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Shih Tzu puppies and dogs in Ventura, California

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These Shih Tzus are available for adoption close to Ventura, California.
We'll also keep you updated on Gimley's adoption status with email updates.
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Gimley

Shih Tzu Pekingese

Male, 4 yrs
Thousand Oaks, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Gimley was pulled from the Baldwin Park shelter and is now safe with Shelter Hope! He now needs to find his furever family. Call to set up an appointment to come meet Gimley at Shelter Hope Pet Shop Thousand Oaks in the Janss Marketplace. 805-379-3538
We'll also keep you updated on Morrk's adoption status with email updates.
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Morrk

Shih Tzu Maltese

Male, 1 yr
Thousand Oaks, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Call to set up an appointment to come meet Morrk at Shelter Hope Pet Shop Thousand Oaks in the Janss Marketplace. 805-379-3538
We'll also keep you updated on Mindi's adoption status with email updates.
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Mindi

Shih Tzu Maltese

Female, 1 yr
Thousand Oaks, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Call to set up an appointment to come meet Mindi at Shelter Hope Pet Shop Thousand Oaks in the Janss Marketplace. 805-379-3538
We'll also keep you updated on KAI's adoption status with email updates.
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KAI

Shih Tzu

Male, Young
Santa Monica, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
PLEASE READ THIS PROFILE AND THE REQUESTED CRITERIA BEFORE CALLING OR SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION AND CONSIDERATION PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING…thank you! MEET KAI! A 3-4 yr old, tan/white, 15 lb, adorable, Shih Tzu, who came from the streets of San Bernardino with no history. By the time he came to us, he had developed more anxiety and fear. We found a trainer who helped get him through most of his issues. However, she never addressed obedience or “leadership behavior” so he can still be reactive to some dogs especially on walks. We FINALLY found a behaviorist who is teaching his foster how to teach Kai to respect her…AND IT’S WORKING! Leader not lover — until alpha is established. Kai is a smart dog who does his best with regular exercise and dedicated attention — and he needs a patient, experienced home that will give him time to acclimate. Insufficient physical activity can lead to heightened anxiety, so he needs an active home that will engage him. Kai gets super excited when you come home or it’s feeding time! He is a foodie and is very motivated by treats! He’s a great dog, just needs leadership. Kai is OK interacting with calm dogs and is very friendly with people and children once introduced. Encounters with dogs on the street requires ongoing reinforcement, as he becomes overly excited and will dart toward them. However, once allowed to familiarize himself, sniff and settle, he doesn’t pay much attention to them. While we don’t always recommend crates, some dogs consider them a “safe cave,” especially if that is how they are trained. Initially, Kai had barking issues, which have definitely settled. That being said, he should be in a home where his person is around a lot and there are no other dogs. Kai’s favorite and never changing thing is to collect squeaky toys! He’s like a puppy at times, teething on your hands/fingers. BUT he can be moody. His guarding issues with toys has dissipated (people and dogs) for the most part, but not with food. Take it slow and watch his body language. He’ll let you know. If you hear a growl, back off! An active home, POSSIBLY with another small, calm but playful pup and a firm yet gentle guidance, patience, and ample acclimation time has proven to be the ticket for Kai. Could this be your next family member? He’s available now (to the right home!) PLEASE DON’T APPLY IF YOU DON’T HAVE THE EXPERIENCE. KAI IS A WONDERFUL DOG BUT HE NEEDS PARAMETERS AND DISCIPLINE! He just needs to respect you and if you set it up this way, it will be this way! He does come with a session by the behaviorist which LHH will pay for. 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. Lhasa Happy Homes will be now holding our adoption events the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month on Main Street in Santa Monica (check calendar link below for special events and directions). Our event 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 pictures or video of your home and yard if we have not done a home check (preferred)! 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.
We'll also keep you updated on HAMISH's adoption status with email updates.
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HAMISH

Shih Tzu

Male, Adult
Santa Monica, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
PLEASE READ THIS PROFILE AND THE REQUESTED CRITERIA BEFORE CALLING OR SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION AND CONSIDERATION THIS IS HAMISH…or as he is known to his friends, “Hammy" or "Boo!” This 4 yr old, 13 lb, cream/tan, Shih Tzu, is absolutely adorable! We especially like the pink around his eyes…gives him a lot of character. He came to us from the Lancaster Shelter with a bad case of kennel cough and quite skinny…he still needs to gain a few pounds, but he recovered and is a happy, silly boy! We don’t know his back story, but we are of the opinion he was loved and ended up in the shelter through no fault of his own. He is active and playful…chases after toys…gives lots of kisses to those he wants to impress (!!) and has a wonderful temperament. His coat is soft, soft, soft…and he doesn’t seem to have any issues that we can find! He does have good energy and should get out and be walked. He does the cutest little dance when it’s time to do his “business” so you always know! We believe the best home for him will have another playful dog and/or a family with kids and lots of attention. Hammy is great in the car and listens to what he is told! Not sure if he really obeys commands yet, but his temperament is gentle and happy. Does he sound like a pup you could love for the rest of his life? 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. Lhasa Happy Homes will be now holding our adoption events the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month on Main Street in Santa Monica (check calendar link below for special events and directions). Our event 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 pictures or video of your home and yard if we have not done a home check (preferred)! 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.
We'll also keep you updated on CHLOE's adoption status with email updates.
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CHLOE

Shih Tzu

Female, Adult
Santa Monica, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
PLEASE READ THIS PROFILE AND THE REQUESTED CRITERIA BEFORE CALLING OR SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION AND CONSIDERATION MEET MISS CHLOE…a precious, petite, liver colored, 7.2 lb, 4-5 yr old who came from the SEAACA shelter. We were told that her nostrils were too narrow and she would need surgery…that she was a senior and they wouldn’t spay her because of her medical. Well, she isn’t a senior, she didn’t need surgery, we had her spayed and she is just and absolute doll. If you have any doubt about Chloe’s affinity for toys, the first picture should answer that question for you! She loves to go for walks, visit the world, curious about everything; she is very playful and seems to just love life! One of Chloe’s favorite things to do is ZOOM and ZOOOM some more all over the yard, so she should probably have one of her own to happily share with another happy, sweet, small dog! If you are looking for a sedate lap dog, Chloe would not be a fit! She needs “entertainment” and she will entertain you! We know that she would love to have someone take her with them everywhere, as she adores attention…give her belly rubs and love her to pieces…probably not the right fit for a mature home though as she is really too active 🙂 We never guarantee, but Chloe’s potty training, with a yard, seems pretty good, and she will use a pp pad in lieu of walk if needed. She really wants to please you…she is smart and funny and she will give you years of joy and happiness! Does she sound like a muppet you could love? 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. Lhasa Happy Homes will be now holding our adoption events the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month on Main Street in Santa Monica (check calendar link below for special events and directions). Our event 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 pictures or video of your home and yard if we have not done a home check (preferred)! 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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Below are our newest added Shih Tzus available for adoption in Ventura, California. To see more adoptable Shih Tzus in Ventura, California, use the search tool below to enter specific criteria!
We'll also keep you updated on Cutie Potootie's adoption status with email updates.
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Cutie Potootie

Japanese Chin

Female, Senior
Ventura, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Available to foster or adopt!Breed: Japanese Chin DOB: 8/20/2010 Gender: female Altered: no Coat: medium Size: small Color(s): black/white Description ***Needs a Foster Home*** This dog is in need of a foster home as well as a permanent home. If you are interested in fostering please fill out an online foster application. Hi, I'm Cutie Potootie, a sweet Japanese Chin in need of a new home with my 'sister' Joy as sadly our owner has passed away. We've been together for many years, so we have to be adopted together. I'm outgoing and active. We get along with other dogs, cats and children, but would do best in an adult only home or a home with older children. We know basic commands and walk well on leash. We are crate and paper trained and know how to use a doggie door. If you have room in your heart and home for two lovable dogs, please fill out an online application to meet us.June 10, 2024, 5:43 pm

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Shelter Hope Pet Shop

Janss Marketplace, 235 N. Moorpark Rd., #193G, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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Shelter Hope Pet Shop

Janss Marketplace, 235 N. Moorpark Rd., #193G, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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41.7 miles

Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue

ROVER KENNELS ON MAIN STREET, 2116 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90402

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Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue

ROVER KENNELS ON MAIN STREET, 2116 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90402

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41.7 miles

Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue

ROVER KENNELS ON MAIN STREET, 2116 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90402

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41.7 miles

Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue

ROVER KENNELS ON MAIN STREET, 2116 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90402

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46.3 miles

Paws of L.A. Rescue

Los Angeles, CA 91602

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46.3 miles

Adopt Me Rescue

Studio City, CA 91602

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46.9 miles

Bichons and Buddies

Los Angeles, CA 90066

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