Pets of the week: Seven 8-week-old hound mix puppies need loving homes

Available for adoption from Pet Pal Animal Shelter
Posted at 11:11 AM, Mar 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-30 11:11:59-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- ABC Action News is celebrating National Puppy Day one week late.

This week for our Pet of the Week segment we are featuring seven 8-week-old hound mix puppies who need loving homes.

A puppy would make the perfect gift at the end of an Easter egg hunt for your child. There are five female and two male puppies available.

Shelter workers expect the puppies to end up being medium-sized dogs weighing about 50 lbs. Because hounds are typically hunting dogs they have lots of energy. They would be great pets for families with children and large yards.

The puppies are neutered, microchipped and vaccinated. Their adoption fees are each $200.

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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Pet Pal Animal Shelter is hoping you will join them at the 16th Annual Puppy Love Benefit on Saturday, May 12 at The Historic Coliseum.

The theme of this year's Puppy Love Benefit is "Stayin' Alive". The event is a fundraiser for Pet Pal. It features a silent & live auction, 50/50 Raffle, puppy pimping, open dinner buffet, photo booth, and entertainment by Moving Arts of Tampa Bay.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit