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

Shih Tzu Separation Anxiety – how to cope

What is Separation Anxiety? Previously known as “owner absent behaviour”, separation anxiety is the intense fear, panic and distress shih tzu (or any other breed of dog) may experience when their owner or owners leave them alone in the house for any length of time from a few minutes to Continue Reading

Shih Tzu Anxiety Symptoms – how to spot them

Shih Tzu being the intelligent, loving and loyal companion dogs that they are can be prone to periods of fear and anxiety in certain situations. These can take several different forms and can be for a variety of reasons. Usually it’s nothing for you to get stressed over, most shih Continue Reading

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