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  • Adoption Status: Available
  • Breed: Lhasa/Terrier
  • Age: 1.5 yrs
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight: 17 lbs
  • All LHH dogs have been spayed or neutered, updated on shots, microchipped, groomed, deflea'd, dewormed; and come with a leash, collar and LHH ID tag!

MEET TYLER!   This absolutely adorable, handsome, 1.5 yr old, gold/cream, 17 lbs, Lhasa/Terrier sweetheart came out of the San Bernardino shelter as “rescue only” because they thought he was aggressive.  HE WAS TERRIFIED!!  And while he is kissy, cuddly, loving and wonderful with us and just about everyone he meets, he just needs to meet you before he “gives it all up!”  Once he feels secure, he’s good, but no surprises.  He is NOT aggressive or a biter, but he does need time to socialize and get used to people being nice. We don’t really know what Tyler’s former life was like, but just the mere fact at this young age he ended up in the shelter is proof enough to us that he is better off.  Matted, with ticks, fleas and worms…Tyler cleaned up nicely and really looks Lhasa…but he is definitely a mix and may not be totally hypoallergenic.  The only issue we have experienced with him is when you first leave him alone, if there aren’t other dogs there, he screams!  Besides that, he LOVES other dogs.  So, we think he would be best suited to have another dog in the home and probably not an apartment.  He is protective of his person, so in a multi-person family, this has to be taken into consideration.  He gets over it quickly.  When he first arrived, he had never had a collar or a leash on…but now, he walks pretty good on a leash.  Still needs some practice!!  This young lad is VERY smart!  He has great energy and would be happy to go on a run with you…but he settles down when he is assured he is not going to be dumped again!  We think it would be better off for Tyler to be in a home with no kids for now.  He hasn’t had an accident in his foster home, but we don’t guarantee he is 100% trained (we can’t).  He is doing nicely with his training and is really NOT a marker.  Just have patience, as he is still very young.  He would not fare well in a sedate or senior home.  He will be at our next adoption event, October 17.  Accepting applications now.

Adoption Events

We do not have a public viewing facility; however, we hold bi-monthly adoption events in Santa Monica. Check our calendar for changes and cancellations due to holidays or weather.

1st and 3rd Sunday of each month, 11am – 2:30pm

2116 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405 [Map]

Metered street parking.

Please bring pictures or video of your home/yard if we have not yet done a home visit (preferred).

And…don’t forget to bring your dog(s), if you have any. They make the final decision!