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Our Mission:

Our mission and goal are simple... to rescue as many needy dogs as our resources will allow, to rehabilitate them in preparation for their new families and lives, and to find the absolute best possible forever homes for them.

One by one... until there are none.

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The Dangers of Dog Breed Labeling

While this isn’t about “our” breed, we feel it is important to think about. For generations, the pit bull’s affectionate nickname was the “nanny dog.” Today, the pit bull is the dog most likely to be shot by the police. For generations, families... Read More

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A Year of Rescue Resolutions For You

Have you thought of adding some new and different resolutions to your traditional New Year’s list? Have you ever thought of getting involved in the world of the rescue, but didn’t quite know how? Here then, are twelve different ways – one for each month of the year –... Read More

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Introducing Your New Dog To Your Other Pets

Imagine handing out treats and name tags at the front door of your home for your new dog and your resident pets. Imagine happy munches and friendly woofs (and/or meows) as they blend and bond instantly and forever. Then blink twice and remember that you are living in the world... Read More

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Crossroads Shih Tzu Rescue

Who We Are

Crossroads Shih Tzu Rescue is a 501(c)3 federal not-for-profit charitable animal rescue, based in Tallahassee, FL and operating a small satellite program in the Chicago, IL area, as well. We are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of Shih Tzu, Shih Tzu mixes and other small breed dogs.