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  • Shih Tzu Sleeping

    Shih Tzu Sleeping Patterns

    If you’re a dog owner, you know that dogs have different sleeping patterns than humans do. This can be confusing for some owners, especially those who are used to their own sleep cycles and routines. Shih tzu dogs are no different in this respect; they have their own unique sleeping patterns that set them apart […] More

  • Shih tzu snoring

    Is shih tzu snoring normal?

    Snoring is the sound of your dog’s breathing at night. It may seem like a harmless snort or muffled grumble, but it’s important to keep an eye on your pup’s snoring habits in case they’re a sign of a serious health issue. When you hear your dog snore loudly and consistently throughout the night, it […] More

  • Shih Tzu Seizure

    Shih Tzu Seizure: What Causes it? And What to Do?

    What is a Shih Tzu seizure? A Shih tzu seizure happens due to abnormal electrical activity in their brain. It can come on suddenly and last only a few minutes, or it can last much longer. If your dog has a seizure, he may lose consciousness, his muscles will stiffen (making him fall down), and […] More

  • Shih Tzu with Underbite

    Is shih tzu underbite normal?

    Has your shih tzu developed an underbite? It’s a common condition that occurs in many dogs of all breeds, but it can be especially prevalent in the Shih Tzu breed. Although not all dogs will develop an underbite, it’s still something you should be aware of if you own one or plan to own one […] More

  • Shih Tzu Weight Guide

    Shih Tzu Weight Guide

    As with humans who have an ideal weight range, so too do dogs. The shih tzu is no exception as they have an ideal weight range for their size. By keeping your shih tzu within that range, you help them live longer and happier lives. An adult shih tzu should weigh from eight to twenty […] More

  • Fully Grown Shih Tzu

    Fully Grown Shih Tzu

    There are few things as cute as a shih tzu puppy. But a fully grown shih tzu is almost as cute thanks in large part to its small size. The shih tzu has been a popular companion dog in China for many centuries. Once introduced to the Western world, they have become arguably the most […] More

  • Shih Tzu Life Span

    Shih Tzu Lifespan

    The shih tzu lifespan is like most other small dogs. Typically, a shih tzu will live from 12 to 16 years of age with the average being around 14. The oldest shih tzu who ever lived was a dog named Smokey who managed to reach the age of 23. A shih tzu will become a […] More

  • Shih Tzu Dry Skin

    Shih Tzu Dry Skin: Causes and Treatments

    Just like humans, dogs can have dry skin, too. This includes shih tzus who may scratch their skin frequently when it is dry because of the irritation. For the most part, dry skin is a nuisance, but it is not a big danger to your shih tzu. You just have to know how to treat […] More

  • Shih Tzu Dental Care

    Shih Tzu Dental Care

    Your shih tzu is just as likely to develop cavities as you are. That means you will need to take care of your dog’s teeth. Without the proper care, cavities combined with gum disease may lead to serious health issues as infections may go unchecked. What follows are a few tips that will help you […] More

  • Shih Tzu Teething

    Shih Tzu Puppy Teething

    As babies go through the teething stage, so too will your shih tzu puppy. It’s never a pleasant process for the shih tzu or for you. But it is a natural part of the maturation process. Just keep in mind that teething is natural and while unpleasant is something that will eventually pass. Just like […] More

  • Impaired Shih Tzus

    Enriching the Lives of Hearing Impaired Shih Tzus

    For shih tzus that have hearing issues, their lives can be greatly affected. This is especially true for older shih tzus that do not have the energy or playfulness of their younger counterparts. It may seem at first that this makes adopting a hearing impaired shih tzu less desirable, but they are still beautiful animals […] More

  • Letting Your Shih Tzu Sleep in Your Bed

    Letting Your Shih Tzu Sleep in Your Bed? Here’s How to Do It Safely

    If you have just acquired a shih tzu puppy, then the transition from the warm companionship of their littermates to a cold crate can be shocking. Under such circumstances, it makes sense to allow your shih tzu at least a few nights of warm comfort before you start their crate training. Of course, it is […] More

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