Make This Puppy Lucky: Penny the Jack Russell Terrier

Senior dogs make great companions. Might she be your lucky Penny?

Introducing Penny, a little senior with a big heart. Curious, fun-loving, and friendly, this plucky gal would love nothing more than to be part of an adoring family with whom she can share her golden years. Senior dogs make the most incredible companions — won’t you step up for this gray-faced cutie?

Name: Penny.

Age and sex: 9-year-old female.

Breed: Jack Russell Terrier.

Size and weight: Small and 14 pounds.

Coat: Short and tan and white.

Location: Russell Rescue California.

Activity level: Medium.

Likes: The dog park, going on walks, the beach, car rides, and end-of-day snuggles.

Dislikes: Being picked up and carried around.

Training: Penny knows basic commands, walks great on a leash, is house trained, and knows how to use a doggie door.

Yard requirements: A fenced-in yard is not necessary as long as she is taken on regular walks.

Kids: Very friendly with children, but since she is very food motivated (and a master snack stealer), she would do best with kids over 5 years of age.

Dogs and cats: Great with dogs, but has never been tested with cats.

Health issues: None.

Her story: Penny was turned into a San Bernardino shelter as a stray.

Her ideal forever home: Penny would do great in a variety of home settings, but would love a family who would included her in fun activities and outings.

Contact info: Call Lucia Ruth 619-925-1961 or email luciaeagleson@gmail.com.

Lisa Plummer Savas

A devoted dog mom, journalist, and animal activist, Lisa uses her writing to spread awareness about animal welfare and cruelty issues. She lives in Atlanta with two spoiled German Shepherds, one entitled Pug, and a very understanding husband. Read more of her work at her blog and website, and follow her on Twitter.

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