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My name is Newton!

Shih Tzu Dog for adoption in Oak Ridge, New Jersey - Newton
Photo 1 - Shih Tzu Dog for adoption in Oak Ridge, New Jersey - Newton
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Photo 3 - Shih Tzu Dog for adoption in Oak Ridge, New Jersey - Newton

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Newton's Info...

I am already neutered, purebred, a special needs pet, up to date with shots, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Newton's Story...
In just a few hours little Newton transformed from a terrified matted lump hiding in the back of his cage at the local pound to a cuddly tail wagging little guy! This darling little 8 to 10-year-old Shih Tzu was surrendered to the pound because he kept hiding under his owners bed. He seems to have some vision issues although not completely blind which contributes to have your office but once he hears your voice he starts wagging his tail and comes over for attention. He is fine with other gentle dogs and was a very good boy for his grooming. Please email njwoof@cs.com if you are interested in this special little man.

We do not have a shelter- all our pets are in foster homes and can be seen by appointment only during the week, or at our weekly pet adoptions every Sunday at the Animal Clinic of Morris Plains from 12:30 to 3PM at 3009 Route 10 East next to 5 Star Car Wash (formerly Boulder Car Wash) in Morris Plains (Denville on GPS). To help us better match a pet to your household, we request you fill out an application on our homepage www.secondchance.petfinder.com and copy and paste it into an email, or print it and bring it to our adoption day when you come. Local inquiries only please- we do not do long distance adoptions.


Can't adopt but still want to help this dog? Click on the "Sponsor Me" button at the top of this page to donate toward his/her care! All donations are tax-deductible and go directly toward the care of our rescue dogs. Thank you for your support!

Facts about Newton

  • Breed: Shih Tzu
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - With White
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male

Other Pets at Second Chance Pet Adoption League

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Newton, a Oak Ridge Shih Tzu dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Shih Tzu for sale in Oak Ridge, or seeking a Shih Tzu dog from a breeder in Oak Ridge.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Oak Ridge already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Oak Ridge breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Shih Tzu breeders who help with Shih Tzu rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Oak Ridge paves the way for another one to be saved.