| 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. Shih-Tzus were popular with Chinese royalty. Chinese did not allow Shih-Tzus out of the country until the 1930s.
Shih Tzu Rescue
Nevada Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Clark County - Las Vegas 89101
The Animal Foundation Lied Shelter 702-384-3333
Clark County - Las Vegas, NV 89118
Nevada SPCA 702-873-SPCA
Washoe County - Reno 89502
Nevada Humane Society 775-283-5463
If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.