Proud to be a licensed breeder by South Holland District Council

Where to find us:

Rio Vista

Nr. Spalding Lincolnshire

 

email: 

rio.vista@hotmail.co.uk

 

Phone

01406 363823

07517 689 123 

 

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  • serena buselli (Friday, October 23 20 11:48 am BST)

    I feel very lucky to have found Shuna and Rio Vista Puppies. From the first phone call with her I felt that this was the right place to get a puppy from. She was very welcoming when we went to see the puppy for the first time and we could see how loved and well looked after all her dogs are. After that day Shuna kept sending us pictures and videos to see how the puppy was growing. When we picked Murphy up she gave us lots of information, advice and a lovely puppy pack filled with treats, toys and even a harness.
    Murphy is a healthy and playful little dog with a lovely personality. I am sure that the great start in life that Shuna has given her has made this possible. Thank you Shuna!

  • Danielle (Tuesday, October 20 20 04:24 pm BST)

    What an amazing breeder five stars all around! We’ve had a brilliant experience with Riovista Puppies. Shuna has a real passion for what she does and you can really see how much she loves each puppy in her care. We picked up our little girl Poppy in September and as well as lots of advice and a generous puppy pack, Shuna has been on hand since with lots of support and tips whenever we’ve contacted her. Poppy is absolutely gorgeous and brings us so much joy. You can really tell she has had the best start in life and we are so pleased to have discovered Shuna and her beautiful girls.

  • Lorraine brown (Tuesday, October 06 20 09:41 pm BST)

    I contacted Shuna before marmite was pregnant. I was part of the whole process From marmite fulling pregnant and watching her belly grow to her giving birth to 3 beautiful pups . Shuna has been amazing sending us updated pictures and videos of our little girl Willow growing more Confident every day . She came home with us at 8 weeks old with a wonderful puppy pack and most Precious 5 star Generation family tree Certificate . Willow is loving And has a Gorgeous personality, shining coat and just Adorable thank you Shuna for all the tips you gave us and for our little girl .

  • Amy B (Tuesday, October 06 20 11:05 am BST)

    My family and I have always wanted a little dachshund. However, the time has never been right up until recently.
    We are so incredibly lucky that we were able to welcome one of Shuna’s pups into our home. Shuna is an incredible breeder with a massive passion for what she does. From that very first phone-call enquiry with her, I knew that we had picked the best place to find our new family member. Shuna has been there from the very first step right through to now in helping us with lots of advice, help and encouragement as we embark on our new journey with our pup. She absolutely loves her dogs, which is clear to see - and she provides them all with the best environment to thrive. Her pups are a credit to her, as she gives them the very best start in life. Our pup is settling in perfectly at home and we are delighted! Thank you Shuna!

  • Helen (Monday, August 03 20 06:57 pm BST)

    Shuna is the most wonderful breeder and is more than deserving of all the praise in the comments below. Our little girl Mabel is beautiful with the personality to match, all thanks to the start Shuna gave her. From the puppy pack including a booklet with everything you could ever need to know, toys and even her first harness, to the way she nurtures the puppies, Shuna gives you so much more than a pup. It’s impossible to miss how much she cares for and loves her doggies and the puppies they bring. From the first message exchanged to now, a month on from bringing our pup home, the support has been amazing. Always available and more than happy to answer questions, as well as to keep us updated on her own dogs who we fell in love with in the process of getting Mabel. If it’s not already clear from this review, we’d recommend Riovista in a heartbeat. Professional but so much more than that, Shuna goes above and beyond. We can’t thank her enough!

  • Nicola Denham (Sunday, August 02 20 12:40 pm BST)

    Shuna puts her all into raising every pup to reach their full potential. The minute we spoke to her, we knew we had made a good choice. There was lots of communication and updates and on collection day, Shuna took her time to go through everything with me before leaving. We were given a 5star puppy pack to take with us and all of Winnie’s paperwork too. Winnie is a beautiful example of Shuna’s skills as a breeder and all her dogs are beautiful and well taken care of. Shuna has been on hand to answer any questions we’ve had since having Winnie and we can’t thank her enough for our new addition Winnie. I highly recommend Shuna and Riovista pups, I’m even thinking about puppy number two!

  • Lynn (Sunday, March 29 20 02:24 pm BST)

    Our whole experience with Shuna has been great. From a good introduction to the breed and so much knowledge when going to first see our puppy, constant update videos in the lead up to picking him up, to picking him up and being given a start up pack to help Bertie settle in to his new home. Bertie is beautiful, a real little character! We love him! Very professional dog breeder, who really cares and loves her dogs. Would not hesitate to recommend. Thank you.

  • Rebecca (Friday, March 27 20 10:02 am GMT)

    Absolutely a 5* breeder. These puppies have had the BEST start in life and are loved and nurtured all the way. I cannot express how overjoyed I am with my little bundle of joy - a mini wire hair dachshund called Daisy. She has been so easy to settle in, she's practically house trained already (and that is all thanks to Shuna for giving her such a great start) and is such a happy girl. I'm delighted and would highly recommend Shuna to anyone. It's always such a gamble buying a puppy but clearly Shuna knows what she is doing and this is totally evident in the puppies she and her ladies produce ! Thank you XXX

  • Sarah (Monday, December 16 19 10:13 pm GMT)

    I had wanted a little wire haired dachshund for some time but was concerned that now the breed has become fashionable it would be difficult to find a genuine breeder with a conscientious approach to breeding healthy and well socialised dogs.
    Shuna was and continues to be so helpful and all her dogs are absolutely delightful. We are thrilled to bits with Lottie. She is such a clever and human centred little dog. A sure sign that she has been raised in a professional and loving environment. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Shuna at Riovista and would love to come back for another companion in the future.

  • Julie Allen (Friday, December 06 19 07:50 pm GMT)

    We recently had a miniature wirehaired dachshund puppy from Rio Vista. All the communication with Shuna has been excellent and the puppies were kept in excellent conditions and very well looked after along with the other dogs Shuna has. We got to see the Mum and Shuna was really helpful with photos and videos. The puppy pack also had everything you needed and more. The puppy herself is absolutely gorgeous and is already very well trained. We would not hesitate to recommend Rio Vista and wouldn’t hesitate to have another puppy from them.

  • Mrs Nicholls (Thursday, December 05 19 09:01 pm GMT)

    After already having Sid from a previous litters of Shuna’s we new straight away as soon as we knew there was another litter expected from sids sister Honey we just had to have another dog, Sid has turned out to be the most loving caring and beautiful looking wire haired dachshund and that’s all down to shuna and her hard work and love she puts into all the puppies and also her own dogs. Fred is also a wire haired and he is so adorable and he’s markings are very unique as a puppy. As a family we thank Shuna for all the help she has always provided us with and we have become very close friends and keep each other up to date with vids,pics so shuna can see her gorgeous puppies grow into the most amazing dogs. Thank you so much XX 🐾🐾💙💙

  • Naomi Simpson (Tuesday, December 18 18 06:41 pm GMT)

    Shuna’s help and support has been invaluable. Spike settled in quickly, his training is going incredibly well and is now the proud owner of 2 very ecstatic humans. I have absolutely no doubt that the happy healthy pup we have is a result of Shuna’s skill as a breeder. She’s also a fantastic incredibly patient person and we feel lucky to have found her and live with one of her outstanding dogs as a result.

  • Julie Mason (Thursday, November 08 18 06:23 pm GMT)

    Thank you for helping myself and partner for getting the most beautiful bundle of fluff last month. Giving advice and guidance when purchasing our gorgeous puppy Ollie a Maltese Terrier.I Would highly recommend Shona to anyone looking for a puppy, as Shona is a lovely and helpful breeder.
    Also my son Loz purchased a Malchi from Shona and has got a beautiful companion for life. When life is so low these little companions change your world!

  • ronald glazebrook (Saturday, September 08 18 08:09 pm BST)

    Moses is now 2yrs old today thank you he is very friendly and most of all is in good health glad you have started breeding again in your new home
    best Ron & Caroline Glazebrook kings lynn

  • Angie hayler (Tuesday, June 05 18 12:00 pm BST)

    We bought our morkie puppy buttons from shuna when she was 3 months old she is now 5 months and absolutely beautiful . She fits into our family perfectly. She is a little mischief who is so confident and loves us, our 2 Yorkies and every dog she meets equally it seems. Buttons had a great start in life which has made her such a lovely little girl now. We were lucky to choose shuna as a breeder and would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone who wants a puppy.

  • Kay nicholls (Wednesday, May 30 18 01:29 pm BST)

    (Saturday 12th May 2018)

    I bought our puppy Sid (min dachshund wired haired) and we as a family are over the moon with him he is a stunning breed and came from a lovely litter and the mother was so calm and beautiful looking, can’t thank Shauna enough for all her help and continue support before buying Sid and after so much information and help I have received from vid,pic,txs. The attention to detail with the puppy pack was just so amazing. I would Highly recommend shauna for her knowledge and her passion to all of her dogs she is a number one breeder and a very lovely lady.
    Sid is loving he’s start to life thanks to Shauna.. XX ?

  • Hannah Hutcheson (Monday, May 21 18 05:05 pm BST)

    As first time puppy owners, we had a lot of questions and queries for Shuna who was amazing and very patient.
    Shuna is very welcoming and has such love and care for her puppies and dogs. We are so thrilled with our little pup and he is doing amazing. Lovely and cheeky temperament. I will be keeping my eyes on the website for any more daxies for the future. Thank you Shuna for being a wonderful breeder. X

  • Sue & Ian Wilson (Saturday, January 13 18 02:53 pm GMT)

    We fetch our little girl Hershey from 'RioVista'on Sunday 07/01/18 and I cannot be more pleased with her and her breeding I would highly recommend the breeder for a well socialized puppy and best start in life ,Thank you again xx

  • Natasha (Wednesday, November 01 17 08:44 pm GMT)

    An amazing breeder! I brought my chihuahua 3 years ago in October and it was the best thing I have ever done! I would not change her for the world! Mya is the daughter of Armani and Lacey and is a tiny petite girl who loves nothing more then to snuggle up for cuddles! Thank you so much for breeding such beautiful puppies, I can’t help but think about getting another one.

  • marie carey (Saturday, August 12 17 01:41 pm BST)

    OMG! I cant thank Rio Vista enough for the BEST puppy. He (Toto - Morkie) had absolutely the most amazing start in life and therefore settled into my home from day 1. I am 'totes' in love with 'Toto'

  • Natalie (Thursday, August 10 17 02:18 pm BST)

    Wow is all I can say, we picked up her beautiful Morkie girl on Saturday and can honestly say she is the most perfect little bundle of joy.

    From the moment I rang Shuna to first enquired she was honest, helpful and so full of knowledge and honesty. I cannot thank you enough for everything you have done with us from the viewings, late night messages, pictures, video's, the most amazing puppy pack which was supplied with her and of course our beautiful little girl.

    I cannot recommend Shuna as a breeder enough.

    Our little girl is happily settled into our house and has the most amazing character.

    I cannot thank you enough for everything you have done for us. Thanks for helping us complete our little family x

  • Krystyna Pieniazek (Sunday, February 26 17 07:47 pm GMT)

    Shuna,
    I don't think my last comment got through so please forgive me if I am repeating myself! Just wanted to confirm that Nina the little Maltese I obtained from you November 2015 (a present for my mum's birthday) is an amazing member of the family and loved by all who come in contact with her. She is a delightful combination of princess and tomboy and there have been no health problems whatsoever (due to quality breeding-as confirmed by our vet). Many thanks for going out of your way to help me with pickup dates and the all important puppy selection. Maltese are a beautiful breed not only in terms of looks (love the short 'puppy' cut for home grooming) but also in terms of temperament. I was so lucky to have found you!

  • Krysia Pieniazek (Saturday, February 18 17 12:25 pm GMT)

    Nina,a Riovista Maltese pup joined our family in November 15. Just over a year later she is adored by both my elderly parents and me, being a perfect mixture of princess and tomboy.

    Obtaining her through RioVista was an absolute pleasure from begining to end!!! This past year there have been no health problems requiring vet visits apart from routine shots and recent spaying, and our vet confirmed that we have a delightful strong and healthy pet. It all comes down to good breeding which RioVista has a justified reputation for. Many thanks for the joy this little white bundle of fur has brought to all of us.

  • Hannah Apps (Tuesday, November 22 16 09:02 pm GMT)

    What a privilege and an honour to have brought 2 Maltese puppies from such an amazing breeder. Shuna has a passion and a love for these animals that could rival Dr. Dolittle! She treats them like dogs and as such they thrive, and clearly develop into social animals that respect their pack and their people. I've never known puppies be so well tempered, happy and settle so quickly.
    Shuna was extremely welcoming, supportive, honest and we were never rushed during our visits. We saw mum Mini and dad Smartie for our gorgeous baby boys (now called Rocky and Dexter).
    I feel, in meeting Shuna, I have made a true friend who I admire for her dedication and tenacity in caring and providing all her dogs with the best, real care.
    Thank you for giving us such joy in homing these pups. Anyone would be lucky, and sensible to do business with you.

  • ronald glazebrook (Wednesday, November 09 16 06:01 am GMT)

    thank you for your excellent help and knowledge
    Moses is doing fine and is a lovely puppy now 9wks
    your family of dogs are a credit to you and your love of them all

  • Jessica Cross (Friday, September 09 16 10:15 pm BST)

    I've had my little man a week now and my family and I couldn't be happier.
    I contacted Shuna asking her if she had any puppies and she informed me that she was due a litter and would let me know. Well she didn't let me down! I fell in love with one of them and when he was a
    bit older was able to go and see him. Shuna was so welcoming and was so easy to talk to which was important to me as this was my first dog.

    After meeting the puppy and his mum I reserved my puppy. You could tell how happy Shuna dogs are and how much love there is between them. Shuna kept me updated on his progress until I picked him up.
    I am so glad I decided to go with Riovista.
    Henry is absolutely gorgeous and we wouldn't change him for the world. Shuna has made this a great experience for us and I would recommend her to anyone wanting puppy or dog!

  • Vicki Bruton (Sunday, July 24 16 10:41 pm BST)

    What can I say about RioVista? From the first telephone call with Shuna to picking up my male Chihuahua I have experienced nothing but friendly and sound advice. On the first night he squeaked to ask
    to go outside and can't believe he totally toilet trained for the off go ? and no accidents in the house, I put this down to Shuna and all her hard work and love for her dogs . I will definitely be
    back for a second puppy real soon. Thank you for letting me have such a beautiful well behaved boy. Good luck Shuna, you're doing a wonderful job!

  • Julie Keogh (Saturday, May 28 16 02:17 pm BST)

    After visiting Shuna and her wonderful dogs I just wanted to say how impressed we were. Shuna couldn't have been more welcoming, she spent so much time with us, proudly showing off her doggie mums,
    dads and of course the gorgeous puppies. You could see she had a very special relationship with all her adult dogs, singing out their names to separate them from the pack, they would come
    confidently. All dogs were obviously very well cared for, being raised in a safe and stimulating environment.

    To our absolute pleasure we got to cuddle and hold not only puppies but their parents too. The adult dogs were happy to be petted and loved, obviously accustomed to being handled. We felt so at home
    that we lost track of time, but not once were we made to feel we'd outstayed our welcome. Needless to say we fell in love with the puppies (and the parents) and are now impatiently waiting to pick up
    a little morkie puppy in a few days time. In the mean time Shuna has kindly sent videos of our chosen puppy and updated us via regular texts. What a wonderful experience this has been thanks to
    Shuna's generosity and professionalism, I really couldn't recommend her more highly.

  • Sarah Prentice (Tuesday, February 09 16 09:52 am GMT)

    I purchased my lovely little girl Maisie a few weeks ago. What a wonderful experience. I already have 3 Chihuahuas and Maisie has settled in so well. She has no 'accidents' and goes to the toilet on
    her puppy pad. She is so well adjusted and sociable. I was with Shuna for over 2 hours, I didn't feel rushed into making a decision and if I choose to get another puppy will always go back to Shuna.
    Thank you so much

  • Rahim (Thursday, January 21 16 11:07 pm GMT)

    Towards the end of 2015 after almost a year of contemplating, we set out on a search for the perfect minature dachshund; and Rio Vista provided it! From the initial phone call to Shuna, she was
    unbelievably helpful and collecting our puppy from her couldn't have been more exciting. I met the parents and all the other pets which was a real treat. Clearly all happy and very well looked after
    and cared for. Shuna provided a generous starter pack which really helped us out. Couldn't have been more delighted with the both the service and our new family member! Can't wait for the next litter
    so we can have a second edition to our home!

  • Helen O'Mahony (Tuesday, November 17 15 09:18 am GMT)

    We collected our mini wire haired dachshund boy (Sid) from Shuna on 14/11 and we are so pleased with him!! He has settled very well in his new home. We would thoroughly recommend Shuna as a breeder,
    she was very welcoming and friendly and obviously adores her dogs and has knowledge of everything doggie! Thanks again xx

  • Lisa ardener (Wednesday, October 14 15 07:18 am BST)

    We got our stunning little valentino from shuna and what a lovely experience it was.we were made very welcome and met lots of other stunning dogs in the comfort of her home , she had lots of time for
    us and the puppy pack is amazing which came in a stunning bag .Never been to buy a dog where the breeder has as much time as you need to be there ! Very well toilet trained & socialised valentino
    fitted straight in with our other dogs & family members! I would recommend Riovista to anyone who wants a well bred loved & looked after puppy/ adult dog .xxxx

  • Lesley Robinson (Tuesday, April 28 15 11:44 am BST)

    Hi there, Shuna!
    Thought you'd like a message to say that Tulip & Benedict are still wonderful! They are both coming up to 3 years old this summer and I don't remember much about life before they arrived because
    I've been so BUSY since. They are conquerors, both of hearts and the food bowl! Just one look into Benedict's huge, rather wet eyes is all it takes for me to remember the lovely time I had coming to
    see you and bringing my bubs home.

  • Tracey (Monday, April 20 15 09:27 pm BST)

    We got our beautiful little boy Aramis on 17/04/2015 and fell in love with him just from the pictures alone. It was a done deal before our viewing. Shun a was a perfect host and very informative with
    daily updates leading up to our visit. Aramis is now well and truly pampered.

  • Trudi (Friday, April 03 15 03:01 pm BST)

    I picked up my little boy from Shana on 31 March 2015, he was named Chesney and I have since renamed him to Rio. He is settling in nicely, already litter trained and had no accidents at all. Thank
    you so much for this little bundle of Joy. I would definitely recommend Shana to anyone who is looking for a little Chihuahua.

  • megan (Wednesday, February 25 15 09:26 pm GMT)

    5* breeder!
    Brought 2 puppies and felt very welcome when we come to view the puppies. Home is welcoming and puppies are very well looked after. Received a massive puppy pack to start them off in their new homes
    to help them settle. would deffinatly recommend! Thank you so much!!

  • Trudy (Tuesday, November 18 14 06:54 pm GMT)

    We picked up our little girl on the 6th Oct. From that time she has been a wonderful, funny and loving addition to our family. Shuna was and is invaluable to ensuring a healthy, safe and informative
    transition to the puppies new home. We are learning so much from our little lady. I would recommend Shuna and Rio Vista to anyone considering the joy of a puppy.

  • Gemma Wright (Monday, October 13 14 01:59 pm BST)

    1 year ago today my beautiful little girl was born and had the best start to life in your home! When I chose her I would never have imagined what a loving, playful, affectionate little puppy Ruby was
    going to turn out to be. I cannot thank you enough for my beautiful little girl! She’s doing great, loves her cuddles and loves chewing her bones!! Thank you so much for my Ruby, she is my absolute
    soul mate! I couldn’t have asked for a better puppy or nicer, caring breeder! xxx

  • Hayley mayes (Friday, August 15 14 12:22 pm BST)

    I have brought 2 puppies from this breeder and have recommended her to friends/family who have gone on to buy a pup off of shuna, absolutely lovely woman!! and cares for pups and adults
    unconditionally I consider her a friend now as she's soo amazing with all dogs and a real peoples person would always buy a pup from her they are adorable thank u x

  • Lizzie Nally (Tuesday, August 05 14 07:16 pm BST)

    We collected our new boy (wire haired mini dachshund) on the 1st August. I must say he is absolutely adorable. I would like to thank Shuna from the bottom of my heart. Shuna had her hands full on
    collection but was still able to tell us everything we needed to know. She obviously adores every one of her dogs. I would recommend Rio Vista without any hesitation at all. Once again Thank you for
    our gorgeous boy.

  • Stacey (Saturday, July 05 14 02:56 pm BST)

    I would recommend Shuna and her pups I brought my baby (jay jay ) From Shuna. Shuna was very welcoming helpful and I could she she loved everyone of her fur baby's and I know she will always be here
    to help in years to come and I would get another pup from here again my boy has had the best from the very beginning x thank you Shuna x

  • Louise & Tony (Wednesday, July 02 14 03:55 pm BST)

    Words cannot come close to expressing how amazing an experience we have had in meeting Shuna and buying our beautiful pup Powder Puff (Honey). We've made an amazing new friend and we look forward to
    returning for another pup in the future. A brilliant lady who gives peace of mind, and produces brilliant, healthy, well-adjusted puppies who are a pleasure to share life with. Our little girl came
    home and settled with our older chi's as if she had lived here forever. Thank you so much, you made our year!

  • Samantha burt (Sunday, May 18 14 09:59 pm BST)

    Absolutely fantastic breeder and what a lovely lady. Could possibly be one of the best friends I've ever made. 3rd dog from Shuna now and she is gorgeous. Any advice or help you need and she's right
    there.

  • Jo Tetlow (Thursday, May 08 14 04:10 am BST)

    We loved our first chihuahua girl so much from Shuna that we came back to get her a playmate! Our new little boy is exquisite! I cannot recommend Rio Vista high enough. Nothing is too much trouble
    and no expense is spared on her dogs and puppies. It's so refreshing to be able to trust a breeder! A thoroughly enjoyable experience and yet again a first class puppy that has made our family
    complete xx

  • Zoe Coulter (Russo) (Wednesday, March 05 14 07:52 pm GMT)

    Hi Shuna, we just wanted to say thank-you so much for our beautiful little girl Lola (Stacey). She's settled in brilliantly with our other Chihuahua Alvin, he really loves having her around. They
    play together fantastically, they're so funny to watch! She is so full of character, as you said, and isn't afraid of anything! She also has an extremely healthy appetite, and isn't fussy like a lot
    of chihuahuas. All of these things are testament to what a well bred, happy & healthy puppy she was when we picked her up on Feb 14th 2014. We thought the puppy back you gave us was really great
    too, you put such a lot of effort into your dogs and this is really clear to see. We'll send you some more pics and a video so you can see how she's growing. Her little ears have come up now so she
    looks like a proper little chihuahua! She's off on her first trip to Cornwall this weekend

  • Jo Tetlow (Saturday, February 15 14 12:51 am GMT)

    We adore our new little chocolate chihuahua from Rio Vista, a proper lively, chunky, healthy little pup! Shuna is a fab breeder, very helpful and very organised! Nothing was too much trouble and her
    love for dogs is evident. If you want a strong healthy pup as your new family member, then I can recommend Rio Vista :)

  • Donna St.Pierre (Tuesday, February 11 14 01:37 pm GMT)

    I am overjoyed with my new Rio Vista puppy! She is happy, healthy, confident and so loving. At 8 weeks she is absolutely clean, I could hardly believe my eyes.

    She came with amazing advice from the breeder with full puppy pack and insurance.

    I am always careful of a breeder's ethics and this lady is completely professional, ethical and loves these puppies, one and all. I can't recommend them highly enough.

    Thank you very much, Rio Vista, my 'Lucy Loo' is heaven!

  • Samantha Burt (Sunday, February 09 14 10:12 pm GMT)

    Absolutely lovely people so helpful been in contact with Shona for weeks before collecting bisquit and then saw phoebe from another litter and reserved her too. They are gorgeous strong healthy pups.
    110% recommend as breeder and made a friend for life. Thanks Shona

  • Samantha Lowman (Wednesday, January 15 14 02:30 pm GMT)

    We purchased our beautiful boy Prince just before Christmas. He has given our family so much joy and is a remarkable boy. I can not recommend Rio Vista enough! Prince is a very handsome boy,
    fantastic body structure and beautiful marked with a great temperament. Rio Vista will go out of there way to give you any information required and are very caring breeders.

  • Barbara and Steve (Saturday, August 10 13 10:11 am BST)

    We Purchased our two beautiful Smoothcoat Chihuahua girls from Shuna in March 2013 and what stunning gorgeous little girls they are too. They are sisters and adore each other. They fitted right in
    with our other 3 Chihuahuas from the start, they have such lovely temperaments. Thank you so much Shuna for our two much loved girls. We will send you some pics.