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The amount of food a Shih Tzu needs each day is less than two cups however, not all dogs are alike and some situations will influence how much a dog truly needs
Ten best dog chew toys they will actually play with that also provides them with hours of exercise, mental stimulation and other awesome benefits for your pup
If your Shih Tzu is always barking at other dogs, this doesn’t necessarily mean they don’t like the other dogs. Here’s why they bark and how you can stop it
If you find yourself with the dilemma of a Shih Tzu that barks at night, you don’t need to invest in earplugs, instead try using these tips for bark free sleep.
Generally, dogs eating grass is nothing to worry about. Some believe an illness or missing nutrients, but is it? Discover the real reasons dogs eat grass
Dog Halloween costumes are a great way to include your pet in the festivities. Here are some tips on where to find spooktacular costumes for your pets
Shih Tzu vs. Maltese vs. Havanese: What’s the Difference? The Shih Tzu, Havanese and Maltese are alike in many ways, but here are some distinct differences
Dog adoption is a means of finding a permanent canine companion, where you become responsible for its wellbeing. But there are some aspects to consider first
Finding dog food for a Shih Tzu with allergies can seem overwhelming. There are usually some that are better than others that work the best, here are some we recommend.
Standard vs Imperial Shih Tzu. While the two dogs do share many similarities, Imperial Shih Tzu have a few critical differences that need to be considered
Shih Tzu and Pugs share many similarities but are they related? While alike in almost every aspect, it may be easier to answer how Shih Tzu and Pugs are different
When it comes to teaching your Shih Tzu tricks, it's best to start with the basics, then you can add in some fun tricks like “shake”, “high five” and even “dance”.
These 8 simple tips for bathing your Shih Tzu makes this essential chore less stressful and more enjoyable for both you and your Shih Tzu
Shih Tzu can gain many health benefits from eating fruits and vegetables. However, there are several that could give your Shih Tzu serious health problems
Shih Tzu are considered fully grown at about year old. However, before they reach adulthood, Shih Tzu pups experience a variety of milestones along the way
For those who have ever asked "What is a Shih Tzu?", this article is for you. In a nutshell a Shih Tzu is a small dog breed, read on to learn about this little dog.
Although it is possible that Shih Tzu can cause allergic reactions in some people, but they are still a good choice for allergy sufferers
Shih Tzu good with kids? Generally Shih Tzu and kids are fine together, however children need to know how to properly treat an animal and know when it's best to stay away.
Shih Tzu and Cats: Although Shih Tzu are known as a breed that can tolerate cats, it really depends on the individual animals’ personalities. Here's how to introduce them.
Common dog food allergies may be due to repeatedly being exposed to certain ingredient. How to know what symptoms to look for, some common causes, and what you can do about it
Seasonal allergies in dogs. The natural ingredients in this supplement may give your Shih Tzu relief from his itchy skin allergies.
Finding the best puppy food is easy as long as you know what to look for. Here you’ll see how easy it is to feed your pup a healthy, nutritional diet that both you and your dog will love
Wondering about pet insurance for your Shih Tzu and whether you should get it or not? Here is why it may be a good idea for you and your pet.
Shih Tzu have a lifespan ranging from 12 to 16 years. Most Shih Tzu will live into their early teen years, and considered a senior dog between the age of 9 and 10.
Our Shih Tzu Information Guide will help you get to know all about this toy breed. Start here to find answers to FAQ's about traits, health, grooming and more
Generally, Shih Tzu are good with other dogs. However, each dog has their own unique personality and experiences. Here’s how to spot and avoid a bad encounter
Cleaning a shih tzus eyes. Regular cleaning not only keeps his eyes free from dirt and bacteria, but also helps keep you on top of any changes that may need medical attention.
To a Shih Tzu, climbing stairs can be difficult to maneuver yet not impossible. However, keep a watchful eye out for these behaviors if they are refusing to climb them.
Adult Shih Tzu all have long hair, which may cut shorter for easier maintenance however, this will depend on whether it has been bred with another dog breed
Can Shih Tzu swim? Most Shih have an instinctual ability to swim, yet can be a struggle for them. Here are some great swimming tips to get your dog comfortable in the water.
Jogging with a Shih Tzu can be great exercise for both you and him, however it may prove to be too strenuous for this short nosed breed if not aware of these issues.
Because of their size and temperament, a Shih Tzu makes an excellent choice as an apartment dog. They are fairly calm and quiet and are a very polite neighbor.
Are Shih Tzu Hard To Potty Train? Is a question I get asked a lot. Potty training a Shih Tzu is no more, and no less difficult than it is to train any other dog. However, there are simple ways to make training them more effective.
Are Shih Tzu better in pairs? We wondered that too, as we welcomed a second Shih Tzu into our home, and found that it does make a difference, some good, some not so good
Do Shih Tzu shed? Here’s where you’ll find the truth about Shih Tzu being a non-shedding, hypoallergenic dog breed and the effect they have on those with dog allergies
Learn how using these 6 steps of basic dog training commands will have your Shih Tzu behaving like the angel she really is
Does apple cider vinegar help dogs with fleas? After finding fleas on my dog I wanted to know, so I did a little experiment to find out, and here’s the results
Are you wondering if a Shih Tzu can make a good guard dog? Although bred to be a companion, they can help guard your home by alerting you to intruders.
Dog carrier bags and strollers are the perfect way to take your beloved pooch with you wherever you go as they makes it alot easier when traveling with your fur babies. Check out the selection of travel accessories for your Shih Tzu and other small pets
Shih Tzu eye problems are not uncommon due their distinctly large and protruding eyes but, learning how to spot eye issues early may help minimize the damage
Know which everyday cleaning products that could harm your dog. While most cleaners only cause mild irritation, they can still lead to discomfort, vomiting and diarrhea.
If you are thinking about traveling with your dogs but have some questions before you go, consider these tips for a smooth trip. This advice can help you and your dog have a better time together in the car!
Flea and Tick products for your dog is a must not only for his comfort and health but your home and family too. Here's what you can do to keep these biting bugs from infesting your home.
Leash training your puppy. Here's how to teach your puppy to walk calmly beside you without pulling you down the road, or chasing squirrels
Flying with dogs can be so overwhelming but really it’s not so bad when you’re prepared. Here’s what you can do to guarantee a stress-free flight with your furbabies.
Have you wondered what dogs dream about when you notice them twitching in their sleep? Take a look at what research has to say about dogs and their dreams
Hip Dysplasia in dogs is a painful condition that can reduce the quality of life for your dog. Here you'l find some great tips to help prevent and treat this debilitating disease in your dog
There are some foods poisonous to dogs which you should never give them. Learn which ones can be toxic and should be avoided at all cost even in moderation.
If you are concerned with what you are feeding your dog and looking for some good advice, the Consumer Affairs pages on dog food are quite informative.