Shih Tzu Dog Breed Information

Cherished by Chinese royals as prized house pets for over a thousand years, it is believed to have descended from crossing the Lhasa Apso or Tibetan mountain dog and Pekingese.

The Shih Tzu was the house pet for most of the Ming Dynasty and was discovered by soldiers in England during World War II.

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