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Shih Tzu is the ideal companion for every dog lovers. The Shih Tzu is a one of the lowest maintenance dog breed in the world. Tzu was bred by Tibetan Lamas associated with the lion and Buddhist mythology, this dog which was bred in due to its strength, elegance, beauty and appearance, and it was working as a guardian of the palace and the temple, it was developed in Tibet in because it was considered a sacred animal.
The Shih Tzu is a lover, not a hunter. Bred solely to be a companionthe Shih Tzu is an affectionate, happy, outgoing housedog who loves nothing more than to follow his people from room to room. In recent years, however, owners have started taking the Shih Tzu off their laps and into dog sports, training him for obedience, rally, and agility competitions.
The Shih Tzu dog is a very friendly and active dog, but a stubborn one as well. Training a Shih Tzu takes longterm dedication and time, but it is worthwhile as it can foster a healthy, happy relationship between you and your pet. Pippa Elliott, a licensed veterinarian, advises: "Try getting down on a level with the dog when teaching new commands. If you stand towering above the dog, the height difference can make it easy for the dog to become disengaged from you.
Halo the Shih Tzu at 9 years old— "Halo was the tallest puppy in the litter. I took this photo right before we went on a walk. He is an extremely loving dog.
Shih Tzu is a small dog with quite unpredictable eating behavior. As compared to various other toy breeds, this breed eats a large amount of food. Some Shih Tzu dogs are fussy eaters while others can eat with open heart.
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