Shih Tzu Common Health Problems

First, A Word About Shih Tzu Common Health Problems In this post, you will find a few details about shih tzu common health problems, the illnesses, ailments and diseases that are most likely to affect the shih tzu breed. These are diseases and problems that your shih tzu could suffer Continue Reading

Shih Tzu And Eye Problems

Shih Tzu And Eye Problems What is it with shih tzu and eye problems? The comparatively flat face of the shih tzu, together with the shallow eye sockets and protruding eyes leads to several potential eye problems, particularly regarding injuries to the cornea. Once the surface of this protective layer Continue Reading

Shih Tzu Paw Problems – How To Cope With Them

Identifying Shih Tzu Paw Problems If a shih tzu is suffering from problems in the paw area the first indications for the owner are likely to be excessive licking of the paw which may be accompanied by chewing or biting in the same area. There may be a swelling and Continue Reading

Should You Neuter Your Dog? – The Dilemma Faced By All Shih Tzu Owners

What It Means Should you neuter your dog? Every shih tzu owner must agonise over this decision, a decision that must be made considering what is right for that particular dog. First, let’s make it clear what is involved. Neutering is the act of surgically removing part of a dog’s Continue Reading

How To Groom A Shih Tzu Dog – Easy Home Grooming You Can Do

“How To Groom A Shih Tzu Dog” is third post of a series of three linked articles aimed at helping you keep your shih tzu in peak condition. The first two, “How Often Should You Bathe A Shih Tzu?” and “How To Bathe A Shih Tzu Dog For Healthy Skin Continue Reading

How To Bathe A Shih Tzu Dog For Healthy Skin And Coat

As I said in my previous post “How Often Should You Bathe A Shih Tzu?”, there’s a little more to bathing your shih tzu than just immersing him in water and drying him off if you want his skin and coat to remain in a healthy condition. Before I show Continue Reading

How Often Should You Bathe A Shih Tzu?

Don’t Do Too Much How often should you bathe a shih tzu? It’s a very good question. You may feel like bathing your shih tzu every time you come back from walkies and he has mud on his paws. Or maybe he rolls around in the dirt a lot and Continue Reading

What Can Shih Tzu Not Eat? – Malevolent Morsels Revealed

What Can Shih Tzu Not Eat? There are those that will feed their pets with the same food that they eat themselves, perhaps while sitting at the table tossing the odd tidbit to a begging shih tzu or sharing human treats with their best friend. This is likely to be Continue Reading

Best Dog Food For A Shih Tzu? – Find Out Here

Quality food only! Shih tzu have sensitive, tiny stomachs that need filling three times a day, while puppies, with their even smaller stomachs, need four meals per day. If you study the tables in my post “How Much Food Should A Shih Tzu Eat?”, you will find that an individual Continue Reading

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