On Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) will be throwing Party with the Pets to give thanks to the community. T
Pima Animal Care Center is throwing a party to give thanks to the community for making their new buildings possible and supporting the lifesaving work they do.
Because of voters who approved proposition 415 in 2014, PACC now runs a modern animal care facility that saves many lives.
Party with the Pets will be on Dec. 2 to from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include behind the scenes tours every hour throughout the event, activities for kids, music, giveaways, adoptions specials, a dedication ceremony and more!
The dedication ceremony will take place from noon to 1 p.m. with speakers including PACC Director Kristen Auerbach, Pima County Board of Supervisors Chairman Richard Elías, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry, Oro Valley Council member Rhonda Piña, Friends of PACC Chair Tammi Barrick and PACC advocate Laura O'Brien. There will also be a celebratory cake.
There will be activities happening all day including a petting zoo with PACC puppies and kittens and farm animals from local rescue partners.
All day activities include a petting zoo with PACC puppies and kittens with farm animals from local rescue partners, glitter tattoos of a favorite animal, painting a river rock for PACC Rocks Project, making treats for the shelter pets, making enrichment toys for the pets, an interactive NRPR’s Urban Wildlife Exhibit to teach you how to coexist with wildlife in an urban setting, Canine Fun Camp, Dog Play Groups and Pima County Public Library Bookmobile where kids can get a free book and sign up to read to PACC cats.
The scheduled events, activities and demonstrations include PACC trivia for a chance to win prizes from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., shopping for Fido and Fifi at 1:45 p.m. where you have to get everything for your pet at the store without breaking the bank, Cat Clicker Training from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to learn how to get your cat to give you a high-five and PACC Saved Me testimonials hourly to meet some of the “top save” pets and hear their story.
There will be information booths from PACC Volunteer, Animal Protection Services, Friends of PACC, PetSmart, Sheriff’s Department Crisis K-9's and Primavera Foundation.