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Shih Tzu

Fast Facts

  • Energy Moderate
  • Size Small
  • Trainability Determined
  • Overview

  • The Shih-Tzu is one of the oldest dog breeds, originating in Tibet thousands of years ago. Known as the “lion dog”, these small lap dogs were prized by royalty as household pets. Shih-Tzus are affectionate companion and family animals, known to live long, healthy lives. They prefer to be indoors and, while often docile and quiet, are also playful and spunky. They become very attached to their owners and love to be spoiled. Because of their small size (they typically weigh in at 10-15 lbs.), Shih-Tzus are well suited for most living spaces, large or small.

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Tiara H.

05/14/2021

Shih Tzu

My entire experience with PuppySpot was amazing. I admit that I was skeptical at first, but the PuppySpot agents assisted me the entire way and reassured me that I was in good hands. Not only was the customer service awesome, but the communication was also always quick and detailed; I never had to wonder. As for my new baby, she is absolutely beautiful and she has me completely wrapped already. I'm so glad I found PuppySpot!

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