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About the Shih Tzu Breed

Red, two-week Shih Tzu Puppy

All about the Shih Tzu:  Just the Facts

History of the Breed

Understanding the AKC Breed Standard

The Shih Tzu Temperament and Personality

What are Shih Tzu Imperials or Teacup Puppies?

Every Heard of a Shih Tzu (Prapso Puppy)?

Shih Tzu Coat Colors:  A Rainbow of Lovely Colors

Shih Tzu Hair Color Changes:  Why Does This Happen?

7 Common Misconceptions About Owning a Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu Hybrids

Malshi Puppies

Breed Selector Quiz:  Are You Ready for a Shih Tzu?

Answers to Breed Selector Quiz

Before You Buy Your New Dog

Is Dog Ownership Right for You?

How Much Should a Shih Tzu Puppy Cost?

How to Find a Vet

What Supplies will your Puppy Need?

Buying a Pet Store Puppy:  Is it a Good Idea?

Don't Get Caught up in a Puppy Scam

New Puppy Owner's Frequently Asked Questions

New Shih Tzu Owners Checklist of Things to Do

Shih Tzu Puppies

Puppy Supply List

Puppy Dental Care

Shih Tzu Puppy Training

Puppy Weight Chart

Puppy Kindergarten

Puppy Vomiting

How to Make a Puppy Topknot

Dog Water Bottles

NuVet Plus

Shih Tzu Puppy Information

Puppy's First Night at Home

What Puppies Want from You

Puppy Biting

Puppy Socialization

Puppy Development Milestones

Clipping Puppy Nails

How to Groom Your Shih Tzu:  2022 Guide

Naming Your Shih Tzu

Guidelines for Naming a Shih Tzu (Overview)

Girl Shih Tzu Names

Boy Shih Tzu Names

Names for Your Brown Dog

Autumn Puppy Names

Shih Tzu names from our Readers

Feeding The Shih Tzu Dog

Small Dog Nutrition 101 Overview About Canine Nutrition

How to read Dog Food Labels

Types of Dog Food (Dry, Wet, Frozen, Refrigerated, etc.)

How to feed your Shih Tzu

Dog Eating Feces? Uck!

Foods Toxic To Dogs

Canine Obesity

Shih Tzu Food:  10 Common Mistakes Dog Owners Make

Choosing a Healthy Dog Food and Diet for your Shih Tzu (Guest Post)

The Best and Worst Fruits and Vegetables to Your Shih Tzu

Feeding Your Shih Tzu Treats Responsibly (Guest Post)

The History of Dog Food

Can Shih Tzu Eat Fish?

Can Shih Tzu Eat Bananas?

What are the Health Benefits of Peanut Butter for Dogs

Shih Tzu Health Concerns

Femoral Head Ostectomy in Small Dogs:  My personal Story

What you need to know about Shih Tzu Dog Health (Overview)

Addison's Disease in Dogs

Anal Glands

Bee Stings in Dogs

Brachycephalic Syndrome

Canine Obesity

Coccidiosis in Dogs

Cushing's Disease:  Is Your Dog at Risk?Dandruff in Dogs (Walking Dandruff Included)

Dogs Eating Feces (Coprophagia)

Dog Fleas

Dry Skin:  Solutions for Your Tzu

Ear Mites

Ear Infections

Eye Problems in Shih Tzu Dogs

Giardia in Shih Tzu Dogs

Heat Stroke (Hyperthermia)

How Long Does a Shih Tzu Live?

Seizures in Small Dogs

7 Common Shih Tzu Health Problems That Vets See Regularly

Human Medicine You Can Use for Dogs

Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar): Cause for Concern in Small Puppies

Inguinal Hernia

Make Your Own First Aid Kit

Does Your Dog Have Itchy Skin?

Dog Worms (Intestinal Parasites)

Renal Dysplasia

Reverse Sneeze

Stenotic Nares

Tear Stains

Umbilical Hernia

Puppy Vaccinations

Puppy Vomiting

Worming Puppies

8  Practical Ways to Keep Your Shih Tzu Healthy

Life Span of the Shih Tzu

The Best Supplements for a Super Healthy Shih Tzu

Sleep Disorders in Dogs

Shih Tzu Hair Loss

Grooming the Shih Tzu Dog

Grooming the Shih Tzu (Overview)

Grooming Supplies Overview

Storage Tips and Solutions for Your Grooming Supplies

Brushing and Combing the Coat

Bathing and Drying

Remove Matted Hair as Needed

How to Clip a Dog's Nails

How to Clip Puppy's Nails

Checking and Cleaning the Ears

Removing Hair from the Foot Pads

How to Groom a Shih Tzu at Home

Checking and Cleaning the Eyes

Caring for Shih Tzu Teeth

Expressing the Anal Glands

Have a problem with Tear Stains?

Puppy Topknots

Puppy's First Haircut:  What to Expect

Shih Tzu Haircuts

Shih Tzu Brushes and Combs

Shih Tzu Nail Supplies

Shih Tzu Hair Bows

Shih Tzu Shampoos

Dog Clippers:  Which Ones to Choose

Why Shih Tzu Short Haircuts Make Sense

Shih Tzu Behavioral Problems & Solutions

Problematic Dog Behaviors (An Overview)

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

When Dogs Eat Poop (Coprophagia)

Puppy Biting

Puppy Mouthing

Does Your Shih Tzu Howl?

How CBD Oil Can Help Your Shih Tzu Suffering from Anxiety

Shih Tzu Barking Problems

Stubborn Shih Tzu

Essential Oils Safe for Shih Tzu Dogs

Depression in the Shih Tzu


Treating Bee Stings in Shih Tzu Dogs

Designing Safe Outdoor Spaces for your Shih Tzu Dog

Cold Weather Advice for Shih Tzu Owners

First Aid Kits for Your Shih Tzu

How to Prevent a Heat Stroke in Your Shih Tzu Dog

What is Hypoglycemia and Can You Protect Your Puppy

Training Your Shih Tzu

Training Your Puppy (Overview)

Housebreaking Your Shih Tzu

Train Your Puppy to Walk Nicely on a Leash

Puppy Kindergarten:  What you need to know.

Teach Your Puppy to Stay

Teach Your Puppy to Sit

Teach Your Puppy to Leave It

Teach Your Puppy to Lie Down

Teach Your Puppy to Come

Crate Train Your Shih Tzu

Train Your Shih Tzu to Wait

Steps to Getting a Dog Trainer Certification

Finding a Dog Trainer for Off-Leash Control

How To Find Training For Reactive Dogs In Denver CO

Breeding and Whelping Puppies

Breeding Dogs:  What skills, knowledge, training do you need?

Should You Breed Your Shih Tzu?

Understanding The Dog Pregnancy Stages

Shih Tzu Breeding Cycle

Dog Breeding and Whelping Supplies

The True Cost of Whelping a Litter of Puppies

Product Reviews for the Shih Tzu Lover

Shih Tzu Product Reviews Overview

Review of Supplements

NuVet Plus Immune Boost Dietary Supplement

Coconut Oil for Shih Tzu Dogs

Review of Grooming Equipment and Supplies

How to Pick the Best Dog Clippers for Your Shih Tzu

How to Choose the Best Clipper Accessories 

Caring for Paw Pads and Review of Paw Pad Cleaner

More Dog Stuff Reviews

Handcrafted Dog Collars

Wag'n'Load Poop Bag Holders in Hiking with a Shih Tzu

Poop Bags Review

Dog Costumes for Halloween

Shih Tzu Gift Ideas for Shih Tzu Lovers

Most Efficient Ways of Removing Pet Stains and Odors from Carpeting  (Guest Post)

SBI Review:  How I made this website and you can too.

Lifestyle:  Out and About, Living with a Shih Tzu Dog

The Shih Tzu Lifestyle:  Index to Other Articles

Traveling With a Dog

Taking Your Shih Tzu Oversees:  Advice and Recommendations 

Why do Shih Tzu Dogs Make Great Emotional Assistance Animals?

Host a Puppy Shower

Hiking with a Shih Tzu Dog

Planning Your Puppy's First (and subsequent) Birthday Parties

How to Re-home Your Shih Tzu

How to have Fun With Your Dog at Home in the Wake of a World Pandemic

How Do COVID-19 Restrictions Influence Your Pets Emotional Condition?

Backpacking with Your Dog

Can You Take Your Shih Tzu to Work?

Dog Daycare:  What you should know

Moving with Your Shih Tzu Dog

Navigating Pet Healthcare in the Sunshine State

Fun Stuff and Miscellaneous

Why People Hate Shih Tzu Dogs (Just Kidding)

Shih Tzu Kids Corner (Coloring Pages, Etc.

Our Favorite Dog Quotes

Shih Tzu Rainbow Bridge

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About Janice

Janice is the voice behind Miracle Shih Tzu. Having lived with dogs and cats most of her life, she served as a veterinary technician for ten years in Maryland and twelve years as a Shih Tzu dog breeder in Ohio.

Her education includes undergraduate degrees in Psychology with a minor in biology, Early Childhood Education, and Nursing, and a master's in Mental Health Counseling.

She is a lifelong learner, a dog lover, and passionate about the welfare of animals. Her favorite breed for over 50 years has been the Shih Tzu.

When not writing, reading, or researching dog-related topics, she likes to spend time with her eight Shih Tzu dogs, her husband, and her family, as well as knitting and crocheting. She is also the voice behind Small Dog Place and Smart-Knit-Crocheting.