Rufus is a happy little guy who loves attention!  Give him a belly rub and he’ll be your best friend!  When he wants to sit on your lap, he will paw to let you know!  This boy enjoys playing with his toys and he gets along with other animals.  He does want his own space at times and will let you know with a nip.  Therefore,  he will do best in an adults only home.

Rufus is an 7 year old Shih Tzu who is up to date on vaccinations, neutered, heart worm negative and microchipped. He is currently at our Atlas (Queens) location. If you would like to meet this adorable guy, please fill out the adoption application on our website using a laptop or desktop (no phone or tablet, please) at Kindly keep in mind that our adoptions are local only (NYC area and Long Island).

Age:7 years (as of 6/2024) DOB 6/14/17
Breed:Shih Tzu
Color: white and tan
Size:small (17 lbs)
Sex: male
Shots Up to Date: y
Spayed/Neutered: y
Location: Atlas (Queens)