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Shih Tzu puppies and dogs in Vista, California

Looking for a Shih Tzu puppy or dog in Vista, California? Adopt a Pet can help you find an adorable Shih Tzu near you.

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Logan

Shih Tzu Chihuahua

Male, Young
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs special attention, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet your New Best Friend at an Adoption Event near you! Logan is thinking about coming to an adoption event near you very soon. If you’d like to learn more about this pup and their fluffy friends who are looking for their furever homes, check out our website: https://amazingdogs.org/available-dogs/ If you would like to reserve this doggie and have us bring them to the event of your choice for you to meet first, you can do so by paying a non-refundable deposit of $50 to our Venmo or Zelle account (619-918 2142 in the name of Amazing Dogs; pls indicate your telephone number). This deposit will go towards the adoption fee. After receipt of your deposit, we will confirm your reservation and list the doggie on our website as ‘Pending Adoption’. If you decide not to adopt one of our Amazing Dogs, the $50 is considered a compensation for the transportation costs. All our doggies come with their health record and have received all necessary medical care, which includes (but is not limited to) all vaccines, de-wormer, anti-flea/tick medication, microchip and of course spay/neuter surgery. Our adoption fee is $500. Only in California, the fee for babies under a year old is $600. Please consider this not as a price you pay for the doggie, but as a (tax-deductible) donation to our charity, so we can continue our work and take care of the 250+ dogs in our shelter. Read more about why we charge adoption fees here: https://amazingdogs.org/adoption-fees/ If you have any additional inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via call or text. We are excited to meet you at our upcoming adoption event! Contact before event: Sandra Garcia T (408) 477-0553. Contact at event or after adoption: Patrick Lepere T (619) 918-2142 Copy/paste this link to your browser to apply: https://amazingdogs.org/dog/logan/
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Rugby

Shih Tzu

Male, Young
Temecula, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
This is Rugby. He is a precious, 10 month old Shih Tzuz He is very loving, likes to be held, likes to be brushed and is good for the groomer.
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Bailey -Golden baby girl:)

Shih Tzu Dachshund

Female, 5 mos
El Cajon, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
ADOPTION EVENTS ARE USUALLY THE 1ST SATURDAY AND THE 3RD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH - Please text us at 619-576-0747 for an updated information. Bailey is such a cute looking little girl with the personality of a big dog - not afraid of anything - :) she gets along with all dogs, and has been around cats - she is still a puppy - 4 1/2 months old - Bailey has such a soft coat with that golden looking face and body - can she be a miniature Golden Retriever -? who knows she may as she is a rescued girl - ) so far the vet tells she is a Schweenie a hybrid puppy - ? She is crate trained; she can remain in her crate all night and won't have accidents. She is about 8 lbs and will remain a small breed once full grown. She loves to kiss your hand and give you lots of kisses!! if you are ready to open your heart and home to this little girl? please let us know by following the next protocols listed below: Please contact us at 619-576-0747 as 1st type of contact or email us at angels4dogscats@gmail.com or visit our website at Angelsfordogsandcatsrescue.org or at Aaofus.org If approved, the adoption coordinator will reach out to you to schedule a Meet-and-Greet appointment. No appointments will be made unless we have received an application; therefore, we can match you with the best fit for you. Follow us on Instagram where you can see more pics. Please allow 48 hours to process applications and respond back to set up appointments. Unfortunately, responses back to those who do not qualify are not possible due to high volume of applications. Donation Adoption fee includes up-to-date 3 core puppy DHLPP vaccinations, or yealry core DHLPP vaccination for an adult, spaying or neutering, deworming, flea medication, and a complementary health check up by a participating clinic near you. Due to high volume of calls; NO PHONE calls are accepted at this time - therefore, please text us or email us.- LIVE!! LOVE!! LAUGH!! ADOPT A RESCUED HOMELESS PET AND SAVE A LIFE!!
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Beautiful Ella

Shih Tzu Schnauzer (Miniature)

Female, 5 mos
El Cajon, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Please adopt or foster!! come to our adoption event to meet our sweet Ella - Event to be determined - Please text Veronica for more information at 619-576-0747. Ella has been fostered with all sizes of dogs and with cats as well. She is very good with kids as well - she loves to give you kisses!! She is currently about 8 to 10 pounds; she will be a small size. Ella is hybrid breed Schnau-Tzu! very lovable and smart. Please open your home and hearts to this beautiful and sweet girl:) Please contact us at 619-576-0747 as 1st type of contact or email us at angels4dogscats@gmail.com or visit our website at www.angelsfordogsandcatsrescue.org If approved, the adoption coordinator will reach out to you to schedule a Meet-and-Greet appointment. No appointments will be made unless we have received an application; therefore, we can match you with the best fit for you. Follow us on Instagram where you can see more pics. Please allow 48 hours to process applications and respond back to set up appointments. Unfortunately, responses back to those who do not qualify are not possible due to high volume of applications. Donation Adoption fee includes up-to-date their 3 core puppy DHLPP vaccinations, spaying or neutering, deworming, flea medication, and a complementary health check up by a participating clinic near you. Please consider adopting one (or more!) of these fur babies! Due to high volume of calls; NO PHONE calls are accepted at this time - therefore, please text us or email us.- LIFE!!! LOVE!!! RESCUE !!! SAVE A LIFE!!
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Shelby

Shih Tzu

Female, Senior
Ramona, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
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Story
Meet Shelby! 10-year-old Shelby was entrusted to us through our Final Wish Program as her mom's condition deteriorated due to an aggressive form of cancer. Shelby was with her mom since she was a puppy, and they enjoyed going for walks and doing everything together. Shelby has been dearly loved her entire life, and it shows in her super sweet and gentle personality. To ease Shelby's transition after losing her mom, she went to a foster shortly after becoming a Frosted Face on October 8th. We received wonderful updates from Shelby and her Foster Mom to mark their three months together Shelby shares: "I'm the most adorable, squishy faced, cuddly, confident, smartest Shih Tzu. I've been in my foster home three months soaking in the love, playing so much, having a really fun time! Foster Mom is constantly telling me how smart, funny, beautiful and sweet I am. I've taught her so much about myself: * Smart ~ I learn everything so fast! I do something once and I got it! I'm blind and deaf. Yet I can map an area and immediately remember where everything is! I get around PHENOMENAL! * I LOVE treat balls, puzzles, snuffle mat, etc. We use my kibble, and I'll play forever until I get all my food out! It's such great exercise and stimulation, so I eat all my meals in some sort of fun game! I'm on a diet, and I've lost a few pounds down to 22lbs! * I don't shed! I LOVE being brushed and just melt. * I LOVE to be up on furniture. I use a ramp for the couch and sloped stairs for the big bed at night. * I'm potty trained!! Few walks a day and I'll do my business outside like a good girl. * I'm great on a leash! Foster ma calls it the Shelby shuffle, I'm no speed demon but I love to walk and explore! * Good eater!! Not a fan of wet food but love my kibbles. * Sleep through the night with my foster mom. Like a long night, 10+hrs! I love to get in bed really early for snuggles and will sleep till you wake me. * LOVE to cuddle. * LOVE belly rubs. * Great in the stroller. * Great in the car. We took a road trip to Big Bear and did so much driving around. I curled right up in my car seat and enjoyed being around my humans. I was excellent in the hotel room and well behaved for restaurants, too. * I flew to Florida for Christmas! I did excellent flying! Pottied on layovers and quietly napped while we flew. * Good with other dogs and cats! In Florida, I hung out with another little senior and two big young active dogs. Nothing phased me! I'm also nice to cats! * Only meds are my eye drops, twice a day, so easy, no issues accepting those. * Quiet when I know my hooman is around. However, I get sad when foster mom leaves me. I definitely need a forever family that has a lot of patience to help me adjust to being alone and that they will return." Foster Mom reports: "Shelby is the sweetest, smartest, funniest little girl. She talks and grunts and grumbles to tell me all about things. She keeps me laughing all day! She's so smart and constantly has me in awe of the things she figures out and how quickly. Shelby is spunky, loves to explore and is an absolute pleasure to be around Shelby is such a happy girl but definitely needs a family that will continue to help her emotionally. She would be thrilled and continue to blossom ideally with a stay-at-home companion to cuddle." Shelby needs an extra special, patient family who will love her unconditionally for the rest of her years. Might that be you?
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Vero

Shih Tzu

Male, Senior
Ramona, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Vero! Vero came to us from the San Diego Humane Society - El Cajon on April 1st. He is 8 years old weighs 14 lbs., and is so sweet! Vero joined volunteers and adoptable Pepper Picnic on an outing to a restaurant and park. He earned this rave review from our volunteer: "Vero is a one-eyed smooshable fluff! He is very soft and snuggly, fun and outgoing. Vero seems familiar with a car - everytime I opened his door he jumped right in! He was a Very Good Boy at the coffee shop. He sat in my lap and didn't beg for food, or he laid down on the floor. At the park, Vero enjoyed sniffing the grass, marking the pee mail, and laying in the shade. Vero and Pepper Picnic were great with new friends at the coffee shop and each other; Pepper even tried to get Vero to play!" Vero just left on a two-week Frosted Fling, so we can learn what he is like in a home. Check back soon for an update!

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Shih Tzu shelters & rescues in Vista, California

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Amazing Dogs

Carlsbad, CA 92011

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Rescue

21.8 miles

Retrievers and Friends of Southern California, Inc.

P.O. Box 1822, Temecula, CA 92593

Pet Types: cats, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits

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Rescue

23.3 miles

Animal Advocates of the US - San Diego Chapter

.P.O. Box 262, El Cajon, CA 92122

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits

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Rescue

23.3 miles

Animal Advocates of the US - San Diego Chapter

.P.O. Box 262, El Cajon, CA 92122

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits

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Rescue

24.6 miles

Frosted Faces Foundation

1448 Pine St, Ramona, CA 92065

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

24.6 miles

Frosted Faces Foundation

1448 Pine St, Ramona, CA 92065

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24.6 miles

Frosted Faces Foundation

1448 Pine St, Ramona, CA 92065

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

30.8 miles

The Animal Pad - CA Chapter

San Diego, CA 92103

Pet Types: dogs

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31.7 miles

Lionel's Legacy

232 Murray Dr, El Cajon, CA 92020

Pet Types: dogs

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31.7 miles

Lionel's Legacy

232 Murray Dr, El Cajon, CA 92020

Pet Types: dogs

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