Ollie, the Red and White Prapso

by Lori
(Wisconsin)

Ollie, a Red and White Prapso Puppy

Ollie, a Red and White Prapso Puppy

My first Shih Tzu, Zoe looked like the typical breed standard. After she passed away (at almost 16 years old), I decided I needed another Tzu in my life.

Ollie joined us when he was eight weeks old. His hair doesn't grow on his face and not typically on his legs.

We have just decided that he was "special," but the sweetest little guy ever. I had never heard of the term Prapso before.

This makes me feel much better knowing that he is not the only one and there isn't anything "wrong" with him.

He is a smart little bugger. The only odd thing we have noticed is that he licks - a lot! He licks me, but he also licks and gums any fabric toy, to the point where the fabric just kind of rots away. I have stopped giving him these type of toys because he ruins them in the first 15-30 minutes and gets pieces off.

I worry about him choking on the pieces or getting them stuck inside. I don't know if this has anything to do with the Prapso, just something I have never seen in another dog.

He is a sweetheart who has helped me in the grieving and missing of my Zoe.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Prapso Puppies.

Miracle Shih Tzu Pup

Grab our Newsletter "Tzu Tips"

Get the latest on everything Shih Tzu.  Sign up today for our monthly E-zine.  It's free!

Recent Articles

  1. Feeding Your Shih Tzu

    Nov 13, 19 03:59 PM

    Feeding your shih tzu can be more complicated than ever with so many choices. Learn about what it takes to keep your shih tzu health with the right food.

    Read More

  2. Shih Tzu Food: 10 Common Mistakes Dog Owners Make

    Nov 13, 19 02:52 PM

    What Shih Tzu food questions do you have about feeding? Read this before choosing a dog food.

    Read More

  3. About Shih Tzu Eyes

    Nov 13, 19 01:43 PM

    Learning about Shih Tzu eyes and their daily care is important if you are a Shih Tzu Owner; Learn to observe, clean, care and prevent problems from arising.

    Read More

  4. Shih Tzu Eye Problems: What You Should Know

    Nov 13, 19 01:08 PM

    Shih Tzu eye problems can be very minor to life changing; Eye diseases, descriptions, causes, treatment options are offered.

    Read More

  5. House Train a Shih Tzu: Techniques for Potty Training Successfully

    Nov 13, 19 01:01 PM

    How to house train a shih tzu, including crate training and other consideration; for puppies and adult dogs

    Read More

Come, Be Social With Us

Visit my Pinterest Page
Follow me on Facebook
View my YouTube Channel
Join our FB Group
Follow us on Twitter