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  1. Dog Breeds
    Hey guys, First of all im very happy to join this community and thank you for having me here! Would love to know if my Shih Tzu puppy is mixed with paquines breed or is it all Shih Tzu breed? Added a video of him so you can see for yourself and share your thughts. Thanks for the help!
  2. Puppy Help
    We have recently gotten a Shih Tzu puppy (his old owner had him for 3 weeks and gave him to us for free which might be a red flag?). We have had him for 2 and a half weeks. He’s a great puppy, playful and so sweet. We started house training him right away by giving him treats and high praise as...
  3. Dog Stories
    Hello beloved dog owners! I am new to DogForum.com and hope to seek friends on here. I own a spoiled Shih Tzu named Chanel. Recently we have been spending more together by visiting different, dog friendly places around Los Angeles. I have started a blog about our visits and hope take a minute...
  4. Introductions
    Hello beloved dog owners! I am new to DogForum.com and hope to seek friends on here. I own a spoiled Shih Tzu named Chanel. Recently I have been spending more time with her by taking her to different, dog friendly places around Los Angeles. I have started a blog about our visits and hope you...
  5. Dog Health
    Hi, I woke up yesterday and found a small red bump above my dog's eye. It doesn't seem to bother him at all or when I touch it, and it's not hard like there's something inside. The area seems to also have lost some hair. He couldn't have gotten bit by a tick or anything. I was told that my...
  6. Dog Breeds
    I have an adult Shih Tzu. I read that you should make training fun, so I did. I took him for a walk (taught him to sit before crossing the street), worked on sit command, and did scent work. Now he refuses to stop training, and he's been whining at me for about twenty-five minutes now. What...
  7. New Additions
    Hi, I got a shih tzu puppy and its 7 weeks old now, turning 8 by July 21. I'm just worried on its size because it is too small compared to its siblings. This puppy is 5 inches in body not it including the head and it weighs just 1pound. Is this normal? Thanks
  8. Dog Health
    I have a 10 year old Shih Tzu named Prince. A while ago my mother found a small lump under the skin on his neck (about the size of a 5p coin) I looked at it and it doesn't seem to cause him any discomfort. I was able to move it so it wasn't attached to anything. I looked up what he might have...
  9. Dog Health
    Hello everyone, my name is christina and i'm new to this forum, i'm posting here because for a while now my dog oreo, he's a 14 yr old shih tzu has had a bald spot on his tail with a black bump or spot and i'd like to know your opinion on it, i don't expect anyone to have the exact answer for...
  10. New Additions
    Hi, I'm taking care of my elderly mother who would like a cute little Yorkie, or Shih Tzu type of dog. But I'm going to be doing the exercising, and I like to go on hikes up to about 5 miles. I'm open to any breed or mix that has maximum cuteness (and soft fur), but with some hiking stamina...
  11. New Additions
    I actually joined this site to talk about my depression. My husband and I didn't get a puppy though, we got a 5 year old, but I still feel super depressed. I feel so overwhelmed at how life has changed. I feel trapped and smothered by her. I really don't like walking her (and 4 times a day...
  12. Dog Health
    I just found out my dog has a mast tumor after her second vet visit. She was a few weeks old when my family got her in 2011. The vet recommended getting it removed today, but I lied and said I didn't have the money to pay. It will be $397 (I told my dad I wanted to set an appointment for my dog...
  13. Dog Health
    I took my dog to the vet today and the vet said she has a mast tumor. I am afraid that something might go horribly wrong during her surgery, or even after. She is an aggressive dog. Both times we went to the vet, she growled at anyone who went near us. I even had to put a muzzle on her. I'm...
  14. Dog Training and Behavior
    I recently adopted a Sato from a nearby shelter - they believe she is a Spaniel mix of some sort. Anyway, the rescue is a female and about one year old. They warned us that she was timid upon adopting her. We brought her home where we have a 10 year old female shih tzu. For the first few days...
  15. Dog Training and Behavior
    A little over a month ago, my roommate and I adopted a 5-year-old shih tzu from a local animal shelter. He was already housetrained, learned his new name quickly, and tolerates baths and grooming very well. At first he whined every time one of left the room, but that behavior slowly went away as...
  16. Dog Pictures and Videos
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyFmv7fUv38 Share with your friends! if you like :)
  17. Dog Training and Behavior
    We bought a male shih tzu last month Now our female shih tzu is in her heat it is been 8 days since the first day of heat Our male does not hump her He just avoid her and even growl at her The female is already following him what am i supposed to do?
  18. Dog Training and Behavior
    This is a long post... Sorry. Hi guys, My girlfriend and I have had our dog, Henry, for around 4 months now. He is a shih tzu who has been rescued from being a stud dog at a puppy farm in Ireland. We have already seen some immense changes in the past few months. When we first got him, he would...
  19. Housetraining
    Thank you for taking the time to read my post, I am at the end of my rope. We have had our shih tzu charlie for 2 years and have always had issues with him going number 2 outside. He will literally hold it in while we are outside and run inside and go minutes after we walk through the door...
  20. Dog Grooming
    I went on vacation and I let my family friend's take care of my 8 month of Shih Tzu, Bichon Frise, Maltese and Lhasa Apso mix and they owned a 2 year old Yorkie cross themselves. When I got my dog back, she was full of knots. For the past two days I've been trying to comb it out gently and...
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