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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-01-00574Splash (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Adult


    Splash is a very beautiful little 6 year old shih Tzu! She is a little shy at first, but making great progress!

     Animal Location:

St. Clair County Fairview Heights, IL MAP IT!

Contact:
Gateway 4 Paws

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Rescue Me ID: 15-03-01-00569Oreo (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Adult


    Oreo is a super sweet and affectionate little shih Tzu! She is 7 years old!

     Animal Location:

St. Clair County Fairview Heights, IL MAP IT!

Contact:
Gateway 4 Paws

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-23-00309Gunther (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Low Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Gunther is an adorable 10 year old Jack Russell terrier mix with a hilarious underbite! Gunther came to ACL as a matted mess who was running stray, but he's blossomed with the love of a great foster home. Gunther is good with other dogs, loves to cuddle up next to you to sleep, and loves squeaky toys! He's a mellow older man who's completely housebroken and comfortable in a home environment. Because he's older, he probably wouldn't love a house with young, active children, but he would do well in a home with older children and a laidback attitude. Gunther is happy and healthy, and he still has several great years of life! Can you offer him a ... (Read More)loving retirement home? Give Animal Care League a call to set up an introduction. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Cook County Oak Park, IL 60304 MAP IT!

Contact:
Gabrielle Zenoni 7088488155

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-18-00139Jackie (female)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet adoptable Jacki! Jacki is a 5 year old, female shih tzu mix. Jacki is the total package, good with kids, other dogs, and is even alright with cats! Jacki is crate trained, potty trained, and ready to find her perfect forever family. If you are interested in this sweet girl, please email bowwowrevolution@gmail.com!

     Animal Location:

Bow Wow Revolution
Cook County Chicago, IL 60630 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-02-08-00478Hannah (female)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Health: Spayed 

    Hannah is a five year old female Shih Tzu/ Poodle mix who weighs 13 pounds. She would do best in a quiet home with no people under the age of 12. Her minimum adoption donation is $245. If interested in possibly adopting Hannah, please fill out the adoption application found on our website (www.wishbonecaninerescue.org).

     Animal Location:

Wish Bone Canine Rescue
McLean County Bloomington, IL 61701 MAP IT!

Contact:
Wish Bone Canine Rescue wbcrshelter@gmail.com

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Rescue Me ID: 15-01-27-00331Oreo (male)

Shih Tzu    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Fearful/Anxious 

    
 Adoption Fee: $0.00 Animal Location:

Will County Plainfield, IL MAP IT!

Contact:
Raul Romero 8156411994

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-18-00666Rufus (male)

Shih Tzu    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Low Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Rufus is a 10 year old shihtzu, puppy mill survivor who needs a loving home willing to work with his emotional scars. He was released from the puppy mill at age 5. He went to live with a family who now had to rehome him. Rufus is emotionally guarded and carries some separation anxiety. He will do well in a home where he has someone around more of the time rather than not. If he is very scared and stressed he will howl a couple times (or more in the day). We are working on desensitizing him on this but may not ever improve. This does dissipate as he acclimates in his environment but will likely never go completely away and his adopter ... (Read More)needs to be aware and accepting of this behavior. So he must go to a home rather than an apartment or townhome. He wants to be near his human and prefers to lay by your feet but isn't looking to be a Velcro dog. He does not want much physical handling and will elicit a low growl if he does not want a pet. Rufus seems to prefer men and is quite comfortable with them. Rufus will do well with a patient adopter who will let Rufus come to them on his own terms and be okay with a dog that is likely always somewhat aloof. He is house trained, crate trained, microchipped and neutered. He is current on his vaccinations. He deserves to spend his golden years with love and appreciation. If you think you can offer than to Rufus and be his hero, then please by all means contact us. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Rescue Tails Animal Welfare Illinois
Cook County Lincolnwood, IL 60712 MAP IT!

Contact:
847-867-8457

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Shih Tzu in Illinois
    Shih Tzu Dogs can make good pets in Illinois if they match your IifestyIe. The Shih-Tzu is a toy breed similar to the Pekingese. Shih-Tzus are proud little dogs and loaded with personality. Shih-Tzus are gentle and do fine with children who are taught to respect the dogs. Shih-Tzus bark to announce people approaching their homes. Shih-Tzus need early obedience training and may require patience when housebreaking. A Shih-Tzu will do just fine in an apartment if it gets enough exercise.

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    Shih-Tzu means Lion Dog in Mandarin. Shih-Tzus are descended from Lhasa Apsos bred with Pekingese. Paintings of dogs resembling Shih-Tzus exist dating back to the sixteenth century. Chinese did not allow Shih-Tzus out of the country until the 1930s.

Related pages:

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Illinois Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

McHenry County - McHenry, IL 60051
Animal Outreach Society 815-385-0005

Lake County - Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Orphans of the Storm 847-634-0022

Lake County - Waukegan, IL 60085
Lake County Animal Protection 847-740-3977

Kane County - Dundee, IL 60118
Stop the Overpopulation of Pets 847-622-4136

DuPage County - Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Animal Rescue Foundation 630-469-4121

Kane County - St. Charles, Illinois 60174
Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets 630-879-8500

Kane County - S Elgin 60177
Anderson Animal Shelter 847-697-2880

Cook County - Evanston, IL 60204
CARE for the Evanston Animal Shelter 847-705-2653

Cook County - Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411
South Suburban Humane Society 708-755-7387

Cook County - Chicago 60415
Animal Welfare League 773-667-0088

Cook County - Tinley Park 60477
People's Animal Welfare Society 815-464-7298

Cook County - Chicago, Illinois 60610
The Anti-Cruelty Society 312-644-8338

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60623
Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinic 773-521-7729

Cook County - Chicago Ridge, IL 60623
Animal Welfare League 708-636-8586

Cook County - Chicago 60640
Tree House Animal Foundation 773-784-5488

Cook County - Chicago, IL 60660
Felines, Inc. 773-465-4132

Kankakee County - Kankakee 60901
Kankakee County Humane Society 815-933-5999

Winnebago County - Rockford 61101
Humane Society of Winnebago County 815-749-1400

Winnebago County - Rockford, Illinois 61103
Winnegabo County Animal Services 815-877-3073

Rock Island County - Milan, Illinois 61264
Quad City Animal Welfare Center 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Milan 61264
Humane Society of Rock Island County 309-787-6830

Rock Island County - Moline 61265
Better Pets Clinic 309-764-5489

Knox County - Galesburg 61401
Knox County Humane Society 309-342-1275

Champaign County - Savoy, IL 61874
CatSNAP 217-353-5243

Madison County - Bethalto, Illinois 62010
Bethalto Spay Clinic 618-377-2420

Adams County - Quincy 62301
Quincy Humane Society 217-228-1422

Jackson County - Murphysboro 62966
Humane Society of Southern Illinois 618-457-2362

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