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Shih Tzu

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Shih Tzu information
Name Shih Tzu
Other names Chinese Lion Dog, Chrysanthemum Dog
Origin China
Size Type Small dog breeds
Breed Group Toy dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 10 -15 years
Temperament Happy, Active, Playful, Gentle, Intelligent, Outgoing, Clever, Alert, Friendly, Independent, Courageous, Lively, Spunky
Height Male: 20-28 centimetres (7.9-11 in) Female: 20-28 centimetres (7.9-11 in)
Weight Male: 4-7.25 kilograms (8.8-16.0 lb) Female: 4-7.25 kilograms (8.8-16.0 lb)
Colors Liver, Brindle, Black, Blue, White, Black & White, Gold, Dark Brown, Light Brown, Liver & White
Puppy Price Average $650 - $1200 USD
Shih Tzu Characteristics
Good with Kids
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Ranking: 70
Hypoallergenic Yes
Shih Tzu dog with gorgeous hair and beautiful appearance, small size, smart, very gentle, is a popular domestic dogs.

The Shih Tzu is a sturdy, lively, alert toy dog with long flowing double coat. Befitting his noble Chinese ancestry as a highly valued, prized companion and palace pet, the Shih Tzu is proud of bearing, has a distinctively arrogant carriage with head well up and tail curved over the back. Although there has always been considerable size variation, the Shih Tzu must be compact, solid, carrying good weight and substance.
Body type
The sturdy body is longer from withers to tail than the distance from withers to the ground. The distance from the withers to the elbow is a little greater than from the elbow to the ground. The chest is broad and deep to the elbow. The ribs are well-sprung and the topline is level from withers to tail. The loin is short and strong.
Luxurious, double-coated, dense, long, and flowing. Slight wave permissible. Hair on top of head is tied up.
Liver, Brindle, Black, Blue, White, Black & White, Gold, Dark Brown, Light Brown, Liver & White
As the sole purpose of the Shih Tzu is that of a companion and house pet, it is essential that its temperament be outgoing, happy, affectionate, friendly and trusting towards all.
Tasty Tidbits
Regular grooming to prevent entanglement. Shih tzu dog 's hair slightly brittle, easily broken and shedding, facial hair Yechang, easy to cover the eyes, affecting the line of sight, therefore, of these hairs should be implemented to prevent the ligation, break and fall off, also can increase the aesthetic.
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