Start grooming your Shih Tzu right away to get them used to the grooming process — because Shih Tzus need regular grooming! The combination of their tangly hair, big eyes, and shortened face can cause serious problems if you don’t stay on top of the grooming. Here’s everything you need to know about grooming your Shih Tzu: how often to do it, pro vs DIY grooming costs, tools that make dog grooming easier, and Shih Tzu grooming issues you need to know about: tear staining, shedding, eye infections, and ear infections.
Dog Shedding & Fur
All dogs have fur. Some dogs shed more than others. Here's how to remove dog fur from your house, your floors, and your furniture, plus tips for reducing dog shedding.
If you decide to groom your dog yourself, using the right tools can make all the difference! You may be tempted to save money by getting cheap dog grooming tools from Walmart, but I’m speaking from experience when I say that it really is worth it to buy quality dog grooming tools that have been proven to work well on this breed from the beginning. Here are 3 Shih Tzu grooming tools you will need to clip, brush, and comb your dog at home.
If you’re going to groom your Shih Tzu yourself at home, then you’ll need to know how to brush a Shih Tzu, how to remove knots from Shih Tzu hair, how to bathe a Shih Tzu, and how to do a top knot Shih Tzu hair style to keep the hair out of their eyes. A Shih Tzu owner shares his best tips & tricks for Shih Tzu hair.
I’ve found a pet brush that blows the others away. It’s called the Furminator! It’s my all-time favorite dog brush, after trying 3 others. Here’s why.
Thinking of dying your dog’s fur a different color? The safest way is to use food coloring – either juice from colorful foods or organic food coloring. Here’s how.
After using the original yellow handled Furminator dog brush, I recently got a new Furminator deshedding tool. This one is the giant size, red handled Furminator. It’s larger, more ergonomic, and it has a FURejector button to easily remove the pet hair that’s been collected in the teeth of the brush itself.
Dog hair removal is a tedious project that never seems to end — especially when you have more than one dog, or a dog AND a cat! The Pledge Fabric Sweeper makes pet hair removal so much easier. Here’s why I like it.
Looking for a way to tam the dog fur bunnies? Here are some ideas. Plus tips on how to deal with dog fur.
If you want to groom your dog yourself at home, rather than paying a dog groomer, this video shows you which tools you need and how to properly use each of them.
My current method of pet hair retrieval from furniture is to use the same type of lint brushes you would typically use on clothes. This is the same concept used with the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair. So, here are the pros & cons of the Pledge Pet Sweeper, as I see it…
With as little as 1 ounce of your dog’s fur — acquired when brushing your pet — Furever Creations will spin that fur into a personalized item of your choosing. What better way to memorialize your beloved dog?
Does your dog shed a lot? Are you finding dog fur in places you never even knew existed? Here are some tips about shedding that might help a bit.
Do you choose things like… the color of your carpets, what you’re going to wear today, the color or texture of your furniture, and the type of bed linens you buy… based on its likelihood of repelling dog fur? You’re not alone… Here are some tips for dealing with dog fur inside your home.
Does your dog have a lot of fur that grows on the top of his paws, between his toes, and even underneath on his paw pads? If so, should you trim the fur or just let it keep growing? Here’s what I do…