Connie Limon

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Routine Hygiene after Shih Tzu Whelping

19th January 2006
Your Shih Tzu matron will keep her whelping box clean the first few weeks. She will stimulate her Shih Tzu puppies to eliminate and ingest their wastes. Newborn Shih Tzu puppies are born incompletely developed. The Shih Tzu matron must stimulate them to... Read >

Shih Tzu Postpartum Care

16th January 2006
Whelping a litter Shih Tzu puppies can sometimes be physically and emotionally exhausting for both you and the Shih Tzu matron. Before you take your well deserved rest, be certain the Shih Tzu matron and Shih Tzu puppies are comfortable, each Shih Tzu p... Read >

Shih Tzu Difficult Wet Delivery

14th January 2006
While your Shih Tzu is doing her part with the delivery, you can gently but firmly grip the Shih Tzu puppy's sac with the aid of a towel or diaper. Hold the Shih Tzu puppy in a position of presentation to prevent it from being withdrawn back into the bi... Read >

Bottle Feeding Orphan Shih Tzu Puppies

14th January 2006
Nursing bottles for orphaned Shih Tzu puppies can be obtained through the veterinarian, pet supplier, wholesale catalogs or the internet. You should purchase several nipple styles to see which works best for you and your Shih Tzu. Shih Tzu puppies ca... Read >

Learning to Tube Feed Shih Tzu Puppies

14th January 2006
It is not difficult to learn the correct tube feeding procedure. Purchase the tube feeder through your veterinarian, who will be able to equip you with the correct diameter catheter and syringe size for your Shih Tzu. Sterilize both catheter and syringe... Read >

Saving Orphaned Shih Tzu Puppies

14th January 2006
If you want to save your orphaned Shih Tzu puppies you must be totally dedicated to them on a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week basis for the first few weeks of life. Raising orphaned Shih Tzu puppies is the most challenging and taxing task any Shih Tzu breed... Read >

Caring for Unthrifty and Premature Shih Tzu Puppies

11th January 2006
If this is your Shih Tzu matron's first litter she may become nervous or even terrified. Your attitude at this time is very important. The manner in which a Shih Tzu matron accepts or rejects her offspring is often in direct response to your attitude or... Read >

Opening A Shih Tzu Grooming Shop

05th January 2006
Naming Your Shih Tzu Grooming Shop Your Shih Tzu Grooming Shop's name should be carefully planned. The name will become your trademark. Try to think of a name that is short, appealing and describes you as a Shih Tzu Groomer Specialist. Some names cou... Read >

Shih Tzu Groom Shop Design

04th January 2006
Three factors to consider in planning and opening a Shih Tzu Groom Shop are: 1. Shop design 2. Working to achieve maximum production 3. Business management Shop Interior Design How you decorate will render your Shih Tzu Groom Shop attractive ... Read >

All About Blow-Drying Your Shih Tzu's Hair

28th December 2005
The Shih Tzu is one of the rare breeds that actually have hair like humans instead of fur. A Shih Tzu's hair is its crowning glory. Blow-Drying: The reason for blow-drying your Shih Tzu's hair after a bath is to get the coat as fluffy as possible.... Read >

Inspiratory Dyspnea

17th December 2005
A shih tzu that may display a fit of coughing, sneezing or snorting where they appear unable to breathe, with eyes bulging and the neck extended can be very scary for the dog and the owner who has never seen it before. This is not Kennel Cough and shou... Read >

Shih Tzu Topknots, Eyes And Ear Care

13th December 2005
Shih Tzu Topknots, Eyes And Ear Care The standard coat of a Shih Tzu should be luxuriously long and dense with a good wooly undercoat. The hair on top of the head may be tied up. When a Shih Tzu is completely brushed and combed the Shih Tzu should have... Read >

The Shih Tzu's Variety Of Colors

09th December 2005
Since the Shih Tzu breed first became known to the western world there has been a variety of colors. The first and second prize winners at the Shanghai Kennel Club Show of May 30, 1930 were all black in color. These two solid black Shih Tzu were probably ... Read >

Dealing With Problem Shih Tzu Puppy Behaviors

06th December 2005
Everyone who owns a Shih Tzu puppy or Shih Tzu dog will eventually have to deal with and correct less than desirable behaviors on the part of their companion animal. There are a number of behaviors that should be nipped in the bud, including: Jumping u... Read >

Shih Tzu - Birth Process/Difficult Deliveries

06th December 2005
Most Shih Tzu puppies present themselves normally at birth. There are times, very few times, of which I have experienced with the Shih Tzu, that required assistance. Usually the most difficult Shih Tzu puppy birth is the first one. Delivery of a dry Shih ... Read >
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