Shih Tzu: Appearance, Characteristics, Temperament & more...

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History and Popularity

People commonly associate the Shih Tzu with China, but they actually came from China's western neighbor, Tibet, which was a sovereign nation until the 1950s.

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Height: 26.7 cm

Weight: 4.5 to 7.3 kg

Colour : – Their coat may be of any color, though white with blazes of grey is frequently found.

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The temperament of this breed may vary from dog to dog; they have a personality and temperament which is loyal, cute, affectionate, outgoing and alert.

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The average lifespan of a Shih-Tzu is about 10 to 18 years

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Litter Size

The Shih Tzu will have 3 to 4 puppies at one time on average.

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Is The Shih Tzu Hypoallergenic?

Yes, they also shed but Shih Tzus shed less than other breeds.

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