Question: ShihTzu puppie has Loss of Appetite. What are some causes?

ShihTzu puppie has Loss of Appetite.  What are some causes?

Sometimes loss of appetite may be due to a pups constipation.  So be observant as to the bowel movements…AT ALL TIMES.
I always suggest taking a look at the consistency of the poop.  Look for blood, or mucus or just simply too hard or too loose.
Then you can talk knowledgeably with your veterinarian when they ask you “how long has the pup had this problem”
Because they will ask you that question.  They will ask for a stool sample.
For more information on this topic, check out these articles on a sure sign of imbalance in their system.






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Question: is there such a thing as a single coated shih tzu?

is there such a thing as a single coated shih tzu?

There sure is…see my link called What’s the difference between Single and Double Coated Shih Tzu?

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A Purebred Shih Tzu Breeder in Beverly Hills FL.
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Whoever Said You Can’t Buy Love…Forgot About Shih Tzu Puppies!
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Question sent in – what to do when ur shihpoo has balls of fur under his stomach?

what to do when your shih poo has balls of fur under his stomach?

Those furry balls are called “matting” on a Shih Poo or a Shih Tzu.
I prefer to keep the belly shaved. (Or short about 1/4′) All done… furry matting eliminated!
So much nicer for the lil pup so they don’t have to be irritated by the mat anymore.
That goes for under the arm pits and between the crotch too.

“For more information on this topic, check out this and this article,”

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Check out more of my Concepts, Most frequently asked questions, also FYI and tips and hints at Ace Of Pups.com.
A Purebred Shih Tzu Breeder in Beverly Hills FL.
Want to add some questions for me to comment on?
Please email your questions to me and I’ll be happy to respond.
Whoever Said You Can’t Buy Love…Forgot About Shih Tzu Puppies!
Jannie, www.aceofpups.com






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Question on AceOfPups.com. Why is my shih tzu always itchy?

Itching and Scratching…..What’s That All About?

You’ve checked for the obvious such as fleas or a rash and found nothing. Right?
Ok, let’s look at some hidden scenarios….dry skin, dandruff, allergies.
Sorry, I can’t diagnose those allergies, that’s for the veterinarian to determine…and they have remedies!!! …Really!

The dry skin and the dandruff truly can be erased with Nutro Ultra Puppy dry dog food!!

I learned that by experience. The coat glistens after 2 weeks on this dog food and there is no more dandruff and no more dry skin and
guess what else….No More Scratching!! The Omega Oils in Nutro Ultra Puppy are the ingredients that make the skin and coat so healthy!

Shall I use that phrase, try it, you’ll like it?

Also see this article.






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Shih Tzu true or false

ShihTzu puppy true or false:

When searching for a new dog, we always have questions. Where can you find puppies for sale? What do I need to buy when I find my new puppy? What do I need to learn about training? All of these things weigh heavily on our decision making process, and below I disprove some myths and confirm some facts that should make your decision an easier one.

  1. My puppy licks my face as a show of affection. This is false. When Puppies are first introduced to solid food in the wild, they lick their mothers face so their mother will purge the meal she most recently consumed, Yuck! The reason puppies lick us is as a show of respect, showing us we are the pack leader.
  2. My dog wags his tail only when he is happy. This is false. While this is the most common reason for a dog wagging its tail, it also can signify anxiety.
  3. Dogs only growl when they are angryThis is false. Yes, dogs do growl when angry, but the also growl as a form of play.
  4. My puppy only chews things because it is being disobedient. This is false. Puppies chew to ease teething discomfort, to play, to explore the environment, to assuage hunger, to establish dominance, and to relieve boredom.
  5. You have to ween your puppy when making changes in food. This is true. It is always a good idea to ween your puppy onto a new brand of food. This includes when you go from puppy to adult dog food.
  6. A dogs mouth is cleaner than a humans. This is false. This is a urban legend, in past studies, they said that a bite from a human was more likely to cause infection than a bite from a dog. This has since been found to be untrue.
  7. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. This is false.
    You can, it just takes a little longer and some patience. Think of a computer, it runs great when it is brand new, but gets a little slower when the memory starts to fill up.
  8. A dog shouldn’t be able to freely roam the house until they are at least a year old. This is true. They are still considered puppies and therefore can still be a bit destructive. I advise waiting until at least a year old to allow them to roam free while you are away.
  9. You should only start training your puppy when they are 5-6 months old. False, you should start training your puppy as soon as you get it.
  10. A puppy should not join a house with young children. This is false. When bringing a puppy into a house with very young children, just realize that you must supervise the interactions to assure the interactions are appropriate and not too rough between the two.






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