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Piggy (aka Penelope)

ID: 48195
Breed: Terrier, American Staffordshire
Sex: Female
Age: 4 years
Weight: 48 lbs
Location: Foster Home

UPDATE ... Penelope has now been with us 2 weeks and continues to be quite a charmer. She loves everyone she meets. She walks well on a leash, gets along with her canine foster siblings, and is mostly crate trained (she will cry a little bit at first). She hasn't shown any signs of aggression towards our cat, but her curiosity gets the best of her and she has upset our cat by getting too close. We are continuing to work with her, and a future home does need to monitor her around felines. She has not been around children yet, but is mild-mannered and moves at a very moderate speed. She is quick to claim the softest place to lay and loves stealing her foster siblings beds. She also loves stuffed toys! However, her ultimate joy is being near her humans and getting a good head scratch. She's make a great addition to your family. You can catch other Penelope moments at her foster family's Instagram:@adeanadventure and watch her video here: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Piggy is 4 years old and weighs about 45 lbs. She's a sweet and friendly girl. Piggy (We've dubbed her Penelope) Gender: female Estimated Size when full grown: 45 pounds Pet's Animal ID Number: 536342 Breed: American Staffordshire Coat Length: short Age: 4 years Housebroken: yes Piggy/Penelope appreciates the simple things in life, like napping and head scratches. She is crate trained. She settled very quickly into her new environment and has displayed positive reactions when catching glimpses of our resident dogs. Overall, Penelope is a sweetheart who loves easily. She doesn't require much but to be loved in return. I am living in a San Antonio Pets Alive! foster home. By adopting me, you not only give me a new leash on life; you also save the life of an additional pet who can be rescued from euthanasia and placed in foster care. If you are interested in adopting me, please email with my name and ID#. Please allow up to 24 hours to respond, as all fosters work on a volunteer basis. To find out how you can get involved and help turn San Antonio into a no-kill city, please visit