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2019 Annual Potluck and Election of Officers

December 12th the Volunteers at TSAS had their Annual Volunteer/Family Potluck. This is a time for getting together, sharing good food and electing the new Board for 2020. The new Board for 2020 will be:

President – Tonyia Hallen, Vice-President – Kirby White, secretary – Jennifer Watson, Treasurer – Marcia Spitler, Member-at-Large – Mary Ellen Atkins.

Thank You

Thank you everyone that helped raise funds during #Giving Tuesday. Between the sharing and funds raised through facebook and the checks directly sent to the shelter we exceeded our goal. We raised over $2600.

#GivingTuesday Dec 3rd

Dear  TSAS Supporters;

The success of the  Tombstone Small Animal Shelter has been made possible due to this amazingly generous community of supporters/adopters who believe in what we do.  From now until Dec 31st we are fundraising for funds to help with medical bills for our shelter pets, our goal is $2000. We need your help.  This has been a record breaking year for pet adoptions.  But that also means a record breaking year for medical expenses.

How can you help?

As a supporter of Tombstone Small Animal Shelter, we need your help. 

  • Create a Facebook fundraiser using the “start a Fundraiser link below” and share it with your friends on #GivingTuesday. Creating a fundraiser is easy and we welcome fundraisers with any goal amount. Facebook charges no fees on donations, so all of the money raised will go towards our goal. Start a Fundraiser


  • If you would rather mail a check directly to the shelter that is also acceptable our mailing address is:
    •  P.O. Box 1085, Tombstone, AZ 85638


There is a Network for Good donate button on this page your can use.

Where will the money raised will go?
ll money raised with go towards medical expenses for our shelter pets. Every $1 raised  goes towards the health of the pets we serve before they go to their new  forever homes.  Facebook is contributing up to a $7 Million match to US nonprofits for #GivingTuesday 2019. Starting  8:00am EST (5am PST) on December 3, 2019 the match will go live, matching dollar for dollar on a first come first serve basis until it hits $7 million matched.

Thank you for your support.

Thank you to Ryan Meile Foundation for 2019 Grant

Tombstone Small Animal Shelter would like to thank the Ryan Meile Foundation for Animal Welfare , Administered by the Arizona Community Foundation for the generous grant of $8500.  This grant was awarded to the shelter to be used for needed repairs to fencing and gates in the outside play yards.  For new updated  uniform locks for all enclosures. And the ever accumulating medical expenses. The Ryan Meile Foundation has been a huge supporter of the shelter helping to keep the shelter a safe  and comfortable place for our pet guests.

Cats Available for Adoption- January 2020

Per Shelter Policy all cats must be indoor only and may not be declawed. All cats/kittens are spayed/neutered, utd on age appropriate vaccinations, tested for feline leukemia/aids. BEFORE going to their new home.  All are litter box and scratching post trained.  For an appointment to adopt call 520-457-2545. Adoption fees are $60.

Morris is an adult male tabby. He is a friendly guy.

Chandler is a male adult tabby. Chandler was a stray. He can go to his new home Jan 21st

Garbo is a longhair adult female. She is used to older cats and dogs.

Mali is 5 year old Calico.

Dogs Available for Adoption- January 2020

Dogs available for adoption are spayed/neutered, micro chipped and utd on all age appropriate vaccinations. A meet and greet with your dog is necessary in most instances.  Adoption fees are $60 + $10.99 for micro chip registration where applicable. There is no cost for a transfer of the micro chip if dogs have been previously registered.

Tori is a female adult Bull dog mic Mix – Super Friendly. Tori may do best as an only pet.

Jeremiah is a sweet male dog who was a stray. He is comfortable in a home.

OSA is a 9 month old female shepherd mix. No small children

Charlie and Will are male Chihuahua pups under 1 year.

Austin is a 1-2 year old male shepherd/husky mix

Jaxon is a 1-2 yr old male chihuahua mix

Priscess Ali is a a4 month old female shepherd mix.

Adopt-a-Pet Rehome Resource

Sometimes when life happens we  have to re-home our pet.  But we prefer not  to surrender it to a shelter or the local shelter is full and cannot help.  Adopt-a-Pet may be able to help you promote your pet and help you find the perfect new home while letting you choose.  Check out this  resource and see if it is the one for you. We have also added a direct link for you on this page foryour convenience at any time.

Adoption Price increase

Starting July 1st  the adoption fee will be $60 for all adoptions.

This includes – spay/neuter, deworming, age appropriate vaccinations, micro chip for dogs, and testing for feline leukemia/aids for cats.  It also includes any medical that is needed for the pets to go to their new home. i.e. dental and any other necessary surgeries.

The shelter is not funded by any city or government agency.  Therefore all operating expenses come from donations and/or grants and adoption fees.

Supplies Needed

The Shelter is currently experiencing a HUGE amount of kittens.  We also have many on the waiting list.  This means we are in short supply of the following items. If you can donate  any of these items please call the shelter for time to deliver as the shelter is not open for deliveries.  If you are ordering on line please call the shelter for a delivery address.  520-457-2545

  1. Purina Kitten Chow – Dry
  2. Fancy Feast Kitten – canned
  3. Clumping cat litter.

Thank You for AZ GIVES DAY Donations

AZ GIVES DAY was a huge success.   We want to thank everyone that donated or shared our event with others.  We raised $2055 online and another $1050 in checks sent to the shelter.  That is amazing.  Your generous donations are already being put to use as we brought into the shelter 2 dogs and 9 kittens.