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Size: Small
Age: Senior
Gender: Male
Breeds: Shih Tzu, Crossbreed
Unknown with Kids

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Looking for the ultimate quarantine buddy??? Well meet Journey!! He is an 8-10 yr old shih Tzu. He has the magical toofs that give him an everlasting smile. He wants to be with his person all the time and will follow you thought the house. He prefers humans over other dogs, but he is social with other dogs.

Journey greets all people with a happy attitude. He has no tail, but I am sure it would be wagging if he had one. He kind of ignores the other dogs upon greeting them. He totally ignores the cats. He craves attention and rather not share his person’s lap with another dog.

Journey came to us from a Texas shelter. He was part of a bonded pair, but the shelter adopted his mate out and left him behind. He was sad and depressed and we were asked to pull him.

The best home for Journey would be a quitter home, less active family. I think an older couple would just be perfect for him.

Name: Journey
Breed: Shih Tzu/Crossbreed
Sex: Male
Age: 8-10 years old
Weight: 15 pounds
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm: Negative
Microchipped: Yes

Good with Children: Untested
Good with Dogs: Yes
Good with Cats: Yes

Adoption Donation: 450.00

Interested in a specific dog, please fill out an application if you are interested in a dog. The number of individual inquiries is overwhelming and we are finding it difficult to respond to each one. We cannot guarantee you will receive a timely response.

Paws New England is a rescue, not a shelter, and as such we do not have our dogs housed in one location - they are in foster homes both in New England and in our southern foster homes.   If you’re interested in a specific dog, please complete a short online application and you will receive a reply within 48 hours so you can ask questions.

At present, if a dog is listed on our website, the dog is considered still available HOWEVER, may have applications that have come in before yours but it’s still too early to know if any are a good match; therefore we encourage you to apply.

NOTICE WITH REGARD TO LOCATION OF DOGS:  Please note: Paws New England is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a brick and mortar building to house the dogs we rescue. We have found that dogs in foster homes are much more adoptable because they have been observed in a home setting. Dogs listed with Paws New England typically reside in various locations throughout the south (primarily Tennessee, Texas, and Arkansas) and New England (not necessarily in the state of Rhode Island). You will be notified by the adoption coordinator of the location of the dog you are interested in so you have the ability to decide whether to pursue adoption or not.

Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $150.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.

Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.

Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your dog will help others in need.

All known information about the animal is listed above. We do our best to give accurate information, but most of our dogs are rescues and do not come with a known history.

Paws New England abides by the dog importation regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, NH and RI.