How to Train a Shih Tzu?

When training small dogs such as a shih tzu you need to have a calm disposition. You need to start working with the dog when it is a puppy and show it where you want it to go to the bathroom. You then want to teach it to walk on a leash. You can start this by letting it drag a lightweight leash around the house. The other important things you want to teach it is how to sit and stay.