This week's Adopt-a-Pet at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society is Abbey Road, a baby shepherd/ hound mix.

Abbey Road is energetic, friendly, playful and independent. She is being potty-training and is progressing rapidly.

To adopt Abbey Road, contact her foster family at or PAWS, 111 W. Hunting Park Ave., at 267-385-3800.

Please specify that she is in foster care when inquiring.

A $25 fee includes sterilization, vaccines and micro-chipping. Philadelphia residents pay $8 more for a dog license.

A new adoption system is in effect for cats. The fee is $6 and includes the cardboard cat carrier. Adopters may take home a second cat for free. *