SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. — Dwight Raines from the Humane Society of Tampa Bay visited GDL once again for our Pet of the Week. Today we met Toby. Toby is a sweet Papillon/Chihuahua Long Hair that came to the shelter through surrender by his owner. He is playful and loves to sit in laps. To learn more about Toby and other adoptable dogs go to humanesocietytampa.org
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