Grooming your dog has never been easier with the right grooming tools out in the market nowadays. From bathing up to trimming their nails, there are grooming equipments which makes grooming experience easier and enjoyable for both ends. Even though there are times that it is hard to give your stubborn dog the cleaning he needs, it is solely your responsibility as their master to maintain their cleanliness and well being.
If you really want a dog with a high maintenance coat, but don't have the time or inclination to groom it regularly yourself, you might want to consider using one of the many local dog grooming services. A lot of them are mobile, and will come straight to your house. Just factor in the ongoing costs associated with using their services when you choose your pet. An advantage of using a professional is that they will generally use a flea shampoo, which saves you the trouble of applying flea powder.
The standard coat of a Shih Tzu should be luxuriously long and dense with a good wooly undercoat. The hair on top of the head may be tied up. When a Shih Tzu is completely brushed and combed the Shih Tzu should have a sleek look. The beard comes to a point and a long, luxuriant moustache flows over the beard.