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Shih Tzu

Group Toy Dogs
AKC Group AKC Toy Dogs
Temperament gentle, loyal
Size small dog breeds
Feeding Very Small Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Regular Grooming
Activeness Inactive Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Moderately Good Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Shih Tzu Facts

First used for Court dog
Country of origins China
Year of origin 1600s
Colors Any color
Height (min) 10 inches (26 cm)
Height (max) 11 inches (29 cm)
Weight (min) 10 lbs (5 kg)
Weight (max) 16 lbs ( kg)
Life expectancy (min) 15 years
Life expectancy (max) 17 years