Our founder and co-owner, Dr. Lisa S. Newman, Ph.D. is an internationally renowned natural pet care pioneer with a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition and industry innovator, author, educator of veterinarians and award-winning product formulator, including our featured line, Azmira Holistic Animal Care foods, supplements and remedies. Her ninth book, the critically-acclaimed Three Simple Steps to Healthy Pets: The Holistic Animal Care LifeStyle, with it's own A to Z section of over 800 solutions, is the foundation curriculum for the veterinary-based, Holistic Animal Care School of Japan, in Osaka.

FYI: The natural, holistic and organic pet food and remedy industry is one of the fastest growing segments in the country today. According to the January 2015 issue of Pet Product News, it has been gaining upwards of 15% annually for almost a half-decade. Dr. Newman helped create this current natural pet food 'revolution' as far back as the early 1980s!

Read more about Dr. Newman in Animal Wellness Magazine!


Meet Our Owner

August Q.

Certified Sales Associate - August joined us in January 2024. He has 4 spoiled cats; Obie, Gummy, Violet & Jasper. 

The Holistic Animal Care Shoppe of Tucson features only natural products to help ensure optimal health and happiness for your beloved pet. Locally owned by Dr. Lisa S. Newman, Ph.D., we are Tucson's original pet lover's club! Your trusted source for education and natural products for over 30 years. 

Now, when we say NATURAL, we mean natural; it's not just a sign or advertising ploy with us - it's a way of life! You will not find mass-marketed, over-hyped, under-performing products in our stores. Everything we sell has been tested firsthand by our trained staff and Dr. Newman herself! In other words, if it doesn't work for our own pets, we're not going to try to sell it to you!

Be sure to Bookmark this website to stay up to date on current events, sales, coupons, specials and limited-time offers! If you are out and about, be sure to stop in The Shoppe to see what we have! In addition to nutritional products, we also offer high-quality collars, leashes, toys, treats and unique gifts for every kind of pet owner and lover.

Our club of pet lovers are passionate about helping pet parents everywhere learn what to do and how to do it effectively, inexpensively and reliably!

Meet Our Team...

A friendly greeting.

We want you to feel at home in The Shoppe!


Genuine concern.

Every one of us is a pet-owner. We will treat your pet like it was our own.


Professional service.

Certified LifeStyle Associates are available to help you help your pets! Please do not hesitate to ask! We have 1000s of Solutions & are glad to help educate you!

What to Expect

About Us

Holistic Animal Care Shoppe

Brittney P.

General Manager & Azmira Director of Educational Services - Brittney has been with the Shoppe since 2012! She has been in Tucson since 2009, when she moved here to complete a Bachelors of Science in Wildlife Conservation & Management. She is married and has 2 wonderful children, Ella & RJ. She has always had a passion for all animals and is a proud owner of 2 Great Danes, 2 Austrailian Shepherds, 2 Ball Pythons, 1 Carpet Python, 1 Blue Tongue Skink, 1 Leopard Tortoise & 2 Honduran Curly Haired Tarantulas. 

...as Nature Intended! Since 1982.

Marcy Merin

Shoppe Co-Owner! Bio coming soon...