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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-23-00360Ms. Anastasia O'Dell (female)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Ms. Anastasia O'Dell was born 9/14/2014 and may weigh up to 20 pounds. We got a call one day asking if we could take a pregnant Shih Tzu just long enough for her to give birth and take care of her babies. We tried to convince the owners to let us keep the mother who was brought in covered in covered in fleas and obviously in distress but they wouldn't budge, so sadly after she is spayed mom will be going back to these humans. At least her puppies will have a better life and she will never get pregnant again. These puppies have been raised in a loving foster home with cats and other dogs and are wonderfully socialized, happy, healthy ... (Read More)puppies waiting for their forever homes. We do feel there may be some shedding but it will be minimal at best. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $550 Animal Location:

Joyful Rescues
1319 Turock Drive
Cattaraugus County Cuba, NY 14727 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-23-00357Mr. Beefy O'Dell (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Most Cats 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Mr. Beefy O' Dell was born 9/14/14 and is one studly little man! We got a call one day asking if we could take a pregnant Shih Tzu just long enough for her to give birth and take care of her babies. We tried to convince the owners to let us keep the mother who was brought in covered in covered in fleas and obviously in distress but they wouldn't budge, so sadly after she is spayed mom will be going back to these humans. At least her puppies will have a better life and she will never get pregnant again. These puppies have been raised in a loving foster home with cats and other dogs and are wonderfully socialized, happy, healthy puppies ... (Read More)waiting for their forever homes. We do feel there may be some shedding but it will be minimal at best. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $550 Animal Location:

Joyful Rescues
1319 Turock Drive
Cattaraugus County Cuba, NY 14727 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-19-00381BOSCO (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Adult

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

    
 Adoption Fee: $NO Animal Location:

Bronx County NEWYORK CITY, NY MAP IT!

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roseann boula 347-485-1905

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-18-00711Maddox (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    
 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Nassau County hempstead, NY MAP IT!

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Kiyanna Donohue

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-17-00295Danea (female)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Danea is a 7 year old Lhasa Apso/Shih Tzu girl. She is shy, due to the rough past she has had, but she is nonetheless sweet and loving. She needs a little extra TLC to come out of her shell, but with time it will show!

     Animal Location:

Recycled Paws Rescue, Inc.
PO Box 320
Westchester County Mohegan Lake , NY 10547 MAP IT!

Contact:
Lisa Marie Birdsall 914-263-9391;
Nicole Fervan 914-552-1606;
Sarah Falcone 914-382-3236

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-17-00291Kudo (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Kudo is a 7 year old Lhasa Apso/Shih tzu mix boy who is looking for his forever home. He is quite shy, but will still look to be pet. He has had a rough past so he is timid, but still outgoing and looks for love! A little TLC will help this boy come right out of his shell.

     Animal Location:

Recycled Paws Rescue, Inc.
PO Box 320
Westchester County Mohegan Lake , NY 10547 MAP IT!

Contact:
Lisa Marie Birdsall 914-263-9391;
Nicole Fervan 914-552-1606;
Sarah Falcone 914-382-3236

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-14-00195Nicole (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Senior

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

    Nicole is a gorgeous black and chocolate healthy PB 12 yr young SHIH TZU who was given up when her family had to move! :( She is house broken, crate trained (but prefers to just lay at your feet) and very sweet. She needs a forever foster or adopter to live out her retirement years.

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

LI Chihuahua Rescue, Inc.
Suffolk County Mastic Beach, NY MAP IT!

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631-332-3521

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-10-00668Christopher James Bona (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Young Puppy

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

    The Bonadio Group, 171 Sully's Trail, Pittsford, NY sponsored the transport that brought 40 dogs north out of a high kill pound in TN. How high kill???? Well, while Katie was busy making the very difficult choices she has to make down there, she accidentally entered the wrong door and there was Emma a healthy, young, medium sized, black girl who was on a table, tail just a wagging not minding that her arm was being shaved, while enjoying all the attention she was getting from a couple of the staff. Little did she realize that the needle that was now 2 inches from her arm was going to stop her heart from beating and her tail would never ... (Read More)wag again. The procedure was STOPPED and Emma was immediately loaded in the truck! We also took George who was next in line because they couldn't afford to treat him and he was painfully thin. We are working on George and hope that it is only worms and we'll be able to make him better. He is one really sweet boy and we love him already. We also took a pretty, really sweet, Cocker named Sammy who has massive ear infections, one eye is turned rather inside out and the other looks odd so he will need some very special vet care, but we have him in the best foster home for the blind and he's happy as can be. There are 37 others with their own stories, but these are the three heart breakers so far. The staff at his shelter do the best they can and truly love these dogs but their resources are incredibly limited. Thank you Bonadio Group, an accounting, business and financial services firm providing audit, tax and business consulting services, for making this trip, which runs about $800.00, possible!!!!! All dogs from the south are heart worm tested, but they cannot be tested until they are about 6 months old. So, if you choose a puppy from this group you must keep that puppy on heart worm 'preventative' at least through it's 7th month just in case it is carrying the larvae. Introducing the Bonadio Seven!!!!! This litter of pups may be the cutest ever!!! We have no idea what Dad was, but Mom is a short haired terrier kind of thing that weighs about 35 lbs. However, six of the pups look very much like wire haired terriers. So, Mom's genetics really don't seem to have played much of a part is these little cuties. As for ultimate weight some pups are twice as big as others so I'd have to guess they will be between 15 lbs. and 35 lbs. like Mom. Their birth date is approximately June 5, 2014. Special thanks to Mary Hannon for donating $50.00 to Joyful Rescues for the right to name this beautiful boy Christopher James! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $425 Animal Location:

Joyful Rescues
1319 Turock Drive
Cattaraugus County Cuba, NY 14727 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-03-00604Daisy Mae (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    I would like to welcome Daisy into the Joyful Rescue family! Daisy was born about January 1, 2006 and has lived her life birthing babies for monetary gain in a mill. She has decided that she is loving life now. I have never met a dog that wags her tail 24/7 but Daisy does. She is truly one of the happiest little dogs I have had the pleasure to foster. Daisy weighs approximately 14 pounds. She is adjusting to living in a home and has started to play a bit with the many nylabones that are around the house. She gets along with all the dogs and seems to like people. She is shy at first, but warms up quickly. Daisy has a lot to learn on ... (Read More)pottying outside and may benefit from potty floor pads throughout life as a lot of small dogs do. She will need alot of love and patience as she learns how to be a real dog. Daisy will need a secured fenced in yard as she does not walk on a leash as of yet. Now that the weather is breaking, we are going to give it a try and see how she does. If you feel you are the one that can give Daisy a wonderful life, please fill out an application at Joyful Resues! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Joyful Rescues
1319 Turock Drive
Cattaraugus County Cuba, NY 14727 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-29-00706Ziggy (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Ziggy was born about October 22, 2011 and weighs about 15 lbs. He is one incredibly gorgeous little boy. Every mill dog does best going into a home with another 'normal' dog. A woman that has befriended a group of millers in central New York has promised to see nothing, hear nothing, and say nothing as long as the millers hand dogs over to her once they are through with them instead of killing them. She then distributes the 'used' dogs to rescues and sends many here. This group was only marginal fearful of us, so not too bad. In this load the fur wasn't too bad compared to what we've seen, but the adult dogs had normal mill dog teeth ... (Read More)where you can't see any white at all and when you check the teeth your fingers smell like you've just put them inside a rotting carcass. They will be getting dentals, but a single dental doesn't undo the damage done for so many years and will need to be done on a rather regular basis until the teeth are all gone or the erosion ceases from your good care. We will be working on house training, but surely you will have work to do in this area and we have wonderful notes to help you. These are notes that have had the best success with mill dogs. So, if I've not deterred you by this, brutally honest, depressing description by now and you still feel that you want to help one of these dogs and experience the magical joy of watching one of them decide they can love a human and become a real dog or as real as they will ever become, go ahead and e mail and ask us to send you our 'Working will Mill Dog Notes' and we will be happy to do so. Adopting one of these dogs is not so much about you as it is about the dog, it is an amazingly unselfish thing to do. You will be rewarded in the long run, but it may take awhile. Special thanks to Nancy Craig-Tundel for donating $50.00 to Joyful Rescues in order to give Ziggy his name! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $275 Animal Location:

Joyful Rescues
1319 Turock Drive
Cattaraugus County Cuba, NY 14727 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-29-00687Milo (male)

Shih Tzu    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Milo was born about February 16, 2007 and weighs about 15 lbs. He is an adorable, furry, little guy and it's so cute when his hair is grown over his missing eye. He thinks it's funny when we forget his name and call him One Eye, makes him wiggle! Milo does ADORE his humans and would like to be with them as much as possible in his next home. We are told he is uncomfortable around little, noisy, children. He is house trained, good on leash, and loves to go for rides, just loves to be with you. He's doing fine with the other dogs here. Milo 'snuffs' when he has to go potty and we are told he can have a delicate tummy. He seems to be ... (Read More)doing fine here on the Science Diet. He does need his anal glands expressed now and then and his other eye has some dryness so over the counter drops or a bit of ointment once a day will help keep the eye moist. His other eye had no tear production and that is how he lost it. We are not sure where the young couple obtained Milo, but they did a tremendous amount of health care for him. They felt terrible, but had to give him up because of the small children in the home. The vets office was sad to be loosing Milo as a patient, they said he was always the sweetest thing! Milo will be over the top in love with his humans! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Joyful Rescues
1319 Turock Drive
Cattaraugus County Cuba, NY 14727 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-28-00532Muffin (male)

Shih Tzu    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    Muffin has lost an eye.

     Animal Location:

Westchester County Bedford Hills, NY MAP IT!

Contact:
Jill Gibbs

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-25-00385Duster (male)

Shih Tzu    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Duster was born about August 9, 2005 and weighs about 10 lbs. He has had a cage partner his entire life and truly should go to a home with another dog. Actually, every mill dog does best going into a home with another 'normal' dog. A woman that has befriended a group of millers in central New York has promised to see nothing, hear nothing, and say nothing as long as the millers hand dogs over to her once they are through with them instead of killing them. She then distributes the 'used' dogs to rescues and sends many here. This group was only marginal fearful of us, so not too bad. The Bichon has what we call 'puppy mill foot' and will ... (Read More)probably need to be treated with antibiotics off and on throughout life. This condition happens when they've stood on wire bottom cages for 24/7 years, upon year, upon years. It tends to happen to the heavier dogs, the lesser weight dogs don't get it so bad - makes sense. In this load the fur wasn't too bad compared to what we've seen, but the adult dogs had normal mill dog teeth where you can't see any white at all and when you check the teeth your fingers smell like you've just put them inside a rotting carcass. They will be getting dentals, but a single dental doesn't undo the damage done for so many years and will need to be done on a rather regular basis until the teeth are all gone or the erosion ceases by your good care. We will be working on house training, but surely you will have work to do in this area and we have wonderful notes to help you. These are notes that have had the best success with mill dogs. So, if I've not deterred you by this, brutally honest, depressing description by now and you still feel that you want to help one of these dogs and experience the magical joy of watching one of them decide they can love a human and become a real dog or as real as they will ever become, go ahead and e mail and ask us to send you our 'Working will Mill Dog Notes' and we will be happy to do so. Adopting one of these dogs is not so much about you as it is about the dog, it is an amazingly unselfish thing to do. You will be rewarded in the long run, but it may take awhile. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Joyful Rescues
1319 Turock Drive
Cattaraugus County Cuba, NY 14727 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-24-00381  (female)

Shih Tzu    Age: Adult

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

    2 bonded 8 year old bonded Shih tzu's. Their mom is having neck/back surgery in the next few weeks and can no longer give them the attention/care they need.

     Animal Location:

Home Sweet Home Animal Rescue
Erie County Buffalo, NY MAP IT!

Contact:
716-541-4716

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-22-00504Harley (male)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Harley is very friendly and non aggressive. Great with adults and kids of all ages.

     Animal Location:

Suffolk County Bohemia, NY MAP IT!

Contact:
Nicole Calandro

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Rescue Me ID: 14-06-24-00516Esty (female)

Shih Tzu Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Esty is an adorable little girl, 1 years old and about 25 pounds and must be adopted with Corona. Esty is shy around some men

     Animal Location:

Rockland County Bardonia, NY MAP IT!

Contact:
Barbara Peragine

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Shih Tzu in New York
    Shih Tzu Dogs can make good pets in New York 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. Paintings of dogs resembling Shih-Tzus exist dating back to the sixteenth century.

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New York County - New York, New York 10016
Bide-a-Wee 212-532-5884

New York County - New York, New York 10019
Have-A-Heart Spay and Neuter Clinic 212-977-6877

NYC Counties - New York, NY 10128
ASPCA New York Cares Mobile Clinic 212-876-7700

Westchester County - Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
SPCA of Westchester, Inc 914-941-2894

Westchester County - White Plains, NY 10604
Animal Welfare League 914-948-2094

Kings County - Brooklyn, NY 11209
Muffin's Pet Connection 718-833-7988

Nassau County - Roslyn Heights, New York 11577
SPCA of Nassau County 516-794-0831

Suffolk County - Bay Shore 11706
Island Rescue 631-968-8700

Suffolk County - Brookhaven, New York 11719
Spay Today 516-286-4965

Nassau County - Farmingdale 11735
Gay Senk DVM 516-626-3090

Suffolk County - Huntington, New York 11743
League for Animal Protection 631-757-4517

Suffolk County - Huntington 11743
Little Shelter Animal Rescue 631-368-8770

Suffolk County - Huntington Station, New York 11746
Suffolk County SPCA 631-549-7722

Suffolk County - Smithtown, NY 11787
Suffolk County SPCA 631-382-SPCA

Nassau County - Hicksville 11802
PAWS Long Island 516-364-PAWS

Nassau County - Wantagh 11793
Bide-a-Wee 516-785-4687

Suffolk County - Calverton 11933
Kent Animal Shelter 631-727-7797

Suffolk County - Westhampton, New York 11977
Bide-a-Wee 631-325-0280

Greene Columbia County - Athens, New York 12015
Greene Animal Welfare Alliance 518-945-3218

Rennselaer County - Menands 12204
Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society 518-434-8128

Albany County - Albany, NY 12205
Pet Population Control Program 518-457-3502

Schenectady County - Scotia, New York 12302
Pet Pal Mobile Clinic 518-374-3944

Ulster County - Saugerties, NY 12477
Animal Emergency Fund 845-247-6211

Columbia County - Hudson, NY 12534
Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA 518-828-6044

Columbia County - Hudson 12534
Animalkind Inc 518-943-7654

Orange County - Montgomery 12549
Furever Animals Spay Neuter Program 845-457-8147

Orange/Ulster/Sullivan Counties - Westbrookville, New York 12785
The Animal Rights Alliance 845-754-7100

Clinton County - Plattsburgh, NY 12903
Adirondack Humane Society 518-561-7876

Cayuga County - Weedsport 13166
Feral Cat Friends 315-252-2406

Onondaga County - Syracuse 13211
Central New York SPCA 315-454-4479

Onondaga County - Syracuse 13211
Pet Outreach, Inc. 315-469-6569

St Lawrence County - Hammond, NY 13646
Spay Neuter Now 315-324-5969

Broome County - Endicott, NY 13760
Animal Care Council 607-786-7729

Broome County - Binghamton, New York 13904
Project Paw 607-724-2241

Erie County - East Aurora 14052
Feral Cat Focus 888-902-9717

Erie County - Buffalo, NY 14217
Animal Birth Control Society 716-873-4500

Erie County - Blasdale, NY 14219
Erie County Spay and Neuter Assistance Program 716-652-1359

Monroe County - Fairport 14450
Lollypop Farm SNIP Program 585-223-1330

Rochester/Monroe Counties - Fairport, NY 14450
Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County 585-223-1333

Wayne County - Lyons 14489
Wayne County Humane Society 315-946-3389

Monroe County - Rochester, NY 14608
Rochester Animal Services 585-428-SPAY

Steuben County - Bath, NY 14810
Finger Lakes Humane Society 607-776-3039

Tompkins County - Ithaca, New York 14850
Tompkins County SPCA 607-257-1822

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