These articles, written and copyrighted by Chris Jones 

are available for you to download, read and/or print with compliments of

 Chinai Shih Tzu 

These and other similar articles have been published in the New Puppy Owner's Manual, (Maltese and Shih Tzu) and many articles have been adapted for several other breeds by the publisher. Many have been translated and republished with permission in various foreign publications as well, including a textbook for students published in Singapore. (Canine Sign Language (C)) 

Other publications that featured some of these articles would include The Shih Tzu Reporter, The Maltese Magazine and  Manchu Society Newsletter, as well as other international publications.

*There is also an important article of interest about Renal Dysplasia from the DOGenes site at the bottom of this page. It is written by Mary Whitely, Ph.D. There is a lot of good information about Renal Dysplasia on her site. Thank you Dr. Mary for permission to share this article. 


A new article*

Canine Parvo Protocol and Treatment *

The Story of Chinai's Sun Dancer   

Some Summer Treats and Healthy Ideas 

 Home and Garden Hazards to your Shih Tzu

Deadly Dangers to the Shih Tzu

How to Walk A Shih Tzu

Home Grooming Your Shih Tzu

 Natural Health Enhancers

Canine Sign Language: Handle With Care

Healthy Dogs Require Health Promoting Food Sources

Things To Avoid When You Bring Home Your New Puppy

What Makes The Shih Tzu An Identifiable and Distinctive Breed?

Why Is My Shih Tzu Scratching?

Warning: Shih Tzu Fever

Things To Keep In Mind BEFORE Buying A New Puppy


If you think you may ever wish to breed a litter of Shih Tzu puppies,

Please check out the site below and read this very important article first. 

* Juvenile Renal Dysplasia



Chinai's Special Event   aka  "Party"