As I’ve said many times before, training a Shih Tzu is not an easy thing to do. It’s no fault of their own of course, it’s just that they have short attention spans. They’d rather play and lounge around on your lap instead of worrying themselves with tedious commands and lessons. Remember, they’re a very stubborn breed that was bred for royalty. I get a lot of questions about how to potty train Shih Tzu puppies, here is a great video on how to do it. Remember, patience, persistence, consistency, and diligence is the key. Do not yell or hit your puppy, they will not understand why you’re punishing them. Take your time and eventually you will both succeed. [click to continue…]
If you are interested in bringing a dog home, you might be interested in the beautiful and friendly Shih Tzu. These gorgeous little dogs are a lot of fun and can make the perfect addition to your family, but you will obviously need to find Shih Tzu puppies for sale first. Luckily, these five tips can help you find the perfect breeder and puppy for your family. [click to continue…]
A Shih Tzu is a small dog with round eyes, drop ears and a high-set tail. Their hair is straight and can grow to great length if left without trimming. They do not shed their fur like other dogs and most of the hair shed is usually trapped in the dog’s coat. A Shi Tzu is extremely playful even though its favorite pastime is kicking back on your lap. [click to continue…]
Most dogs that are suitable for apartments will be small, but that does not mean that all small dogs make suitable apartment pets. In fact, there are larger dogs that would make better apartment pets than some smaller breeds! Take the Great Dane, for example. You may be surprised to find that these dogs would be more suitable for an apartment than a Jack Russell. Why? It all comes down to a breed’s activity level. Despite their huge size, Great Danes are quite placid and require only a certain amount of exercise per day. They are not very active and tend to enjoy lounging about. The smaller Jack Russell, on the other hand, can be quite active, boisterous and requires lots of exercise. An apartment will frustrate a Jack Russell, while a Great Dane can be very comfortable in the same apartment.
This is a beautiful Shih Tzu that needs a loving home. Is there someone out there that can give this deserving Shih Tzu a loving home?
Baleigh is a 2 yr old stunning white and tan Shih Tzu who weighs eleven pounds. This little girl came into our rescue because she was found and taken to the shelter and her owner never came to collect her so rescue was called. Click here for more information!
When it comes to housetraining and a Shih Tzu, there are many challenges that can arise. In fact, it is going to take patience, diligence, persistence, and consistency if you want to succeed. The secret to success is praising her immensely when she does the right thing. [click to continue…]