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Critter Chronicles: Rio

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We just rescued Rio from the Lorain County Dog Kennel. He is friendly with everyone he meets and is a quiet, laid-back boy. I spent time with Rio the past couple of days to find out more about him and he is an excellent dog. He seems good with other dogs, didn't pay too much attention to a cat we took him by and is a very loveable guy. He is very, very friendly. He does need to put on some weight. He looks an awful lot like a German shepherd but we believe there is something else mixed in there. You will not be disappointed in this boy. He has all the shepherd smarts.

BREED/DESCRIPTION: German shepherd mix

SEX: Male

NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, neutered; shots up to date

AGE: 2-3 years old

SIZE/WEIGHT: 50-55 pounds


ORGANIZATION: Erie Shores Humane Society

CONTACT: Peggy at (440) 984-7014 or (440) 452-1619.


For more pets seeking homes, check out the Critter Chronicles column every Sunday in The Chronicle-Telegram. If you work or volunteer for a nonprofit pet adoption agency and would like to see your pets included in Critter Chronicles, please email

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