x
Breaking News
More () »

Forever home needed: Ashtabula dog has been living in shelter for 628 days

'Petey' is waiting for his forever home!
Credit: Ashtabula County APL

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Petey is a 9-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier. He has spent 1/3 of his life in a shelter.

He was brought to the Ashtabula County Animal Protective League on Aug. 2, 2018, and has been waiting to be adopted ever since.

Volunteers and administrators at the shelter describe Petey as having the heart of a puppy, but now at his age, he quickly winds down and is content to laying on a couch with a good movie and good human companion.

Shelter workers say most people cruise past his kennel because he tends to get so excited to see everyone and he bounces like a pogo stick, but he is actually asking people to adopt him -- in doggie language of course!

People that know Petey describe him as happy-go-lucky.

For more information on adopting Petey, the Ashtabula County APL's website is www.acapl.org or call 440-224-1222. The shelter is closed on Mondays and Wednesdays.

RELATED: Florida animal shelter completely empties dog kennels for the 'first time in history'

RELATED: Emergency pet food pantry provides for Cuyahoga County pets