MEET RUPERT — a black-and-white, 10-lb, 6-year-old Shih Tzu from the Carson shelter. This little guy was passed over because he was shut down in the shelter, but now that he’s free, he’s showing us what a wonderful dog he really is! He came to us matted to the bone and with a skin infection, but he’s feeling much better now that he’s been shaved! Don’t worry — hair grows! It’s hard to resist Rupert’s big, brown eyes, and once he knows you, he’ll be your best buddy! He’s a snuggler! Rupert will cry when he’s left alone, so he definitely needs to go to a home where he’ll have another dog as a companion. He will give you a warm, energetic welcome whenever he sees you. He loves playing with toys. He seems to be potty trained and will use potty pads, but we never guarantee! Rupert is looking for a home where his humans are around a lot to give him all the love and attention he deserves. He should be okay with kids over 8 years old. Could you be his furever family?
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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