Shih Tzu Breathing Problems

  Shih Tzu Breathing One of the biggest challenges with the adorable breed is that Shih Tzu breathing problems can be a common issue. Nothing is more frustrating than seeing or knowing that your Shih Tzu dog has issues with…

Shih-Tzu Bad Teeth!

Shih-Tzus like many other small dogs (Yorkshire -Terriers, Chihuahuas, Papillons, Pekineses…..) are born with trouble in their mouths, they soon develop plaques and risk losing their teeth if not treated from an early age at least once a year. When…

A panting Shih Tzu has congestive heart failure. Cannot lie down on her chest

The 10-year-old Shih Tzu coughs frequently. Now she cannot lie down on her chest but sits upright overnight. Her rectal temperature is low. Blood test shows bacterial infection of the blood. X-rays shows a much enlarged left heart with most…

A Shih Tzu’s eye and ear infections is present 2 months later. Pt 1

2 months ago, this Shih Tzu was treated for an eye and ear infection. Left eye and right ear infections were treated by a vet. But the owner had not followed up 1 month later.  A more thorough ear canal…

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