Recent content by cyncyn

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    Chihuahua Pekingese mix?

    Hubby and I are interested in getting a puppy or dog this spring. We prefer something small. The dog would travel with us. Grooming is not an issue, however prefer something with less dander as I have a slight allergy. In the past we have had shih tzus and a malshi. Thinking something smaller...
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    Your thoughts please

    Hubby and I are in our late 50's. We are thinking of a couple puppies. Thinking if we get 2 so they will have a playmate. We live in a house with a large yard. Both of us are retired so home most of the time, although we do like to travel. We would like a breed that is small when full grown. 8-9...
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    How often and how much

    I hope this is the right forum to ask this. I am wondering how oftten and how much to feed my 2 dogs. I have a 7 year old shihtzu who is overweight. I also have a 1 year old malshih(maltese/shihtzu) who is done growing and weights around 5 lbs. I have bought a special food for the overweight...
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    Help ASAP

    It is late saturday night. I just got home to find out my glass patio table had shattered. My 5 lb maltese/shih tzu has brought many pieces of it thru the doggy door and into the house while we were away. I am wondering if she swallowed any? She seems ok and is playing and eating. Please help!
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    Excitement and Urinating

    My daughter has a 5 1/2 month old shih-tzu maltese cross. She had her spayed shortly after 4 months as our vet suggested. We have noticed since then that she urinates when excited. It is more like a trickle or leak. For instance is she is in her kennel for even an hour and you take her out and...
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    Help!!hubby wants to put dog down!

    Update Both dogs have been to the vet. However, vet did not run any blood tests. The first time the older dog bit was right after my father died. We were at my sisters and they have 2 large dogs and also there were several people. I picked her up to move her off the couch to my lap and that is...
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    Help!!hubby wants to put dog down!

    I have a 6 year old shih tzu. She was never socialized with other dogs. She is also spoiled.We took care of my father in our home until his death. Right after his passing she started biting. She mangled my fingers good at one point. This was 2 years ago. It subsided and she would snap at us off...