Shih Apso Information

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A Shih Apso is is loyal and affectionate. It bonds closely with its owners and strives to please. It loves to follow, watch and participate. This breed is great with children and make great companions for the elderly. Some may be temperamental around strangers.

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Depending on whether its a male or female the size will vary. 23cm to 28cm for a male and 20cm to 25cm for a female
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14-15 pounds
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General Health

They are generally healthy, although some Shih Apsos are prone to sensitive stomachs and may require special feeding.

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Shih apso need to groomed quite often as their hair get may become matted and get knots in it known such as dreadlocks. Is very important that you get your shih apso groomed often as they have two coats the undercoat curly where as the top coat is long. Shih apso should be groomed every 6 weeks if you can not do this then make sure you take them to a professional groomer this is also good to do anyway. A good thing to having a shih apso is that they do not shed like other dogs meaning they are good for people with allergies or people who do not like dog hair everywhere.

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Ideal Environment

Shih apso are great for any sort of living area as they do not need much exercise this is because shih apso are a small dog. This doesn't you don't have to take them for a walk this will help with there health too. Shih apso are great around children too however some may be wary around strangers.

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