THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Althea (above), a 4-year-old chow at the Pennsylvania SPCA.

Althea is sweet and lovable and is a pet-cruelty survivor. She would make a great family dog.

Her $75 adoption fee includes spaying, vaccinations and a month of pet insurance. For more information on Althea, contact the PSPCA, 215-426-6300, stop by 350 E. Erie Ave., or visit the website at www.pspca.org.