Dog of the Week: Pita

Pita (A12408690) is an adorable, very wiggly terrier mix and she is SO happy to meet you!  A young stray brought in on Feb. 16, she appears to be an ex-mama dog and is very thin. She is a little shy at first, but she loves getting pet and is very friendly. She will wag her tail like crazy once she gets comfortable with you – basically in about 5 minutes, and is obviously very happy to be interacting with you.


She showed no interest in cats and loved playing with her doggie friends. She was even very tolerant with a dog that was acting dominant toward her. She’s really a gem of a dog. Please consider adding this wonderful dog to your family!! Please contact Jill Sweeney in the Life Saving Department of the Animal Care and Control Team.

These animals are located at Philadelphia’s animal control shelter, ACCT. They need immediate adoption or foster care.

Adopted so far




ACCT is located at 111 W Hunting Park Ave. and is open 365 days a year. Please check the PSPCA website for hours. To check the status of an animal, call 267-385-3800, email nsmith AT or mdecker AT

Don’t forget to check out the weekly Animal Care & Control event at the Petsmart in Haldeman Plaza, where you can learn more about adoption and foster care, and meet some animals who need a good home.

Check in every week with NEast Philly to see the cat and dog of the week.

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