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Monique Conway

Holiday Pet Safety Blog

Holiday Pet Safety The holidays are right around the corner! While most of us anxiously await this time of the year, our furry friends may not be as excited. Many of the traditional decorations we enjoy are dangerous to our pets. Enjoy this holiday season with your favorite people and pets without an unexpected visit […]

Letters from The Kennel: Cute Halloween Pet Costumes Seen On Reddit

Letters from The Kennel: Cutest Halloween Pet Costumes Seen On Reddit We’re still recovering from this year’s candy haul, but managed to waddle over to our desks to gander at the inevitable cavalcade of the cutest pet costumes that users of the popular site Reddit have shared this Halloween. And while the popular subreddit known […]

Letters from The Kennel: How To Fund-Raise for Sweat for Pets

How to Fund-Raise for Sweat for Pets This marks the fourth year for SWEAT for Pets, our popular dog walk fundraiser. Dogs and dog-walkers take over the University of Arizona’s Campus Mall for a fun, non-competitive bit of exercise! There’s the 3k course for everyone to walk, run and roll through, Geico’s Kids Fun Zone, […]

Letters from The Kennel: The Most Common Mistakes we Make According to Vets

The Most Common Mistakes We Make According to Vets Maybe you’ve been gently chastised by your vet for letting your cat pack on extra pounds or letting your dog’s teeth get out of hand. But there are plenty of times that veterinarians have held back, keeping their opinions to themselves about how we’re messing up […]

Letters From The Kennel: What it Means to be ‘Kennel Reactive’

What it Means to be ‘Kennel Reactive’ We recently featured Periwinkle, an adorable blonde hound who had been waiting in our shelter for over 100 days. We were becoming concerned with his increased kennel reactivity and wanted to make sure that he found a home soon. Periwinkle is a very sweet and gentle dog. We learned […]

Letters from The Kennel: 10 Pets You Need to Follow on Instagram

Letters from The Kennel: 10 Pets You Need to Follow on Instagram At the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, we love Instagram. It’s a great platform that we use frequently to showcase the homeless pets in our shelter. And, of course, we love scrolling through our feed and seeing so many cute pets, including some great […]

Letters from The Kennel: Why Your Local Animal Shelter is Thankful for You

Letters from The Kennel: Why Your Local Animal Shelter Is Thankful for You The holiday season is well under way, and the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) is feeling the holiday spirit. It is a time of gratitude, and we are especially thinking about how thankful we are for you. To those of you in Tucson and […]

Letters from The Kennel: 15 Best Pictures of Dogs with Santa

Letters from The Kennel: 15 Best Pictures of Dogs with Santa Christmas is coming up, and you know what that means…Santa Claus is coming to town! Here at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, we’ve already had not one, but two Santa sightings so far this year! On the weekend of December 18th and 19th, we hosted […]