The Shih Tzu dog originated in Tibet, where they were the prize possessions of the Empresses and Palace. Shih Tzu are extremely loving and adaptable. They are an intelligent companion and protector with a big dog personality in a small body.
Shih Tzus have an easy to care for coat, pretty oriental faces, and a wonderful personality.
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