It’s extremely important to get your pet used to taking a bath. If you start when they’re very young, they won’t be afraid of the bath. As with human infants, if you prepare them properly, the dog will love taking baths. They’re going to look forward to this opportunity just as we humans do!
A good bathing technique is essential for keeping your Shih Tzu hair in good shape and keeping skin problems to a minimum. A lot of Shih Tzu owners say they’re having skin problems. This is a problem I have not encountered a lot in my existence with my Shih Tzu. In some bloodlines, though, it does happen more. Follow the instructions in this video and keep a nice smell and clean Shih Tzu in your presence at all times, and you should have no problem.