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Pima Animal Care Center begins redemption week

Posted at 6:33 PM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 21:33:06-04

Pima Animal Care Center starts its first day of redemption week. During this week, all pets brought in will have boarding fees waived, as long as the owner allows the animal to be spayed or neutered. 

During this week last year, the center received 407 dogs and 140 cats. Today, it took in over 40 animals.

"We do expect to take upwards of 100 animals per day for the next couple days," explained Justin Gallick, PACC's Director of Community Engagement. 

If animals don't have a tag or microchip for identification, they will be held for three days before being examined and put up for adoption. However, if the animal does have a form of identification, the pet will be held for five days.

"There is not a lot of time," said Gallick. "It is really important that owners take the initiative and start looking for their lost pets right away."

The center advises if you are looking for your pet, post to Facebook and Craigslist, as well as check nearby shelters. If you lost or found a pet, check out PACC's website for more information.