05/07 Pet of the Week: Sophia


THE DAY. THINGS ARE WARMING UP. CHRIS BREAKS IT DOWN IN JUST A BIT. FIRST IT IS TIME FOR OUR PET OF THE WEEK. THE WISCONSIN HUMANE SOCIETY IS HERE WITH A PET IN NEED OF A NEW HOME. THIS MORNING ANGELA WITH SOFIA THE PUPPY. LOOK AT SOFIA. A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS, BUT SHE’S DOING PRETTY GOOD HERE.>>YEAH, SOFIA IS A 3-MONTH-OLD PUPPY. ON THE WALL FLOWER SIDE. SHE IS REALLY CURIOUS, THOUGH. HE IS LIKES TO INVESTIGATE NEW PLACES. SHE’S JUST BEAUTIFUL. SHE’S GOT THE GORGEOUS MARKINGS, AND A WHITE PATCH ON HER CHEST. SHE IS BLACK AND WHITE TONAILS. AND JUST A NICE DISPOSITION. IS SHE LOOKS TO CUTTLE. SHE IS MORE CONFIDENT PLAYING WITH HER TOYS IN THE GRASS. SHE HAD A GREAT TIME THIS MORNING ROMPING AROUND OUTSIDE IN THE SUN. ANDY: I KNOW SOMEONE WITH DOG TOYS. CHRIS HERE. ALL RIGHT. CYLCO COULD USE A FRONT HERE.>>YES. CYLCO IS A LOT BIGGER THAN HER.>>SHE COULD DO GREAT WITH A SECOND DOG. TOO. ANDY: MAY IS AN IMPORTANT TIME FOR THE SHELTWHERE DONATIONS.>>YES. WE JUST LAUNCHED OUR MONTHLY DONOR DRIVE. AND MONTHLY DONORS ARE REALLY IMPORTANT BECAUSE THEY PROVIDE A CONTRIBUTION EVERY MONTH. WE CALL THEM OUR CONSTANT COMPANIONS, WHETHER IT IS $5, OR $50, IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE. WE ARE TRYING TO REACH 100 NEW MONTHLY DONORS. SO WE’RE LOOKING FOR HELP. IF YOU DO SIGN-UP TO BECOME A MONTHLY DONOR. A REALLY SIMPLE ON-LINE FORM, YOU GET A FREE TOTE BAG THIS MONTH. ALL OF THE PROCEEDS GO BACK TO HELP ANIMALS LIVE SOFIA. ANDY: THESE ARE ANIMALS LIVE HERE IN WISCONSIN. YOU HAVE ALL KINDS OF NEEDS.>>YEAH. ABSOLUTELY. WE FIND HOMES FOR MORE THAN 10,000 ANIMALS EVERY YEAR. AND — ALL THE ANIMALS THAT YOU MEET ON OUR ADOPTION FLOOR, THEY HAVE AS LONG AS IT TAKES TO FIND A NEW HOME. SOFIA A DAY OR SO, BUT SOME HAVE MEDICAL AND BEHAVIOR ISSUES THAT NEED ADDRESSING. SO THOSE CONTRIUTIONS GO ALONG WAY. ANDY: SOFIA, A SECOND DOG WILL BE GREAT. HOW BIG WILL SHE GET?>>SHE IS ONLY THREE MONTHS RIGHT NOW. SHE HAS A LOT OF GROWING TO DO. I WILL GUESS ON THE SMALLER SIDE, MAYBE 30 TO 50 POUNDS. SOMEWHERE ABOUT THAT RANGE.>>LIKE A WALLFLOWER-TYPE PUPPY. YOU NEED TO BE READY FOR THE PUPPY ENERGY.>>DEFINITELY. ONCE HE COMES OUT OF HER SHELL, I IMAGINE SHE WILL BE VERY ACTIVE AND NEED SOME TRAINING. TRAINING IS ALWAYS GREAT FOR PUPPIES. ANDY: SURE.>>SO SHE’S AVAILABLE TODAY AT OUR MILWAUKEE CAMPUS. WE OPEN AT 11:00. HER SISTER IS AVAILABLE AS WELL. THEY’VE BOTH BY SPADE, MICROCHIPPED, VACCINATED. THEY ARE SET TO GO HOME. YOU CAN BRING YOUR WHOLE FAMILY AND MEET THEM. THERE ARE SO MANY GREAT DOGS TODAY LOOKING FOR NEW HOMES. ANDY: I CAN SEE THE WHEELS TURNING ON CHRIS’ FACE.>>I CAN’T, I CAN’T. ANDY: MAYBE CYLCO CAN USE A FRIEND. SOFIA IS GOOD HERE. WITH A FACE LIKE THIS, SHE WILL NOT BE AROUND LONG. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ADOPTING SOFIA OR THE MANY ANIMALS, ANY OTHER PET, YOU CAN GO TO THE WISCONSIN HUMANE

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