caring for a shih tzu puppy

Caring for a Shih Tzu Puppy: Puppy Proofing Tips

Ok! The weeks and months of searching for the perfect Shih Tzu puppy have now come to fruition. It is now time to bring the little bundle of joy home and introduce her to the new surroundings. Now comes the...
the history of the shih tzu

The History of the Shih Tzu

Can you remember the first time you put your eyes on a Shih Tzu? Were you captivated by the history of the Shih Tzu and the look of this regal and majestic animal? If you were fascinated by this dog's...
Shih Tzu ancestors

Shih Tzu Ancestors

Every dog, including the Shih Tzu ancestors, can trace their lineage back to the same prehistoric meat-eating relative, a creature called Hesperocyoninae. According to fossil records, Hesperocyoninae evolved in North America about 40 million years ago and resembled a cross...
origin of the Shih Tzu

Origin of the Shih Tzu

The true origin of the Shih Tzu will always remain a mystery. However, we have fossil records that may shed some light on millions of years of this breeds past. For instance, according to fossil records, we know that the...
breed standard shih tzu

The Breed Standard Shih Tzu: The Perfect Representation of the Breed

The Shih Tzu's appearance is just as attractive and vital as its personality. This is the reason why the Shih Tzu's temperament is included in the official AKC standard. In this article, I will attempt to dive into the breed...
training your shih tzu

Training your Shih Tzu Can Be a Difficult Task

Do not let the small size of a Shih Tzu fool you. When it comes to this little dog, words such as active, busy, curious, and creative all come to mind. However, training your Shih Tzu can be difficult. Please...
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