[a Comprehensive Guide to Owning and Caring for your Dog]Book - 2004
The mystical Shih Tzu of Tibet captures the imagination, heart and spirit of dog lovers from East to West. Beloved the world over, the Shih Tzu has converted millions with its charm, intelligence and unabashed glamor. Underneath layers of colorful locks abides the heart and soul of a truly unique canine being. Written by Tibetan-dog expert, Juliette Cunliffe, this book provides the much-needed factual information about Shih Tzu and their fascinating origins, character and standard, as well as puppy selection, feeding, grooming, training, preventative health care and behavior of the breed. The new owner will welcome advice about puppy-proofing the home, preparing for the pup's arrival, housebreaking and preventing puppy problems.
In addition to an authoritative, comprehensive text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full color, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about life with a Shih Tzu from puppyhood to the senior years.