Shih Tzu Bio
The Shih Tzu is a sturdy, lively, alert toy dog with long flowing double coat. Befitting its noble Chinese ancestry as a highly valued, prized companion and palace pet, the Shih Tzu has a distinctively arrogant carriage with head welled up and tail curved over the back. Although there has always been considerable size variation, Shih Tzu puppies are usually compact, solid, and carries good weight and substance.
Recent DNA tests have verified that the Shih Tzu is the oldest breed known to man in China. Their breeding practices were kept a secret until 1930 when the first pair was brought to England.
All colors are accepted.
The Shih Tzu is a superb companion and household member. They are outgoing, happy, affectionate, friendly and trusting towards all.
Barks If Necessary
The puppy behavior information was sourced by consolidating various breed data found on the internet. Every puppy is unique and may have different behaviors
Adaptability to apartment living
Good for novice owners
Tolerates being alone
Tolerates cold weather