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Shih Tzu Puppy For Sale in SAINT PETERSBURG, FL


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Date Listed: 10/04/2016
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Seller Name: Allison
Location: SAINT PETERSBURG, FL 33708
(727) 784-3333

Breed: Shih Tzu
Price: $1,000
Gender: Male(s) and Female(s) Male(s) and Female(s)

Litter of 4

Age: 11 Weeks Old
Color/Markings: Brown / Black / White Colors
Size at Maturity: Small
Show Potential: Yes Yes
Availability Date: 10/04/2016
Shipping Area: United States
Payment Method: Money Order/Cashier's Check, Cash
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Litter Description:

Hello, We have 4 amazing little full bred Shih Tzu puppies that are in need of really amazing loving homes. They are coming from an extremely caring & giving environment so these little guys will be your best friend and show a ton of affection but will expect the same in return. These are our pets babies so we have devoted a large amount of time into caring for them, training them and making sure they have what they need and given the time they deserve. To make sure they will be the perfect pet for you. We do not breed for any other reason than experience and enjoyment. They have extremely good genes. The father is an imperial. We wanted to keep them with mom for the full 8 weeks. So they for sure get the whole good mom treatment and vitamins they need :-) We also let them social with our dogs to get them friendly and get along very well with all of them. A little more information: Born: August 4th, 2016 Genders: 2 males, 2 females All of them are 100% potty trained to pads. That can be adjusted to going outside when you are ready. I have spent a large amount of time with these puppies working with them and caring for them. They are extremely smart & incredibly loving. I know it would be a lot for someone to take two of them. But are willing to give a discount to anyone that will pair 2 of them together. All are for sale at $1,000 each

Items Included: First Shots&Exam

Shih Tzu

A.K.A. : Chinese Lion Dog, Chrysanthemum Dog, Shih-Tzu
Overview: The Shih Tzu is a sweet and playful family companion. He's bolder than his small size suggests, but gets along well with strangers and other animals.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 9-16
Height (in): 8-11
Colors: Any.
Coat: Coat- Luxurious, double-coated, dense, long, and flowing, can be slightly wavy.
Character: Shih Tzus are an independent breed, known for their intelligent and lovable nature. They are one of the most sociable and outgoing breeds, and rarely bark.
Temperament: This breed gets along with other household pets and children.
Care: The Shih Tzu requires a great deal of grooming care. Its coat must be combed daily and special treatment may be needed for the ears and eyes to keep them clean. Pets may be clipped.
Training: This breed can be somewhat stubborn, so consistency is a key to proper training.
Activity: Shih Tzus are contented with short walks.
Country of Origin: China
Health Issue: This breed tends to wheeze and snore. They are also prone to ear, eye, and respiratory problems, along with spinal disc disease.
Life Expectancy: 10-14

More About Shih Tzu Breed

Imperial very beautiful dad. Show potential. AKC Very good genes and very very healthy


Just a great loving extremely healthy dog. We love her very much. AKC

Before getting a new puppy, make sure you are prepared to share your life with a new family member for the next 15 or more years! Owning a dog is a big responsibility!

Questions You Should Ask the Breeder

1. Are the puppies' parents "certified"? This means that certain breeds are often at risk for genetic conditions such as hip problems, heart problems and eye problems. Most of these diseases are inherited, meaning the disease is passed from parent to puppy. Many breeders will have their dogs evaluated and tested for that disease and ultimately "certified" by a veterinary specialist to be disease-free. 

2. What are the sizes of the puppy's parents? Know how big the parents are, to get a good idea of how big your puppy will be. Is that the size dog you want? 

3. Ask to meet the dogs parents. If possible, meet the puppy's parents. Notice if they appear to be in good health and evaluate their overall temperament. Are they shy, aggressive, or well adjusted? 

4. How have they socialized the pups? Have the pups been around other dogs? Other people? Socialization is critical in puppies 6 – 16 weeks old. Proper socialization consisting of good experiences of a puppy with other puppies and lots of different ages, sizes and types of people will give you the best chance at having a well-adjusted dog. 

5. What vaccines has the puppy had? How many shots has he received and when will the puppy be due for his next puppy shot?

6. Have the puppies been dewormed? All puppies are born with worms and routine deworming is recommended. 

7. Have any of the puppies in the litter been sick? If so, what were the signs, the diagnosis and treatment? 

8. What visits has the puppies had with the veterinarian? Have they been examined and declared "healthy"? If not, what problems have they had? Have they been on any medications? 

9. What is their guarantee? What guarantee does the breeder give with their puppies? If the puppy is found to have a severe illness, what will they do? This is a difficult topic but one that is a lot easier to cover up front rather than later. 

10. Recommendations? Ask the breeder for a couple references of puppy owners that they have sold within the past year. CALL them. Find out if the breeder was fair, if they were happy with their pups, and how any problems were handled. 

11. Breeders contract? Does your breeder require a breeder's contract? If so, what is in it? Is the breeder willing to take back the puppy at any time, if you can't keep it? 

12. Limited registration. Some breeders require that you spay or neuter your dog by a certain age. If that is the case, that may not be a problem but it is best to know before you get your puppy. 

13. What is the family history? Ask if the breeder has information about the breed line. For example, ask how long the dogs have lived and what they have died from. Write it down. This may be important for monitoring your pet as he gets older. 

14. What is the breeder currently feeding the puppy? Regardless of what they are feeding, it is ideal to continue feeding the same food for the first few days at home to minimize the risk of gastrointestinal disturbances. If you choose to change the diet, do it gradually. 

15. Health certificate and certificate of sale. Ask the breeder if he will supply a health certificate for the puppy issued by his veterinarian. Some states require also a certificate of sale.

16. Does the breeder belong to a breed club? Ask for references.

Get your questions answered and feel very comfortable with your new puppy. 

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