Rio’s Story Sparks International Debate

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Since our post last week, thousands have clicked to read about Rio. His story prominently featured in local print and broadcast media and was even featured on Expresso Early Morning!

Rio piqued interest from international media channels including Newsweek and Yahoo

The debate started with Yahoo stating, “There are several possibilities, according to Jenna Stregowski, RVT, Daily Paws Pet Health and Behavior Editor. He’d been around humans before, so it’s also possible he recognized the smells and sounds of the shelter and veterinary office and knew to go there for help, Stregowski says. Dogs are incredibly good at tracking and scouting, after all.”

Rio’s story brings the focus on the importance of having your pet microchipped.

Watch Rio’s Moment of Fame on the Expresso Early Morning Show

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Cape of Good Hope SPCA staff was stunned with the unaccompanied arrival of a black male dog, now affectionately known as “Rio”, …

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Rio turned up at the Cape of Good Hope SPCA seeking medical treatment by himself

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