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  1. Dog Food Forum
    I’ll try to keep this short and sweet. But that’s never been my speciality. I have a 3-year-old Yorkie-Shi-Tzu mix (Suzy) and I’m having a tough time trying to find the right food. She weighs around 8 pounds (she actually weighed in at 7.6 today/after poop). I’d like to have her lose 1/2 a...
  2. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We rescued a shih tzu last year but she looks and acts like she is something else too. She has a very long torso and long legs. She is not calm and cuddly, she bites, a little less than she used to, and never gives up. No matter how many times you say no, she just goes right back to whatever she...
  3. Dog Training Forum
    Help! I have a 6 month old shih tzu puppy, who suddenly won’t sleep through the night. When I first adopted him at 10 weeks, he wouldn’t sleep during the night at all. Normal for that age, I know. I finally managed to get him crate trained and he began to sleep 8 or more hours through the...
  4. Dog Training Forum
    Before I ask my question, let me provide some info. Teddy: Age: 5 months Breed: Golden Retriever / Labradoodle mix (Goldendoodle) Weight: About 24lb Activity: 5/5 | Super hyper all the time Sex: Male (Non-neutered) Next vet appointment: 3/20/20 (due to get neutered and vaccinations) Pluto...
  5. Dog Rescue Forum
    HELP!!! We just adopted a 2 year old shih tzu named Scout. She is very loving and cuddles every chance she gets. I'm married with no kids in the house so it's my wife and I. Scout has become attached to me meaning she follows me around, chooses to sit with me and will wait for me to sit down so...
  6. Attention All New Members
    Hello everyone .w. It's nice to be here. I hope to provide positive advice and can't wait to talk to everyone! I have a Shih Tzu who's turning 10 years old in May (12th.) She's a super cute baby .w.
  7. Attention All New Members
    Hi! Happy 2017 to all. I have just returned from visiting my daughter and her family in Marshall, MI for Christmas. They had just moved into their new home and was celebrating the first Christmas there. My 40 yr old daughter is also expecting a baby in May. We had just purchased a motorhome...
  8. General Dog Forum
    Hi! I have a 10 year old male Shihtzu, who never really showed signs of attachment problems (actually more so on independent side) but he has been acting weird for the last few days :/ My whole family is away on holiday and I am alone at home with the dogs for the time being. He had been fine...
  9. Attention All New Members
    Hi! I'm just new here.:) Hope I get advice in taking care of my Shih Tzu. I'm also having difficulties brushing her "hair", the brush seems to hurt her so she keeps on running away from it.
  10. Dog Pictures Forum
    This is Luna. Father a Papillon and mother a Shih Tzu. She is 7 months old (these photos taken today) have had her since she was 8 weeks! I clip her fur and nails myself. She is very patient with her clip as I keep her legs, chest, neck, head and tail fluffy while her body and face clipped down...
  11. Dog Health Questions
    Hello everyone! Its been a while but I have missed the forums. Ive been a surrogate mom to a orphaned howler monkey for 9 weeks in south america so the internet wasnt the best... Koda, my 10 year old shih tzu had a run in with my sisters nails one night late November. I brought him to the vet...
  12. Attention All New Members
    I'm 17 from New York and I own a Shih Tzu (possible mix) named Smokey who was born in May 2014.
  13. Attention All New Members
    Hi everyone.I have a 12 week old shih tzu baby boy. He is up to date on his vaccinations (3 rounds) and has been checked for worms. He is on a grain-free diet and is very active and healthy. Recently, he started shedding a TON -- thin, wispy hairs are going everywhere. He's registered with AKC...
  14. Dog Health Questions
    My boy Nickie, 15 years old shitzu, is really going through a tough time. I my self am 25 and since I got him (on x mas eve) we have been inseparable. I tell people (Who may not understand) he's like my son, and I do everything with him...Everything. This is the first time I have had to make...
  15. Dog Health Questions
    I've posted about my shih tzu before. My other two dogs are mutts and this particular dog is the only full breed dog we've rescued. I have NO clue about small dogs or their normal/breed habits. I've found out that shih tzu's are known biters. But are they prone to vomitting frequently? We...
  16. Dog Pictures Forum
    my friend gave her to me on my birthday, and she said it was a shih tzu but looking at her nose tells me she's not,please help me because i want to know her breed so i could watch out for health issues :) recently she had a summer cut and i think it can help on determining the breed..any ideas...
  17. General Dog Forum
    Hello everyone :) I'm a new poster here, and as stated above, I would love to hear people's opinions. My family used to own a kelpie/doberman mix but we are now looking for an inside dog. We have narrowed the potential breeds down to either a Shih Tzu and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. We...
  18. Dog Training Forum
    Hi, I have recently adopted a family members shih tzu- he is 1 y and a few months old. I have always had large dogs, and this is my first Shih Tzu. He went to obedience school (apparently) where he learned his basic commands. I can continue to work on that- the problem I am having is my 8yo...
  19. Dog Training Forum
    Hi All! :wave: I'm Amy. I'm new here and joined because I am in desperate need of advice for my sweet girl Lilly. A little about her: she's a beautiful two year old shih tzu, that my fiance and I have had since she was ten weeks old. She's active and playful and loves people (although is very...
  20. Dog Training Forum
    I have a shih tzu that is supposedly two years old (according to the rescue shelter owner), but he acts much older. He has recently started whining anytime we put him in his crate. He's outside with my other dogs at least 12 hours a day, so it's not that he wants to play. He only goes in his...
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