October is ‘Adopt-a-shelter dog month’ many dogs are adopted this month throughout the Magic Valley.  Ralitsa Carter recently brought home three-month-old Rio; he’s a lab, husky mix.  In the past, she always bought dogs from breeders. This time, she decided to go in a different direction.  “With my husband we’ve been discussing for a very longtime to whether or not to get a dog or not. We decided to get one and we thought the best thing for both us and one of those lucky dogs to just come home with us. That’s why we decided to adopt” said Ralitsa Carter, adopted a dog.