| 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.
Shih Tzu Rescue
New Mexico Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Bernalillo County - Albuquerque, NM 87192
Animal Protection of New Mexico 505-265-2322
Rio Arriba County - Alcade 87511
Northern New Mexico Animal Protection 505-753-8662
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.