PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates have adopted a new team dog, and he is ready to play ball!
The Pirates teamed up with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs to provide a service dog to a military veteran.
Hi, Bucco Nation! I’m your new Pirates Pup. Follow along as I train to be a furever friend for a veteran. ???? pic.twitter.com/Y9kPQAUzA7
— ???? (@PiratesPup) April 25, 2022
Guardian angels will bring the pup to games throughout the season to engage with fans. The Pirates Pup will then head to his “furever” home with a military veteran once training is complete.
There is just one thing the Pirate Pup still needs: a name.
The team is asking fans to help name their new teammate! The names to choose from are Homer, Bucco, Rookie and Jolly.
Click here to cast your vote! Voting ends May 3