Alhambra Source partnered with the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society for a weekly column, "Pet of the Week." Every Thursday, we'll introduce you to a new animal looking for a home. This week's pet is Hershey, a labrador retriever and German shepherd mix. Read more about Hershey below!
Breed: Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd Mix
Age: 7 years
Weight: 75 pounds
Hershey is a gorgeous labrador retriever and German shepherd mix, about 7-8 years old, weighing about 75 pounds. He has a soft, velvety black coat that shines when he is clean, and beautiful caramel eyes that radiate his sweet nature. He can be a little shy at first meeting, but he likes people, and enjoys getting pets and attention. He loved posing for his St. Patrick’s Day photo. He walks well on leash and has a calm energy that is easy to handle. He has a gentle mouth when taking treats.
Hershey has been taken to off-site events, and he behaves very well in public. We have noticed that he seems to be drawn to other dogs in a friendly, interested way. He whines a bit when he sees another dog – small or large – so it seems he may have been in a situation where there were other dogs sharing his home at some time.
Hershey is looking for a comfortable, loving home to spend the rest of his life, and would surely be a loyal friend and companion to the right family. He would most likely do well with another dog in the home as well.
In honor of St. Patrick, who lived to a ripe old age of 74 in 461A.D. we celebrate our senior pets for their wisdom, experience, adaptability, willingness to learn new tricks, and for easily loving and bonding with us. For the month of March, the adoption fee for all senior pets 5 years and older is only $39 for all adopters. This includes spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations, microchip, and a free wellness exam at a participating veterinarian.
Please come in to meet Hershey, who will happily sit for a treat!
He currently resides at the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society located at 851 E. Grand Avenue in San Gabriel. We are located off San Gabriel Blvd., north of Mission and south of Las Tunas. To arrange a ‘Meet and Greet’ with Hershey, please stop by any time from 10:00am to 4:30pm Tuesday through Sunday. Feel free to call us at (626) 286-1159 for more information on Hershey. See our website at www.sgvhumane.org for information and photos of all our available pets.