Dog of the Week: Vinny


My name is Vinny(A11842207)! I’m a 3- to 5-year-old pit mix. My owners brought me here to the shelter because I was too much responsibility. Well, yeah..hello..I’m a dog.. I need to be fed and walked and let outside to do “my business.” I don’t like to mess in my kennel.. you see, I’m housebroken.

I didn’t have the privilege of learning too many things in my previous home, so I would really love to find someone who could teach me some basic obedience and maybe even a neat trick or two. I’m super happy to please, and wow, do I love treats.. so training me shouldn’t be too much work!!

Because I haven’t too much experience with other dogs, please bring in your dog to meet me first. I would really like to go to a home where we all get along nicely. I met some cats and they hissed at me..That was weird.. I’m not sure what that was all about, so I just walked away. I should probably be tested with cats again if you have a cat at home.

Email my Pen Pal at mfoulk for more information!

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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