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Pets of the Week: Sophie & Lovely Rita

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Meet Sophie, a beautiful 9-year-old Rottweiler mix who would love to be your companion. She is a very affectionate dog who enjoys going for walks, but would be just as happy being a couch potato. She knows sit and is working on touch and down. She really enjoys her human companions and is okay in the company of other canines. Give Sophie a chewy stick and a comfy place to curl and she is in heaven! Sophie came to spcaLA when her owner could no longer care for her and she is ready to meet her new family.

Rita is a sweet 4-year-old kitty who loves to lay in the windowsill and sunbathe. Like some cats, she is a bit of a diva, so she would prefer to be the only cat in the household. Despite wanting all the attention, she is very affectionate and quite friendly to her human companions. If you are looking for a snuggler, lovely Rita is your lady!If you are interested in meeting Sophie or Rita, visit spcaLA's P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center. This Saturday is the 7th annual Mark & Brian Pet Adoption Day. In addition to live appearances by Tillman the skateboarding dog and Dodgers legend, Steve Garvey, vendor booths, and entertainment, spcaLA is offering several rockin' adoption specials. Sophie qualifies for the Classic Rocker, which offers a reduced adoption fee for dogs 6 years or older. You can adopt Rita for $9. All cats 9 months or older are $9 to adopt. Adoption specials are also available for kittens and small breed dogs.