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Shih Tzu information – names

Shih Tzu Overview

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.

Shih Tzu - information - names

Shih Tzu – information – names

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.

Shih Tzu 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.

Shih Tzu Coat

Luxurious, double-coated, dense, long, and flowing. Slight wave permissible. Hair on top of head is tied up.

Shih Tzu Color

Liver, Brindle, Black, Blue, White, Black & White, Gold, Dark Brown, Light Brown, Liver & White

Shih Tzu Temperament

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.

Shih Tzu 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.

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


Shih Tzu puppy names

Boy dog names Girl dog names
01. Quixote Kyra
02. Bubba Missy
03. Apollo Zoey
04. Jasper Willow
05. Jupiter Azura
06. Gunner Honey
07. Diesel Penny
08. Axe Lilly
09. Harley Tinkerbell
10. Boo-Boo Ellie
by: dogbreedslist

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