Listings for Animal Resources / Pet Food Assistance

Animal Resources

Organizations and businesses around the community provide services for pets and their owners. These services include animal shelters, animal protective services, emergency pet clinics, euthanasia and cremation, in-home veterinarians, low-cost vaccinations, spay/neuter services, and wildlife rescue and removal. If you see the abuse of an animal or animal hoarding, please contact the Pima Animal Care Center at (520) 724-5900.

Pet Food Assistance

Organizations throughout Pima County offer pet food assistance. In some cases the pet food can be delivered to your home and in others it is available for pick up.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories

Animal Welfare Alliance of Southern Arizona (AWASA)

AWASA Pet Fix Program - Low Cost Spay & Neuter

P.O. Box 85965
Tucson, AZ 85754

(520) 664-5239

  • Spanish Services

Animal Welfare Alliance of Southern Arizona provides a list of veterinary clinics that offer low-cost spay and neuter services and low-cost vaccinations in Pima County, along with pet food assistance.

business hours
By Appointment

$5 for government-assisted families ie AHCCS, Title 8 Medicare, Medicaid
$15 for the general public

Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary

Cat Shelter & Sanctuary

5278 E. 21st, St
Tucson, AZ 85732

(520) 571-7839

Hermitage provides protection and care of homeless cats, especially those that are often not considered adoptable by other organizations. They are both an adoption facility and a long-term sanctuary. Hermitage also provides pet food assistance.
Go to for pet food assistance.

business hours
T – S 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Closed Su & M

Humane Society of Southern Arizona

635 W. Roger Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 245-8862 ext: 117

Fax: (520) 321-3704

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona helps to prevent the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals, and to stop animal overpopulation. Services provided are low-cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchipping, adoption, and more. The Humane Society can answer general questions about animal hoarding and help with animal removal.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona

Home Delivered Meals

4803 E. 5th St., Ste. 209
Tucson, AZ 85711

(520) 622-1600

Fax: (520) 622-1607

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona (MMSA) has been delivering medically-tailored meals, regular socialization, and enhanced community support to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities throughout Pima County since 1970. Our mission is accomplished with the help of over 300 community volunteers and nine local hospitals and healthcare facilities that prepare low-cost, special diet meals for the vulnerable adults we serve. Mobile Meals delivers freshly-prepared, medically-tailored meals to seniors and adults with disabilities, who are unable to shop or cook meals for themselves. Nearly 90% of our clients are low to extremely-low income adults with physical and mental health comorbidities such as diabetes, stroke, amputation, cardiac and respiratory distress, renal failure, cancer, blindness, and dementia. Many of the younger adults living with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, schizophrenia, severe depression, and PTSD (especially veterans). Serving 500 homebound clients annually, meals are delivered by trained and compassionate volunteers Monday through Friday and are freshly prepared to meet each client’s specific dietary needs. Meals are delivered along 33 daily routes in 22 zip codes to neighbors in Tucson, South Tucson, Sahuarita, and Green Valley.

service area
Green Valley,Sahuarita

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

There is a sliding scale fee. Pet food and incontinence supplies are free.

No Kill Pima County

  • Low Income

No Kill Pima County (NKPC) is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization working to end the needless killing of shelter animals in Tucson and Pima County through the rigorous implementation of the No Kill Equation. Resources and resource information for pet owners/guardians of Pima County.

PAWS Veterinary Center

PAW's Foundation

300 E. River Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85704

(520) 888-7297

Fax: (520) 888-2565

  • Low Income

Provide primary medical and preventative care for pets (dogs) of Tucson's homeless. Through accessible monthly veterinary clinics, Woofs without Roofs will provide free examinations, vaccinations, parasite control as well as essential medical services.
Provide necessary pet-related supplies, as available, to include food, leashes, collars, bowls, medications, and Rabies licensing free of charge.
Act as a referral source for other non-profit animal welfare organizations of Southern Arizona to facilitate spay, neuter, adoption or euthanasia services.
Improve public health and safety within Southern Arizona by reducing the zoonosis of parasitic and infectious diseases.

service area
Catalina,Oro Valley,Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, S 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Southern Arizona Animal Food Bank

(520) 982-2645

The Southern Arizona Animal Food Bank is a nonprofit animal food bank dedicated to keeping you together with your pet. We can provide pet food assistance.

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