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Pet of the week: Echo is an 8-month-old Weimaraner mix that loves kids and walks great on a leash

Posted at 10:38 AM, Jul 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-06 10:38:29-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With the FIFA World Cup underway, ABC Action News is international with a favorite breed of Germans for this week's Pet of the Week segment.

Echo is an 8-month-old Weimaraner mix. She has a lot of puppy energy and love to share.

According to the American Kennel Club, Weimaraners are beloved by pet owners for their friendliness, obedience and beauty.  They love lots of exercise and plenty time with their human compansions.

Echo is super friendly and eager to please. Shelter workers say she is friendly with other dogs, loves kids and walks great on a leash.

She is neutered, microchipped and vaccinated. Her adoption fee is $200.

For more information on how to adopt Echo 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.