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Pets of the Week: Beng Beng & Diablo

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Meet Beng Beng! This fantastically-tempered Terrier charms everyone he meets. He would be an ideal family dog since nothing phases him. He is a spry 8-year-old who also enjoys TV veg-out time. His heartless family dropped him off at the shelter two days before Christmas saying nothing was wrong with him, he was just "too old." Breed mixes like Beng Beng can live to be twice his age.

Beng Beng is about 15 lbs, house-trained, neutered, had his teeth cleaned and checked, updated on all his shots, micro-chipped and had a senior blood panel done. The vet gave him a clean bill of health. He has a cataract in one eye but can see just fine. Currently, Beng Beng lives in a foster home with other dogs and gets along with them well.

You can meet Beng Beng at the Petco in Woodland Hills today at the Adopt Me Rescue mobile adoption between 12 pm and 4 pm. Adopt Me Rescue is a foster-based small dog rescue dedicated to saving the sick, senior, injured, overlooked, and forgotten dogs from the shelter, whether it be due to medical conditions or dogs scheduled to be euthanized. Visit the Adopt Me Rescue website for more info.

Diablo is a very sweet and calm yet curious 4 1/2-year-old kitty with a beautiful coat. Diablo loves to hug and welcomes any and all petting. Poor Diablo was dumped at one of the city animal shelters at only one day old; his umbilical cord was still attached. Diablo was saved by Precious Paws and bottle fed by Susan Olsen of Brady Bunch fame. She gave him a foster home and he is ready for his forever home. Sadly black cats are often passed over for cats of other colors, but ask any black cat owner and they will tell you that their cat is the best cat they ever had (this writer included). Be a real friend to animals and give Diablo a chance at a happy home. Meet him at Petopia Animal Rescue Adoption Center located inside Westfield Promenade Mall in Woodland Hills.

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