About Me

Name: Tiffany - nickname Tip Tip (HW+)
Sex: Female
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Breed: Shih Tzu (long coat)
Weight: 8.30 lbs
Height: 9 in
Estimated Birthdate: 7/10/2013
Fence Needed: No, but needs leash work.
Location: Dreamweaver Farms, Pacolet SC
Adoption Fee:$299

My Story

Date into rescue: 3/29/2018

Reason for being in rescue? Owner release/ health of owner.

Special Needs? This dog is lightly heartworm positive (HW+). She will be sent home with a one year supply of heartworm medication. She is being treated with a method called the slow kill treatment. She takes a monthly Ivermectin based heartworm preventative and needs to be re-tested for heartworms every 6 months. Once she tests negative, then she can take any kind of heartworm preventative; she is not restricted to Ivermectin based only. Starting on April 1, Tip also started a one month's protocol of doxycycline and prednisone to assist with her heartworm protocol.  Tiffany has 3/6 heart murmur and is on pimobenden 1.25 (1/2 pill twice per day).  Her heart murmur may be related to heartworm disease. Using 1-800-petmeds, Tip's long term heart medication costs approximately $45 for a 25 day supply.  Please check with your veterenarian about Tip's medical problems before applying to adopt.  We want you to have a firm understanding of what she needs to thrive.    

What kind of home would be best for me? We are seeking a quiet home with an experienced dog owner and someone who is home more than they're away. Tip needs a happy, confident dog friend in her home to help her learn what life is all about in a home.

What is my personality like? Tiffany came from a home with many other dogs.  She has not been socialized through out her life. She is painfully shy and needs a special person to bring her out of her shell. She does not know what toys, leashes, and basic commands are. Tiffany is going to have to learn how to be a dog and how to do normal doggy things. She gets along great with dogs, they actually make her a little more comfortable. This girl has great potential, she just needs someone to straighten out her edges!

How do I act when I meet new people? Shy

Tips and Tidbits:

House trained? Dogs can be house trained if they are in the right environment and are allowed to follow a schedule as long as a physical reason doesn't keep them from being trained.  A dog house trained in my home may not be in yours. We will help you teach your new dog this necessary skill and based on your schedule.

Potential Adopters

Please note - we do not ship or transport our dogs. If you are interested in adopting a dog, take a look at the distance between the dog's location and your location and make sure you are able to make the trip.

Thank you for your interest in a dog who needs a new home. This description contains all that we currently know about this dog. We have no perfect dogs - but many of our dogs have proven to be perfect for a certain someone. We urge all of our potential adopters not to fall in love with a picture. When screening applications, we look at the entire home and then make suggestions based on what would be a good fit for your home. You are not being screened for a specific dog although we are looking to see what type of dog interests you - poodles or non poodles, age, temperament, personality, etc. Our goal is to match you with the best possible pet for you and your home. We want to create furever families.

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