DARIO – Lab-Mix / 8 months / 11kg / M-Neutered
Looking into those big brown eyes you can’t help but immediately fall in love with handsome Dario. So what else is there to love about this stunning kid? His long curly tail? Or his perky bouncy ears? Or his adorable boopable nose? Maybe his charming personality and sweet disposition? Yes, as you can guess, this guy is pretty fantastic in every way.
He already knows to sit when he sees treats and goes into his crate on his own to nap. Dario’s working on his leash skills and occasionally gets “stuck” and forgets what he’s supposed to do, but with a little encouragement he gets back on track. He’s also getting used to sleeping in his crate overnight without a fuss (or accidents!) and seems very food motivated, which will be a bonus for training.
Dario is still a little timid and adjusting to his new surroundings, but he has shown signs that he wants to play with his canine foster brother and has even been giving him little kisses. He’s starting to get more comfortable with exploring his surroundings and foster home, and has been easily redirected when his interest is directed at something it shouldn’t be.
Dario will need a home with a full-time dog friend to share his days with. He will benefit from a dog pal with a similar energy level to play with and learn from since he’s only really known life in the shelter. A secure yard to romp in is also on his wish list along with a family that will include him in all their activities and fun. He’s very gentle so he will likely be great around older dog-savvy kids. He also passed his cat test in Mexico with flying colours.
If you have succumbed to Dario’s dreamy gaze and would like to apply to adopt him check out the adoption process and application at www.dibsrescue.com . His adoption fee is $870. If you are a family with kids, please check out our resources on kids and dogs before you apply. (https://dibsrescue.com/kids-dogs/).