Pet of the Day: Rico

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Woof! is a great way to find a pet who really needs a home. We believe you shouldn’t even think of going to pet stores or breeders without considering this option first. Every day during Pet Month, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite furry friends from

Today is Rico‘s day ing the spotlight. Rico is a Wirehaired Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, Westie mix. “Although just a year old, Rico roamed the streets of Quito, Ecuador looking for someone who would offer him food and a safe place he can call home. Fortunately for him, a volunteer of Amigo Fiel in Ecuador saw him one night laying near a busy road, as if he had intentionally positioned himself there to be seen and rescued. Rico weighs 16 lbs, is neutered and has been given a clean bill of health. He remains in Ecuador and waits anxiously for a plane ticket to New York or a nearby State. The adoption fee is $285, plus the cost of the travel crate.

To adopt Rico, please submit an on-line adoption application available at available at