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Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu
Origin China
Classification Utility
Height 20-28cm / 8-11in
Weight 4-7kg / 9-16lb
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Exercise Low
Easily Trainable Medium
Watchdog Poor
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals Yes
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Daily
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Small

Shih Tzu Description

A small but very sturdy little dog, they have a short muzzle and a profuse beard and moustache. Small pendent styled ears and a tail that is carried over the dog's back. Their coat is dense and long and can be in a gold white, black or grey.

Shih Tzu Character

Shih Tzus are very affectionate and playful dogs with a lot of intelligence but they are also very headstrong making training slightly awkward at times. They love children and other animals. They possess a natural distrust towards strangers.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.