Gio Fund is a section 501(c)(3) non-profit no-kill animal welfare fundraising organization serving the greater Wilmington, North Carolina area. Incorporated in Morris County, New Jersey in March 2011, our founders and volunteers are dedicated to raising the much needed funds to help at risk dogs receive shelter, food and medical care.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Rebel - Partially Blind Male Hound Mix

UPDATE!  May 27, 2017 - Rebel has been adopted!  He is enjoying his new family in NJ with his Mom, Dad and new sister!  

  • Status: Available for Adoption or Foster
  • Species: Dog
  • General Color: Tri-Color
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Ear Type: Natural
  • Tail Type: Curled
  • Current Age: 1 Year (best estimate)
  • Microchipped: No
  • Fence Required: Yes
  • Obedience Training Needed: Needs Minimal Training
  • Exercise Needs: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: Low
  • Owner Experience Needed: Species
  • Reaction to New People: Very Friendly

Rebel is a male hound mix approximately one year of age. He is seeking a person who enjoys long walks, cuddling in bed and sharing whatever is left over on your dinner plate.

Rebel found himself in a kill shelter in rural North Carolina due to his sight impairment which borders on full blindness.  However, he seems to be able to see light and movement.  

Rebel is a 50 pound goof ball, and would do well in a home with other pets, especially a home with an already established alpha male.  Because of his sight impairment, he likes to follow another dog around the house.  Rebel is still in his puppy years, so he still tends to jump up as his way of finding you. Rebel said he promises to work hard on breaking that habit.  Rebel is energetic and playful, but he also does not mind being lazy and just lying around the house.  Rebel has not yet been neutered. 

Please feel free to contact his previous foster home in North Carolina, Chris Rogers at 973 975 8383 or for more details.

If you'd like to meet him, please complete an application at & be sure to mention his name - REBEL!  He will be in NJ and ready for adoption or a foster home on April 26th.

More about Rebel

Sight impaired, Good with dogs, Untested with cats, Good with kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leash-trained, Likes to play with toys, Likes to be in your lap, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Gentle, Goofy

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