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Shih Tzu Mix Dog For Adoption Hartford CT - Adopt Teggie Today!

Connecticut Pet Rehoming Network
Middletown, CT 06457
United States
(203) 872-5996 (Main Phone)
Listing Status
For Adoption
Pet's Name
Shih Tzu
Born On
25 Pounds
Salt & Pepper
Teggie is a very affectionate and playful Lhasa Apso Shih Tzu mix in need of a loving home.

Looking for an adorable little lap dog for adoption in Middletown CT? Teggie is so sweet and really needs a loving home.

This 10 year old cutie is a sweet mix of Lhasa Apso and Shih Tzu. He weighs 25 pounds and has a handsome silver and white coat. He is a real people lover, and enjoys nothing more than spending time with you.

Teggie is playful, affectionate and the ultimate lap dog. He travels really well, and loves going places with you. He is happy and content doing whatever you are doing, whether it’s snuggling in your lap, going for a walk, or lying beside you as you work or read.

Teggie is sadly being rehomed by his family, who have no choice but to find him a new home. Teggie has separation anxiety, and really gets upset when left home alone. He needs to be with owners who spend most of their time at home. He would be the ideal companion for a retired or senior couple or individual with all the time in the world for him.

Teggie needs some work on house training. Having his owners company and a predictable day will help with his anxiety and house training. Living in a home with a fenced yard he can access would be ideal.

Health wise, Teggie is doing well. He is blind in one eye, but that does not affect his ability to get around. It may be part of the reason that he suffers from separation anxiety, however. He has been neutered, is up to date on shots and is micro-chipped. In the past, Teggie had been prone to developing bladder stones, which is very common in small dogs. He has not had issues with this in years, and by controlling his diet, this situation can be avoided.

Teggie gets along very well with cats, dogs and children.

This is one little dog that gives so much love, and just wants your companionship to feel safe and happy. He would make an ideal emotional support dog for the right owner.

He is going to need unconditional love and a patient owner who can help him with his house training and anxiety, but he will give back far more than he gets. Please offer Teggie the loving home he needs and deserves today! He can’t wait to snuggle with you!

There is a $75 adoption/rehoming fee. All supplies and vet records will be included.

All About Teggie

Name of Pet: Teggie
Location: Middletown, Connecticut, 06457
Type of Pet: Dog
Breed of Pet: Shih-tzu. And Lhasa- Apso
Sex of Pet: Male
Age of Pet: 10
Spayed/Neutered?: Yes
Health Problems: Blind in one eye. Prone to developing bladder stones – diet controlled. No issues in years.
Behavior Issues: Teggie has separation anxiety. Needs a home with owners who do not have to leave him. He travels well and would make a great emotional support dog.
Up To Date on Vaccinations: Yes
Gets along with cats: Yes
Gets along with dogs: Yes
Good with Children?: Yes
House Broken or Litter Trained?: Partially. Needs reinforcement.
Crate Trained?: No
Accessories Included: Harness, leash, diapers, large bag of dog food, squeeky toys.

Teggie’s Personality

Good travel companion
Cuddley (gentle lap dog)
Will be comfortable laying next to you while you work

Teggie’s Current Home Environment

Our home is a small condo unit . Family memebers are in and out due to busy schedules.

Teggie’s Current Family:

Family includes mother of two children ( 13 yo and 16 yo) who split week with father. Family also has another small dog and cat whom teggies gets along with.

Teggie’s Favorite Toys, Foods, Activities?

Favorite toys: squeeky toys
Loves any treats (especially fruit) (he comes running to you when you say cookie)
Teggie is given a royal canin urinary S.O.
Loves short walks, loves to run around outside being chased, chases the vacuum, and plays with the cat.

Cute Teggie Story:

Everytime family leaves for work or school. Teggie will be waiting at a window. At one point teggie was found on the roof by the neighbor, trying to get to his family. Teggie enjoys being carried like a baby and will fall asleep in your arms

Why is Teggie Being Rehomed?

Mother recently needed to obtain second job, children havin increased attending after school activities which has increase teggies anxiety, being left alone longer than he is use too. (As seen by him findimg a way to the roof)

Teggie’s Perfect Adoptive Home Will Be:

Teggie does better with family who has time to be with him. If not, a fenced in yard would be very beneficial for him so he can run around (current home does not allow dogs to be off leash)
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Good on a Leash
Handicapped Helper
Other Features
Loves to Nap
Loves to Watch TV
Extremely Friendly
Adapts Well To Apartment Living
Dog Friendly
Good General Health
Cuddles on Lap
Cat Friendly
Kid Friendly
Affectionate With Family
Better Than a Spouse
Loves to Kiss
A Family Joy
Small Size
Born Comedian
Grooming Required
Generally Quiet
Low Shed
Needs Little Exercise
Poorly Suited To Be Home Alone
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