Saying how much you love your Shih Tzu
Almost all your family members and friends know how much you love your Shih Tzu, because you can not be a day without saying them, even to strangers, the love you feel for him.
Always putting your Shih Tzu first
Allowing your Shih Tzu on the furniture
Referring to yourself as parent
I know, it is kind of weird for normal humans to see a dog like a kid. However, Shih Tzu owners take care of them even better than kids.
Having dog toys all over the house
As a Shih Tzu owner you know that toys are important for your Shih Tzu to be entertained. So, an apology is not necessary if your pup is the happiest dog at home.
Staying in with your Shih Tzu rather than going out
Most of the Shih Tzu owners have made up something to avoid going out with their friends, because they feel better with their pups at home. Once again, an apology is not necessary. Your friends will understand.
Calling your Shih Tzu family
Yes, whether you like it or not, Shih Tzu are an important part of the family and they deserve to be treated as one.