Shih Tzu Rescue, Adoption & Education Safehouse is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. We are listed on GuideStare.com and your contributions are tax deductible. Our tax exempt id number is available on request. We rely heavily on the generous donations of fellow Shih Tzu lovers to cover our rescue and care expenses. 100% of all donations are used to provide care for our shelter dogs. We have no paid staff and our facilities are donated. Thank you for your support.