Smores the Shih Tzu

Visit to read about Smores. If you can’t access that page, have a look below:

Smores is a precious little dog. Her owner was going to turn her loose and a family member decided to take the dog. For five years she was treated as an outside pet and not allowed to live inside! Can you imagine? A little Shih Tzu living as an outside dog!!!!

When we were asked to take Smores, her hair was so matted she had to be shaved. She was covered in fleas and had some hair loss. Smores is fully vetted now. She is a quiet girl who loves being inside. She will crate herself and not make a peep. This wonderful little dog deserves only an excellent home.

Smores is:

  • A small (16#) female dog
  • About 5-6 years old
  • Up-to-date on shots
  • Heartworm negative
  • Spayed
  • Housetrained


If you are interested in adopting, have a look at our adoption website, read the online adoption agreement, complete the online adoption application, and submit it.

You may also access a downloadable copy of our adoption application that you can fill out on your computer or by hand (printable adoption application in Microsoft Word 2003 or Acrobat PDF).

If you are unable to adopt at this time, you may sponsor the care of this pet.

We adopt dogs from Memphis Animal Shelter when we can. The shelter has an 83% euthanasia rate, one of the highest in the country. Unfortunately, any dog coming from Memphis Animal Shelter, and most other shelters for that matter, will have been in contact with contagious illness. Even though the dogs have been in foster care and appear to be in good health, they may become stressed when changing environments and exhibit signs and symptoms of illness. If you have other pets, they need to be up to date on vaccines before bringing a shelter dog into your home. We will take the adopted animal back, but we are not responsible for your other animal’s vet care. We always disclose where the dogs have come from. Please ask for any information about the dogs and exercise due caution if you have immunocompromised animals.

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