Hi, I'm Milo

Shih Tzu | Senior | Male | Small

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About Me

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Old age is no picnic. But imagine finding you can no longer walk properly, and then your family abandons you. It would be easy to give up on life… but not Milo!

Milo wants to be wherever you are. He’ll follow you around when he’s walking well and when he’s not, he loves to sit where he can watch you. He loves to be held, or carried, or just lie in your lap. He’s the perfect companion while you’re watching TV, gardening or enjoying your yard.

Milo does have a few health problems.
IVDD, intervertebral disk disease, causes him to sometimes drags his rear legs but on good days, he walks on all 4 legs. Recently, he got a doggy wheelchair that’s very easy to use and promises to give him an ease of movement he may not have had for years. Milo also has a heart murmur but is asymptomatic.

Milo’s house-training is impressive and there’s no issue with his cleanliness.

Milo’s a quiet dog and finds a lot of noise and erratic activity unsettling so a calm household would be best.

Milo’s likes other dogs as long as they’re gentle but particularly loves small dogs. In fact, his ideal home would have another small, gentle dog. Most of all, Milo’s family would never desert him.

My Profile

  • Age: About 10 years old
  • Weight: 13 lbs
  • Good with kids: I'm good with kids over 10 years old
  • Good with dogs: Yes, and I'd love a little companion
  • Good with cats: Unsure
  • Fenced yard: Not required.
  • Suitable for townhouse and/or apartment: Yes.
  • House trained: Yes.
  • Crate trained: If needed, but I'm not a fan
  • Barks when left alone: No.
  • Chews inappropriate items: No
  • Training: Minimal
  • Activity level: Laid back
  • Special needs: I need special care.

Meet Me

If you are interested in Milo, consider letting us know by filling out a (no-obligation) adoption application. Please consult our Adoption FAQ before contacting us.

NOTE: We are an all volunteer group and do not operate a shelter. All of our animals are in foster homes. We are unable to place our animals outside of the Baltimore/DC area.

Milo is NOT expecting to attend the next adoption show, February 17th at the Annapolis PetCo. The show has been cancelled.