9/6/19: As many of you have seen on our Facebook page and in the news, Copiah Animal Shelter and All About Animals Veterinary Clinic were called in together on an emergency basis to assist Mississippi Animal Rescue League (MARL) with an in-progress rescue of more than 100 Shih Tzu dogs found in a home in our town, Crystal Springs, Mississippi (MS). Copiah Animal Shelter (CAS) took in 48 dogs and 5 kittens from this rescue.
9/18/19: We are looking forward to a happy and healthy, bright future for these precious pets! Copiah Animal Shelter is most grateful for the outpouring of caring and support for these special dogs. Please MAKE SURE YOU ARE COMMITTED to the responsibilities that may be needed before considering adoption!
Copiah Animal Shelter’s (CAS) responsibility is to make the best decisions we can for the animals entrusted to our care.
If you are interested in adopting one of the Shih Tzu from the hoarder/puppy mill case, please read the following information about hoarder/puppy mill dogs. It is vitally important that you read and understand the information and tips shared below.
· Adopting a dog is a happy event for a person or family. For a dog from a hoarding situation or a puppy mill, this could be a terrifying experience.
· Most dogs coming from these situations have had very little human contact and most of that contact has been limited to one person and not in a normal loving way. To have a human reaching out to one of these dogs can be frightening and threatening for the dog.
· These dogs are often unsocialized and neglected
· These dogs are very difficult to house train due to their former living conditions.
· Behavior changes may be fast, slow, or none at all.
· To help with their transition:
See pdf document with MORE helpful hints for Shih Tzu.
The ADOPTION APPLICATION period for Copiah Animal Shelter Shih Tzu dogs has ended. After September 27, 2019, a committee will review all applications and contact you if your application is considered. Thank you all so much for the interest in providing loving homes for these pets!
The adoption donation for a Copiah Animal Shelter Shih Tzu dog is $90. This includes age-appropriate vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip. Payable at time of adoption confirmation.
Please follow this ADOPT page here on our website and our Facebook page for ongoing updates.
$90 dog and $60 cat.
To pay adoption donation online click on DONATE NOW.
Please type in the name of the pet(s) you are adopting .
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