Dog Name 4

Shih Tzu

Stud Dog

Dog Name 4
Honey & White - Male
Ref: 652341

It is popularly accepted that the Shih Tzu originated in China with an ancestry of Tibetan breeds. Indeed, in its early days it was known as the Lhasa Lion dog. The Pekingese may also have played a part in the development of the breed. The first Shih Tzus were shown in England in 1933 and they were shown alongside Lhasa Apsos. Comparison of head type and other features soon established them as separate breeds. In 1934 the Shih Tzu Club of England was founded and the breed was officially recognised in the 1940s.

Size: Small
Exercise: Up to 1 hour per day
Size of home: Flat/ Apartment
Grooming: Every day
Coat length: Long
Sheds: No
Lifespan: Over 10 years
Vulnerable native breed: No
Town or country: Either
Size of garden: Small/ medium garden

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