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Facts about Snoopy (foster care)

  • Breed: Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: White - With Brown Or Chocolate
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 18849244

My name is Snoopy (foster care)!

Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)/Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adption in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Snoopy (foster care)
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Snoopy (foster care)'s Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Snoopy (foster care)'s Story...
Snoopy needs forever home! (NW Philly)

We're fostering SNOOPY, a beautiful white/tan pit mix who's a goofy, joyful, wiggly snuggler & would make a fantastic companion for the right person or family. Snoop's been our guest since late January & we've really enjoyed his sweetness and intelligence. He also rocks Nylabones, dirty socks, and frozen plain yogurt in a Kong.

Here's what we know: he's young (ACCT estimates 1-2 years), neutered, UTD on shots, 47 lbs. He lives with a medium-sized female dog and three male cats in his foster home and he has done well -- politely curious with the cats, appropriately second fiddle with our (older, smaller, bossy) dog. He has good leash manners, especially in his harness. He knows "sit" and "stay" and is learning "down," "touch," and "find." He is housetrained. He is food-motivated. He *loves* his crate and will make a beeline for it when he gets a chewie or a Kong.

In terms of dog dynamics: Snoopy was in co-housing at ACCT, has successfully played in various groups of dogs at a local dog park, and has mixed with dogs from Queenie's Pets on walks and playdates. He does very well with some dogs and shows signs of anxiety (very common for shelter dogs) around others. We are working with an R+ (positive reinforcement) trainer to help Snoopy become the best dog he can be; our trainer's take is that Snoop is REALLY smart and eager to please, which makes him a great fit for mental exercises and games where he has to figure things out. (Those games are pretty fun for me too.) As far as his physical exercise goes, we take him on several 20-30 minute walks each day and he has been fine with that; I think that he would *love* to live in a household where he could go hiking or running with someone, but that's not a dealbreaker. Finally, we're fostering Snoopy through ACCT, which charges an adoption fee of $75.

If you'd like more information, let me know -- I could talk about Snoop for days. He is a great dog with the potential to be even better and we'd love to see him find a stable, loving, permanent home.

Gabrielle Halko & Tim Daniel
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About Animal Care & Control Team

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...

Our shelter is open weekdays, 1pm – 8pm, and weekends, 10am – 5pm for adoptions. 8am-6pm daily for foster.

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

Our calendar of future adoption events can be found here:

Our Adoption Process...

June Adoption Prices:
Kittens (under 6 months): $75
Adult cats (over 6 months): $20
Older adult cats (over 5 years): FREE with FAQ handout
Cats with Kitty Colds: FREE with FAQ handout and medication
Puppies (under 6 months): $200
Adult dogs (over 6 months): $40
Pen Pal dogs: $30
Benefactor dogs: $250

In addition to general discounted adoption fees throu ghout the month, we’ve got super special prices during our June events and promotions!
Hot Dog Mondays! EVERY Monday 5pm-8pm, all adult dogs over 40 pounds are a FREE adoptions!

June is "National Adopt a Cat Month"! flyer: 8395/8893406384_c6d77af36f_b. jpg
June 1st-9th: All Tabby Cats (brown, grey & orange) Pick Your Own Price
June 10th- 16th: All Black and Tuxedo Cats Pick Your Own Price
June 17th- 23rd: All Solid Colored Cats Pick Your Own Price
June 19th: National Garfield the Cat Day! All orange tabby cats are a FREE adoption!
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June 15th-16th: All Paws on Deck Mega Adoption Event at PetSmart in Plymouth Meeting
“Pick your Own Price” adoption fees and ½ off adoption fees on hundreds of animals!
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June 22nd: 11am-3pm- KittyPalooza at Buzzy’s Bow Wow Meow
$1 adult cats and $25 kittens
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The adoption fee includes your new pet’s spay/neuter surgery, microchip, age appropriate vaccinations, deworming, and an offer for 30 days of free pet health insurance from ShelterCare. Cats and kittens can be adopted two for the price of one through our Adopt-A-Buddy program.

Please bring photo ID with your current name and address.

Download the adoption questionaire here, to be prepared when you arrive at the shelter!