Buying a Shih Tzu Puppy Information
Are You Interested in Buying a Shih Tzu puppy?
Here are some tips to help you in selecting a Shih Tzu puppy. I hope that you find this Shih Tzu Information useful.
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When you are considering buying a Shih Tzu the first thing that you need to do is to find reputable breeders located in your area. Once you have located the breeders make appointments to visit as many of them as possible.
It is good to visit several breeders or pet shops before making a decision.
Buying a Shih Tzu puppy will cost between $250 - $500. Talk to the breeders and pet dealers in detail. Be thorough in your investigation of their premises and breeding stock. Most of the breeders will give you contact names of people that have bought from them so that you can find more Information on Shih Tzu Dogs and see if the customers were satisfied
Good pet shops will get their puppies from breeders that are well known. If the store does not have the type of breed you are looking for they should have contacts with breeders that are in your area.
When you are thinking about buying a Shih Tzu puppy you need to, inspect the living conditions and the other dogs.
While inspecting the area make sure that the premises where the puppies are kept is clean and the puppies have enough space to move around in
It is important to make sure that the puppy you select is healthy and well cared for.
To see if the puppy is healthy and happy watch how it interacts with the others. To get a good overview of the quality of the operation view the conditions that the dogs are living in. Shih Tzu Grooming is very important and should be done on a Daily basis. Also check the appearance of the mother of the puppy, this will tell you the care the breeder gives thier dogs.
If the puppy has been raised in an environment that is not good, then the puppy may get sick. In some cases where the puppy is sick or has been raised in bad conditions it may develop emotionally or physically problems. If the puppy is sick it may also occur medical expenses that could be expensive.
The best and most conscientious dealers and breeders offer high quality pets. When buying a Shih Tzu puppy never be tempted to buy a “cheap” Shih Tzu. If a Shih Tzu is offered at a bargain price most of the time it is not bargain. Most of the time there is something wrong with puppy.
In spotting any Shih Tzu Health Problems look for indicators.
It could be that the dog has medical issues, or it is in poor health.
Sometimes what happens is they could be trying to sell it as a pure breed and it may be mixed with another type of dog.
So take your time.
I would suggest registering your dog with the American Kennel Club. The AKC site can also put you in contact with Shih Tzu breeders in your area. Their website is American Kennel Club.
If you find the right dog from the start, you will be able to save yourself money, effort and possibly later on heartbreak.
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