Shih Tzu
Picture of Ginger, a female Shih Tzu

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Home:Pine Beach, a  
Age: 17 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 11-25 lbs

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   Leave a bone for Ginger

Mama Ginger, Ginger Girl, Gin-gin, enGINe, Ginger Snap, "G", Miss Peebody

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-purebred-dog rescue

Gotcha Date:
August 20th 2011

June 16th 1999

Looking out windows. The porch, "her" bed, her ladybug pillow. The weather channel. Walks and car rides

Dogs on tv (even silent cartoonie ones.) Horses on tv.

Favorite Toy:
Doesn't play favorites, but not big on toys.

Favorite Walk:
Anywhere Chas and Honey are going

Best Tricks:
Didn't know what a trick was, but now knows "knees" (stands putting her paws on my knees)

Arrival Story:
After having to put our beloved Lottie Dah to rest, we learned of these beautiful Tzus who were once part of an extremely loving family of 6 Tzus and one woman, Pat. Pat passed away at her home in late July, 2011. Pat had no family and no will. The dogs were taken by police to Newark's ASPCA and set for euthanization. Pat's best friend Lori convinced the Shelter to release the dogs to her on a Saturday and try to find them new homes. The parents stayed with her and the "puppies" with another woman. The dogs are Mama Ginger (12), Papa Chas (12), and "puppies" Honey Girl, Baby Troubles, Buddy and Beau (all 8). Troubles found a home with one of Pat's friends immediately. We learned of the dogs' plight and the desire to keep Ginger and Chas together for the rest of their lives. We adopted them on August 20, 2011 along with their daughter Honey. These dogs are Pat's living legacy. They were deeply loved and extremely well taken care of. They have a wonderful well-behaved and loving temperment. The first night here, the 3 let us eat without any begging, in fact they laid down and went to sleep. Chas loves his new Mommy and her bed. Ginger loves to follow her Trista around. And, Honey is just that, an absolute honey. Despite all they've been through, they seem extremely happy and willing to accept us at their new forever home.

I've Been On Dogster Since:
September 5th 2011 More than 5 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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Meet my family
Lucie Goosie,
Angel Girl
Midi (Midnite)
- In Memory
Pepper - In
Mugger - In
Willie &
Morris - In
Smokey - In
Sunshine &
Joy, In
Lottie Dah,
Angel Pup
The Jersey
The CuddlebugsChas, Precious
Baby Boy Angel

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