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Rescue Me ID: 14-03-23-00132Henley (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    My partner and I rescued a Shih Tzu in October. He is about 3 years old, healthy, active, playful, and generally a great little dog. He's large for a Shih Tzu--about 22 pounds--but not overweight...just more the size of a small breed than a toy breed. He is housebroken, pad trained, and knows how to sit, lay down, wait, etc. He does not do well with cats or small children, so we cannot keep him. He must have had some past trauma because he takes a few months to warm up to people. Once he does he's sweet and snuggly and loves to sit on laps, but it has to be on his terms. When someone reaches and it is unwanted, he growls. If the person does ... (Read More)not back off, he snaps/bites (hence why he would not be good for children). If you respect his boundaries, he's a great pet. He's 95% easygoing and just needs someone who has patience for the 5% when he is not. He is generally good with dogs; however, there have been a few dogs (mostly unneutered male dogs) that he has behaved aggressively towards. He loves to tug, chase balls, go for long walks, and rest in the sun, and is overall a good pet for someone. Probably best with a 1-2 older adult household with no kids. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Hampshire County Northampton, MA MAP IT!

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Ryan A 4132742749

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Shih Tzu in Massachusetts
    Shih Tzu Dogs can make good pets in Massachusetts 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.

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Massachusetts Animal Rescue
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Franklin County - Leverett, Massachusetts 01054
Dakin Animal Shelter 413-548-9898

Hampden County - Springfield 01138
Concerned Citizens for Animals, Inc 413-565-5383

Franklin County - Greenfield 01302
Pioneer Valley Humane Society 413-773-3148

Worchester County - Clinton 01510
Clinton Veterinary Hospital 978-368-8509

Middlesex County - Acton, MA 01720
Animal Umbrella 508-877-1194

Worcester County - Bolton 01740
Second Chance Fund for Animal Welfare 978-779-8287

Worcester County - Southborough, MA 01772
Commonwealth Cats, Inc 508-303-3806

Essex County - Salisbury 01952
Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society 978-462-0760

Essex County - Salem, Massachusetts 01970
Northeast Animal Shelter 978-745-9888

Norfolk County - Canton, Massachusetts 02021
Neponset Valley Humane Society 781-341-2675

Plymouth County - Scituate, Massachusetts 02066
The Friends of Scituate Shelter 781-545-8703

Suffolk County - Boston 02116
Animal Rescue League of Boston 617-426-9170

Suffolk County - S Boston, MA 02127
Alliance for Animals Clinic 617-268-7800

Suffolk County - South Boston, Massachusetts 02127
Stop the Overpopulation of Pets 617-571-7151

Suffolk County - Boston 02130
MSPCA/MVMA Spay/Neuter Assistance Program 617-541-5007

Plymouth County - Duxbury 02331
Standish Humane Society 781-834-4663

Barnstable County - Buzzards Bay 02532
A Helping Paw 508-759-2887

Barnstable County - Provincetown, MA 02657
Carrie A. Seaman Animal Shelter 508 487- 4243

Bristol County - Fall River 02720
Faxon Animal Rescue League of Greater Fall River 508-679-6122

Bristol County - Fall River 02720
Sylvan Animal Clinic (Faxon Animal Rescue League) 508-679-6122

Bristol County - N Dartmouth, MA 02747
Animal Advocates 508-991-7727

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