Find a fur friend

Meet Rusty

Meet Rusty

Colour/s Chocolate
Sex Male
Age 12 Years 5 Months
Size Medium
Animal ID 61108
Microchip Number 982009105190866
Location Kemps Creek Shelter

A Little Bit About Rusty

MR CHEEKY SEEKS PERMANENT FOSTER HOME

"Woof woof! My name is Rusty (aka Mr Cheeky).

You may have noticed my happy face and big smile but I'll let you in on a secret... The camera guy told me that this is my 'good angle' to try to hide my wide hips 🤔

Some people might call me fat but I call myself a "food connoisseur", given I am an expert in the field of food testing and tasting. With nearly 12 years under my belt [I mean collar], I have engulfed almost every tasty treat, delicious snack and human food. I have learned that the term "human food" is codeword for "human will make, then afterwards I ate". You're probably wondering but yes, I am reluctantly on a diet...

Despite my lifelong struggle with my weight (who can relate?), I do enjoy going for slow, daily walkies.

Being the old man that I am, when I want something I might verbally 'ask' you for it. I wear my heart on my nose and I LOVE to play with toys.

I get the sads when my people aren't around so I might bark if I am left alone for too long. I may get along with another dog of a similar size to me if they leave me alone and I am not a huge fan of cats. I am a clever boy and I can sit (but I get a bit excited so I don't stay for too long!) and I can shake hands like a gentleman.

All the food and my vet bills will be sorted by Animal Welfare League NSW for the rest of my life, all I ask for is a home where someone will love me." - love Mr Cheeky (aka Rusty).

If you are interested in fostering Rusty for the rest of his life, please apply here: bit.ly/LegacyFosterCare If you have any questions, please email fostercare@awlnsw.com.au and include your contact number.

Want to learn more?

Complete the form below, and we’ll be in touch with additional information about the foster pet you’ve been looking at!!

Keep me updated about Animal Welfare League NSW events via email


Foster carers provide temporary homes for animals that are not yet ready to be adopted or for animals that need a break from the shelter.

Adopt with us and you will receive behaviour support and advice

Learn More