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Our Mission:

Our mission is simple... We are committed to saving the dogs who need us most. To that end, our goal is to rescue as many needy dogs as our resources will allow, to rehabilitate them whenever possible in preparation for their new families and lives, to find the absolute best possible forever homes for those that are adoptable and to provide a loving and safe home environment for those who are not.

One by one... until there are none.


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

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2016 Calendar Fundraiser

Introducing the first annual fundraiser calendar for the 2016 year.  Huge thanks to Betsy Sasnett of Betsy Sasnett Photography and Georgianna Hatch of Georgianna Hatch Photography for taking these amazing photos.  $9.55 from each 8.5×11″ calendar goes to the CSTR... Read More

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A Pet Safe Halloween is a Happy Halloween

It’s that time again for goblins and ghosts, pumpkins and pranks, and things that go bump in the night. But as responsible pet owners, please ensure that your dogs and cats aren’t innocent victims of Halloween’s fun and frolics. Consider the following suggestions to keep... Read More

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. To see our financial filings and 501(c)3 documentation, please visit our Financial Information page.