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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 was doing. She eats absolutely anything and really only wants what is not hers, wood tables and chairs, pens, paper out of my hand, the garbage can ...
 

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No matter how many times you say no, she just goes right back to whatever she was doing.
Instead of saying No tell her what you want her to do instead. For example, teach her 'leave it' and 'drop it' when she takes things she shouldn't. Also when she bites do you know what causes it? Does it happen often when she is excited or fearful?

In regards to what breed, I would say perhaps Tibetan Terrier?
 
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Crossed with something that's not a dwarf breed, for sure.

When she wants to chew on or eat something she shouldn't, give her something she can chew on instead. "No" is meaningless gibberish if you just keep saying it over and over again without teaching an alternative behavior. "Leave it" and "drop it" are much more informative, because they mean something concrete (once you teach them, anyway).

This video by Kikopup has good information on how to do that.

 

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View attachment 263330 View attachment 263331 View attachment 263332 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 was doing. She eats absolutely anything and really only wants what is not hers, wood tables and chairs, pens, paper out of my hand, the garbage can ...
With those long legs? There has to be a sighthound in there somewhere. My guess would be whippet.
 
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