About Shih Tzus

Shih Tzus are lively, intelligent, friendly little dogs possessed of an air of arrogance and independence, a legacy of their royal upbringing.

Bred as companion dogs to the emperors during China’s Tang Dynasty, they are sturdy litte dogs despite their diminutive size.

Check out our Shih Tzu breed profile and usual appearanceĀ here: Shih Tzu Breed Profile / Shih Tzu Appearance.

Find outĀ more about the breed’s history here: Shih Tzu History.

Want to know more about a Shih Tzus character? Then read here: Shih Tzu Character.

Looking after and caring for Shih Tzu is very important. If you’d like to know more about health issues affecting Shih Tzus, check out the known health concerns here: Shih Tzu Health.

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