How to Protect Your Shih Tzu from Diabetes

    Diabetes isn't a disease that affects just humans - dogs can have diabetes, as well. While there is little evidence to suggest that dogs get Type 2 Diabetes, they can develop Type 1, which means that their bodies cannot generate enough insulin to keep their blood sugar levels in check.

    9 Reasons Shih Tzus Make the Best Therapist

    Are you feeling stressed out? Have you had a rough week? Do you feel down? While you may be tempted to contact an expensive therapist, did you know that you have a therapist right in your own home? You do - and it's your Shih Tzu!

    6 Reasons for Sudden Weight Loss in Shih Tzus

    If you're a Shih Tzu owner, you'll probably do anything to keep your pup happy. From buying the most comfortable bed to feeding your dog the best food on the market, there's probably nothing you won't do for your four-legged friend. One of the most important things you can do for your pet is to make sure he stays healthy. You can do this by taking your pet to the vet for regular checkups, as well as keep an eye out for health issues.

    5 Reasons Why Pet Insurance is Important

    Insurance is basically a safety net that will protect you from the stress that comes with sudden and unexpected medical bills. Our pets, similar to humans, also have health needs, even when they seem perfectly healthy. Pets can get hurt and sick, and in order to prepare yourself for treatments and vet visits, pet insurance can help cover some of these expenses. Are you still deciding whether or not to purchase insurance for your pet? Check out these reasons to consider purchasing a policy for your four-legged friend.

    Recommended Foods For Shih Tzu

    When you look into the eyes of a Shih Tzu, it's hard to not want to give them anything they want - including all the food they can eat. When they beg, who could say no to that cute little face? It is very easy to overfeed your Shih Tzu, and this particular breed is known to pack on some serious weight quickly. They don’t have a ton of special dietary needs, but there are a few things you could be feeding your pet that would improve your pup’s overall health.

    How to Remove Tear Stains from Eyes of Shih Tzus and Maltese?

    If you have a Shih Tzu or Maltese, then you know how often they get tear stains. It is extremely common in small dogs because they have tiny tear ducts which end up leaving the stains under their eyes. If your dog has these kinds of tear stains, don’t stress. There are ways to get rid of them and keep them from coming back,

    5 Shih Tzu Health Tips

    As a Shih Tzu parent, you want nothing more than to give your pet the very best. The best thing you can do for your dog is to provide your pet with everything he or she needs to live a long and healthy life. This is far easier than it sounds. With these few simple steps, you can ensure that your pet is happy, healthy, and feels loved.

    Shih Tzu Obesity

    Obesity in dogs is becoming more common. Unfortunately, while a pudgy little Shih Tzu may look adorable, excess weight can be extremely dangerous for these small dogs. Obesity can lead to respiratory and cardiovascular issues, while also putting a major strain on muscles and joints, and may even contribute to certain diseases that can shorten the lifespan of your four-legged pal.

    How Much Does a Shih Tzu Puppy Cost?

    When buying a Shih Tzu puppy there are a lot of costs to consider. Many people will look at the cost of the puppy itself, which is certainly important, but there are a number of other significant recurring costs that we'll break down in this article.

    4 Shih Tzu Approved Human Food

    As pet parents, we can’t help but be extra doting to our Shih Tzus. Sometimes, we even want to share what we enjoy with them, including our food. While occasional human treats are fine, make sure that you're feeding foods that are healthy, beneficial, and not toxic to your four-legged friend.

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