Illinois Shih Tzu Breeders

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For most dog owners in Illinois, the toughest challenge has been to find a good breeder. This is why at Illinois Shih Tzu Breeders, we have done the running around for you. We screen our breeders and only work with those who meet our breeding standards. Our trained puppy counselors help you in finding the right breed and puppy. Our puppies are thoroughly examined for health concerns before they join your family. We do all this because we believe you don't just bring home a puppy, instead you bring home a relationship!

We place puppies in caring lifelong homes in Illinois and across the US. All of the puppies available on this website are from our exclusive national network of the finest breeders and may not necessarily be located in Illinois. Shipping is available.

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Find the Best Shih Tzu Breeders in Illinois

Many people like you are really looking forward to the thought of getting a new member for your homes. When it comes to buying a Shih Tzu companion, everything starts in finding a good breeder. Here, at Shih Tzu Puppies for Sale in IL, we will happily assist you in your journey towards finding the breeder who has the perfect Shih Tzu for you. We do acknowledge the situation that you are looking only for the perfect companion can be difficult, which is why we are doing our best to assist you in getting that perfect companion. We have vast lists of the finest dog breeders who have quality puppies that have been thoroughly checked by veterinarians, so you can rest assured that all of the puppies are in good hands.

Considerations before Getting a Shih Tzu

People who want to get a Shih Tzu usually do it for two purposes: to have a companion and also to have a good watchdog at home. Shih Tzus fit both roles but you have to know more about the breed before you decide on getting a Shih Tzu from the Shih Tzu Breeders Illinois.

Shih Tzus love to be around their masters and this may seem very time-consuming for you. But once you invest your time and your efforts in taking care of your newest companion, he or she will certainly make up for everything in terms of obedience, love, and loyalty. You also have to check if you are in the right disposition to raise a Shih Tzu – in the right environment. You have to have all the resources, the right attitude, and the time to help your new companion grow and develop well.

Is a Shih Tzu the Right Breed for Your Household?

Before getting a new member for your house from any of the Shih Tzu Puppies for Sale in Illinois, you should check if a Shih Tzu is the right breed for your home. We have trained puppy counselors who can help you out in deciding. You need to check if the purebred you like fits all of your needs and wants, as well as the composition of your family. If you happen to have children in your house, will a Shih Tzu be good to them and will it shed a lot?

Before you decide, you have to take the time to get to learn more about the Shih Tzu breed. You also have to know how to take care of your newest member properly. You may also need to know more about Shih Tzu puppy training.

Understanding the Needs of Your Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus, like all other puppies, have certain needs that you need to fulfill even when they are still young. These needs change as they grow and mature into full-grown dogs. The basics would include food, water, and shelter. They also have to be groomed regularly. You should see to it that your new companion gets proper health care and gets regular exercise. You will need to expose your Shih Tzu to social interaction early on, especially to other members of the household, as well as any other pets. It is best to train your Shih Tzu since he or she is small, as there are habits that could be difficult to break when he or she is already a grown dog.

Commit to Your Shih Tzu for Life

Once you take your Shih Tzu home, he or she will be expecting a fruitful and lifelong relationship with you. You have to be sure that you are truly ready to take care of the newest member of your family. Be sure that you are ready to give your new companion all the love and care that he or she deserves. Since dogs are pack animals, your Shih Tzu will adopt you as his or her new family, so be sure to shower him or her with a lot of love at all times.

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Our Breeding Standards

We believe that our breeders should represent the quality we stand for, and we hand-select who we work with. Of the numerous new breeders we get in touch with, less than 15% get approved to become a part of our network! Below are a few of the factors we take into account while considering a breeder for our family:
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Our Health Check

We require all our puppies to undergo an extensive health check before they come home to you. This health check is performed by the breeder's veterinarian, who is required to fill out our Veterinary Health Report. This report, created for us by a licensed veterinarian, is designed to examine the condition of every puppy for:
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Our Partners

We believe bringing home a puppy is a huge responsibility, and we would like to ensure that our puppy parents are well-equipped with the knowledge and resources they need to help their puppy with the transition into the new home. We have partnered with companies whose values correlate to ours in terms of responsible pet ownership.
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