Shih Tzu and Lap Dog Rescue, Inc. (a.k.a. "Shih Tzu Rescue, Inc.") is dedicated to the rescue of Shih Tzu and other companion dogs in South Florida. Since 1995, we have been working to find quality lifetime homes for unwanted small, medium and even large companion dogs.
Most rescued dogs are voluntarily surrendered to us by their owners. When they are turned over to us, rescued dogs are neutered, tested for heartworms and parasites, and receive medical attention (including dental) and all required shots. They are then temporarily placed in foster homes or in our sanctuary kennel until they can be adopted. Shih Tzu Rescue is a NO-KILL shelter, which means dogs that don’t find permanent homes...
male, labrador retriever and staffordshire bull terrier
male, shih tzu
male, pit bull terrier
Our Adoption Process
We have an adoption contract that must be completed and approved. We require vet and personal references as well home checks. Our normal response time is approximately 7 to 10 working days. Our Adoption Committee works very hard to place our dogs i...