dog breeds Total: 369 Breeds

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu
Shih Tzu Photo #1

Overview

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #20
2017: #20
2016: #20
2015: #19
Origin:China
Breed Group:Toy (AKC:1969)
Companion Dog (UKC)
Size:Small
Type:Purebred
Life span:10-16 years
Temperament:Active
Courageous
Friendly
Gentle
Happy
Intelligent
Lively
Outgoing
Playful
Height:8-11 inches (20-28 cm)
Weight:9-16 pounds (4-7 kg)
Colors:Black
Blue
Brindle
Gold
Liver
Red
Silver
Litter Size:2-5 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $800 - $1200 USD

Breed Characteristics

Adaptability:
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Dog names

Rank Male Female
1 Max Bella
2 Toby Maggie
3 Teddy Zoey
4 Buster Gracie
5 Leo Abbie
6 Zeus Sasha
7 Jackson Emma
8 Bandit Riley
9 Blue Missie
10 Romeo Dakota
11 Bo Harley
12 Apollo Charlie
13 Luke Hazel
14 Brutus Mimi
15 Bruce Heidi
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