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Shitzus and toys

My dogs love their toys. They can't seem to have enough of them. When they find a favorite, typically one that squeaks, they guard it, carry it around with them everywhere (even to the bathroom), and sleep with it. If you try and take it away just to wash it, look out because they will tear the place apart looking for it and cry when they can't find it.

Toys are good for them as well for chewing. As we all know, Shitzus love to chew. Chewing to them is like television or computer games to us. They can chew for an inordinate length of time. If they don't have a toy or some other thing to chew on, your furniture and cabinets will suffice. Usually, this is not something you want to come home to, so make sure your dogs have plenty of toys and other things to satisfy their insatiable desire to chew.


Anonymous said…
i have a 1 year old shitzu and i just bought another who's about 3months. Well my 1 year-old is not the same his very sad doesnt want to play his not as energetic as he was. Is this normal?
C.J. Denis said…
Perfectly normal. Your 1 year old is jealous. He is not the king of the castle anymore - there is another dog in his territory. Your oldest will be pouting for a bit. However, it is a phase and he will get over it and begin to warm up to his new companion. After that, they will be inseparable.


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