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Adopt a Rescued Shih Tzu

As the world's largest no-kill pet rescue and adoption organization, the Animal League is a great place to look if you or your family is looking for a specific breed like a Shih Tzu.

North Shore Animal League America frequently partners with other groups to conduct Puppy Mills Rescues &ndash rescues that pull pure bred dogs out of cruel and inhumane conditions &ndash saving these beautiful pets from imminent destruction and finding them loving homes.

Are you searching for a rescued Shih Tzu dog or puppy?

Search for a Shih Tzu here. Look for your new best friend!

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Re-home a Shih Tzu

If you know someone who needs to re-home a Shih Tzu, the Animal League will care for that dog or puppy until we can find him or her a forever home. Our adoption specialists at 516-883-7575 are happy to help.

Shih Tzu Breed Characteristics

  • Low exercise
  • Happy, playful
  • Less yappy than most small breeds
  • Usually playful and friendly with other pets
  • High coat maintenance
  • Housebreaking problems
  • Tendency to snore and snort
  • Tendency towards obesity
  • Stubborn, willful