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Shih Tzu

4 years, 7 months
Small  |  Male

St. Louis Park, MN


Thank you for stopping by to see me! Please check below to see what upcoming adoption events I will be attending or apply here for a private meeting. If you have other questions about me you can email Underdog Rescue at <> ***Be sure to check your spam/junk folder as sometimes our emails end up there***

Sunday, October 9th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room
2500 University Ave NE, Minneapolis MN –

Saturday, October 15th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Commemorative Air Force MN Wing Museum

310 Airport Rd Hangar 3 - South St Paul –

Howdy! My name is Boyd and I am a 4-year old little boy.

Let me tell you a bit about myself! I have really enjoyed this wonderful warm Minnesota weather and I take daily walks with my foster family. In fact, these daily walks are sort of more like runs. I love being outside so much that I start to run on my walks. It’s pretty cute. I have even been seen running down hills! Can you imagine these little legs running down a hill – it’s a site to see!

New people sort of still make me nervous, but I am learning more and more every day that people are nice. When you have a scary past like I have had, it takes a while to trust again. I am hoping I can find a family who will understand that I need a little extra patience to warm up to people. Once I am comfortable, I will roll over on my back for belly rubs and I really like when my foster mom scratches my bum. I think I could get used to this! My foster mom also says that I am silly and that I make her laugh every day. I could make you laugh every day, too!

I like to pick up toys and carry them around the house – it’s pretty cute. I’ve really fallen in love with toys! I LOVE other dogs and I snuggle with my foster siblings. I would like a home with another pup who will snuggle with me! I am often found cuddling with another pup in one of the dog beds. If your dog needs a cuddle buddy, I may be their guy! Also, the other dogs are teaching me to how to go to the bathroom outside and I am getting better every day!

I think with much needed patience and love, I will become the dog I was born to be. I promise if you adopt me that I will love you to the moon and back for the rest of my life!

Many of our dogs are rescued from commercial breeders where they spent their lives getting comfort from their canine friends. In turn, most require another companion dog in their forever home in order for them to feel safe. If you are interested in a particular dog, and do not currently have a dog residing with you, please understand that your home might not be the right fit for many of our dogs.

Please understand that all of our pets are in foster homes and sometimes "life" happens and the foster family cannot make it to their scheduled adoption event. If you are traveling from a far distance to meet a specific animal, please email us to confirm attendance.

To fill out an online adoption application please visit our website Note: In most circumstances Underdog Rescue will only adopt within 60 miles of Minneapolis, MN. All of our foster animals can be seen by appointment with an approved adoption application. Contact us at 952-929-0777 or email us at for more information.

All of our animals are fostered in individual homes or doggie daycare facilities. While they are in our care, they are part of our families and given lots of love. We work on training, crate-training and socialization prior to adoption. Each animal's behavior is evaluated and we have a sense of its temperament and personality. We look for adopters who will give each animal the wonderful life and permanent home that he or she deserves. If you have an interest and ability to be a foster home, please visit our website and fill out a foster application.

Nutrition is vital to the rehabilitation and life-long health of our pets. All of our foster animals are fed a premium diet such as NutriSource, Canidae, Orijen, Nature's Variety, Fromm, Pure Vita, Stella and Chewy's, Primal, or balanced raw diet. All adopters are required to continue providing premium diets for the life of the animal.

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St. Louis Park, MN

(952) 929-0777

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