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Templeton GC*

Shih Tzu Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 8 yrs
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Templeton. Kinda makes you think of an English movie with some guy in a smoking jacket with leather patches on the elbows, standing in a library in front of a fire, doesn't it? But don't worry, I am not at all like that! When I was at the animal control, I guess they ran out of "normal dog names, and they gave me this one to try to make me feel better or special or something. I was found as a stray in a neighboring town and my hair was so long and so matted together, they would have to carry me around. I could hardly move and when I did, it hurt and pulled. After foster mom got me, it took her and the groomer 4 hours to get all the matts and tangles off me so that I could actually walk again. Boy, did that feel better! Over the next few days, I went to the vet and had some x-rays done and was found to have some degenerative disc disease in my upper back and the medications they gave me really helped a Lot! I feel like a new puppy!! I am an 8-year-old shih tzu mix and get along with everyone at my foster mom's house. Big dogs, little dogs, puppies, kitties or cats...they are all ok with me. I walk like a dream on a leash and am potty trained. I will bark to go outside here. And I sleep in my own little doggie bed at night. I will be happy in a house that has friendly pets and nice people but I am not sure how I am with small children so that is probably not the best for me. Older, dog-friendly children would be ok. But I have a couple of must haves. I feel good on my medicines so I would like to go to a house that will keep me on them. Cosequin, fish oil and meloxicam or whatever your vet will order for me to keep me pain free. AND I need to have regular grooming. I don't want to be a matted mess ever again!! If you can give me those two things, please apply to adopt me! Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area - $50 Temporary Fuel Charge will be added)
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Fluffy

Shih Tzu

Male, Senior
Chicago, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Fluffy’s person surrendered him to our center saying they didn’t want to take care of him anymore. He’s a senior dog and needs extra care and really depended on his person to be there for him. Now, he’s completely heartbroken. Fluffy has a collapsed trachea, a grade 5 heart murmur, and an ulcer affecting his eye. His care can be managed, but he needs a special person who will see him through. He is very sweet and friendly. He can be around other dogs, ideally other seniors, or gentle canines that understand he hasn’t got a lot of desire to play.
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Mickey

Shih Tzu

Male, 14 yrs 11 mos
Chicago, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Alumni Super Sweet Senior, Mickey Seeking A Forever Home! Poor Mickey! Through no fault of his own he has had at least 4 homes! We found him in 2016 at a community free access shelter at the height of the canine flu! Not only was that a strike against bim but he had broken toes and was next in line to the euth room. We got him our in the nick of time. We covered his medical care. He improved, and healed and landed a lovely new Mom. Sadly Coved him and his mom passed. The family sent Mickey to live with a family friend that adored him. Sadly, his new Mom fell ill and needed to relinquish him to us. No Micky is on the hunt for a forever family that won't let him down. Mickey is a very gentle boy that loves everyone. He is pretty quiet, happy to take long naps in between wandering around the yard, sitting on a deck or taking a walk. He is also happy to nap with you and the family cat! He is quiet and always hoping yummy food might drop his way. He gets along with everyone. He was pee pad trained which might be helpful. We estimate he is 14ish.. He is a healthy fella although has had some allergy issues in the past and recovered IVDD. Mickey is fully vetted, He has been neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and is heartworm negative, His adoption donation is $450.00. He is on the hunt for his own completely committed family, Little Dogs can live to be 25 years old so he wants to be sure al for better or for worse! We adopt in the local Chicago metro area. We require home visits, If you would like to apply to be considered as an adoption candidate to adopt Mickey please fill out an application for his adoption on our website at: https://www.rescuetailsanimalwelfare.org/info/adoption We are all volunteers with full time jobs. We try to get back to all applicants within 72 hours. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us at: RescueTailsAnimalWelfare@gmail.com. If you aren't looking to adopt, but still would like to help Mickey, please consider a donation for his food, housing, and veterinary care. To donate, please visit: https://www.rescuetailsanimalwelfare.org/
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Max

Shih Tzu Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, Baby
Morton Grove, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Baker and his littermates came to us from Missouri. They were being given away for free on social media. This is a very dangerous practice for these little pups. They could be given to people that do not have the best interest of the puppy in mind. It is a common way for people that dogfight to get bait dogs. Please consider giving one of these little cuties a home of their own!THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN SAVING A LIFE!Volunteers and staff are excited to assist you in the adoption process! Contact us at rescue@wright-wayrescue.org or call us today at (847) 728-5434. THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO ADOPT FROM WRIGHT-WAY RESCUE:OPTION ONE: RESERVE A PET IN ADVANCE by filling out an online application at https://wright-wayrescue.org/adoption-application-page- Our typical turnaround time for applications is within 48 hours.- An email will be sent to you once your application is approved. This email will include instructions on how to proceed with our reservation process. - Please note: The location listed in an animal's profile does not indicate where the animal is available for adoption. Almost all of our adoptions are carried out at our Morton Grove facility.OPTION TWO: COME INTO THE ADOPTION CENTER AND MEET THEM ALL! The adoption center is located at 5915 W Lincoln Ave in Morton Grove, IL 60053. It is open Mondays 1 pm-5 pm, Thursdays 1 pm-8 pm, Fridays 1 pm-8 pm, Saturdays 11 am-4 pm, and Sundays 11 am-4 pm. If you want to learn more about our mission, please read here: https://wright-wayrescue.org/our-mission.
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Arabella

Shih Tzu Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Elk Grove Village, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
She is a little cutie who has a teenager attitude. We don't know much about her, she came to us shaved down, so we don't know if she sheds or how long her hair normally is. She is mostly potty trained, she does not know any commands, but she is treat motivated and smart, she already understands the words "potty" and "come". We have not tried her in a crate. She gets along with other little dogs, unsure about cats. She could learn well from a second dog. She gives lots of kisses and her tail is constantly wagging. She loves to run and gets the "zoomies" Her ideal family is one with older children, or young adult household. Adoption fee is $320Email: dogs@almosthomefoundation.orgAlmost Home Foundation's adoption requirements:(1) Be at least 21 years of age;(2) Have the consent of all adults living in the household;(3) Have approval from the residence owner;(4) Have valid ID with current address;(5) Be approved by Almost Home Foundation as a suitable adoptive home; and`(6) Live in the suburbs surrounding Schaumburg (Illinois Residents only)*** Please note that Almost Home Foundation accepts only cash or checks for adoption fees; we do not accept debit or credit cards. ***
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Annie

Shih Tzu

Female, Adult
Wheaton, IL
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Please contact LMo for more information about this pet.Thanks for your interest in a pet from A.R.F.! If you see a pet here, they are still available for adoption and you should apply through our adoption application on our website at  https://www.arf-il.org/adopt/application/   Annie is a 4-5 year old female Shih Tzu.  Annie is a puppy mill mom who originally came to ARF very pregnant. She needs a family that will give her space and time to adjust to life.  Annie requests a fenced in yard and needs another dog to keep her company so she feels more comfortable.  Annie has done well at going outside to potty.  She is slowly learning humans can be trusted.  Do you have the love and patience in your heart and home to help Annie learn about all the good things in life? Annie is micro-chipped, up to date on all vaccinations and spayed.  This dog's new family will be required to complete a basic obedience course of their choosing. The adoption fee for this pet is $450.  A meeting will not be scheduled until you have an approved application, so if you're interested in adopting this dog fill out an Online Application today! Once your application has been approved, an ARF volunteer will contact you to arrange a meeting.Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.   Thank you for considering a rescue pet from A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation! We are  based in Wheaton, IL and conduct adoption events in the DuPage County area. If you are interested in adopting one of our pets, please submit an adoption application at https://www.arf-il.org/adopt/application/  Adoption appointments are scheduled based on the order of applications received, so submit your application early! Submitting an application does not commit you to any animal but does get you a head start with the adoption approval process. Due to a high volume of applications, we are often unable to respond to questions or schedule meetings until your application has been approved. More information about our adoption process can be found on our website here: https://www.arf-il.org/adopt/ As an all-volunteer, foster home-based organization, A.R.F. Animal Rescue Foundation does not have a facility where applicants can visit our animals. Please visit https://www.arf-il.org/events/ for a list of our upcoming adoption events.  Thank you for choosing to adopt, not shop! May 25, 2024, 12:55 am

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God's Dogs Rescue of TX for IL Transport Stop

Rosemont, IL 60018

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7.2 miles

Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption Alliance

3124 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60618

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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8.4 miles

Rescue Tails Animal Welfare

Chicago, IL 60659

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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8.7 miles

Wright-Way Rescue

5915 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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9.6 miles

Almost Home Foundation

P.O. Box 308, Elk Grove Village, IL 60009

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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16 miles

A.R.F.-Animal Rescue Foundation

PO Box 4423, Wheaton, IL 60189

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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23.7 miles

Pet Profile Rescue

Homer Glen, IL 60491

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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23.7 miles

Pet Profile Rescue

Homer Glen, IL 60491

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Pet Profile Rescue

Homer Glen, IL 60491

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Pet Profile Rescue

Homer Glen, IL 60491

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