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)

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 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

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona helps prevent the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals and stops 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

  • In-Home Services
  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona (MMSA) has been delivering medically-tailored meals, regular socialization, and enhanced community support to homebound individuals 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 cannot 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 25 zip codes to neighbors in Tucson, South Tucson, Vail, Corona de Tucson, Sahuarita, and Green Valley.

service area
Green Valley,Sahuarita,Vail

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

PO Box 86231
Tucson, AZ 85231

(520) 477-7401

  • Low Income

No Kill Pima County is an all-volunteer 501c3 nonprofit working to create and sustain a No Kill Community for our companion animals and community cats. We work to keep pets out of shelters by offering financial and other resources to pet owners, community cats, and homeless pets.

Services/grants may be free; cost will vary based on the service requested and your ability to contribute.

Southern Arizona Animal Food Bank

6252 E. Speedway
Tucson, AZ 85712

(520) 268-7299

  • Low Income

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.
Anyone looking for a donation of Animal food must go to our website & fill out an application.
They will be notified of our donation status & arrange a time for pick up of animal food.
Feeding animals one at a time

business hours
10am to 6pm

Free to qualify persons

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