Shih Tzu – How to care for its hygiene needs

Kyriakos Stavrou on 20/08/2019

Caring for the hygiene of our pets is extremely important. Sometimes we wrongly think it only affects their appearance but the experts agree that proper hygiene care is necessary to keep our pets healthy.

Collaborating with a group of experts led by the groomer Susan Armengol, we have created a hygiene care-guide for each breed. Here we present the recommended guidelines for your Shih Tzu.

7 days
Hair Brushing
2 days
Ears Cleaning
2 weeks
Nails Clipping
4 weeks
Teeth Brushing
1 week
Professional Grooming
4 weeks

We summarized everything in this image for easy access.

Hygiene Care Guide for Shih Tzus
Hygiene Care Guide for Shih Tzus

The “11pets: Pet Care” app has a section dedicated to the hygiene care of your pet. It will help you follow the schedule by reminding you for everything that needs to be done. You can add photos and notes, define the products to be used and many more.

To help you get started, we have created a tutorial that explains its functionality.

Download the 11pets: Pet Care App

11pets: Pet Care is the most complete smartphone application to help you to care for you pets. It makes it easier to track every aspect of their health, hygiene and preventive treatment. It has programmable reminders for everything; vaccinations, medications, hygiene, preventive care, visits to your veterinarian etc. You can maintain a complete medical history and you will be able to share it you’re your vet or caregiver.

Try it now, it is completely free.

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More information from experts of your Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu Weight Chart

By analyzing thousands of data points, we have created the real-life weight distribution chart for Shih Tzu which includes the typical range for males and females. In the same post, you will also find a tutorial that explains how to properly track its weight and identify problems using the 11pets: Pet Care app.