14 Apr, 2017

A very lovable gent of 7 years of age

Rio’s Hobbies: Basking in the sunshine; snuggling in his favourite blankets; eating a special selection of treats; listening to music; playing with his toys; winning at ‘catch the donut’; spending time with his volunteer best friends, and simply being adored by the rescue staff.

Rio is a very sweet and loveable character who doesn’t just wag his tail when he sees you….this goofy guy has mastered the art of the Full Body Wag! Rio is full of fun and makes us laugh every day. A fan of Strictly Come Dancing, Rio likes to do a tap dance with his front paws when he sees his favourite people. He likes sitting on his bench and turning his face up to the sun Rio is a clever lad too; he tucks himself in very neatly in his blankets on his comfy couch, which is one of his favourite places to be, especially on a chilly day.

Rio is a bit nervous around strangers, but once he gets to know you, he is very friendly and never forgets his mates. He’s a fast learner and eager to please. He likes human food and will be very glad to share your sandwich. Rio will make a fantastic pet for the lucky person who welcomes him into their home.

Rio’s Ideal Home:

Rio prefers short walks since he ruptured a spinal disc earlier this year. He’s on pain relief and limited exercise, and he’ll appreciate an owner who will be happy to let him chill out on the sofa with them.  

Rio had a chaotic early life, so he needs continuity and a stable environment, where he can be given patience and understanding to gradually make the transition to life in a loving home. We’ll help you with all of that. Rio needs to be the only pet in a home without children.

With a gentle introduction and some guidance and support from his devoted staff here at the Kennels, you will have an absolute gem of a dog to share much love and happiness with. If you decide to offer Rio a home, you’ll be coming to meet Rio several times and spend time with him at Freshfields before we progress, so please do bear that in mind regarding your location.

Next Steps: Meet Rio!

Rio’s human secretary is now taking bookings to arrange to meet him. Please get in touch if you would like to make an appointment.

If you are interested in adopting Rio please download and complete our Dog Adoption Application Form by clicking HERE

  • Breed / Type - Boxer cross Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Sex - Male
  • Age - 7 Years
  • Colour - Brindle and White
  • Vaccinated - Yes
  • Neutered - Yes
  • Used to Kids - No
  • Used to Cats - No
  • Used to Dogs - No

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