Our Mission:

Our mission is simple... We are committed to saving the dogs who need us most.

One by one... until there are none.

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Changing Our Focus

In 2018, Crossroads Shih Tzu Rescue is shifting our focus to our Polo’s Refuge program.  We are moving away from adoptions and focusing on senior dogs who are facing euthanasia for health or behavioral reasons and would otherwise have no hope.  Please click on http://polosrefuge.org... Read More

Carefree Canine Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a festive time, filled with feasting, family, and friends. But it’s also a time of potential distress for our canine companions. Any sudden change in a dog’s comfortable surroundings – a calm home now filled with new scents, sounds and strangers —... Read More

Cherry Eye in Dogs

The condition commonly called “cherry eye” occurs when a tear gland protrudes from your dog’s eye socket. Easily spotted, it appears as a pink or red mass bulging from the corner of the eye nearest your dog’s nose. It can affect either one or both eyes AND can be recurrent. Located... Read More

Who We Are

Crossroads Shih Tzu Rescue is a 501(c)3 federal not-for-profit charitable animal rescue, based in Tallahassee, FL. We are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of Shih Tzu, Shih Tzu mixes and other small breed dogs. To see our financial filings and 501(c)3 documentation, please visit our Financial Information page.