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Exotic animals not meant to be pets

Exotic animals not meant to be pets

BY ERIK MEDINA At least once in your life, you’ve probably thought about owning an exotic pet, perhaps a fox, a monkey, a snake or even a tiger. Don’t lie: Everyone wants a tiger. They’re ferocious yet magical creatures. Let’s hope you eventually got over it. Unfortunately, some individuals actually end up owning an exotic […]

PACC faces challenges to stay no-kill

PACC faces challenges to stay no-kill

by ANDREW PAXTON Pima Community College student Francy Luna knows every time she volunteers at Pima Animal Control Center, she is making a difference. “They don’t turn down animals, and they do whatever they can to save a pet’s life,” says Luna, who has been volunteering with PACC for more than a year. “I fall […]

DOGPATCH- Angels doing hell work

DOGPATCH- Angels doing hell work

By DANYELLE KHMARA When you pull into Summit View Estates, the area dubbed “Dogpatch,” you pass a sign that reads “No dumping.” It’s riddled with bullet holes. Going down the dirt road, there’s scattered, run-down trailers, piles of worn-out tires, trash bags and miles of desert. Not far in, there’s a small clearing that contains […]