Popular Names For Shih Tzu Puppies – The Top 10 Surveyed

A Name As Long As You Like Before I go into my top ten list of popular names for shih tzu puppies, here are a few pointers you may like to take into account when choosing a name for your puppy. I’ve read a lot about dogs being only able 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

All About The Shih Tzu Temperament

The Shih Tzu Temperament The shih tzu is a small dog that packs in a lot of a character. It must have one of the best character to size ratios of all dogs. You may have a mental picture of the shih tzu temperament being a stubborn one; well, there Continue Reading

Healthy Home Cooking For The Shih Tzu Well Being

Why Bother With Home Cooking For A Dog? I am writing this post, “Healthy Home Cooking For The Shih Tzu Well Being”, because there is a lot of bad press at the moment for processed and mass produced dog foods available in supermarkets and pet stores. Some of this bad 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

How Much Food Should A Shih Tzu Eat?

One Meal Just Isn’t Enough It’s not just a case of “How much food should a shih tzu eat”, it’s not quite as simple as that. It’s not complicated either but there are other factors to take into account to discover what is right for your dog. A large dog Continue Reading

Crate Training a Shih Tzu Puppy – Cruel or Kind?

What Is Crate Training? I used to be dead set against crate training a shih tzu puppy, thinking that it was mentally cruel for the dog and anyway, why would you buy or adopt a dog and shut it away in a crate all day? On further investigation I have Continue Reading

Are Shih Tzu Easy To Potty Train?

Shih tzu generally want to please their masters but they do occasionally have that stubborn moment when they want to do their own thing and nothing else, which can make them difficult to potty train. However, you can turn that around and with some persistence and patience on your part. Continue Reading

Why Is My Shih Tzu So Aggressive?

You wouldn’t think that a cute little dog such as a shih tzu could have an aggressive side to its character and for most of the time you would be right. There is, however, a small percentage that do develop an aggressive streak, the severity of which can vary. If Continue Reading

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