My name is Cheesie!

Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Cheesie
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Animal Care & Control Team of Philadephia

Facts about Cheesie

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 33691194
It ain't easy being Cheesie! Cheese (A33691194) is a sweet girl that can to our shelter as a stray. She is very skinny and needs some TLC to get to her proper weight. Although excited around food (for obvisous reasons) this girl still does her best to be gentle around food and treats. Cheese is about 3-5 years old, a pit bull mix and medium in size. She is currently only 28 pounds. She has some hair loss, more likely due to her poor nutrition but should grow back nicely now that she's getting proper meals. Despite everything, this girl is smart, happy and loving. Cheesie is great on a leash and knows sit. Could you be the hero she's been looking for? Come by and fall in love with Cheesie!


Act quickly to adopt Cheesie. Pets at this Shelter may be held for only a short time.

About Animal Care & Control Team of Philadephia

About Our Shelter...

The Animal Care & Control Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) is the region’s largest animal care and control service provider. ACCT Philly is an independent, 501c3 nonprofit organization, contracted by the City of Philadelphia to provide animal control services. Our animal control officers provide service over 142.6 square miles to the city’s more than 1.5 million residents and ACCT Philly’s facility in North Philadelphia handles more than 32,000 of the city’s animals, from dogs and cats, to small animals, reptiles, birds and wildlife, annually.

In addition to animal control and sheltering, ACCT Philly is open 365 days a year for pet adoptions. ACCT Philly also supports a foster care program where community members provide temporary homes for sheltered animals and one of the (if not THE) most extensive rescue partnership program in the country where approved rescue partners accept ACCT Philly animals into their adoption programs. Under contract ACCT Philly’s Animal Control Officers provide animal control services and code enforcement. Other exciting ACCT Philly programs include a food pantry for low-income pet owners, a vibrant volunteer program, trap-neuter-return for community cats, a unique Pen Pal program to assist dogs at risk … and so much more!

Come Meet Our Pets...

October 8th - 7th annual Save the Mums & Mutts
12-4pm @ Burke Playground
2nd & Jackson, 19148

October 8-9 - Paws for the Cause
9-12 @ Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave, 19111

October 8-9 - PetCo National Adoption Weekend
12-3pm @ PetCo Aramingo
3300 Aramingo Ave, 19134

Adoptions hours:
Monday - Friday: 1pm – 8pm
Weekends: 10am – 5pm

Foster care hours:
Monday - Friday: 12pm - 8pm
Weekends: 9am - 6pm

We are located at:
111 W. Hunting Park Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Our Adoption Process...

Kittens (under 6 months): $75

Adult cats (over 6 months): $25

Older adult cats (over 5 years): FREE with FAQ handout

Cats with Kitty Colds: FREE with FAQ handout and medication

Puppies (under 6 months): $100

Adult dogs (over 6 months): $25

Pen Pal dogs: $20

Benefactor dogs: $150

The adoption fee includes your new pet’s spay/neuter surgery, age appropriate vaccinations, deworming, and an offer for 30 days of free pet health insurance.

Dogs: Microchip included with adoption fee
Cats: Microchip only $10 more!

Cats and kittens can always be adopted two for the price of one through our Adopt-A-Buddy program.

Dog licenses: $16 if you live within Philadelphia city limits

**Please bring photo ID with your current name and address**