found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.
I am already neutered, housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, not good with kids, not good with dogs, and good with cats.
Gender: Male, neutered
Breed: Purebred Shih Tzu
Just look at those eyes. Buster wants to be loved so badly, but he’s a little bit scared to trust right now. Only a few days ago, he was turned over to the shelter by his owners who bought him from a breeder as a tiny puppy.
His former owners say their other dogs were too rough with him, even though they were also small dogs, and as a result, he spent most of his time hiding under the bed. This has been going on for quite a while, so they finally made the decision to let him go to a home where he can be happier and have a normal life.
In his time with us at New Lease on Life, we have been working on his socialization. He’s currently living in the cat room,and he loves being around the cats where it’s quieter. He loves to be petted and will even climb in your lap for cuddles. He just needs a quiet home where he can relax.
Due to Buster’s history with dogs, we do not recommend him for a multiple-dog household. If you do have other dogs, we may be able to make an exception, but your dogs must be passive, gentle dogs and must come to meet him at the shelter prior to adoption to make sure they all get along.
Buster also is not recommended for small children. We have had him around older children at the shelter (12 years+), and he does very well as long as the children are calm so they don’t scare him.
But please, don’t be put off by his history. Buster wants to love so much. We’ve only had him a very short time, but we’re already seeing progress. His former owners say he loves to be groomed, and the groomers love him. He also enjoys going on walks in the sunshine.
Buster is fully housebroken and doesn’t mind being crated. He also loves cats and hangs out with them quite happily.
Buster has already been neutered, heartworm tested (negative) and is on current preventative, vaccinated, dewormed and flea treated, so he is ready to go home with you. You can visit him at the shelter any time during adoption hours, Thursday through Sunday 5 to 8pm, or call 330–397–8270 to schedule an appt to meet him at another time or on another day.