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 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.
|Other names||Chinese Lion Dog, Chrysanthemum Dog|
|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|