The Shih Tzu (also referred to as Chrysanthemum Dog) is one of the most popular and beloved dog breeds all over the world. In fact, chances are you have seen this shaggy little toy breed in a household or two, since they are a top choice for a home pet. This breed is well-known for valid reasons; Shih Tzus are small, easy to train, friendly and are very loyal to their owners. These dogs are little balls of fur and of energy can brighten anyone’s day. The proper amount of stimulation, both mental and physical, can make your Shih Tzu’s day.
Traveling is always a fun thing to do, whether domestically or internationally. It can even be made more fun and exciting when you get to bring your pooch along. But when was the last time that you became a tourist in your own city or state? It is natural for us to want to discover new places and sites but sometimes, we forget to explore our own. On your free day, why not check out the top tourist sites and attractions near you? You might be surprised at the many beautiful places that you are missing out. This activity is a great way to discover new attractions and get to do some quality bonding with your dog at the same time.
The Shih Tzu is one of the best choices when it comes to dog shows. A good reason for this is the breed’s coat, which opens up a lot of possibilities when it comes to how they will look like. However, it is also their coat that makes them a high-maintenance breed. Shih Tzus love being spoiled and groomed. Apart from that, this breed is also known for wanting comfort and attention. These qualities make the Shih Tzu the perfect spa day buddy. One of the best ways to spend a free day with your dog is to head out to a spa and indulge yourselves with some rest and relaxation.
A combination of the words “dog” and “yoga”, Doga is all the craze among dog owners these past few years. As its name suggests, the activity involves the traditional yoga but with your dog incorporated into your poses and movements. There are lots of benefits that come with practicing yoga with your pooch. For one, Doga is a good way to change up your dog’s exercise routine, which is usually limited to a walk around the park or a game of fetch in the backyard. Additionally, practicing mindfulness helps you enhance your present relationship with your furry buddy. Lastly, yoga does a lot to keep yourself and your dog calm.
Take advantage of a lovely day by going out on a picnic with your Shih Tzu. Pack up lunch for you and your dog. Don’t forget to bring along a big blanket you and your dog can lay on as well as some toys which your pooch can play with.
Cycling is a fun and unique way to have your dog explore the outdoors. The Shih Tzu is a toy breed, which means they are compact in size and can easily be carried on a bike. You can do this by either having a basket or a pet stroller attached to your bike. There are also some special “backpacks” that allow you to carry a dog on your back.
Spending time with your dog is an integral part of dog ownership, one that must be taken seriously. The activities you do together have a huge impact on the kind of relationship you will develop. Shih Tzus are easy to get along with and to please. By trying the abovementioned activity ideas, you get to improve your relationship with your furry baby. Not only that, you get to keep your dog happy and healthy.