Available Dogs

We rely on volunteers to maintain our website; since rescue is 24/7, we often have dogs that are not on our website, Please submit an application for adoption so that we can find the perfect furbaby to match your lifestyle!

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This is little Goldie, a precious Maltese puppy girl who is ready and available for adoption to the right family. Goldie is just a baby 9-12 months old. Because she is a product of a commercial breeder and a puppy, Goldie will do best with an experienced person. She is an active puppy which means potty training, chewing, jumping, behaviors. So she needs someone to teach her proper puppy and adult behavior. She needs another young dog as she is […]

Daisy Mae

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Daisy Mae is an adorable 1.5 year old, 12 lb Shih Tzu mix. She came into our care because her previous owner needed to care for her elderly father, and having a small dog was not a good fit for the situation. Daisy is pure fluffy fun, full of energy and surprisingly athletic for a Shih Tzu mix. She loves to play fetch and run around at full speed in the yard, but will happily sit in your lap and […]


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Oscar is a black, brown & white Shih Tzu who weighs about 13 lbs & is about 14 years old.  He was rescued as a stray by a schoolgirl who loved him for over 5 years.  When she graduated from high school, she went out of town to college.  Her mother refused to take care of the dog.  Heartbroken, the student was happy to find STFBR.  Oscar has become a Daddy’s boy who wants to be wherever my husband is.  He is […]


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Winston is a quiet 8 year old, 10 pound black and white male Shih Tzu.  He is missing one eye and is blind in his remaining eye, which requires daily medication. Winston came into the rescue when he was found as a stray. He enjoys lounging and sleeping in his bed during the day. Winston is house trained and is good with other dogs and cats. He would do well as a companion for an older person or couple with […]

Mack & Ginger

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Mack and Ginger are the most lovable Shih Tzu couple you could ever come across. Ginger is a brown 10 year old Tzu girl who weighs 15 pounds while Mack is a handsome black and white Shih Tzu boy who is also15 pounds. Mack loves to give hugs and kisses to his person. He is extremely faithful and an excellent watchdog. Ginger enjoys being outside and is a little more independent, but she will still cuddle up to her humans […]


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Emily is an 8 yr old, 12 lb black poodle who is looking for her forever family. She is a very quiet girl who spent most of her life in a puppy mill and is still learning how to trust. Emily gets along well with other dogs, cats, and children. She can still be fearful and does not trust new people easily. She would do best in a quiet home with another dog to learn from. Emily is fostering in […]


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Muffin is an 8 yr old Maltese who loves to roam his yard and just hang out with his people. He weighs about 12 pounds and is as sweet as can be. He is house trained and gets along well with other dogs, children, and cats. Muffin wants nothing more than to cuddle and lay with his humans. He would do best in a quiet home with a fenced in yard. Muffin is fostering in the Central New York area and […]


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Espresso is a fun loving 2.5 year old charcoal Schnauzer/Maltese mix who will keep you laughing. This ten pound Schnauzer mix came to the rescue when his family could no longer keep him. He gets along well with other dogs and is almost fully house trained. This handsome boy enjoys walks and riding in the car, but his favorite activity is running around in the fenced in yard. He loves to play, but can be a bit obsessive and will […]

Walle & Mr. Pickles

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Walle and Mr. Pickles are a loving pair of bonded Shih Tzu boys. Walle is a 7 year old brindle Shih Tzu who weighs around 18 pounds and Mr. Pickles is an 8 year old liver and white Shih Tzu who weighs 14 pounds. Mr. Pickles is blind, but you wouldn’t know it by the way he gets around. These Tzu boys are great with kids, other dogs, and they are okay with cats. They are both very sweet and like […]


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Joey is a sweet, laid back West Highland Terrier Mix.  This 9 year old, 18lb Westie mix loves to sit at the window and watch the world go by.  He enjoys going for walks and rides in the car.  Joey is fully house-trained. At the end of the day, there is nothing he loves more than to cuddle with his humans. Joey would be happy in a quiet home, and although he gets along fine with other dogs, he would […]