Pet of the week: Travis is a very social dog who loves receiving doggie treats

Available for adoption from Pet Pal Animal Shelter
Travis pet of the week
Posted at 10:34 AM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 10:41:38-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Each week ABC Action News attempts to help find a home for dogs currently housed in a local animal shelter.

This week we bring you a very social boy from Pet Pal Animal Shelter. Travis is an 6-year-old, 33 lb. Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix. One look in his big brown eyes, and you'll be hooked.

According to the American Kennel Club, terriers are intelligent, good-natured dogs who are excellent guardians.

With the help of their “Guardian Angels,” all adopters of Pit Bulls from Pet Pal will go home with a crate, leash, collar, Kong toy and small bag of Science Diet. Also included is a free initial vet visit to Pet Pal Veterinary Clinic where a 1-month supply of heartworm and flea prevention will be provided.

A group training class will also be offered by a certified trainer to provide guidance in leadership skills for all family members.

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Travis is Pet Pal's mascot for their upcoming Pittie Pawty happening on Saturday, July 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During the event at the shelter you will be able to meet Travis and all the other adoptable Pittie mixes needing a home.

Thanks to Courtney Dale, Travis' Pit Project Guardian Angel, his adoption fee is only $75.

Travis is neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and dewormed. You must own your home to adopt him.

For more information about how to adopt him 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 near Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. The address is 405 22nd Street South Street. 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.