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How to give a Shih Tzu a summer haircut?

Shih Tzu dogs are one of the most popular breeds and have recently seen a resurgence in popularity. There are many reasons why people are drawn to owning a Shih Tzu. They are often seen as a calm and easy-going breed, and most of the time they get along well with other family members. This blog will look at the Shih Tzu.

Shih Tzu has been the most popular pet in China for centuries, with a long history dating back to imperial times. Shih Tzu is a part of Chinese culture and a must see for those who live in China.

Puppy Cut

The Puppy Cut, also known as the Summer Cut, is the most popular haircut families choose to give their Shih Tzu. It is also a very popular haircut for a shorkie. This cut accentuates his round puppy face, while trimming the hair on the rest of the body by 1-2 inches.

Different Shih Tzu Haircuts

Shih Tzus have a naturally beautiful coat that closely resembles human hair in the way it grows so long and silky, but sometimes you have to sacrificing length in exchange for comfort and safety.

There are many ways to style and cut it and hopefully this list will have a style that you like.

The lion cut

We all know that his name ‘Shih’ means ‘lion’ and ‘Tzu’ means ‘son’.

So, as his name says, this style of lion is look adorable with a mane-like cut around the face and head. The rest of the body is trimmed back to a 1.5-2 inch fur size. While trimming around the face, make sure not to touch the whiskers

Styling Tip: The hair around the head is longer so you can tie it up with bows for a cuter look and fur accessories, it’s better to keep it nominal, maybe a sparkly necklace! or just a flashy locket with your name on it!


This is a popular style that is similar to a puppy cut in that the hair is kept short around the body. of the face is cropped similar to a lion’s mane.This style is popular not only because of its striking appearance, but also because with a pair of scissors it is easy to maintain its appearance. This low-maintenance cut is also great for the warmer summer months.

This may be the most recognizable type of hairstyle for a Shih Tzu. The top knot pulls long hair away from her eyes. You can choose from a wide variety of barrettes, ribbons, or clips to keep your hair comfortably on top of your head. The rest of the hair is cut short, although it is not kept as long as some other popular cuts.