Shih tzu children. Though good family dogs shih tzu are not especially good with very young children. The shih tzu makes a very pleasing companion and will be obedient if trained. Yes they love children. Others insist upon meeting the entire family before making a decision about whether to allow this.
They enjoy play dates and can make great therapy dogs. He is a medium energy guy likes to play and also enjoys lots of snuggling. The shih tzu is a sturdy dog in a small package with a long double coat that comes in colors of gold white red black liver liver and white black mask gold black and white blue and white brindle and white silver and white and occasionally a blue. There are many great options available if you want to adopt a dog from an animal shelter or breed rescue organization.
A shih tzu will teach your child the lesson of love kindness and warmth for a better life whoever said that you could not buy happiness must be still unaware of shih tzu puppies. They cannot be handled roughly or awkwardly and tend to get snappish when their patience wears thin. He is about 8 to 10lbs of tiny cuteness. Shih tzus tend to like dogs and children.
Therefore if children are taught how to handle speak to and interact with a shih tzu this breed will do just fine with youngsters of any age. Rescue groups american shih tzu club rescue committee. Dexter is a 5yo shih tzu that is good with other dogs and very much loves attention from his humans. Adopting a dog from a shih tzu rescue or shelter.
By jo ann white many breeders of shih tzu and other small dogs refuse to sell a young puppy to a family with pre school age children.