It's the little things in life... like me :)
They call me : Rico
Predicted Breed: Chihuahua mix.
Sex: Neutered male.
Approximate Age: 6 year
Weight: 10 Lbs.
Rescued from: Local surrender
Likes: Rico loves food, walks and his person. He has become really attached to me and prefers me to anyone else. He is so cute and funny and spins around with excitement when you get home. He makes lots of different noises like mumbling and grumbling and snorting. He is such a goofball and loves his toys.
Dislikes: He does not like strangers or anyone coming to the front door. I believe with training his barking at the door can improve. He doesn’t love other dogs but we have only seen him around a larger dog who’s excited tail hits him in the face.
Ideal Home: An ideal home for Rico would be a no dog home with a female owner. He is not afraid of men but definitely prefers females over males. He is low energy but still enjoys his daily walks and his play time.
Attached home, Detached home, Condo, Quiet home, Left alone during work 8+ hrs
Energy Level: Low
Experience with Kids: No kids recommended
Experience with cats: Yes
Medical Needs: None
Training Needs: Rico will need a slow and proper introduction to new people. He will initially take some time to warm up to his new family but once he does he becomes the most amazing pup. He is under socialized with other dogs so this will need to be worked on with him and needs to be done correctly, likely he would do better around calmer dogs. Rico should not be around children or should be very carefully monitored around children as he has some trauma around them and doesn't react well to them in his space. Rico does resource guard his bed.
Knows other commands, Pee pad trained, House broken, Bed/couch aggression, Crate trained, Nippy, Shy, Fearful, Protective, Walks on leash
From rico's Foster:
Rico is such a sweet boy. He is a bit slow to trust but once he decides you are one of his people he will be by your side forever. He loves to cuddle and have head scratches. He will play fetch with his toys and sometimes you’ll catch him growling and playing on his own with his favorite ones. Rico walks on a leash perfectly and doesn’t pull or show any leash reactivity. He is crate trained and will run right in if you ask him to. He is a special boy who will thrive in a quieter home.