The Tookany Valley Chronicles: Pet Adoption Edition – Diesel

“Diesel is a very energetic 4-year-old dog,” according to Ms. Katie Nagy, Humane Educator at the Montgomery County SPCA.

According to Ms. Nagy, Diesel is described in his SPCA file as a dog that “is looking for a home where he can be the center of attention, getting lots of exercise and love.”

“Because he doesn’t realize how strong he is, we recommend dog training classes to help Diesel learn how to walk on a leash without pulling.  He came to the shelter after his owner moved and could not take him along.  He came in with his sister who has found her new home.  Now he is hoping the same will happen for him,” his SPCA file continued.

“Please contact the Montgomery County SPCA Abington location for more details and to request an application to adopt Diesel,” stated Ms. Nagy.



According to a statement from the Montgomery County SPCA, in order to adopt an animal you must:

• Have valid photo identification.

• Be at least 18 years of age.

• Be the owner/renter of a property or have the owner’s/renter’s permission (this includes adults living with their parents).

• Provide proof that pets are permitted under a rental/lease agreement (if applicable).

Adoption hours at the Abington Shelter of the Montgomery County SPCA are Monday through Friday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and Sunday from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM.

The adoption fee for Diesel is $65.00 plus tax.

The Abington Shelter of the Montgomery County SPCA is located at:

Abington Shelter
1006 Edge Hill Road
Roslyn, PA 19001

In addition to Diesel, Houdi, Lucci, and Sultan are still looking for a home.

Please note that the Montgomery County SPCA states that “any adoption may be declined at the discretion of the SPCA.”

If you have any questions, please contact the Abington Shelter of the Montgomery County SPCA at 215-886-8802.


The photographs are courtesy of the Montgomery County SPCA, 2018.


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