Pet of the week: Hunter is a 3-year-old Labrador Retriever mix with a heart of gold

Available for adoption from Pet Pal Animal Shelter
Hunter pet of the week
Posted at 9:30 AM, Apr 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 09:36:05-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — ABC Action News is bringing you a big boy this week in our Pet of the Week segment.

Hunter is a 3-year-old, 76-pound Labrador Retriever mix who needs a loving home. He comes from Pet Pal Animal Shelter.

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According to the American Kennel Club, Labrador Retrievers are America’s most popular dog breed. They are medium-to-large dogs who bond well with the whole family.

Labs need a good amount of exercise and enjoy swimming or games of fetch.

Shelter workers say Hunter has a heart of gold, loves going on walks and just relaxing with people. Because of Hunter's size, Pet Pal would prefer to place him in a home without small children.

Hunter is neutered, microchipped and vaccinated. His adoption fee is $200.

For more information on how to adopt Hunter or other animals from Pet Pal Animal Shelter, you can call them (727) 328-7738 or go online to

Pet Pal Animal Shelter is located at 405 22nd Street South Street in St. Petersburg. You can visit all their dogs and cats up for adoption Tuesdays to Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 to 4:30 p.m.