This Dog's Family Gave Him Up For Adoption With A Heartbreaking Letter

“Please tell Rhino that I love and miss him every night.”

Rhino Lightning came to the Humane Society of Utah with a long, hand scribbled note by a kid heartbroken to give him up.

Rhino Lightning came to the Humane Society of Utah with a long, hand scribbled note by a kid heartbroken to give him up.

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“I really hope he is in a good environment. I really miss him,” the child wrote in a spiral notebook that was given to the shelter when the family dropped off the boxer.

"I really hope he is in a good environment. I really miss him," the child wrote in a spiral notebook that was given to the shelter when the family dropped off the boxer.

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The family adopted Rhino about six months ago. But they have several small children and the energetic pup kept knocking them down when he got excited and wanted to play, Deann Shepherd of the Humane Society of Utah told BuzzFeed News.

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“His full name is Rhino Lightning, then your last name. Please don’t rename him,” the child explains to Rhino’s future family.

"His full name is Rhino Lightning, then your last name. Please don't rename him," the child explains to Rhino's future family.

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