Dr. Vanderlip’s newest Shih Tzu book is the first in a brand new Barron’s Breed Bible series for dog lovers and prospective dog purchasers. This hard cover book is filled with beautiful color photos. Dr. Vanderlip discusses the Shih Tzu breed in detail, with particular emphasis on understanding the breed’s behavior, personality, characteristics, and physical traits. Shih Tzu breed history, special needs, how to select a Shih Tzu puppy, and how to properly care for a Shih Tzu are all covered in detail. Special topics include health maintenance, nutrition, grooming, exercise, training and play activities. A DVD is enclosed with the book that presents an informal dog training course for new owners, describing methods for house training, walking dogs on a leash, and teaching obedience to hand signals and vocal commands. Published 2009. 160 pages.
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