Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Stevens-Swan Humane Society will start taking applications next week for the adoption of Apollo, the dog left out in the freezing cold in Utica last month.

After almost four weeks of recovery at the shelter, the staff has deciced the time is right to find a new home for the 3-year old Pitbull mix.

Interested persons should have some experience with a special needs dog and have no children or other pets in the house.

Information and applications will be available at the Humane Society starting on February 22th.

For more information, visit www.stevens-Swan.org or call 738-4357.