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No Toy Drive for 2014 Tools From Tucson Home Cause 4 The Paws Home
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In 2013 Team Up For Tucson (TUFT) broke another record by providing over 12,000 toys, clothing, shoes, jackets and 255 new bikes to Tucson children living in shelters or below the federal poverty level.  Thank you Tucson!


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DuncanSAYING GOOD-BYE TO DUNCAN.  Team Up For Tucson with the help of a couple of Newfoundland rescue friends pulled Duncan from PACC’s sickbay about 1 month ago. He needed immediate medical help including the amputation of one of his legs. Team Up For Tucson covered all medical costs and a TUFT family and another family fostered him.  After his surgery he was doing great until 2 Saturdays ago when he had a reaction to Deramax and his sutures began to look infected. At 3am he was rushed to an emergency animal hospital where the veterinarian that was working that morning had just lost her dog, Bee, 2 weeks earlier.

BeaBee and Duncan could’ve been twins each had long black hair, a white chest and weighed 62 pounds. The vet had been to PACC searching for a new companion and with no luck decided her next dog had to find her. She took one look at Duncan and began to cry remembering her sweet Bee. When she touched Duncan’s face he actually grabbed her hand with his paws! For those of you who know Duncan this comes as no surprise he is very affectionate and intuitive. She looked at his paperwork and saw that he was a foster dog that needed a home. She said she knew instantly that she had found her dog. Duncan is now named Chepi Ochoa (meaning-Sprit Wolf) and in the best hands making a full recovery. He will be moving to VA with his forever mom, the veterinarian, and enjoying life to the fullest. Thank you to all the volunteers at PACC and the forever homes that give dogs like Chepi a new lease on life.


We are seeing the needs within our community and taking action.  Our goal for 2014 is to provide resources to future animal adopters, organizations making a difference, shelters or animal rescue groups who operate within our community.  We rescue and protect the lives of animals.  

How are we helping in 2014? 

Team Up For Tucson is providing the following directly or through funding:

  • Professional grooming services to shelter dogs

  • Surgeries including neuter, legs, hips, dental, and eyes, etc., for shelter and rescue animals

  • Medicine that is needed to save a life of a sick animal

  • Medical supplies, including special shampoos for specific skin conditions, special food for sick animals, and other requests as needed.

  • After-care of a special needs animal due to illness or age

  • Specialized behavioral training for dogs that are rescued from euthanasia due to aggression

  • We directly supply slip leashes to volunteers so that shelter animals can go for a walk or run and get out of their kennel. Socialization time saves lives.

  • Aiding other non-profits with their needs in order to help animals find forever homes.

  • Promoting pets that are up for adoption.

  • The purchase of toys, blankets and high quality food/treats for special needs cats/dogs

  • Our time toward an animal in need by taking them for a run or a walk or just giving them affection.

  • Bullet proof vests for our Tucson Police Department K-9 unit.

Sheba and Negro to get their matted hair shaved off.

Sheba and Negro to get their matted hair shaved off.
  Billy Bob (pictured) was rescued and will not be euthanized tomorrow.

“With the help of AZ Small Animal Clinic and PACC volunteers, Team Up For Tucson was allowed to take Sheba and Negro to get their matted hair shaved off. They both enjoyed their spa day and trip to Mc'Donalds."  *ADOPTED*
  Billy Bob (pictured) was rescued and will not be euthanized tomorrow. If you aren't coming home to this kind of love everyday you are missing out on an adopted pet! TUFT is proud to have sponsored money to help this dog.



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