March 18, 2018

Deck the Halls with Domino


Help make a wish come true by giving this week’s adoptable dog of the week a permanent home this holiday season. Check out Domino! Domino here is a male Shih Tzu mix. He’s 5 ½ years old and looks like a real chill dude in his photo but his energy level is just the opposite.  [...]


Playful Penelope


Meet your adoptable dog of the week, NYC! Her name is Penelope and she’s ready to steal some hearts! Penelope here is a white and light tan mutt (the shelter thinks she may be a Poodle/Shih-Tzu/Maltese mix).  This sweet girl will be turning 2 years old before the year is out. Her previous owners never [...]


Meet Russell


Fall leaves are changing, NYC! What better way to get out and enjoy the great outdoors than with a canine companion?! Check out your adoptable dog of the week, Russell. Russell here is a handsome little Shih-Tzu mix. This cutie pie is approximately 5 years old and has a smile that last for days. Doesn’t [...]


Wonderful Willow

Photo by Tiffany Hagler-Geard

Every week, we spotlight an adoptable dog in need of a loving, permanent home. The Humane Society of New York has enthusiastically agreed to work with us in choosing random, deserving pup. This week, HSNY has graciously shared a cuddlebug of a girl named Willow. Willow is a female Shih Tzu that has the face [...]


Meet Cuddly Casey


Are you looking for a snuggle pup to join your household? Then look no further! Here’s Casey, your adoptable dog of the week, New York City. Casey is an 8 year old Maltese and Shih Tzu mix. He is a very playful, happy dog who loves having people around and taking rides in the car. [...]


Meet Braxton


‘Tis the season, NYC! From everyone here at, we’d like to wish all you a safe holiday this weekend! If you’re looking for the perfect gift this season, consider adopting a dog like Braxton here. Braxton is a good-looking, energetic Shih Tzu looking for his forever home. This two year old boy came to [...]


Meet Lady


We are stuffed after a successful Thanksgiving, NYC. If you’re in a shopping mood on this Black Friday, consider picking up a new family member like miss Lady, the adoptable dog of the week. We’re told that this pretty little Lady is an absolute angel! Lady is 13 years old and she is a Shih [...]


Breed Profile: Shih Tzu

by Lauren R. Tharp The Shih Tzu or “Shitzu” (pronounced as Sheet-zoo)was originally the dog of choice for the royals in the Ming Dynasty.  During World War II the dog was discovered by soldiers in England and has quickly became a favorite house pet here in the US.  More than 20 years later, the AKC [...]