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Get to Know Bastien


Shih Tzu Mix




11 Years




Adopter's Home

Bastien's Story

If taking it easy was an Olympic event, Bastien would take home the gold!  This little gentleman just likes to take his time and savor every moment!  He has the cutest walk and it is a super leisurely pace as this guy likes to take his time and sniff the flowers! Well those and pretty much anything else or just take a look around and enjoy the sights and sounds that Chicago has to offer.  He doesn’t mind either if you stop for a bit just to scratch his head!  Bastien came to us from one of our rural transfer partners and has showed himself to be a complete sweetheart.  With his scruffy, black fur and little hint of an under bite, he is 100% adorable!  Bastien is well on his way to winning the award for most laid-back dog in the world!  He hopes to find a home where he can spend his days snoozing in a comfy dog bed, trotting by his family’s side on walks, and receiving as many belly rubs as he possibly can!  You’ll surely want to give him tons of affection once you meet him!

Bastien is looking for a family who likes to kick back and relax as much as he does!  He would do best in a calm and quiet home so he can be as comfortable as possible.  Bastien has done well with his doggy roommates at PAWS and might not mind having a canine friend in his future home.  He enjoys curling up in his bed with his roommates and taking a good quality power nap.  What he would really enjoy though would be to curl up on the couch next to his human friends and get tons of pets!  Bastien would love it so much, he may just fall asleep right on your lap!  This handsome fellow is super easy going and he won’t mind if you doze off too!  Bastien is so full of love and he can’t wait to share it with his future family!  Like life at a leisurely pace and want a canine buddy to stop and smell the roses with you?  Bastien might be your guy!  Stop by the Lincoln Park Adoption Center and meet this sweet gentleman today!

  • Cuddles!  I love a good lap to curl up on.
  • I'm a great walking partner and can go for miles!
  • Did someone say 'treat'?  I'll take them all!
  • I'm a people person.
  • Squeak!  Squeak!  I love Squeaky chew toys!


  • I prefer quiet environments that aren't crowded.