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My name is Bernie!

Shih Tzu/Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) Mix Dog for adoption in San Diego, California - Bernie

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Bernie's Info...

Bernie's Story...
Bernie is approximately one-year-old and appears to be a Shih Tzu Terrier mix. Bernie does not shed! Bernie is fully housebroken, responds to come here/sit down, and waits to be invited onto your furniture. He also is polite when you eat. Bernie loves all people and most of all to be with his human and other submissive dogs. Bernie likes to engage in puppy play, but has no destructive habits.

While at his foster home he enjoys morning kisses and cuddles in bed. Bernie enjoys his morning, mid-day, late afternoon, and before bed walk. Bernie is afraid of crates and is accustomed to being restricted with a dog gate in a kitchen. Bernie takes a lot of naps and when he is awake likes to sit near (or follow) his human and/or play. Bernie is not overly enthusiastic about his daily eye cleaning, but cooperates and always feels better after his fur is nice and clean. Bernie also enjoys his good night petting and cuddling close to a human to fall asleep.

Bernie is ready to be adopted to a family that works part time, works from home, or is enjoying retirement. Bernie likes other dogs but requires special attention during this transitional period of his life. Bernie is easily intimidated by alpha dogs and would enjoy the company of a playful dog.

Facts about Bernie

  • Breed: Shih Tzu/Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) Mix
  • Color: White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Bernie, a San Diego Shih Tzu/Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Shih Tzu/Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) for sale in San Diego, or seeking a Shih Tzu/Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) dog from a breeder in San Diego.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in San Diego 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 San Diego 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/Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) breeders who help with Shih Tzu/Terrier (Unknown Type, Small) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in San Diego paves the way for another one to be saved.