Shih Tzus are affectionate house dogs who derive joy from following their family members from room to room.
4 - 7.2 kg
Male: 20 - 28 cm
Female: 20 - 28 cm
10 - 16 years
They were bred as companion dogs.
They are clever, affectionate, friendly and lively.
They make good companions for children and get along well with other pets.
Allergies, canine hip dysplasia, patellar luxation, juvenile renal dysplasia (JRD), ladder stones and bladder infections, eye problems, ear infections.
They require to be brushed and combed every day.
They require to be walked for 20 to 30 minutes ever day.
They require to be fed a high-protein and high-fat diet.