Shih Tzus are a small breed of dog that were originally bred in China. They are known for their long hair, curly tails, and friendly personalities.
Shih Tzus are typically 9-10 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh 9-16 pounds. They have a long, double coat that can be a variety of colors, including black, white, brown, and apricot.
Shih Tzus are known for their playful and affectionate temperament. They are loyal and protective of their family and make great companions for children.
Shih Tzus are generally healthy dogs, but they are prone to some health conditions, such as eye problems, hip dysplasia, and patellar luxation.
Shih Tzus are intelligent dogs and are easy to train. They are eager to please their owners and respond well to positive reinforcement.
Shih Tzus are low-maintenance dogs. They require regular brushing and bathing, and they should be taken for moderate exercise.
Shih Tzus can be found at many animal shelters and rescue organizations. They can also be purchased from reputable breeders.