Hi, I'm Larry. I’m adopted!

Shih Tzu | Senior | Male | Small

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About Me

Larry was adopted June 2020!

Are you looking for a couch potato to keep you company during your quarantine? Then look no further than Larry, a small (yet chubby) cream-colored Shih Tzu! This neutered grandpa may be a senior at 13.5 years old, but he still enjoys going for short walks and getting the zoomies when you come home from the grocery store or (especially) at dinner time. He has definitely packed on some extra weight and is quite round, weighing in at 18 pounds….and could benefit from a diet plan (although he may say otherwise).

Larry found himself in need of help in early April when his long-time beloved owner passed away. He was whisked away into a loving foster home where we learned that he is good with cats, and dogs of all sizes! He does tend to have some grumpy moments (who doesn’t!) and would do best in an experienced home with older children only (over 10 Years old preferred). He is mostly housebroken, but does have the occasional accident. He suffers from some mild separation anxiety and may get concerned and bark or cry if you are out of sight, although this seems to be easing with every passing day in his foster home. Last but not least, he has a chronic eye condition that requires drops twice a day which he will need for the rest of his life.

Larry has been through an unthinkable loss and you can tell he is still mourning his previous owner. If you would like to be the light that sparks his joy again, please fill out an application to adopt Larry today!

My Profile

  • Age: 13 years
  • Weight: 18 lbs
  • Good with kids: I'm good with kids over 10 years old
  • Good with dogs: Yes
  • Good with cats: Yes
  • Fenced yard: Not required.
  • Suitable for townhouse and/or apartment: Yes
  • House trained: Pretty much, though I do have an occasional accident.
  • Crate trained: No, and I don't need one!
  • Barks when left alone: Some whining
  • Chews inappropriate items: No
  • Training: Knows sit
  • Activity level: Laid back
  • Special needs: I need daily eye drops.
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Meet Me

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

Please check the adoption-show-attendees page to see if Larry. I’m adopted! will be attending the next adoption show.

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.