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Shih Tzu Facts

Name:
The name of the domestic breed
Shih Tzu
Origin:
The area where the animal first came from
China
Size:
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is
28cm (11in)
Weight:
The measurement of how heavy the animal is
8kg (18lbs)
Life Span:
How long the animal lives for
15 years
Group:
The domestic group such as cat or dog
Herd

Shih Tzu Location

Map of Shih Tzu Locations
Map of Asia

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is a small breed of dog native to the mountains of Tibet near China. The dog has a long double-coat which provides the shih tzu with the warmth it needs to survive in such a cold climate.

The shih tzu generally gets to between 13 and 15 years old and are found to be quiet and inquisitive dogs. The shih tzu often makes a good dog to keep with bigger dogs as they can alert the larger dogs of any coming danger.

Shih Tzu Comments

victoria smith
"it looks like my dog mason"
josie
"i have a shih tzu she is the best everyone would love her she is the best"
jordan
"so cuuuuuuute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
SHARON
"I have 2 male Shih Tzus both brothers and they are the best dogs you could ever have."
MICKY MOUSE
"mine is thebest ever!!!!!!!! GO PEARL!!! MY DOG SHIH TZU"
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First Published: 11th November 2008, Last Updated: 16th December 2016 [View Sources]

Sources:
1. David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (2008) Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 11 Nov 2008]
2. David Burnie, Kingfisher (2011) The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2011]
3. Dorling Kindersley (2006) Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 11 Nov 2008]
4. Richard Mackay, University of California Press (2009) The Atlas Of Endangered Species [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
5. Tom Jackson, Lorenz Books (2007) The World Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 11 Nov 2008]

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