Products for Shih Tzu
Adorable and furry, the flouncy coat of a Shih Tzu needs plenty of care to keep it luxurious. Eye wipes, ear wipes and teeth wipes are just as important to keep your pet well-groomed. Keep hair out of their eyes by clipping it up with some adorable accessories!
Shih Tzu Shenanigans
The name ‘Shih Tzu’ is derived from the Chinese word for ‘lion’ as they were originally bred to resemble lions. These tiny dogs generally do not grow heavier than 8 kgs and is one of the most popular ‘toy’ dogs in the world. With a full, flouncy coat of long hair, these are one of the most regal dog breeds in the world. Shih Tzus are friendly, affectionate and come with a high maintenance coat. You should consult a groomer and stock up on the correct products. You can look online, Shih Tzu dog products are easy to find.
Shih Tzus were originally bred to be royal dogs and spent their days at palace. Their long, flowing hair often tied up in an elegant knot. Their coat is definitely their most distinctive physical characteristic and you should try and invest in Shih Tzu dog food online that will help to keep it in good condition. They are often referred to as the ‘chrysanthemum dog’ because of the way the hair on their faces grows out in all directions.
Shih Tzus are described as being very friendly and get along well with other dogs and with children. They are well-suited for apartment living and the urban lifestyle thanks to their small size. However, it is also their small size that puts them at a risk of accidental injuries. Parents should always supervise children interacting with Shih Tzus.
Their flat faces tend to give shih tzus the wheezes and they often have dental issues as well. Especially in the summer, you should keep a close eye on your pet to ensure he or she does not get heat stroke. In hot summers, they should be kept indoors.
The Shih Tzu can be quite a centrepiece and if you want to doll up your dog, you can buy Shih Tzu dog party wear online. Pick up attractive dog collars online that are also made for complete comfort. Vibrantly coloured dog name tags are also available. Dog tutus and colourful harnesses are also great buys for your special Shih Tzu.
Heads Up For Tails – For Premium Pet Products
Heads Up for Tails was founded with the aim of providing premium products for pets. Our core team consists of pet parents or pet enthusiasts who are constantly coming up with designs for functional products for pets and pet parents alike.
We cater to the needs of dogs, cats, birds and small animals (rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs). With pet stores in Bangalore, Pune and Delhi (besides an online presence), you can buy everything from Shih Tzu dog food online, online party wear for pets, bird food online, timothy hay and even cat litter online under one roof! You can also buy dog treats online at our web store.
We understand that different pets have their own individual needs, this is why besides making our own products we’ve gone around the world to sniff out the best of international pet brands. This is why we stock up a variety of shih tzu dog accessories online dog shampoo online so your pet has a wide variety of choice.
Heads Up for Tails strives to be more than just a pet store, so besides buying Royal Canin Shih Tzu dog food online or very strong toys for dogs online we offer you the pet spa. Our groomers at the spa are well-trained to pick up on stress signals and work with your pet in order to make the groom comfortable. We offer breed specific grooming so you can be assured that whether you have a Husky or a Shih Tzu, we will have your pet looking well-groomed.
Got a Question? Raise a Paw!
How often should I groom my Shih Tzu?
Thanks to their long coats, Shih Tzus need extra attention paid to their grooming rituals. Besides brushing them daily to prevent mats, you should try to take them for a groom at least once every 15 days. This will ensure that their skin and coat is kept comfortable, fresh and clean.
Should I not cut my Shih Tzu’s hair in the winter?
It is perfectly fine to give your long haired dog a haircut in the winter wear for dogs. If you like, you can give leave it a little longer than usual. If you think your pet is feeling a little cold then you can slip a dog sweater online on him or her.
The sweater I put on my dog gives him ‘sweater fur’. The coat becomes very flat – what can I do?
You should remove the sweater at least once a day to let your pet’s coat and skin breathe. When you have taken it off, you should also brush your pet’s coat to prevent mats form forming.Show Less