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|Daisy (fka MAMIE Shih Tzu Poodle Mix) joined us in July 2016. Daisy had been found abandoned on the side of a road, matted and so afraid. A wonderful woman picked her up and called us to help. Daisy was such a sweet little girl and crawled right into our hearts. She will be missed.|
|Daisy has her Forever Mom & Dad Gerri and Henry wrapped right around her little paws in Michigan.
|Paris (fka JACIE Yorkshire Terrier) joined us in January 2016. Phoebe (fka LOLITA Yorkshire Terrier) joined us in November 2016. Both were retired breeders. Paris was so shy and frightened when she arrived, but as time passed she learned to give the best kisses ever. Phoebe was quiet and withdrawn for awhile, but when she came out of her shell she was a doll baby and quite the little clown.|
|Paris and Phoebe are loving their new home and adore their Forever Mom & Dad Shawna and Brian in Michigan.
|Maggie (fka MEMMY Scottish Terrier) joined us in August 2013. Maggie needed so much socialization for she was such a frightened little girl. As time passed she realized all was safe in her world. She gave the most wonderful kisses and was full of boundless energy. What a sweet, sweet little girl.|
|Maggie is keeping her Forever Mom & Dad Jo and Dennis very busy and thinks her feline sister Phoebe is pretty cool in Michigan.
|Our sweet Maggie left all of those who loved her and crossed the Rainbow Bridge in March 2020.|
|Calypso (fka PUFFINS Pomeranian) and Pandora (fka VANITY Pomeranian) joined us in February 2016. Their breeder became ill and sent the girls to PATR. Both girls were very shy and frightened. With lots of patience and love they began to trust. Calypso was so very sweet and Pandora gave the best kisses ever. They still have a ways to go, but we know their Mom and Dad will reassure them that "Love Does Conquer All".|
|Calypso and Pandora have found life is very good with their Forever Mom & Dad Betty and Daniel, adore their Aunt Norma and think their pupster brother Redd is the best in Illinois.
|Jodi (Yorkshire Terrier) joined us in January 2016. Jodi's breeder became ill and turned her over to PATR. She was such a frightened little girl and would bite out of fear. Jodi won our hearts immediately and we began working with her to assure her that no one would ever hurt her. Little by little she began to know life was good. She left us still a bit unsure of herself, but we know she will flourish with the love her Mom and Dad will bestow upon her.|
|Jodi knows she is safe and loved with her Forever Mom & Dad Toni and Harry and is enjoying her pupster sisters Heidi and Libbi in Michigan.
|Jingle (Shih Tzu) joined us in December 2015. Nila (Shih Tzu) joined us in September 2016. Jingle joined us due to a growth on his eye and Nila arrived due to a thin coat and misshaped body. Both were absolute doll babies. All they needed was lots of lap time and they were contented. Jingle and Nila loved to romp and play with each other and became steadfast friends. We are thrilled they will continue their life together in such a loving home.|
|Jingle and Nila love to snuggle with their Forever Mom & Dad Val and Leo in Michigan.
|Laurel (Shih Tzu) joined us in September 2015. She joined us when she was a puppy along with her sister Lotus. Both suffered from"Intentional Tremors". Little Laurel's body was only still when sleeping or being held close. She was the sweetest little girl and won all of our hearts. We are so thankful she found such a wonderful home for she had so much love to give.|
|Laurel is so happy with her Forever Mom Jerris and her Uncle and loves snuggling with her pupster sister Suzy Q in Michigan.
|Julietta (Shih Tzu) joined us in November 2015. Julietta was a retired breeder. She was such a shy little girl and it took several months before she realized all was well in her world. She became such a sweet, loving little girl and we just could not resist those beautiful eyes and those little liver lips. She went to a home where she will be the one and only. Julietta will be showered with so much love that her past will gradually fade from her memory.|
|Julietta is loving her wonderful life with her Forever Mom Monica in Pennsylvania.
|Brixey (Shih Tzu) joined us in November 2015. Brixey had retired from the breeding world. She was so unsure of herself when she arrived, but little by little she became braver and braver. She finally realized that she was safe and loved so much. She was such a sweet little girl and learned to give the best kisses ever!|
|Brixey is being showered with love by her Forever Mom & Dad Jerilyn and Richard in Michigan.
|Bonnet (Shih Tzu) joined us in April 2015. Indigo (Shih Tzu) joined us in August 2016. Both were retired breeders. Bonnet was blind, but what a trooper. She soon learned where everything was at. She was so curious and the happiest little girl. She could not get enough love and cuddling with us was her favorite past time. Indigo was shy when she arrived, but it didn't take her long to get comfortable. She was quite the character and would make us laugh so hard with her silly antics. What a little love bug!|
|Bonnet and Indigo are filling their Forever Mom & Dad Pat and Dennis' lives with joy in Michigan.
|Our sweet Bonnet left all of those who loved her and crossed the Rainbow Bridge on 8-12-21.|
|Galaxy (Shih Tzu) joined us in October 2015. She was a retired breeder. Galaxy needed so much reassurance when she arrived. She would drop to the floor when approached and trembled. Little by little she began the road to healing and when she left us she was a confident, happy, loving little girl. We are going to miss those kissable liver lips!|
|Galaxy adores her Dad George and is snuggling close with her sister in Michigan.
|Bella (fka VELLA Shih Tzu) joined us in October 2016. Bella had retired from the breeding world. Bella was a beautiful little liver and white girl who gave us so much love once she became comfortable. She had the most beautiful eyes and when she looked up at us our hearts melted. She was a little doll baby.|
|Bella is having so much fun with her Forever Mom & Dad Jeanne and Jim and thinks her pupster sister Izzi is really cool in Michigan.
|Our sweet Bella left all of those who loved her and crossed the Rainbow Bridge in June 2021.|
|Scarlet (Shih Tzu) joined us in April 2017. Scarlet had one litter of puppies, needed a C section and a decision was made by her breeder that she was too small to breed again. She was placed in a home, but it did not work out so she joined PATR. Scarlet was an absolute joy and we felt so privileged to have her in our care. She is going to fill her Forever Mom and Dad's life with so much joy.|
|Scarlet has her Forever Mom & Dad Lora and Rod wrapped right around her little paws and loves her pupster brother Finnegan in Michigan.
|Presto (Pekingese) joined us in March 2016. His breeder was down sizing her kennels. Presto was an absolute joy! He was such a happy little boy and always looking for lots of lap time. He had the happiest tail we have ever seen and his kisses were so very special.|
|Presto is definitely keeping things lively for his Forever Mom & Dad Jamie and Jeff and is snuggling close to his pupster brother Goalie in California.
|Cameo (Shih Tzu) joined us in October 2016. Twix (Shih Tzu) joined us in December 2015. Both were retired breeders. Once Cameo overcame her shyness she was the most cuddly, kissy little girl. Twix turned into quite the character always searching for something to get into and she so loved to be in our laps.|
|Cameo and Twix are being so spoiled by their Forever Mom & Dad Petra and Dan in Illinois.
|Our sweet Cameo left all of those who loved her and crossed the Rainbow Bridge on June 6, 2023.|
|Levi (fka DENIM Shih Tzu) joined us in March 2017. He wasn't cooperating at the breeders in her breeding program so he joined PATR. Levi was Mr. Personality Plus. He had so much energy he couldn't contain himself and his tail was happy all of the time. He definitely made life interesting for us and we loved him dearly.|
|Levi has won his Forever Mom & Dad Pat and Dennis' hearts and was overjoyed to be reunited with his pupster sister Bonnet and Indigo in Michigan.
|Fargo (Shih Tzu) joined us in December 2015. Fargo was a retired breeder and was so, so shy. It took awhile, but he finally came out of his shell and what a sweet little boy! He loved his toys and would stock pile them in his favorite spot. He surely won our hearts.|
|Fargo adores his Forever Dad Lonnie and is enjoying his pupster siblings Santo and Bunny in Michigan.
|Our sweet Fargo left all of those who loved him and crossed the Rainbow Bridge in November 2018.|
|Dominique (Shih Tzu) joined us in November 2015. Dominique had retired from the breeding world. We welcomed her with open arms, but what a sad, frightened little girl. She would cower when approached and was a submissive peer. We worked slowly with her and little by little she began to trust. Day by day she improved and left us with head held high and tail wagging.|
|Dominique has her Forever Mom Julie wrapped right around her little paws in New York.
|Ritter (Shih Tzu) joined us in July 2014. Ritter was a retired breeder. He was very, very shy and wasn't fond of the other pupsters. With lots of one on one attention and hearing our favorite phrase here regarding his attitude with the other pupsters "We don't do that here", he gradually understood that the pupsters would not hurt him. He left well adjusted and an absolute lover.|
|Ritter is enjoying life to the fullest with his Forever Dad Randall and is enjoying the company of his pupster brother Peanut in Michigan.
|Jorja (Shih Tzu) joined us in April 2015. Jorja had retired from the breeding world. She was such a quiet shy little girl and we adored her. She had such beautiful eyes which just melted our hearts. Jorja had a heart condition and we are thrilled that her Mom and Dad welcomed her into their hearts even though her future may be a bit unsure. We shall miss her happy tail and sweet cuddles.|
|Jorja is being showered with love by her Forever Mom & Dad Linda and Bill in Michigan.
|Our sweet Jorja left all of those who loved her and crossed the Rainbow Bridge in July 2018.|
|Soffie (Shih Tzu) joined us in October 2014. Soffie was a retired breeder and very, very timid. We worked tirelessly with her to assure her that she was loved and all was going to be good in her world. Slowly she began to realize what love truly was. She left us with a total new outlook towards life. We are so proud of her!|
|Soffie has fallen in love with her Forever Mom & Dad Erica and Ross in Michigan.
|Gracie (fka PANSY) joined us in October 2015. Gracie had retired from the breeding world. She was an absolute joy from the day she arrived. Cuddling was her favorite past time and she doled out kisses endlessly. She was quite the character and had such beautiful eyes. We shall miss her.|
|Gracie adores her Forever Mom Pat and loves her feline sister Bella in Michigan.
|Our sweet Gracie left all of those who loved her and crossed the Rainbow Bridge in July 20, 2023.|
|Sergio (Shih Tzu) joined us in July 2017. Sergio's Mom and Dad chose to release him to PATR for he had some potty issues relative to recent bladder stone surgery. He was the most adorable, lovable little boy. At bedtime he couldn't get close enough to us and those eyes were the end all. We couldn't say no to him for anything. He crawled into our hearts quickly and will always remain there.|
|Sergio knows he has the best home ever with Forever Mom & Dad Connie and Nate in Michigan.
|Bailee (Shih Tzu) joined us in April 2017. Bailee's Mom and Dad turned him over to PATR due to potty issues. He was quite the character. Always on the go, very curious and heard the word "No" a lot. Bailee was a lover boy though and we couldn't have asked for more kisses. We will miss his endless energy and lovable personality.|
|Bailee is making sure his Mom & Dad Laurie & Brian stay very busy keeping up with him and loves his pupster sister Ebony in Indiana.
|Lillie (fka ANETTE Yorkshire Terrier) joined us in September 2017. Lillie was a retired breeder. She was quite shy when she arrived, but once she was comfortable with us she gave the best little feathery kisses. She still had not gained all of her confidence, but we know she will blossom with her Mom and Dad. She was such a beautiful, sweet little girl.|
|Lillie's Mom & Dad Carolyne & Kevin adore this sweet little girl so much in Connecticut.
|Pria (fka PRIANNA Pekingese) joined us in June 2014. Pria had retired from the breeding world. She was such a sweet, gentle little girl. She so loved her belly rubs and would cuddle in your arms all day if you would let her. We are going to miss snuggling her.|
|Pria has captured her Mom & Dad Judy and Jim's hearts and loves her pupster sister Peeka in Michigan.
|Nola (Shih Tzu) joined us in May 2016. Nola was a retired breeder. She arrived very shy and we began teaching her what love was all about. Little by little she came out of her shell. She responded so well to our love and left us a sweet, but gentle soul. We are surely going to miss her.|
|Nola adores her Mom Bette and thinks her pupster sister Kaleigh is so nice in Michigan.
|Kaylee (Shih Tzu) joined us in September 2017. Her breeder sent her to us because she was too small to breed. Things really livened up when Kaylee arrived. She was like a little whirlwind. Busy did not even get close to describing her. She loved all of the pupsters and being in your lap was her favorite past time. She definitely kept us on our toes!|
|Kaylee is keeping her Dad Mike very busy, loves her human sisters and is getting along well with her pupster sister Sammy in Michigan.
|Sarina (Shih Tzu) joined us in July 2017. Sarina was a retired breeder. She captured our hearts the minute we saw her. She was so timid, but very sweet. Once she was comfortable her personality emerged and what a little clown. We shall miss her crazy antics.|
|Sarina thinks her Mom & Dad Vickie and Tom are the most wonderful parents any pupster could have and loves cuddling with her pupster sister Chloee in Michigan.
|Vangie (Shih Tzu) joined us in August 2015. Vangie had retired from the breeder world. She was such a shy, withdrawn little girl and it took quite some time before she truly knew she was safe. She had the most beautiful eyes that made our hearts melt when she looked at us. We felt so blessed to have such a sweet little girl in our care.|
|Vangie has filled her Moms Sharon & Tera's hearts with joy and knows she is finally truly home in Michigan.
|Max (fka Poncho Shih Tzu) joined us in October 2017. Max was facing euthanization by his owners because he was blind. We received a call to help and welcomed into our fold. Max was absolutely amazing. He was such a sweet little teddy bear and so very smart. He loved his toys and all of the cuddling he could get. He captured our hearts quickly.|
|Max is showing his Mom & Dad Marcey and Fred how amazing a blind baby is and is enjoying his pupster siblings Libby and Buster in Illinois.