How to use Shih-tzu in a sentence
The Shih Tzu was developed to be a prized house pet of Chinese royalty, including no less than the Emperor himself.
Blow Dryers are essential for thick or long-coated breeds such as the Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier.
When I first read your question, one breed immediately popped into my mind-the Shih Tzu.
A well-bred Shih Tzu has heavier bones that do not break as easily as some Toys breeds, so the Shih Tzu can usually jump up and down from bedding and furniture without harming itself.
My husband and I have just acquired two (2) 8-week old Shih Tzu male puppies.Advertisement
But boys will be boys, and though my own Shih Tzu studs never actually lifted their legs, they did like to mark their territory around the yard.
The Shih Tzu temperament is ideal for a family situation.
I have a seven-year-old Shih Tzu that was given to me a year ago.
My Shih-Tzu was in season and tied with my male for about two minutes.
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Find out about the most popular Shih Tzu grooming cuts.
A Shih Tzu cut can make a difference in daily grooming needs.
The following Shih Tzu cuts are popular for both the dog's overall appearance as well as for pet owner convenience.
The most popular Shih Tzu grooming cuts include the classic long-haired cut, a layered medium variation of the classic cut, a short cut or even a shaved style.
The long Shih Tzu cut traditionally features a long coat all over.Advertisement
The most popular Shih Tzu cut today is the medium length style or puppy cut.
This allows many pet owners to retain the look of a long-haired Shih Tzu with easier daily upkeep due to the high maintenance nature of a double coat.
The short-haired Shih Tzu cut is similar to the puppy cut in that the fur is usually cut at two inches but all over with no long hair.
Consider these Shih Tzu grooming cuts when you are looking for a new look for your dog.
However, the Shih Tzu is seldom a nuisance barker nor is it excessively hyper.Advertisement
This breed loves to play when the invitation is given, but Shih Tzu are also willing to lay down in a quiet corner, out of the way.
Finally, I can't think of another breed that outshines the Shih Tzu as a companion animal.
I am a former Shih Tzu breeder and as a rule I never bred a bitch past five years old.
My recommendation is to enjoy your Shih Tzu just for her own charms; then if you're seriously interested in breeding, purchase a young healthy bitch from a breeder willing to be your mentor.
I have a Shih Tzu that is a very picky eater.Advertisement