The Tookany Valley Chronicles: Pet Adoption Edition – Maggie Mae

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

According to Ms. Nagy, Maggie Mae is described in her SPCA file as “an approximately 6-year-old schnauzer mix.  She was reportedly found in an alley by the individual who brought her into the shelter.  She is shy and should go to a home without children.  She also seems to prefer the company of women.”



“Although she is shy, she is not showing aggression and is being given a lot of attention at the Abington location to help her come out of her shell,” her SPCA file continued.

“If you have a quiet home where Maggie Mae can feel comfortable then she would be a great dog for you,” stated Ms. Nagy.  “Please contact the Montgomery County SPCA Abington location for more details and to request an application to adopt Maggie Mae.”

If asked, the file number for Maggie Mae is A282556.

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 Maggie Mae 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

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 provided courtesy of the Montgomery County SPCA, 2018.


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