Shih Tzu this breed originated in Tibet in 1850. Several Shih Tzu from Tibet was sent as a tribute to The Manchu. Chinese call these dogs that “Shih Tzu Kou” means “Lion Dog” is a 1 in 3 Dog High Emperor China. At the end of the Empress Dowager Cixi. Shih Tzu destroyed as many, but also Shih Tzu some lost left and spread to various parts of the world, such as England and America. Shih Tzu is a dog with a small, furry, Shih Tzu was approved by the AKC in 1969.
The character of varieties.
Shih Tzu is a dog with an elegant. A dog born to give their love. They are not dogs to use, in the pursuit of a haul, stalk, or attack. They just want to be with you. They may bark to let you know that someone is coming. But can to be friends with someone if they are good, not evil.
The breed standard.
Habits – jovial, brave owners love is alertness. Oily.
Header – are rounded, broad, balanced with the size of the body size. The skull look like dome.
Ear – large base of skull slightly lower ear ears are long hair
Eye – round big eyes black.
The bridge of the nose (Stop) – a broken clear.
Mouth (Muzzle) – a short. There is a square shaped.
Nose – wide black.
Tooth – mesh always or Undershot.
Torso – is longer than height of trunk, back straight.
Neck – manipulation. Look elegant.
Chest – wide and deep.
Front legs – size short front legs are big bone in moderation, consists of a muscle, the front legs bear long hair big toes are pointed in front.
Hind legs – a short leg after a big bone, muscle, furry feet after like feet.
Tail – the base of the tail is quite high, the tail hung over after a long hair
Hair and color – hair has 2 layers, good quality, tight, straight or a slight wave not pinch. the
Head with long hair tied up hair color popular any colors.
Weight – 9 – 18 pounds
Height – about 8 to 11 inches.
Walking – running – with elegance.
Defects – Skull narrow little eyes light colored eyes, long nose, mouth, teeth Overshot pink furry some feathers.