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My name is Penelope!

Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Labrador Retriever Mix Dog for adoption in Cary, North Carolina - Penelope
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Best Friend Pet Adoption

Facts about Penelope

  • Breed: Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10045364-D16-069
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Affectionate, Playful, Smart

If you are viewing this dog on a website other than www.bfpa.org please go directly to our website for more information on adoption requirements and specifics for this dog.  Websites such as Petfinder and Adopt-A-Pet may not show all the information that we have listed.

STATUS: Accepting Applications

PERSONALITY TRAITS: Affectionate, Playful, Smart

~DOB: November 2015

WEIGHT: Currently 34 lbs - We estimate Penelope will be around 40 lbs once full grown

HEALTH STATUS: UTD on vaccines, on monthly flea/tick and heartworm preventives

SPAYED OR NEUTERED: Spayed

MICROCHIPPED: Yes

AROUND DOGS: Good

AROUND CATS: Untested, but we can safely cat test if needed

AROUND CHILDREN: Good

HOUSEBROKEN: Yes

CRATETRAINED: Yes

LEASH MANNERS: Working on better manners

CAR RIDES: Does well in the car

FOSTER PARENT COMMENTS: Penelope is a sweet and loving girl who can't wait to find her forever home!  She loves other dogs.  Penelope would love to find a home with a canine companion that she can romp around with since she has a lot of energy and loves to play.  She is very attentive and is a quick study.  This sweet girl will be a wonderful addition to her forever family!

EVERY DOG HAS A STORY: Penelope was surrendered to the Bertie County Animal Shelter by her former owner. When BFPA volunteers saw a video of this happy girl playing in the shelter, we knew we had to get her out. She is now thriving in her foster home as she waits patiently for her forever family to find her!

Some of the information contained in this biography includes approximations based on our expertise and is not guaranteed. We do home visits to finalize adoptions and/or deliver the adopted dog. Therefore, we prefer potential adopters live a reasonable distance to the Triangle area (Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill) of North Carolina.

INTERESTED IN ADOPTING PENELOPE? If so, please fill out our dog adoption application by copying and pasting this link in a new browser window: https://toolkit.rescuegroups.org/of/f?c=WHMSYCNC



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About Best Friend Pet Adoption

About Our Rescue Group...

Best Friend Pet Adoption (BFPA) is a no-kill animal rescue organization based in central North Carolina. BFPA has no building, office, or shelter. We are an all-foster network committed to helping dogs and cats in need of homes. Individual donations are our most important source of income as we receive no public funding.

Our purpose is to provide medical assistance, foster homes, and adoption services to previously lost, abandoned, abused, or neglected animals in Wake County, NC and the surrounding counties. Our mission is to educate this disposable society in which we live that every life should be valued and cherished and is directly linked to human responsibility and commitment.

Almost all the animals we rescue require immediate medical attention. BFPA never turns away or euthanizes an animal because of the expense involved in returning them to good health. All our rescued animals are evaluated for temperament, examined by a veterinarian, vaccinated, microchipped (if possible) and sterilized, if age appropriate. Cats and dogs receive monthly flea/tick preventative and dogs also receive monthly heartworm preventative.

The most important ingredients we provide to these animals are loving care and a safe haven -- something most of them have never experienced. These cats and dogs live in volunteer foster homes until we find them a loving permanent home, however long it takes. We match these precious beings to a single, couple or family who understand cats and dogs should be full participating members of the family. Our hope is that these animals never have to experience being unloved again.

Since our beginning, BFPA has rescued and placed thousands of cats and dogs into their forever homes.

BFPA was created in 1998 by two Raleigh-area women who had volunteered with other established rescues in the Triangle. Their dedication to help homeless dogs and cats has led to an organization that has grown to over 225 volunteers strong.

BFPA received 501(c)(3) status in 1999.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Pets can be met during our adoption events (mostly on Saturdays) or by arrangements with the foster family.

Our Adoption Process...

All of our adoptions require submission of an application which is processed and and must be approved by our adoption coordinator. Potential adopters then take the animal on a trial (minimum of 2 weeks) before the adoption is finalized. This helps to ensure a good fit between the adopting family and the animal. All animals must be up to date on all vaccinations, spayed/neutered, and microchipped before the adoption can be finalized. Adoption fee is $225 for dogs, $115 for cats.