Dog of the Week: Roc

Come meet Roc!

I’m a Neopolitian Mastiff Mix with brindle/black coloring and a patch of white on my head and muzzle. I weigh about 70 lbs., but don’t let my size fool you, because I’m just a gentle giant who needs a home because one of my human siblings had an allergy issue.

I have the most amazing eyes and really pretty coloring. I did well on all my evaluations – handling was a breeze and walking on the leash was no problem.

I met some dogs and we got along pretty well. I met some cats and showed a little interest in them, so maybe a home without cats would be a good idea for me. I’m a big guy who’s active and loves to go on daily walks. I would love to meet you, some come on down to the shelter that I live at  to see if you could be my perfect match.

I was born on Valentine’s day a few years ago and I’m a big love bug. I should meet all children under 13 and your resident dogs.

These animals are located at Philadelphia’s animal control shelter, ACCT. They need immediate adoption or foster care. ACCT is located at 111 W Hunting Park Ave and is open 365 days a year. Adoption hours are Monday-Friday; 1pm-8pm; Saturday and Sunday; 10am-5pm. To check the status of an animal, call 267-385-3800. Check in every week with NEast Philly to see the cat and dog of the week.

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