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Now that Pure Paws products are here in the Philippines, I was able to try it personally for my shih tzu. I used the Brightening Shampoo first, followed by the Reconstructing Shampoo. As for the conditioner, I chose to use the Silk Cream for my shih tzu. After using Pure Paws, there was something different about Yhomi. It's his coat color. I noticed that he has a sparkling white and   Read More ...

I want to share this grooming video produced by the previous Philippine Shih Tzu Club to all the shih tzu owners out there. This video is created for the purpose of educating new shih tzu owners on how to properly care for their shih tzu. Unfortunately, this video is being sold by other people illegally. So to minimize selling this video, I am posting this online so you can view   Read More ...

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In the previous articles of Totally Shih Tzu, you were given some guidelines on how to look for the right shih tzu puppy and choose a responsible breeder. I guess you already found your shih tzu puppy by this time and had taken the puppy home. There will be additional responsibilities waiting for you now that the puppy is already under your care. One of them will surely be grooming.   Read More ...

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    A relaxed tail means that a dog is calm and at peace. A tail head straight out, wagging rhythmically and slowly, means that a dog is cautious or on guard. Tail down indicates worry or uncertainty.
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