Welcome!  NorthStar Shih Tzu Rescue (NorthStar/NSSTR) is an all-volunteer, 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to Shih Tzu and Shih Tzu blend dogs and the people within our community.

Located in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/Saint Paul, with foster/adoption programs in the Twin Cities, Chicago & Rockford IL, we operate as a no-kill rescue that provides rescue and adoption services, and meaningful outreach programs in order to advance the welfare of these companion animals, to serve and educate our community, and to make a positive, loving impact on the lives of both.

AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!
Kit

Kit

Kit is a 7 year young, sweet girl. I came from a commercial breeder and am learning to trust people, it helps when they give me my new favorite food, white cheddar popcorn!!

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Teddy II

Teddy II

Teddy is a sweet little guy that was found wandering around a farm in North Dakota. He loves to be snuggled by his humans, and anxiously waits for his humans to wake up in the morning so he can give them good morning kisses.

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