6 weeks old shih tzu is highly active, curious and playful. The breed is called a chrysanthemum due to the fact its hair on the face reminds the flower of the same name. You need to learn how to properly care for these puppies before you get a pet.
What should i feed my 6 week old shih tzu is one of the important question in daily care. The number of feedings per day depends on the physical condition and development of the pets. Properly organized feeding is important for its normal growth and weight around 5 – 6 times a day. The food should be balanced and rich in protein and vitamins. It is desirable to feed at the same time and in one place. Food should always be fresh and benign, not to cause stomach upset or poisoning.
Shih tzu at 6 weeks will easily adapt to life in a country house and a bustling metropolis. They are obedient, quickly understand what you want from them. These dogs can easily remember all basic commands. It is necessary to monitor the cleanliness of the sleeper, control the purity of the hair coat. It is desirable to brush out the dog’s hair daily, with special brushes.
At this age, puppies can become susceptible to infections, but you can vaccinate only an absolutely healthy pet. The pup should be free from fleas, lice, mites and helminths. The next vaccination can be carried out not earlier than 3 weeks after the previous one. Before vaccination, within 2-3 days, you should measure a dog’s temperature. You can vaccinate only if all three days the temperature was normal. It is advisable to do the first inoculation at home. The vaccinated puppy can not be washed, overcooled, overheated, overloaded physically and psychologically, as well as avoid contact with others.