There's no doubt about it-Shih Tzu are very appealing dogs. With their luxurious coats and sweet expressions, they are gorgeous animals. More importantly, they each have very individual personalities. Their temperaments comprise of an unusual mix of independence combined with gentle warmth and a good sense of humor. This total care guide from the Terra-Nova series contains colorful sidebars, boxes, and photographs that illustrate key topics essential to Shih Tzu owners. An excellent source of accurate, in-depth information, this book will help you and your family raise a healthy and well-behaved canine companion. Complete with a free training DVD that includes information on training methods, convenient diet options, grooming instructions, and health care information. 208 pages, hardcover.