Shih Tzu Puppies for Sale in Simi Valley, CA

Greet our Shih Tzu puppies available in Simi Valley, CA

Easy, transparent and safe: healthy and happy Shih Tzu puppies from the best breeders.

  • 10 Year Health Commitment
  • 100% Trusted Breeders
  • Door-to-door Private Travel
See Shih Tzu Puppies

We've placed over 200,000 healthy puppies in happy homes

Reviews

Ernestine B.

06/25/2022

Shih Tzu

This is Ernestine, I received my puppy, Smokey, in good condition. He was delivered to my front door June 4, I was very happy to see him. Smokey was in good shape, flight and driver was great! I was completely satisfied with all arrangements.

All Reviews

Shih Tzu Characteristics

Shih Tzus are spunky little charmers with giant eyes and perky tails. They were originally bred as companions for Chinese Royalty! As royal pets, they’re playful and lively. And let’s not forget the affection – Shih Tzus often follow their owners around to keep good company. Shih Tzus are small and fluffy, and ideal for naps on laps. They’re great for even apartment living as they’re small and don’t need too much space for exercise.

Fast Facts

  • Energy Moderate
  • Size Small
  • Trainability Determined

Shih Tzus are a toy dog breed originating from Tibet. The name means “little lion,” and while they sure have big personalities, Shih Tzus are lovers more than a fighters. 

They have a long, silky coat that can come in a variety of colors including brown, liver, gold, yellow, black, blue, and white.

Shih Tzus relish constant attention, and they won’t go ignored for too long. They were bred as a companion dog, and they love nothing more than meeting new friends.

Shih Tzus may bark when meeting new humans for the first time but will quickly become close companions with everyone they meet. They are especially loving around children when properly trained. 

An unfortunate little secret is that Shih Tzus have the habit of eating their own stool. You’ll want to be sure to pick up their poop right away to avoid this unwanted behavior!

Shih Tzus have beautiful coats and are a little high maintenance on the beauty front – but it’s all worth it! Along with regular brushing, you’ll need to trim their nails and check for the occasional hair growing in the ear canal. You’ll also need to regularly clean your Shih Tzu’s face as it can quickly get messy from eating.

As a smaller breed, Shih Tzus only grow to weigh between 9 and 16 pounds and 9 to 11 inches in height. They are typically quite healthy and enjoy an average lifespan of 10 to 18 years.

How dog-friendly is Simi Valley?

Dogs are part of the family. If your pup is to thrive and have an enjoyable life, it’s important to ensure you live in a pet-friendly environment. There are many factors that determine whether a city is pet-friendly. Dog-friendly businesses, access to dog parks and hiking trails, and rentals that allow dogs are just some of the things that improve the quality of life for your dog.


Simi Valley is great in many of these areas, which is why it is widely considered a very pet-friendly city.  

Dog parks and outdoor activities in Simi Valley

Simi Valley and the nearby area have many dog parks and other outdoor activities where your pup can play and enjoy the warm California sun. Some of the most popular off-leash dog parks in the area are Simi Dog Park, Oak Canyon Dog Park, Camarillo Grove Dog Park, and Mission Oaks Park. 


Simi Valley and the surrounding area are also home to several great hiking trails where you can take your dog for a long scenic walk. A few great spots to explore are Solistice Canyon, Zuma Canyon Loop Trail, and Lower Canyonback Trail. 

Life in Simi Valley with a dog

Simi Valley has dozens of pet-friendly restaurants where you can grab a bit to eat with your dog. A few of the most popular dog-friendly restaurants in the area are Toppers Pizza Place, Islands, Old Susana’s, and Go Fish Sushi.  


Simi Valley has many other pet-friendly establishments, including pet stores, groomers, daycares, and pet spas. And, every year there are various pet-centered events to celebrate our furry companions.


If your friends or family are visiting Simi Valley, there are plenty of pet-friendly hotels where they can stay with their dogs. Some of the most popular dog-friendly hotels in the area are Luskin Hotel, Extended Stay America, and La Quinta Inn & Suites.    

Popular dog breeds in Simi Valley

Simi Valley is home to a diverse mix of dog breeds. Some of the most popular breeds in the city are Chihuahuas, French Bulldogs, Labrador Retrievers, Goldendoodles, Poodles, Beagles, and Corgis. No matter which breed you choose to add to your family, your new pup will find many canine companions throughout the city.

 

Shih Tzus Everywhere in California

United States Map

See all the locations in California for this breed

Find the perfect puppy

Our adorable puppies are all from carefully vetted breeders and can't wait to join their new family.

See Shih Tzu Puppies