THIS IS OPIE — a 13-lb, 3-yr-old, tan-with-black-mask Shih Tzu with 3 legs! This poor little guy was dumped in the shelter with a broken leg. When our vet opened up the leg to repair it, he realized the damage was too severe and had to amputate. But Opie doesn’t doesn’t let a missing leg slow him down! He plays fetch with the best of them! Loves his walks too! He can be a little possessive of food and toys, but we’ve been working with him on it. Opie is looking for a home where someone is around most of the time, as he doesn't like being left alone for more than a few hours at a time. Kids over 8 yrs old are welcome! He’d love another small, playful canine companion in the household as well — someone to show him the ropes! He seems to be housetrained in his foster home, but we never guarantee. Do you have space in your heart for this adorable tripawd?
Our website is updated daily. Please do not apply for this dog unless your home fits the specified criteria. All of our dogs are spayed/neutered, microchipped, groomed, vet checked, dewormed, deflea'd and come with a leash, collar and ID
If you are interested in adopting a pup from Lhasa Happy Homes, please complete the Adoption Application before calling. We will contact you once it has been reviewed.
UPDATE!!!! Lhasa Happy Homes will be now holding our adoption events most every Sunday at ROVER KENNELS on Main Street in Santa Monica (check calendar link below for special events and directions). Rover is located at 2116 Main Street, in Santa Monica, CA. Here you will have an opportunity to interact with the dogs and see which might be a perfect fit with your household. Main Street is famous for its innovative shops and is close to the beach! Make a day of it!! Metered parking on the street and free parking on 4th and Bicknell Streets.
Here you will have an opportunity to interact with the dogs and see which might be a perfect fit with your household....and do some fantastic shopping at the same time! Please do call us if you are coming to see a particular dog to make sure he/she will be at adoptions (we do not bring sick dogs to our adoption events). Please bring a copy of your application and pictures of your home and yard if we have not done a home check! Most importantly, if you have a dog, make sure you bring him or her to do a compatibility match with the dog you are interested in adopting!
Don't forget to check out our Events Calendar for more information on upcoming events!
See our home page for more details about our adoptions at Lhasa Happy Homes
Thanks for thinking rescue and adoption and for considering saving a life. It will be the best gift you ever give yourself or your family.
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