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Pit Bull Terrier, Mix
An adotable dog in Philadelphia, PA
Hey! Iâm Otis (A19098431)! My Pen Palâs think I am a pint sized Pit Mix (maybe some boxer?) but who knows! All I know is, I am full of love for a lucky someone to take me in. People usually over look me in the shelter because of how well behaved I am or because Iâm curled up in my blankets. I love going for walks on the leash. I donât like to pull on the leash because I would rather be next to someone (hopefully you!) and bonding with my people friends. I am already a professional at sitting and am currently learning new things to get treats! Iâm a pretty mellow guy and would love an active lifestyle and maybe a play buddy! I am tolerant of some the more pushy dogs but I would rather hang with the mellower crowd.
Iâm a member of the Penpal program at ACCT, and right now I have two friends that volunteer to keep me happy and stress free while Iâm living at the shelter. They do things like take me to adoption events, parks, continue my training, and do whatever they can to find the best fit family to live the rest of my years out with. If youâre interested in meeting me or finding out any additional information about me please stop by the shelter at 111 W. Hunting Park Ave, Phila. or email my foster parent at:
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS DOG EMAIL ACCTPETFINDER@GMAIL.COM
Are you interested in one of the dogs at ACCT? If soâ¦
Great! First, decide if you are interested in fostering or adopting!
To determine whether you should apply to foster versus adopt, please consider the following information:
-To adopt a dog means to commit to being the primary caregiver for the dog and keep it in your possession, for yourself for the rest of its life. Adult dogs are $75 to adopt, puppies (under 6 months old) are $125- that donation covers the vaccines, microchip, surgery, etc that the dog has received.
- To foster a dog means to commit to temporarily caring for the dog/cat while also working to find the dog/cat a âforever homeâ/adopter. While fostering the dog/cat remains ACCT's property, but the foster parent takes responsibility for marketing the dog/cat, and doing a preliminary screening of any potential adopters. When an adopter is found, the foster parent must coordinate with the ACCT Life Saving office to approve the adopter and finalize the adoption. If the foster parent decides after time that they would like to keep the dog/cat, they must complete the adoption process and pay the adoption fee. ** Fostering is not a trial adoption.**
More about fostering:
Although previous fostering experience is not required, ideal foster care provider will have basic knowledge of animal care and training and be committed to finding their foster animal a safe and loving âforever homeâ. As a foster care provider, you will provide the animals with care including, food, water, shelter, training, grooming and medical treatment when necessary. ACCT will provide clinic and vet care, behavior and training resources, and adoption counseling. We rely on the foster parent to find an adoptive home for the dog/cat, but we can help! We provide adoption events for you attend, can post your foster dog/cat on Petfinder for you, etc. We cannot guarantee how long a foster dog/cat will be in your care, since you keep the dog/cat until an adoptive home is found, which can be anywhere from 2 weeks to a few months depending on the dog/cat, and how heavily you market it.
Ready to come meet one of the dogs/cats?
Adoption Hours are:
Monday to Friday; 1pm-8pm
Saturday and Sunday; 10-5pm
Afterhours by appointment
Foster Hours are:
Afterhours by appointment
*If you have dogs of your own, you need to bring at least one in to meet any potential dogs and make sure there is no major personality clash. Please also bring proof that you are allowed dogs/cats at your home if you rent.
ACCT is located at: 111 W. Hunting Park Ave, Phila., PA 19140
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Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia