Dog of the Week: Rufus Loves Tennis Balls and Naps

 

By Agrippina Fadel

Rufus is a perfect workout buddy with good energy and a goofy face. This black and white American Bulldog and Staffordshire Terrier mix is looking for a good home – hopefully with an abundance of tennis balls and humans willing to throw them.

According to Broward County Animal Care, Rufus is four-years-old and weighs 70 pounds. He has been at the shelter since April.

Rufus is adventurous, strong, and energetic and will happily go on a hike or a mile-long run or play fetch for hours. However,  as much as he likes to play, this pup enjoys winding down with naps — and is a great cuddler.

Rufus needs a family that enjoys the outdoors and an active lifestyle and has the energy to run around with this gorgeous dog to his heart’s content.

Rufus {Courtesy of Broward Animal Care}

To adopt Rufus (A2172077), foster, or take a dog out for lunch, email the shelter at foster@broward.org. To schedule a meet-and-greet appointment and learn more about adoptable pets, email ACADadoptions@broward.org.

The Adoption Center at Broward County Animal Care is located at 2400 SW 42 Street, Fort Lauderdale, and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Adoptions are free and include spaying/neutering, vaccinations, a microchip, and a Broward County pet license tag.

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Agrippina Fadel
Agrippina Fadel
Agrippina Fadel grew up in Siberia and received her master's in journalism from Tyumen State University. Agrippina is also a writer and editor at Draftsy.net. She has been a US resident for over ten years and speaks English and Russian.

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