Shih Tzu

A.K.A. : Chinese Lion Dog, Chrysanthemum Dog, Shih-Tzu
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Overview: The Shih Tzu is a sweet and playful family companion. He's bolder than his small size suggests, but gets along well with strangers and other animals.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 9-16
Height (in): 8-11
Colors: Any.
Coat: Coat- Luxurious, double-coated, dense, long, and flowing, can be slightly wavy.
Character: Shih Tzus are an independent breed, known for their intelligent and lovable nature. They are one of the most sociable and outgoing breeds, and rarely bark.
Temperament: This breed gets along with other household pets and children.
Care: The Shih Tzu requires a great deal of grooming care. Its coat must be combed daily and special treatment may be needed for the ears and eyes to keep them clean. Pets may be clipped.
Training: This breed can be somewhat stubborn, so consistency is a key to proper training.
Activity: Shih Tzus are contented with short walks.
Country of Origin: China
Health Issue: This breed tends to wheeze and snore. They are also prone to ear, eye, and respiratory problems, along with spinal disc disease.
Life Expectancy: 10-14
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