As they’re so tiny, they are prone to hypoglycemia. This means that you will have to feed your dog more times a day for it to maintain blood sugar levels.
Their fur can become matted, so it is important to groom them with regular washes, brushing their luscious strands, and of course, a regular trim.
These pups are lovingly called the “Lion Dog”. While they aren’t naturally ferocious, they can be quite protective of the things and the people they love.
Having a flatter face ultimately restricts the dogs’ airways, which makes it harder for them to breathe, especially while doing physical exercise.
Shih Tzu minis are, by nature, pack dogs. To ensure your dog’s personality remains friendly, you’ll have to mimic certain aspects of the pack.