Pet of the week: Thor is a goofy 'God of dogs' who found a family to call his own

Adopted from Pet Pal Animal Shelter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- ABC Action News works with local shelters to find homes for dogs and cats through our weekly Pet of the Week feature.

This week we featured Thor, a 9-month-old Great Dane from Pet Pal Animal Shelter in St. Petersburg. The good news is Thor quickly found his "Asgard" to call home.

According to the American Kennel Club, Great Danes are friendly, patient dogs who enjoy a walk two or three times a day.

Shelter workers report Thor is no God of Thunder. Instead, he is a goofy and playful pup who loves people and a good game.

Due to his size, Thor would be more suitable for families with older children or the perfect pal for someone with an active lifestyle.

Thor is neutered, microchipped and vaccinated.

For more information about how to adopt 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.

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