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Shih Tzu puppies and dogs in North Branch, Minnesota

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Oreo

Shih Tzu Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, Senior
St Paul, MN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Snapshot of Oreo: Size? Small Activity Level? Low Noise Level? Low Good with Dogs? Yes Good with Cats? Yes Good with Kids? No, unless the kids are consistently good at leaving his face alone! Good with Strangers? Yes Potty Trained? Yes Crate Trained? Yes (barks a little at first but will settle down) Shedding? No About Oreo: Hey there, potential paw-rents! I'm Oreo, the one and only Shih Tzu sensation you've been waiting for. I'm probably around 9 years old, but not much is known about my past because I was found prancing around the streets of St Paul. Now, let's talk cuddles. I'm the reigning lap-sitting champion, and I take my title seriously. Your lap is my throne, and I will gladly claim it. If you're looking for a companion to share your couch, bed, or even your favorite chair - I'm your guy. Lap time is prime time in my book. We should also address the elephant in the room (or should I say, the itchy Shih Tzu). I've got some top-notch dance moves that just happen to involve my sensitive skin. Call it my signature groove. Fortunately, I just learned that the occasional shot and special diet keep the itches at bay. I must confess - I can be a bit grumpy when it comes to my face being touched. Grooming sessions? Let's just say I prefer them short and sweet - no need for elaborate makeovers. But hey, who needs fancy hairdos when you've got this level of natural charm? I like to keep my personal space intact. A little independence never hurt anyone, right? As for kids, it's a bit of a mystery. I haven't had the chance to show off my doggy charm to the younger generation. But with strangers, I'm basically a canine celebrity. Let's just say my charisma knows no bounds. Crate training: check! I've aced the art of cozy crate living. While I'll always choose your lap over my castle; no problem, I'm your crate-savvy canine companion. And speaking of savvy, I'm practically a bathroom etiquette expert. No accidents here, folks! I've mastered the art of signaling when nature calls. So, if you're ready for a dash of excitement, a dollop of charm, and a whole lot of love, look no further. I would love a home with a human (or humans) that will give me their laps and a little bit of my own personal space. Oreo is here, and I'm ready to turn your world into a pup-tastic adventure. Let's embark on this journey together - and one cozy lap at a time! Oreo is fixed, microchipped, and up to date on vaccinations for his age. Oreo requires hydrolyzed protein prescription food and gets Cytopoint injections (they should last 4-6 weeks at a time) for his allergies. Adoption Fee: $460+ applicable tax MEET ME/ADOPT ME: If you'd like to arrange a meeting or begin the adoption process, please fill out an adoption application by visiting https://www.twincitiespetrescue.org/adopt/ or clicking "adopt me! A volunteer from Twin Cities Pet Rescue will contact you within 3 business days. FOSTER HOMES NEEDED!!! Twin Cities Pet Rescue is a volunteer-run, foster home-based organization. We can only rescue as many animals as available foster homes. Please consider saving the life of an animal in need and become a volunteer foster home today. To become a foster, fill out a dog or cat foster application on the Twin Cities Pet Rescue website: www.twincitiespetrescue.org. There is little to no cost to foster an animal. Twin Cities Pet Rescue provides its foster families with food, supplies, and veterinary care for its animals. All you need to do is supply the love! PLEASE NOTE: Twin Cities Pet Rescue does not adopt to homes further than 100 miles from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area.
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McGruff D13372

Shih Tzu

Male, Adult
Minnetonka, MN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi! My name is McGruff and I am from a shelter in Oklahoma! From McGruff: Single white male seeking long term committed relationship. I have beautiful expressive brown eyes and curly blond hair. I love to snuggle. I will keep you warm all four seasons. I enjoy walks... really ANYTHING to be with you! I will protect you from squirrels and strangers. From the foster: McGruff is a sweet boy who wants to be with his person at all times. So much so, he has separation anxiety. He is doing well with his current medications but in the past has been destructive when left alone. He does well in his crate so it is important that when he is left that he is put in his crate so he isn't destructive. It would be best that his person is mainly home (retired, work from home) He has decided squirrels are the enemy, the furry beasts do love to torment him... (they know he is on a tether and stay just beyond his reach). He gets along fine with the other dogs in the house. He will share dog beds and lap space. No shared walls for this guy. At times he will sing the song of his people. (squirrels, rabbits, walkers bring a need to sound the alarm...) He is getting better at calming when guests arrive and does have medication that he can take prior to known stressful situations. He is a sweetie and just wants to be loved and to be with his person. Are you ready to be his everything? Medical Information: Since my arrival at Secondhand Hounds I've been seen at the SHH Veterinary Center and my medical team addressed a few things my adopter should know about! At my first exam, the Vet noticed I needed dental surgery, which was performed on 8/23/23. I had 7 teeth extracted, but I recovered well and my adopter should monitor oral health with my primary care vet in the future. My adopter should also monitor my knees as it was noted that I have grade 1 Medial Patellar Luxation on both knees (rear legs) that can be controlled or supported with joint supplements, however this is something that should be monitored by my adopter with my primary care vet in the future as well. There were a few masses noted, one on my neck and one on my scrotum. The mass on my neck was drained, determined to be benign and no surgical intervention was required. The mass on my scrotum was excised, submitted to a pathologist for testing and it was determined to be a low grade mast cell tumor. The SHH Vet says removal with wide enough margins like I had will most likely be curative. My foster has been working with me on separation anxiety and I have done well on a daily anxiety treatment called Fluoxetine. This medication may be needed life long depending on my needs in my new home. I'm sure my foster mom would be happy to talk more about this with a potential adopter!
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Marigold

Shih Tzu

Female, Adult
Minneapolis, MN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Marigold found herself a victim in a domestic violence situation and was taken to a high kill shelter in West Texas. She is good with other dogs and older kids, young children and cats are unknown.    She is a little apprehensive around men. All dogs and puppies require supervision and training. She will arrive in MN early March. First priority will go to someone who lives in the twin cities metro in order to bring to a vet visit.  Please put in your application on our website mattysheartandsoulanimalrescue.rescuegroups.org.      Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.March 2, 2024, 7:03 pm
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Aletha

Shih Tzu

Female, Adult
St. Louis Park, MN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Thank you for stopping by to see me!  Please fill out an application to set up  a private meeting.    Hello! I’m Aletha, a gorgeous albeit skittish adult female Shih Tzu. Sure, I’m frightened of pretty much everything except foster mom but once I get comfortable, I will show off my affectionately loving & playful side! In fact, foster mom says that I am “the sweetest little girl in the world!” No, seriously…you can ask her yourself when you come meet me! My favorite activities include exploring; saying “hello” to strangers outside; sleeping in bed with mom; and emptying out the toy box to play with my stuffed squeaky toys. I am ok with cats, calm kids, and other dogs and I haven’t had any accidents in the house since being with foster mom (YAY me). I could use more leash practice and I currently have the luxury of a fenced yard, so I hope to have one at my new home too! I am a very smart girl who knows what “come”, “outside”, and “go potty” mean and although I’m ok with the kennel/crate, I’m such a good girl that foster mom doesn’t feel I need it. That said, I don’t like it when she leaves me, so I may bark a bit, but the neighbor told her that I’m getting better about that! LOL!! Anyway, I love foster mom very much, but my dream is a fur-ever home. All I need is a calm, quiet environment with a patient, unconditionally loving person who promises to NEVER give up on me…like YOU! I am an incredibly sweet girl who is more than worth it, and I promise I will love you with my entire heart and soul! Love, Aletha *Please note that some of our dogs are obtained from shelters, surrendered to our care, or released from breeders.  Each animal's bio is based on our experience of the animal within our care, an educated guess based on physical characteristics, temperament and information shared.  Each dog receives basic grooming when coming into rescue, but for some dogs they have not received grooming attention until recently and grooming may be required shortly after adoption.  This will be at the adopters expense, so we encourage you to research the breed and be prepared for grooming expenses. Underdog cannot guarantee hypoallergenic or non shedding qualities of any dogs in our rescue. Some of the animals come from situations where they are lacking experience in a home and confidence in humans. In turn, they require another companion dog and/or a fenced in yard in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a    particular dog whose bio states those needs and do not currently have them, please understand that your home might not be the right fit.  Please use the filter on our Adoptable Dogs page to find the perfect match for your home.     ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there***  Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <inquiries@underdogrescuemn.com> ADOPTION EVENTS:      Adoption events are updated at the top of each dogs animals' as their foster home signs up. Check back for updates on which events they will be attending. If an event is not listed within their bio above, the animal is not planning to attend.  Please understand that all of our pets are in volunteer foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please understand we cannot guarantee event attendance. We recommend filling out an application and we will set up a private appointment. Private appointments are only scheduled after an application is submitted and approved. ADOPTION PROCEDURE: The first step in our process is to complete an online adoption application on our website: http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/adoptionprocess/   Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN.  All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at http://www.underdogrescuemn.com/contact-us/ if you have further questions. FOSTER CARE: All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption, but each bio is written by the foster as they see them, in their home. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality, but it cannot be guaranteed. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves in time and with patience.  If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website  www.underdogrescuemn.com/foster-applications  and fill out a foster application. NUTRITION: Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets.  All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet.  All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal. YOU CAN HELP: Not able to foster or adopt right now? Please consider sponsoring an Underdog. Your donation will help us buy dog food and pay for medical costs. Visit this link  www.underdogrescuemn.com/donate   to donate.  (Please note: A Paypal account is not necessary to use Paypal. When you get to the Paypal page, just use the link to the left of their login to make your donation via Paypal without an account.) March 3, 2024, 8:49 am
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Biscotti BW*

Shih Tzu

Male, Senior
Richfield, MN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
They are a bonded pair of Shih Tzu mixes, estimated at 4-5 years old. They are expert cuddlers, good with children and cats making them a perfect addition to any home. While Cannoli prefers only the canine companionship of her BFF, Biscotti gets along with other small-to-medium sized dogs. They will be ready to move into their "furever home after 2/13/2024 - just in time for Valentine's Day! Local adoption fee is $700 together in TX Out of state adoption fee is $900 (includes transport to your area)
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Cannoli BW*

Shih Tzu

Female, Adult
Richfield, MN
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
They are a bonded pair of Shih Tzu mixes, estimated at 4-5 years old. They are expert cuddlers, good with children and cats making them a perfect addition to any home. While Cannoli prefers only the canine companionship of her BFF, Biscotti gets along with other small-to-medium sized dogs. They will be ready to move into their "furever home after 2/13/2024 - just in time for Valentine's Day! Local adoption fee is $700 together (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $900 together (includes transport to your area)

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Twin Cities Pet Rescue

PO Box 28245, St Paul, MN 55128

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Matty's Heart & Soul Animal Rescue

Minneapolis, MN 55412

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Healing Hearts Rescue

Crystal, MN 55428

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Healing Hearts Rescue

Crystal, MN 55428

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44.6 miles

Underdog Rescue MN

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

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45.7 miles

The Rescue Crew

3500 Vicksburg Lane N., #220, Plymouth, MN 55447

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47.8 miles

God's Dogs Rescue of TX for MN Transport Stop

Richfield, MN 55423

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47.8 miles

God's Dogs Rescue of TX for MN Transport Stop

Richfield, MN 55423

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49.9 miles

The Bond Between

5959 Baker Road, Suite 390, Minnetonka, MN 55345

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