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Adopt Poochi the Wampa **SPECIAL NEEDS**

Female Young Poodle (Miniature)

If you have questions about Poochi the Wampa **SPECIAL NEEDS** please contact

PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society

About Poochi the Wampa **SPECIAL NEEDS**

**Please only apply if you are able to care for a special needs pet. Poochi must adhere to a strict diet and medication regimen and regular vet visits because of liver disease.**

Poochi is a very special girl. She's bright and happy and very full of herself. She's very selective with her friends and would really prefer to be your only pet so that she can have you all to herself. Likewise, she wouldn't want to share you with children. Poochi can be a bit of a diva, so we believe she would be more suited to a dog-experienced home who can both tend to her diva needs and not allow her to rule the roost.

Poochi has cirrhosis of the liver and it is essential to her continued health that she eat only prescription dog food, take her medicines twice daily, and visit the vet at least twice a year for regular examinations. No people food or treats for this girl! Luckily she responds to kisses and pets as rewards. Please contact PAWS staff for more information on Poochi's medical condition.

Name: Poochi the Wampa

Location: Grays Ferry Clinic (All our dog meets are by appointment for approved adopters only.)

Breed: Poodle/llama mix (Visual breed identification in dogs is unreliable so for most of the dogs we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not by breed label)

Age: 1-2 years old

Weight: 9 pounds

Reason for surrender to shelter: Poochi was found as a stray.

If you are interested in meeting Poochi, please email for an application.  If you have questions, please email the above address or contact our adoption staff at 215-298-9680, ext. 16.

Animal ID#A38086649 

(Posted 5/11/18)

PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal rescue organization. PAWS pulls at-risk animals from the City of Philadelphia's animal control shelter and adopts them out from several locations: our Old City adoption center (2nd and Arch Streets), our Northeast Adoption Center (1810 Grant Avenue); our Wellness Clinic at 2900 Grays Ferry Avenue; our adoption locations at the South Philly and Cottman Avenue PetSmart stores; and, our network of foster homes.

PAWS is dedicated to saving the lives of Philadelphia's homeless, abandoned and unwanted animals and is working to make Philadelphia a city in which every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home.

When you adopt a pet from PAWS you truly save a life!

Please reference this animal's ID NUMBER when inquiring about this pet. Both PAWS Adoption Centers are open Monday-Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. PAWS' Wellness Clinic is open Monday - Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., but appointments are required for adoptions.

Adoption fees include age-appropriate vaccinations, spaying/neutering, and microchipping. No animals may be adopted without being spayed or neutered. Adoption fees are as follows, plus tax: $150 for large adult dogs (older than 1 year); $250 for small dogs (under 25 lbs) and all puppies (under 1 year); $60 for adult cats (over 6 months of age), and $100 for kittens (under 6 months of age). When you adopt a pair of kittens together, the total adoption fee is $150.

Please visit our web site,, for our full calendar of adoption events throughout the region, and for more information on adopting, fostering, volunteering, or donating.

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Poochi the Wampa **SPECIAL NEEDS**
Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Hair Length
Shots up to date
Spayed / Neutered
Ok with kids
Ok with birds
Ok with dogs
Ok with cats
Ok with small animals
Contact Person