Jonathan - Shih Tzu Dog For Adoption
Shih Tzu Dog For Adoption in West Hollywood, CA

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Organization Name: Wags and Walks Rescue
Location: West Hollywood, CA 90069


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Breed: Shih Tzu
Gender: Male Male
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Jonathan

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: White with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 05/05/2017
Location: West Hollywood, CA 90069
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Posted Breed: Shih Tzu. Meet the adorable Jonathan! This 9 year old tan and white Shih Tzu mix weighs 14 pounds and is sure to brighten your heart. This sweet boy is looking for a loving home willing to accept him as the adorable senior he is and recognize the many great years he still has. Jonathan is healthy, up to date on vaccinations, neutered, microchipped and ready for his forever home. If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application

Shih Tzu

A.K.A. : Chinese Lion Dog, Chrysanthemum Dog, Shih-Tzu
Overview: The Shih Tzu is a sweet and playful family companion. He's bolder than his small size suggests, but gets along well with strangers and other animals.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 9-16
Height (in): 8-11
Colors: Any.
Coat: Coat- Luxurious, double-coated, dense, long, and flowing, can be slightly wavy.
Character: Shih Tzus are an independent breed, known for their intelligent and lovable nature. They are one of the most sociable and outgoing breeds, and rarely bark.
Temperament: This breed gets along with other household pets and children.
Care: The Shih Tzu requires a great deal of grooming care. Its coat must be combed daily and special treatment may be needed for the ears and eyes to keep them clean. Pets may be clipped.
Training: This breed can be somewhat stubborn, so consistency is a key to proper training.
Activity: Shih Tzus are contented with short walks.
Country of Origin: China
Health Issue: This breed tends to wheeze and snore. They are also prone to ear, eye, and respiratory problems, along with spinal disc disease.
Life Expectancy: 10-14

More About Shih Tzu Breed
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      Scout

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier. Scout is a beautiful 4.5 year old American Staffordshire Terrier. She is about 55 pounds, very fit spayed, and up-to- date on all vaccines. She is an affectionate, sweet girl, who is a proud Canine Good Citizens, having aced her CGC test in 2016. Scout enjoys training, she loves to exercise and really just wants to be with her person. Scouty will be happiest in a home with a yard so she can keep an eye on those squirrels. She loves to cuddle, hike and chew big, big bones. She is crate trained, house trained, leash trained and an all-around fun, smart girl. Scout is accustomed to living with a small dog (the small ones are her favorite), getting lots of walks, and obedience and agility training. Scout prefers a calm, quite home environment. If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application
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      ChaCha

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      Breed: Poodle (Miniature)
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
      Posted Breed: Poodle (Miniature) / Havanese. Meet the cutest teddy bear lamb dog you've ever met. This sweet 8 year old mini Poodle/Havanese mix weighs 13 pounds and has beautiful non shedding grey and white fur. ChaCha loves every person she meets and is good with dogs too. She has limited vision due to cataracts, but that doesn't stop her from enjoying life! She will make the most loyal and loving companion. ChaCha is healthy, up to date on vaccinations, spayed and microchipped. If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application
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      Bailey

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever. Bailey is a 3 year old loving yellow Lab mix who is full of puppy energy and has so much love to give. Weighing about 70 pounds, we assume she has had zero training, but she sure is eager to please, learn and love. Bailey is perfection for someone looking for a dog to keep them in shape and sharpen their training. She would do best in an active home that is willing to provide the boundaries she needs to learn her manners. Bailey is super smiley, affectionate and all around a fun loving companion. We are uncertain how she is with other dogs at the moment so we would prefer her to be an only dog at this time. Perhaps some socialization will change that dramatically! Bailey is healthy, up to date on vaccinations, spayed and microchipped. If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application
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    • Sky - Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 05/13/2017

      American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in West Hollywood, CA

      Sky

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier. Sky is a beautiful gray and white 4 year old Pit Bull weighing 60 pounds. She is a very affectionate and loving girl who won over the hearts of the shelter staff as well as our team with her big smile and sweet nature. Sky just loves to snuggle and spend time with people and she will make an amazing companion. She is healthy, up to date on vaccinations, spayed and microchipped. If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in West Hollywood, CA

      Lily

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
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      Goose

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
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      Stella

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
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      Baby

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Shar Pei. Baby is a sweet and goofy 12-year old lab shar-pei mix weighing 102 pounds. He is potty trained and gets along with other dogs and comes from a home with cats. He is an easy going guy and spends most of his time relaxing these days - he's looking for a comfortable home with lots of love. He is healthy and up to date on vaccinations, neutered and microchipped. We are looking to find a home for Baby with his younger sister Foxy. If you are interested in adoption please submit an adoption application and our adoption coordinator/matchmaker will get in touch with you shortly: http://www.wagsandwalks.org/adoption-application
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      Foxy

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
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      Petey

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: West Hollywood, CA
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