Connie Limon

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Shih Tzu - The Last Shih Tzu To Leave Peking

30th October 2005
The Japanese occupation of Peking in late 1937 stopped future dog shows. Breeding in Peking continued on a limited scale. There were a few accounts of Shih Tzu in Asia during this period of time. Mrs. Audrey Fowler of England was a great lover of the S... Read >

Shih Tzu - Tips To Eliminate Tear Staining

30th October 2005
Tear staining can be from many different causes. Also consult with your vet first. There are antibiotics the vet can prescribe that will help some cases of tear staining. Here are a few other tips you can use to help with tear stain removal. Use fil... Read >

Shih Tzu - Breeding I

29th October 2005
The sex of a puppy is determined by the sire. The dam determines the number of puppies that can be conceived. Breeding should occur every other day during the dam's full estrous period to the allow the stud to recuperate and rebuild viable sperm. At th... Read >

Shih Tzu - Breeding Formulas

29th October 2005
The best breedings are generally those where the pedigrees have several outstanding ancestors common to both the sire and dam. This is how breed "type" is set. The formula for establishing and maintaining type, for example, would be the sire's sire should... Read >

Another Good Reason To Take Your Fish Oil

29th October 2005
Two factors that has caused the spread of viral hepatitis around the world is: It is much easier to fly to another continent in a matter of hours. We can eat fresh produce grown in countries all around the world. These are just two reasons the hepat... Read >

How Can I Deal With My Shih Tzu's Separation Anxiety?

29th October 2005
Crating your dog when you leave him alone might seem easier, but it may not be the best approach to keep him out of trouble. And it may even cause your dog to experience more separation anxiety. Crating was developed as a method of housebreaking. If you w... Read >

Shih Tzu - Hypoglycemia

29th October 2005
Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) and Items to have ready for new puppy arrival One of the main things a new owner needs to take precautions against is a new puppy developing hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. Hypoglycemia can occur without much warning and... Read >

Shih Tzu - Inspiratory Dyspnea

29th October 2005
A shih tzu that displays a fit of coughing, sneezing or snorting and who may appear unable to breathe could actually have a very minor diagnosis of: Inspiratory Dyspnea. This is not Kennel Cough and should not be mistaken for it. This has to do with the p... Read >

Is My Shih Tzu Pregnant?

29th October 2005
The earliest sign of pregnancy in a Shih Tzu is often behavioral changes. She may demand extra attention or she may become depressed, lethargic and withdrawn. In these cases, try to give her as much emotional support as possible to help her retain the pre... Read >

Shih Tzu - Let's Talk About Vaccines!

29th October 2005
There is no universal protocol for canine vaccination schedules. Many vets recommend more vaccinations than most dogs require to be protected from contagious diseases. A lot of vets use the vaccination schedule they receive with the vaccinations they buy ... Read >

Shih Tzu - My Puppy Chews A Lot Especially On Me!

29th October 2005
Puppies who chew are normal. Chewing is a natural and necessary puppy behavior. Puppies at about four months of age are more prone to chewing because this is when they usually start teething. Other dogs that chew, especially when you are not at home, may ... Read >

Shih Tzu - Birth Process/The Placenta and The Cord

29th October 2005
If you need to help remove the afterbirth: First be sure your newborn puppy is breathing well on its own, the sac has been removed from the face, eyes, nose, head and the puppy has either been stimulated by mother or you, the doggie midwife, to breathe we... Read >

Shih Tzu - Canine Body Language

29th October 2005
Shih Tzu and other canines do communicate with each other and with you through body language. You can learn to recognize and understand what your shih tzu is saying to you. Shih Tzu can probably read your body language better than you can understand their... Read >

Shih Tzu - Coat Care

29th October 2005
The shih tzu with a long, flowing coat and an arrogant air is beautiful and captures the heart of many who own and professionally show the breed. Satisfaction, joy and pride can result from conditioning and growing a beautiful coat of hair for the shih tz... Read >

Shih Tzu - Coat Handling Basics

29th October 2005
Use a gentle action to brush a shih tzu's coat. When you shampoo, thoroughly wet the coat with warm water, apply the shampoo and use a squeezing action to cleanse the coat rather than scrubbing the hair back and forth. There will be less damage to the coa... Read >
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