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Rescue Me ID: 15-08-28-00620Holly (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Arthritis 

    Holly is a good companion, good with children, very adaptable. Unfortunately Holly's owner recently passed, and family is unable to care for her. We are looking for a loving home for her.

     Animal Location:

Essex County Verona, NJ MAP IT!

Jennifer Santos 201-679-4051

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Rescue Me ID: 15-08-28-00004Dropsey (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Cats, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Little Dropsey is a wonderful girl. She is about 5-7 years old & has a fancy little walk and a wonderful disposition.Dropsey is spayed, up to date on vaccines and heartworm negative. She loves attention and loves to be hanging out with you and of course paws to be picked up and held.

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Bergen County Edgewater, NJ MAP IT!


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Rescue Me ID: 15-08-26-00240Aden (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very Low Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    This is Aden. In February, Aden's mommy contacted me and told me she was leaving her husband, couldn't keep Aden, and if I didn't take him he was going to the shelter. Aden is paralyzed. It's hard enough getting out of the shelter. A paralyzed dog faces an even more difficult time. Aden is a very sweet dog. He asks not for much. Just a lap and someone around as much as possible. He scoots around on the floor with no problem. He wears a diaper as he cannot control his bladder. He is a tiny little 9 lb guy with a HUGE heart. Aden is around 9 years old. He doesn't do well at being crated or contained.. Give him free roam in a safe room, and he ... (Read More)is fine. Since he wears a diaper and his bladder leaks, he needs frequent diaper changes. An ideal home would be where his mom/dad work from home or are only gone a few hours at a time. Since he is small and scoots around, a home with little kids or one with slightly older but active kids would not be a good idea. He is great with dogs! He is great with cats! He recently had a full dental since arriving here. He is healthy otherwise. Because he wears diapers you will need to be cautious of UTIs. Frequent diaper changing and properly cleaning goes a long way. Aden is located in Morris County (Jefferson Twp.) If you are interested in inquiring about Aden, you may pm me. I would prefer to keep him somewhat local. Home check necessary. Warning: He is a big snorer! ;) (Less)

     Animal Location:

Morris County Lake Hopatcong, NJ MAP IT!

Denise Sloane

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-20-00582Roy (male)

Shih Tzu    Age: Senior

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Roy is a 13 year old purebred Shitzu whose owner recently passed away. Sadly, no one in the family wanted Roy so they brought him to a vet to have him euthanized. We weren't going to let that happen. We said we'd take him and find him a good home. Roy has some issues that come with age. This little boy is partially blind and deaf so it will take a special person to give him his forever home. Roy is currently on ear and eye medications. He'll need eye drops for the rest of his life for dry eye. His ears should clear up with drops and a grain free diet. Roy is a very good boy. He is so sweet and loves to cuddle. Please help this handsome ... (Read More)senior find the loving home he deserves. If you are interested in adopting, we encourage you to please submit an application on our website today so that we can try and process and pre-approve any potential adopters prior to our next adoption event. Application link here: Adoption Process: 1.Fill out an application 2.Home Visit 3.Adoption contract & adoption fee Roy's adoption fee is $100. This covers all their age-appropriate shots and vetting **If you are coming to the event to see a certain dog, please email ahead of time to make sure that dog will be there that day or check our facebook page the night before for our attendee list for that event. For a list of upcoming pet adoption events go to: Don't forget to 'Like Us' on Facebook One Step Closer Animal Rescue is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Donations are TAX DEDUCTIBLE to the extent allowed by law. If you would like to make a donation to help us rescue more animals please send donations to PO Box 248, Sparta, NJ 07871. Please make your check payable to O.S.C.A.R.. All donations go directly to the care of the animals, we are strictly a volunteer based group. Thank you for helping us save as many lives as we can. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

One Step Closer Animal Rescue, Inc. OSCAR
Sussex County Sparta, NJ 07871 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 15-07-18-00499Jenna & Kylie (Sisters (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Hello! My husband and I have two 10 year-old Shih Tzu sisters (Jenna & Kiley) who need a home immediately. I watch my two year-old grandson and he is severely allergic to dogs. They need a new warm and happy home. Please contact Susan at 973-219-1648 or Thank you.

     Animal Location:

Morris County Chester, NJ MAP IT!

Susan Riposta 9732191648

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Shih Tzu in New Jersey
    Shih Tzu Dogs can make good pets in New Jersey 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. Chinese did not allow Shih-Tzus out of the country until the 1930s.

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New Jersey Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

Passaic County - Clifton, New Jersey 07012
Passaic County Spay/Neuter Van Coalition 973-454-1625

Union County - Hillside, NJ 07205
People for Animals 973-282-0890

Hudson County - Jersey City, New Jersey 07303
The Hudson County Animal League 201-200-1008

Hudson County - Jersey City 07307
Animal Relief Foundation Fund 866-841-9139

Passaic County - W Milford, New Jersey 07480
West Milford Animal Shelter Society 973-728-2859

Bergen County - Teterboro, NJ 07608
Bergen County Animal Shelter Home 201-229-4600

Monmouth County - Eatontown, NJ 07724
Monmouth County SPCA 732-542-3125

Camden County - Voorhees, NJ 08043
Animal Welfare Association 856-424-2288

Ocean County - Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Ocean County Animal Facility (South) 609-978-0127

Burlington County - Medford, New Jersey 08055
Ace of Spays 609-654-2921

Gloucester County - Williamstown 08094
The Oasis Animal Sanctuary 856-262-1222

Ocean County - Ocean City 08226
Humane Society of Ocean City 609-399-2018

Atlantic County - Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Best Friends Veterinary Hospital 609-625-7922

Cumberland County - Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Cumberland County SPCA 856-691-1500

Atlantic County - Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Humane Society of Atlantic City 609-347-2487

Ocean County - Jackson, NJ 08527
Ocean County Animal Facility North 732-657-8086

Mercer County - Trenton, New Jersey 08625
New Jersey Dept of Health 609-292-7837

Ocean County - Brick 08723
Jersey Shore Animal Center 732-920-1600

Ocean County - Tom’s River 08753
East Coast NJ Spay Clinic 732-929-9449

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