Few things are more exciting for pet-lovers than bringing home a cuddly, furry friend, especially when that new pal is a Shih Tzu. Shih Tzus are known for not just being cute, but they also make exceptional companions for adults and children of all ages. Their friendly nature also makes them get along with other pets, from other Shih Tzus to cats. However, this doesn’t mean that when you adopt a new Shih Tzu, you can just immediately introduce him or her to your furry family without expecting some types of challenges. While some Shih Tzus fall easily into a routine in their new home, others may experience fear, jealousy, or even hostility toward other pets – or vice versa! If you’re thinking of adopting a new companion, read on to find out more about how you can make this transition easier for your new pet and your old ones, too!