Shih Tzu Pregnancy

Shih Tzu Pregnancy — Shih Tzu dogs are one of the dogs that most people would want to have and for this reason, people are intentionally breeding their Shih Tzus so they would procreate and they’ll have more cute Shih…

Shih Tzu Breathing Problems

Shih Tzu Breathing One of the biggest challenges with the adorable breed is that Shih Tzu breathing problems can be a common issue. Nothing is more frustrating than seeing or knowing that your Shih Tzu dog has issues with their…

Imperial Shih Tzu – What You Need to Know

Imperial Shih Tzu, Teacup Shih Tzu, Toy Shih Tzu, Miniature Shih Tzu, Munchkin, Dwarf Chinese Imperial and Tiny Toy Shih Tzu — these are just some of the names that the commonly known Imperial Shih Tzu dogs are also known…

Shih-Tzu Bad Teeth!

Shih-Tzus like many other small dogs (Yorkshire -Terriers, Chihuahuas, Papillons, Pekineses…..) are born with trouble in their mouths, they soon develop plaques and risk losing their teeth if not treated from an early age at least once a year. When…

A panting Shih Tzu has congestive heart failure. Cannot lie down on her chest

The 10-year-old Shih Tzu coughs frequently. Now she cannot lie down on her chest but sits upright overnight. Her rectal temperature is low. Blood test shows bacterial infection of the blood. X-rays shows a much enlarged left heart with most…

A Shih Tzu’s eye and ear infections is present 2 months later. Pt 1

2 months ago, this Shih Tzu was treated for an eye and ear infection. Left eye and right ear infections were treated by a vet. But the owner had not followed up 1 month later.  A more thorough ear canal…

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