Good dog food contributes a lot to having healthy and happy Shih Tzus! My pets are spoiled silly (obviously), and we try as much as possible to give them the best dog food there is. Though sometimes Shantee can be very picky (Kubrick will eat anything!), she just couldn’t say no to Nature’s Plan dog food! 😀
Thanks to MyPetChannel.tv (thanks again!!!), my doggies were able to happily try out a dog food endorsed by Animal Planet: Nature’s Plan. See the pic? Shantee just couldn’t wait to taste it! Read more
Shantee the Dog Fashionista is still a nursing doggy mom (yay, her pups are now a month old!), so it’s her “boyfriend” Kubrick who’s taking up the role of “dog model” and “service tester” for the time being. He isn’t too happy about it (he’s not vain and hungry-for-humans’-attention like Shantee), but I think he eventually enjoyed it. Because this time, he got to try out Pooch Park’s full grooming services thanks to mypetchannel.tv!
That’s Kubrick in his summer cutie crew cut with the Pooch Park groomer. We were gone for five days on a trip to El Nido a few weeks back, and unfortunately, Kubrick wasn’t able to have his daily brushing as regularly as usual. And since he doesn’t really care about whatever he walks on, Kubrick’s fur on some parts of his body had become tangled and matted. I was given the option to just have the areas that are too matted to be shaved while the rest remained intact, but I imagined he’d look like an elongated earth globe with a head, feet and tails, so I just opted to let them go all out! Besides, it’s summer already and the heat makes Kubrick very uncomfortable. With his adorable new bob, he’s comfy… and he smells soooo good too! 😀 Read more
Yes, furry fashionistas and humans, Shantee the Dog Fashionista is now a MOM! She gave birth to five healthy Shih Tzus last 10 February 2010 🙂
We’re so proud… So proud!!! 🙂
It was only a few weeks ago when Shantee (and her one-year-old “boyfriend” Kubrick) ran out of dog shampoo. We usually use the commercial Alpo dog shampoo on our dogs since it’s readily available in grocery stores, but for the life of me I just kept forgetting to buy some. Luckily, my dogs were given the opportunity to this out:
Woof Pet Premium Condition VCO Dog Shampoo is an all-natural dog shampoo, consisting of virgin coconut oil, vitamin E, lavender oil, aloe vera extract, and hydrolyzed wheat protein. Read more
In one of those rare moments Marc and I go to Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong, we were lucky enough to come across this new pet food store in the mall, Bow & Wow.
Natural Balance Roll-A-Rounds
It’s actually one of the first gourmet pet food store I’ve seen in the metro. They offer a huge variety of pet food and treats—all of them organic, all-natural. Read more
Oh wow. It’s been a long time since I last blogged here at Dog Fashionista! Sorry about that. I’ve been quite busy with work and a few other things (besides the fact that my husband and I recently launched each of our own travel blogs. Anyhow, I might be redesigning this site’s layout soon—I’ll keep cotton candy pink and yellow, but I’ll change it in such a way that will make more room for bigger photos! 🙂
Anyway, one of my latest purchases is a Flotation Jacket for Shantee. She was so excited trying it on, knowing fully well that “dressing up” means “going out.” But not this time! Read more
Oh wow, I finally got to blog again. It’s been more than a month since my last post. I guess my husband and I were just a bit too busy with work that we didn’t really have time to buy new stuff for our little Fashionista.
But, the internet makes shopping convenient for everyone (thank goodness for Paypal)… We were able to buy Shantee a pair of sunglasses online! Read more
Marc and I saw this uniquely-named grooming salon at Metrowalk in Ortigas after parking our car. We wanted to try out different groomers for Shantee… So far, Georgette’s Closet is our favorite.
But after having Shantee groomed at Bam’s Pu$$ies and Bitches Pet Shop and Grooming Salon, I think we found a close second 🙂 Read more
As I have said before, Shih Tzus are high-maintenance dogs. So we were faced with another problem: keeping Shantee’s hair away from her eyes.
Ribbons and dog hair clips are nice, but the thing is, they can easily fall off as the dog romps around. I usually keep the pretty ribbons groomers put on Shantee after they fall off, and just put them on her whenever we’re going out on trips to pet-friendly malls and restaurants (or even parties). But for every day use, I knew I had to find an alternative to these fancy dog hair accessories. Read more
Long-haired breeds like Shih Tzus are quite high-maintenance. They need regular baths and grooming, specially when you keep their hair long. If you don’t, their fur could get tangled up and gather dirt. And when that happens, tangles could also be very uncomfortable for the dog aside from looking dirty and ugly.
Shantee is a lap dog (she’s a tiny Shih Tzu, not a standard-sized one), which means, she gets to be on people’s laps often. She doesn’t only have to be clean, but she needs to smell good as well. Read more