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Meet Darwin, Shelter Pet of the Week

Seeking a new family pet? This sweet pup might be the right one for you and your family.

Darwin is a sweet, friendly and handsome Labrador retriever/pit bull mix who's seeking a forever home. He came to the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter after his owner was evicted and couldn't keep him anymore.

Sadly, the older female dog with whom he also lived and with whom he came to the shelter had to be euthanized because of poor health, according to shelter volunteer Christina Catalano.

According to her, Darwin is approximately four and a half years old, a quick learner and good with not only younger children but also with other dogs.

Most recently he was playing doggie ambassador for the TOB Animal Shelter at its booth at the Town's at in Lindenhurst.

Darwin showed off his short, mostly black and white coat, docile and amicable disposition and his knowledge of basic commands there on Saturday, .

For more information about Darwin, call the TOB Animal Shelter (BAARC) at 631-643-9270, go to the shelter's Facebook page, e-mail the shelter or visit the website. Darwin's ID number is 12-112.

Be sure to click the images to see Darwin up close. Or simply go to meet him. The shelter’s open between 10 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.


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Want to see more adoptable pets from the TOB Animal Shelter Patch spotlights? Check out the column.


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