Shih Tzu puppies should eat three times daily, and an adult Shih Tzu should eat once per day, according to All Shih Tzu. A puppy needs to eat an ounce of food for every pound it weighs. Adult dogs need to eat half an oun... More »

In homes without small children, the best age for adopting any puppy, including a Shih Tzu puppy, is between the age of eight and 16 weeks. In homes with small children, waiting until the puppy is around five months old ... More »

A Shih Tzu, like any other dog, should not eat food that is poisonous to dogs such as avocado, bread dough, caffeine, cherries, chocolate, garlic, grapes, macadamia nuts, moldy foods, mushrooms, peach pits, green potatoe... More »

The combination of a Bichon Frise and a Shih Tzu is call a Shih Tzu Bichon. The Shih Tzu Bichon is a designer dog that derives from a mix between a female Shih Tzu and a male Bichon. More »

According to All Shih Tzu, Shih Tzus can develop skin problems from tangles in their coats, weak immune systems, bacterial infections, food allergies and genetics. Veterinarians can also perform skin or serum tests to pi... More »

A Shih Tzu, like any other dog, should not eat food that is poisonous to dogs such as avocado, bread dough, caffeine, cherries, chocolate, garlic, grapes, macadamia nuts, moldy foods, mushrooms, peach pits, green potatoe... More »

A Shih Tzu needs a bath about every two weeks. Bathing them every two weeks or so keeps the oils in the skin from building up. More »