FRIENDLY FELLA: Wilson the Jack Russell terrier-cross is now available to adtop from Port Stephens Animal Refuge. Picture: Ellie-Marie WattsTHE Examiner’s pet of the week for this edition is so friendlyhe kept escaping his yard to play with school children.
Wilson is a two-and-a-half year old Jack Russell terrier-cross.
He was surrendered to Port Stephens Animal Refuge by his owner.
The owner could not keep Wilson at their Raymond Terrace home any longer.
“He was owned by an older person who hasn’t got secured fences,” animal refuge owner Mary Hickie said.
“He kept escaping and going to school to play with the kiddies at a nearby school.”
Ms Hickie described wilson as a “normal Jack Russell”.
While he is energetic, he is not over the top.
“He’s not overly energetic, or over the top,” Ms Hickie said.
“He’s active and quite friendly, including to the kids at the school.
“He would be suitable for any type of family.”
Wilson is small like a Jack Russell but has a rough, wiry coat.
He will cost $285 to adopt from the refuge located at 157 Cabbage Tree Road, Williamtown.
The adoption fee covers the cost of vaccination, desexing, microchipping and a lifetime registration.
For more information about Wilson phone the refuge on 4965 0100.
Stay up to date with refuge happenings, including adoptions, by followingPort StephensAnimal Refuge on Facebook.
The Examiner works with the animal refuge, the Port Stephens pound, to find abandoned, surrendered and unclaimed animals –cats and dogs –forever homes.
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