Doggie Bow Ties creates show
dog bows for showing in conformation specifically
for three toy dog breeds: Shih Tzu, Yorkie, and
Maltese. Because the requirements are so specific to
each breed, I would like to briefly describe the dog
bows that I create for each breed.
Shih Tzu: For the full
size Shih Tzu I offer a variety of dog bows in
several sizes to accommodate head size and
preference in presentation. I also offer a huge
variety of styles and colors for the full range
of personal taste. I recommend the
show bows for the Shih Tzu over 9 lbs with a
large head. If your Shih Tzu is at the lower end
of the breed standard and is petite, then a bow
Inbetween size page will probably work
better for your Shih Tzu. I also offer an
Inbetween Petite size dog bow on this same page
that works well with the smaller adult Shih Tzu.
If you need a bow for your Shih Tzu puppy’s
first show at 6 months, you could probably use a
double loop puppy dog bow or an Inbetween size
dog bow depending on your preference.
Yorkie: I offer a full
red show dog bows for the Yorkie. On
this page you may choose to have your bow with
or without a flag backing, and many of the bows
offered have a choice of centers for the bow. If
a full size dog bow is too big for your Yorkie,
you can also try the
double loop puppy bows or
you can use a single loop full size bow that is
offered at the bottom of this page. By special
request, I will “Petite” downsize any of the
bows on the full size red dog bows page for your Yorkie in show.
The Maltese is shown in a
single top knot usually with a single loop puppy
size bow until they mature at about 12-18 months
old. After that, they are usually shown with the
double topknots in the traditional Maltese pairs
in either a classic black velvet or a pretty
black satin. Maltese pairs
have specific sizing depending on the style of
the bow. My
Maltese velvet pairs
uniform in size and cut and are available in
three styles. You may choose the sizing for
Maltese dog bows pairs in the
double loop satin Maltese pairs. You may order these in
the ultra small size of 5/8” or the standard
size of 7/8” to suit the size requirement for
your show Maltese. I also offer
Micro Tiny Ties™
which is a tiny double loop bow suitable for
double topknots. My "Bow Ties"™ are single loop
pairs for Maltese and are available in: solid
satin, metallic edge satin, organza and satin, and
offered embellished with Swarovski Crystal.
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