be loved, please ask to meet adorable Addie today at the HSSA! Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Sirena Rose - #784048 – 7 Years Old – Domestic Short Hair – Female. Sirena Rose is a very discerning and sophisticated kitty who knows exactly what she wants. Mainly Sirena Rose would like to find a quiet, stable home where she can relax and let her true colors shine. Under her tough exterior is a loyal companion just waiting for the right purrrson. Surrendered for being terrified of men, Sirena Rose would definitely do best with a patient female caregiver. Could you offer this special kitty the chance to finally celebrate life, learn to trust and enjoy the company of people? If so, please meet Sirena Rose today at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona! Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Rainy - #782946 – 2 Years Old – Great Dane Mix – Female. Rainy just loves life. She’s always right there to greet you with a happy wiggle. Just watch out for that giant tail! This big, lovable sidekick has a beautiful smile she likes to share with everyone. Wouldn’t you enjoy waking up to this sweet face every morning? Rainy is searching for a dog-savvy family. Rainy can be a little bossy with other dogs and would probably do best as an only pet or as a companion for a patient dog willing to let her be in charge. Please bring your whole family to the HSSA to get to know this big, beautiful girl and see if she would be the perfect addition for you! Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Otis - #766077 – 3 Years Old – Pug/Beagle Mix – Male. Little Otis is so cute you may not be able to handle it. This bubbly Puggle loves doing zoomies around you. He’ll start out by racing in big circles and then come in closer and closer until he’s right at your feet. When he hits the brakes and looks up at you with those big eyes and floppy ears, you can’t help but melt. Otis is searching for a home willing to perfect his manners. He’s still getting the hang of house training and crate training. With some positive reinforcement and consistency, this brilliant boy should be well on his way to becoming the perfect companion. If you have a great sense of humor and can offer Otis a lifetime of unconditional love, please get to know this charming cherub today at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. Humane Society of Southern Arizona

  • Indiana - #782742 – 6 Years Old – Domestic Short Hair – Female Meet Indiana! This extra affectionate tabby will jump on your lap, put her paws on your arms and lean in for a hug. Indiana is absolutely terrific – just ask her fan club at the HSSA! Indiana is a favorite for so many reasons. She’s playful, talkative, outgoing and attentive. Indiana gets along great with other cats and kids. However, she prefers to steer clear of rambunctious dogs. In exchange for a lifetime of love, Indiana will need a sensitive stomach prescription diet to prevent tummy troubles. Can you give Indiana the lifetime of care and affection she deserves? Get to know this one-in-a-million cat today!

  • Benjamin - #782802 – 2 Years Old – Catahoula Mix – Male. Benjamin is simply the best! This happy, lovable sidekick makes every day wonderful. Benjamin adores people and other dogs. Plus, he has terrific manners and an endless eagerness to please. He’s got the perfect amount of energy for someone who enjoys romping around the yard for a few minutes and then crashing on the couch. Humane Society staff and volunteers can’t say enough good things about this amazing boy! Benjamin will no doubt make a perfect pal for the right lucky person. What he needs is a lifetime of veterinary care and a proper diet to help him manage his allergies. It’s a big commitment but one that’s totally worth the extra effort in exchange for this loyal lad’s love. If you could give Benjamin a life full of joy and health, please check out this remarkable sweetheart today at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona!

  • Meow Meow - #779889 – 3 Years Old – Domestic Medium Hair – Male. Meet our resident chatterbox, Meow Meow. This vocal gentleman earns his name every time you greet him – he loves to talk! Translation: “Please pet me!” When you do, Meow Meow leans in and puts his whole body into it as he rumbles with a deep purr of appreciation. And when you stop, Meow Meow will nudge your hand to ask for more. This personality-packed purr machine has a dog-like thirst for adventure. He enjoys following close at your heels and plays with gusto. Meow Meow adores respectful kids and dogs, but prefers to be your only feline friend. If you’re looking for an outgoing lap cat who appreciates long conversations and endless cuddling, meet this staff and volunteer favorite today at the main campus!

  • Domino - #774908 - 4 Years Old - Pit Bull Mix - Female. Domino is cute as a button and smart as a whip! This brilliant girl is brushing up on her obedience skills in Canine College and can't wait to impress you. An easy keeper, Domino has made friends with every dog and person she's met at the HSSA and looks forward to expanding her circle of buddies.

  • Princess - #783557 – 11 Weeks Old – Domestic Short Hair – Female. Princess simply couldn’t get any cuter! This darling kitten is searching for a very special home at our main campus and wants to remind you that June is Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month http://bit.ly/LygCMB! Won’t you make her your pampered Princess?

  • Titan - #779442 – 4 Years Old – Pit Bull Mix – Male. Once Titan is your friend, let the love fest begin! When this special guy first arrived at the HSSA, he was dispirited and withdrawn. Titan avoided human attention, but our incredible volunteers immediately began working with him. In just a few months, Titan has made remarkable progress! Titan is now engaged, enthusiastic and learning obedience skills in Canine College. He enjoys nothing more than being on the receiving end of some belly rubs and hugs! Now all Titan needs is a patient family willing to help him adjust to life in a home. Since Titan spent his entire life outdoors, he will need someone to show him the ropes of being a pampered couch potato. What do you say? Won’t you give this deserving gentleman something great to smile about? Titan promises to return the favor for many years to come!

  • Helena is a tiny lap cat with a huge zest for life. This cuddly companion enjoys being brushed, playing with toys and making new friends. She’s incredibly outgoing and affectionate. Helena - #783228 – 11 Months Old – Domestic Medium Hair – Female

  • Rose just wants to be queen of your castle. Can you blame her? This chipper and charming sweetheart prefers to be the only female dog in the household, but most males are fine in Rose’s book. Rose is house trained, very well behaved inside and loves impressing her favorite people. As an accomplished snuggler, Rose always knows how to make you melt by nudging her nose under your arm and sliding in for a hug. When she’s not leaning against you with a content smile, Rose enjoys playing with squeaky toys and going for car rides. She’ll make the perfect sidekick for someone who’s searching for a faithful and fun pal. Rose - #652152 – 5 Years Old – Australian Shepherd Mix – Female

  • Wanted: Ray of sunshine to provide three amazing cats with cozy beds, toy mice, head rubs and unconditional love. Momma, Gri Gri and Big Boy are a bonded trio of feline siblings searching for a mellow home where they can spend their retirement in the lap of luxury. These incredible kitties are staying in staff offices at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona until they find a forever home big enough for three. Each kitty has something special to offer. Momma is the people pleaser who will rub against your leg all day and always greet you with a chipper meow. Big Boy is the zen master who can always be found lounging in a cozy corner or practicing his yoga. Gri Gri is the sensitive type who will be your secret admirer and come out to visit his trusted friends. All three kitties have impeccable manners and are waiting for you to meet them at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. Just remember to ask for these Hidden Gems by name. You’ll be glad you did! Momma - #779385 – 9 Years Old – Domestic Short Hair – Female, Gri Gri - #779386 – 8 Years Old – Domestic Short Hair – Male, Big Boy - #779387 – 9 Years Old – Domestic Long Hair – Male

  • Sweet Snickers is a big bundle of joy searching for happy home. Found wandering the streets of Tucson, Snickers was scooped up by a good Samaritan and delivered to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. Snickers will do anything for a treat, a pat on the head or words of praise. He’s so eager to please and will easily melt your heart with his big, smiling eyes. Check him out and prepare to fall in love! HSSA