Rico had a very rough start to his young life. He was put in an attic and left alone for days at a time. He was extremely thin and had sores on his body from living in his own waste. When his situation was known, his owner was convinced to give him up, but then his new owner lost his home and was not able to find a place he could take Rico. In spite of all of this, Rico is a very friendly Pit Bull who enjoys playing fetch in the yard and spending time with people. He tolerates most other dogs, but will do best as an only dog. He knows his basic commands and walks well on a leash. He has been trained by Good Decisions Dog Training and you can watch his training videos on their Facebook page and ours. He was given structure and boundaries during his training and this lifestyle needs to continue is his new home to maintain his good behavior. Rico weighs about 60 lbs. and his DOB is Aug. 19, 2015. He is neutered, microchipped and updated on all of his vaccinations. He is also on a heartworm preventive. This boy loves to be around people and will snuggle up for petting when given the opportunity. He is learning household etiquette; what is and is not allowed and also that his “bathroom” is outside. He has made good progress in all areas. Rico is not food or toy aggressive and has been good around older children. His ideal home would have a safe fenced yard and active owners who will continue his training and make him part of the family.
If you are interested in meeting Rico, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Suggested adoption donation: $250.00
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