Category - anal
Keeping of the shih tzu is not an easy task, as the representatives of this breed require constant care, attention and attendance. Wrong hair and skin care can cause very serious skin problems. The skin of dogs and its condition reflects the state of the animals and their inner being. but im unaware of any actual evidence to suggest that adding fiber will help with anal gland issues. A lot of people speculate that it does, but there are still lots of dogs out there that continue to have anal gland infections regardless of what is fed or what supplements are added. Dogs, like skunks, have paired glands along the opening of their anus that release a rather smelly substance during defecation. We require love, food, water, sleep, relaxation, and playtime to be at our very best. Playtime is perhaps even more important in our pets because it gives them the opportunity to find constructive outlets for their energy, and keeps boredom from setting in. Compared to humans, a pet has very few possessions that are uniquely theirs. The anus has lots of sensitive nerve endings, so some people experience sexual pleasure from anal stimulation. The most basic shih tzu grooming tools you would need are dog shampoo, dog conditioner, warm wet cloth, pet nail filer, doggy toothbrush and tooth paste, right metal comb, soft bristled brush, cloth, and a blow dryer. You can use trimming scissors to give your pet an edgier look or to take off preexisting fur matting. But if you plan on entering your pet into a dog show, you should not be. As pets start to age, various lumps, bumps and cysts can arise. Many times these can appear suddenly and can have various appearances from raised hairless overgrowths of tissue, to bumps felt under the skin. The most common benign bumps in pets include overgrowths of fatty tissue known as lipomas, and warts. Other common benign bumps include various types of cysts that can sometimes discharge. silica is a good remedy for illnesses that linger such as the dog that always has a slight runny nose or chronic sinusitis. Silica can help heal corneal ulcers and might retard the development of cataracts. Silica can treat constipation and also helps impacted anal glands. Scratching near the tail could be caused by dog scooting on the ground due to a full anal gland. Skin sores parasites ( fleas , mites ), poor grooming, dog skin infection (bacterial pyoderma, fungal), endocrine diseases, skin or hair follicle disorders disorders such as seborrhea, medication side effects (from corticosteroids) and allergy. The main reasons a shih tzu would smell are-skin infection-dental disease-anal gland problem-ear infection-tearing in the face (the tears fall from the eyes, make the skinfolds under the eyes wet and yeastbacterial infection of the hair happens and that reeks!)-gastrointestinal distress each of these conditions can make the whole dog smell bad.