The Tookany Valley Chronicles: Pet Adoption Edition – Lucci

“Lucci is seeking a new home,” according to Ms. Katie Nagy, Humane Educator at the Montgomery County SPCA.

According to Ms. Nagy, Lucci is described in his SPCA file as a “male Staffordshire Terrier Mix who was surrendered to the shelter by his owner in late October.  The owner claimed he was hit by a car and injured his leg.  It is more likely that the lameness in his leg is actually a birth defect or an older, untreated injury.  Due to the severity of the issue his leg had to be removed. ”

“He is still a puppy and he has adjusted very well to the missing limb.  In fact, Lucci is just as energetic with his three legs as any four-footed pet out there,” his SPCA file continued.



“Lucci now is looking to find a loving permanent home,” stated Ms. Nagy.  “Please contact the Montgomery County SPCA Abington location for more details and to request an application to adopt Lucci.”

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 Lucci 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 Lucci, Sultan and Maggie Mae 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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