THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Chico, a 1-to-2-year-old pit bull mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society.

Chico is dapper and energetic. He would benefit from obedience training and socialization. He is not used to cats.

To adopt Chico, contact PAWS at dogs@phillypaws.org or 215-298-9680, ext. 16, before visiting the shelter, at 2nd and Arch streets, Old City.

When inquiring, provide his tag identifier, A24485379-Clinic. A $150 fee includes sterilization, vaccines and microchipping.