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10 Fun Facts About Having A Pet Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus are a small and affectionate breed known for their playful personalities and adorable looks. You can easily carry them around.

Small Size

They were originally bred in China as companion dogs for royalty and aristocrats. SOotechnically, they are a foreign breed.

Foreign Breed

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Long Fur

Shih Tzus have a long, silky coat that requires regular grooming to prevent mats and tangles. Therefore its a headache to get them a haircut.

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Cute Undercut

They have a unique underbite, which adds to their cute and charming appearance. This makes them look cute and adorable.


Shih Tzus are very social dogs and love to be around people, making them great lap dogs and family pets. They will be anywhere where there are people.

Family Lover

They are generally easy to train and respond well to positive reinforcement and treats. So it is easy to teach them new tricks.

Easy To Train

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Daily Exercise

Shih Tzus are not known for being very active, but they still need daily exercise to maintain a healthy weight and prevent boredom. Keep them active.

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Loves KIds

They are good with children and other pets, but may be prone to jealousy and prefer to be the center of attention. You can let them play with your kids.


Shih Tzus have a long lifespan and can live up to 16 years or more with proper care and nutrition. They make great family dogs to be with your kids and other.

Long Lifespan

Despite their small size, Shih Tzus have a big personality and will bring a lot of joy and love into their owner's lives. They love to lick your face and jump on you.


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