The Shih Tzu is
a sturdy toy dog, companion and house pet.
They posses good
character, they are gentle and kind
GROUP: Breed Toy
RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC
WEIGHT: 4-7 kg
14 to 16 years
Low activity level
originated in Tibet
and is China's ancient breeds of dogs. They was a favorite pet of the
wealthy and the royals in its native Tibet, and loved by the imperial
dynasties, they were given to the emperors of China during the Tang and
Ming dynasties (17th century) as a great honor and that is how
they came to China.
The breed is said to have discended from crossing Lhasa Apso or Tibetan
Mountain Dog and Pekingese.
This breeds of dogs
was registered with the AKC in 1969's
The Shih Tzu
coat colors comes with various color, from total black, to black and
white, gray and white, red and
white, white or pure gold. The head is round and broad, the eyes are
large and very dark, the ears are large and dropped. The body is
compact and sturdy, with a tail carried in curve over the back.
They is double gross, dense, long, smooth, head hair is tied up, hair
long and soft, rich, good quality hair, the straight hair or wavy hair,
color variety, which previously the amount of a flame shaped like a
white tail white and better!
This dog breeds
demands are low, and he will fare well with a safe and secure place to
play and run around in. They need a daily walk, dogs who do not get to
daily walk, are will display their bad behavior problems.
can sometimes be a challenge. Owner should be patient, follow a
schedule, and supervise the puppy. They Do thrive in a
program that is fun.
require a great deal of grooming. In order to maintain long-haired, we
need every 1-2 days for it to comb down the hair of a one times, with
using a bristle brush, should wash bath, in order not to dirty his
hair, usually used a rubber band to the body parts of dogs hair of a
small beam of a small bundle to bundle up and take a bath until the
time when the unlock, this is to prevent long-haired dog body broken
and knotted, and to prevent infected with dirt.
This dog breeds
is very sensitive to high temperature, need brushed daily to prevent
knots, tangles, and mats.
Tzu is an happy, affectionate active, love
people and kind breed. The breed is also great with
children, as long as the kids are not too rough. They are
with other dogs and with smaller pets.
The breed is
well-suited to life in a small household or apartment as they are
active breed indoors, so they can live without a yard.
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