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Shih Tzu, Mix

An adotable dog in Philadelphia, PA

  • Young
  • Small
  • Male

Shorty is a 1-2 year old laid-back Shih Tzu whose favorite pastimes include relaxing on the couch and following you everywhere around the house. He is very sweet and, despite his difficult past (he was removed from a neglectful home), he has shown no signs of aggression in his foster home where he has lived for over a month. He is housebroken and great on a leash. He has a flea allergy, so staying on top of flea prevention will be very important as his skin is still healing (it has improved dramatically over the past month) from a previous flea infestation. He co-exists with two small dogs in his foster home, but prefers to do his own thing most of the time. He has not been exposed to children or cats while in foster care, but will probably be fine with older children and laid-back felines. His docile nature will make him a great companion for someone looking for a sweet, loving, low maintenance dog. He really is the perfect little lap dog! Name: Shorty Breed: Shih tzu mix (Visual breed identification in dogs is unreliable so for most of the dogs we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not by breed label) Age: 1-2 years Weight: 11 pounds Reason for surrender to shelter: If you are interested in meeting Shorty, please email [email protected] for an application. If you have questions, please email the above address or contact our adoption staff member at 215-298-9680, ext. 16. Animal ID#A20974385 (Posted on 9/19/13 by lo'b)

Contact Info


PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society)

Philadelphia, PA

Phone: 215-238-9901 ext. 30

Email: [email protected]

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