Are shih tzus good for first-time dog owners?

Yes, shih tzus are good for first-time dog owners. They’re loyal, gentle, and love to play. They become very emotionally attached to their humans. They’re intelligent and easy to train.

As a first-time dog owner, it’s important to keep in mind that shih tzus were originally bred to be the companions of royalty. So don’t be afraid to show your authority as pack leader – your shih tzu will respond happily to every wish of his king or queen.