Tucson Clinic Grand Opening!


Free Spay/Neuter Surgeries for Pet Owners on July 23 in Celebration of Altered Tails Barnhart New Tucson-Based High Quality, High Volume Spay Neuter Clinic

Grand Opening festivities include an official ribbon cutting, clinic tours, free eegee’s frozen fruit drinks, staff meet & greets and Tucson Police & Fire Departments share pet safety tips


WHAT:                  Altered Tails Barnhart Clinic Grand Opening Celebration:

Altered Tails, a 501c3 organization and Arizona’s largest spay/neuter clinic specializing in high quality, low cost services invites pet owners and supporters to join them as they open their first Tucson-based clinic, which will provide affordable and accessible spay/neuter services to the Tucson, AZ community.

Altered Tails is the recipient of a $500,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, Inc., which has provided funding to support the opening of its new Tucson-based clinic.

Grand opening festivities include free spay/neuter surgeries (first-come, first-served that morning), an official ribbon cutting ceremony, clinic tours, staff meet & greets, free eegee’s frozen fruit drinks for those who bring an item on Altered Tails’ wish list.

WHEN:                  7 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 23rd

7 a.m.

Free Spay/Neuter Surgeries (first come, first served that morning)

***Pet parents – come prepared with your cats/dogs that morning.***

Restrictions & Considerations:

No food after 10 p.m. the night prior to surgery

Only valid for animals between 3 months to 4-years-old

No dogs over 50 lbs.

8 – 11 a.m.:

Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Clinic Tours and Staff Meet & Greet (all day long)

FREE Eegee’s Frozen Fruit Drinks for all who donate an item on Altered Tails Wish List. Items include: office supplies (printer paper, black sharpies, highlighters), cleaning supplies (bleach, lysol, hand sanitizer)

WHERE:                               225 East Valencia Road, Tucson, (520) 495-5900


About Altered Tails:

With more than 25,000 animals entering shelters in Pima County each year and thousands more in dire need of spay and neuter services, Altered Tails will collaborate with Pima Animal Care Center, the largest animal welfare group in Pima County that provides animal control, to assist them with spay/neuter surgeries when they face overflow conditions due to their high intake numbers.

Altered Tails, the only National Spay/Neuter Response Team trained clinic in Maricopa County, provides high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter services. We have three locations in Arizona:  950 West Hatcher Road, Phoenix, AZ 85021, 7246 East Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85207 and our newest location 225 East Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ  85706. In 2015 Altered Tails sterilized more than 20,000 cats and dogs in Maricopa County. For more information, visit www.AlteredTails.org.

About PetSmart Charities:
PetSmart Charities, Inc. is a nonprofit animal welfare organization that saves the lives of homeless pets. More than 400,000 dogs and cats find homes each year through our adoption program in all PetSmart® stores and our sponsored adoption events. PetSmart Charities grants more money to directly help pets in need than any other animal welfare group in North America, with a focus on funding spay/neuter services that help communities solve pet overpopulation. PetSmart Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization, separate from PetSmart, Inc.