Breed standard shih tzu. The shih tzu is a sturdy little dog with a short muzzle and large dark eyes. Bred solely to be a companion the shih tzu is an affectionate happy. Click play to watch our puppy. He is generally described as lively and outgoing and despite his size requires plenty of exercise.
The gentle loyal shih tzu makes friends easily and responds well to consistent patient training. They can be a good fit for first time dog owners but training classes are recommended. The shih tzu is a lover not a hunter. 10 to 18 years the compact shih tzu is the ideal canine companion.
It is happy and hardy and packed with character. Originally bred for royalty in china this little guy still considers himself a prince among dogs. This weight range in the breed standard is accepted by the american shih tzu club for the united states. Shih tzu 9 16 pounds recognized by akc in 1969.
Serendipity shih tzu is located in washington and breed high quality akc registered shih tzu puppies. The shih tzu is a sturdy lively alert toy dog with long flowing double coat. 8 to 11 inches at the shoulder weight. Click to view our shihtzu channel on youtube.
The shih tzu is a small dog one of the toy breeds. The shih tzu is an alert lively little dog. The shih tzu is an intelligent dog breed. Befitting his noble chinese ancestry as a highly valued prized companion and palace pet the shih tzu is proud of.
They have a soft and long double coatalthough sometimes long a shih tzu will not always have extremely lengthy hair. Short legs cobby bodys silky hypo allergenic coats and the cutest teddy bear faces. 9 to 16 pounds life span.