You did bring
the treats...
Why is
so picky
about how
your new
best friend
is brought
into the
and your
Where Your New Companion is Born.
Thought you would like to see what
Brandy has become. Attached are a
few pictures. We are VERY happy with
her personality and playfulness. She
currently weighs @11 lbs. We just got
her a summer cut, so I sent long hair
too. She is a sweet pup. Thanks!
Bill & Sherry Russell
We have been breeding healthy ,happy
shih-Tzu pups for 20 years. I pick dogs
with excellent pedigrees and search
backgrounds for hereditary problems
before breeding. Also, we test for genetic
problems i.e. blood disorders, kidney bun
levels for each adult before we start them
in our breeding program. I have not had
any health problems in the 20 years of
breeding. I have only had one pup
brought back to me as I ask for 'first right
of refusal " (which every breeder should
do that cares about their dogs). The pup
that was brought back to me was because
the couple was getting divorced and they
could not decide who would keep the pup.
I had a buyer for him within the week and
the couple in Long Island, NY were very
happy to purchase this pup who was
already neutered , had all his shots and
was already housebroken. Everything
worked out all the way around. I pride
myself on socializing every pup that is
born in our home. The whole family gets
involved in the socialization, loving
,playing and caring for each and every
pup. I have gone to the same veterinarian
for 20 years and he is an excellent
reference and resource for me. I am here
for you for the life of the dog and after. I
will answer any questions you may have ,
problems training , or just questions
about development etc... I am here for
you 24 hours a day.
Sheila Spink

Breeding a
Shih-Tzu takes
a special
breed of

Equally important...finding
the perfect match.
We really do care this much.

The Shih-Tzu is a small dog with a short muzzle and
large deep dark eyes. They have a soft long, double
coat. The Shih Tzu stands about 10.5 inches at the
withers and with an ideal weight of 9 to 15 pounds.
Their drop ears are covered with long fur, and the
heavily furred tail is carried curled over the back. The
coat may be of any color, although a blaze of white
on the forehead and tail-tip is often seen. The Shih
Tzu is slightly longer than tall, and dogs ideally
should carry themselves "with distinctly arrogant

The traditional long silky glossy coat that reaches
the floor requires daily brushing to avoid tangles.
Although the long coat is beautiful, often the coat is
clipped short to simplify care, in a "puppy clip".

For showing, the coat must be left in its natural
state, although trimming for neatness around the feet
and hind end is allowed. Because Shih Tzu noses
are small and flat, owners often wipe the dog's face
with a damp paper towel to remove food remnants
after the dog has eaten a meal. Shih Tzu may be
trained to drink out of a water bottle. The water bottle
keeps the face clean and dry preventing "red yeast"
from growing on the Shih Tzu beard and moustache.
Owners often tie strands of hair from the Shih Tzu's
head into a pony tail that sticks up. Very cute.

The Shih Tzu is a friendly lap dog that at one time
was bred to be a companion dog for Chinese royalty.
Some say living in the imperial palace gave the Shih
Tzu a somewhat arrogant quality, although they also
display qualities of devotion and adaptability. They
are not afraid to stand up for themselves. They tend
to be sweet, playful, and trusting as well.

They don't need as much exercise as larger dog
breeds but do love to play. Loyal and affectionate,
the Shih-Tzu is the perfect companion for most.

For more info, click here!
Brandy waiting (demanding?) dinner.
Hey, don't let a lady go hungry.

Thought I would update you on Lola
(below with male friend). ! Shes
growing like a weed and starting to
look like a little surprisingly
her favorite thing to is dress up! Boy
is she spoiled, we love her to pieces!
Thank you again, Sheila!
Erin Meehan

Another "large dog" lover converted.
Lola hates it when he doesn't brush
before kissing.


We love Ming so much! I thought it
was too late to call you, but I just had
to tell you some stories about this
sweet little boy that we brought home
lastnight. He slept in his crate (it's
almost the size of yours) so that he
has his wee wee pads on one side and
his comfy blankets on the other side.
He also has room to play if he gets
awake and wants to play.He is so not
an alpha dog - gives me his tummy to
tickle all the time. He is just a delight
and wonderful therapy for my grieving
of little Sophi. Just now, he was
resting on his baby blanket beside me
on the sofa and woke up (he was so
tired - even though I gave him lots of
quiet resting time today after his play
times) and stood right up -
so I immediately took him to his wee
wee pad - and he peed. Thanks again
and God bless.
Carol & Ed

Emerald City Shih-Tzus is located in Chittenango, New York, home of L. Frank Baum, the Author of The Wizard of Oz. Interesting that my gorgeous
are born into this quaint Upstate New York Village with a magical history. You see, I view each and every gift of a new puppy as magical.
They bring so much love to others and, just like Toto, will be there to love and protect you for many, many years of your life.

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