Shih Tzu

A Tibetan toy dog having a long luxurious coat of any color, formerly bred in imperial China as a pet of the nobility.


Shih Tzu Art Images

Shih Tzu Head Study provided by:Maggie Ross Dog Art Two Shih Tzus Halloween provided by:Maggie Ross Dog Art Two Shih Tzus to Love provided by:Maggie Ross Dog Art Beware of Shih Tzu! provided by:Obey the pure breed! The Dog Revolution Shih Tzu Mom provided by:Springdale’s Dogs by Dezign Two Colors of Shih Tzu provided by:Maggie […]

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Reverend D. Allan Easton’s Theory Regarding the “Imperial” Shih Tzu

Connie Limon brings us a unique perspective regarding the history of the Shih Tzu. Reverend D. Allan Easton was a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland and a Member of the American Oriental Society, the China Institute of America, and the Tibet Society of the United Kingdom, and the International […]

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Getting to Know the Shih Tzu

This particular breed of dog originated from Tibet, although it has now become a highly popular breed in Western countries. The name “Shih Tzu” is pronounced (sheet zoo) and can be spelled a number of ways depending on the country. In fact, in China, the name sounds more like the American “sherbet” with “adds” on […]

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The Shih Tzu Breed: A Widely Loved Companion

If you are thinking about buying a Shih Tzu puppy – congratulations! This adorable and loyal dog will most likely become an important and treasured part of your family. The Shih Tzu is a toy dog; characterized by its proud, sturdy and miniature stature – this dog breed is one of the most popular of […]

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