Shih Tzus The Little Wolves

11 very interesting facts about the Shih Tzu breed.

  1. Shih Tzu in Chinese means “Lion Dog”
  2. Shih Tzu are genetically very close to wolves.
  3. Shih Tzu is a cross-breed between Pekingese and Lhsa Apso
  4. According to a legend a Shih Tzu would sleep at the edge of the Chinese emperors bed as the foot warmer
  5. During the Communist revolution Shih Tzu almost became instinct.
  6. By the 1930’s there were only 14 Shih Tzu left in the world, all modern-day Shih Tzus come from those 14.
  7. Shih Tzus do not shed less than most of other breeds, however they need daily brushing to maintain their healthy coat.
  8. Shih Tzus are great with other dogs and people but could be stubborn or slower to train.
  9. Shih Tzus are Indoor dogs but they need their daily exercise.
  10. Shih Tzus don’t do well in hot and humid weather.
  11. Shih Tzus live between 12- 16 years on average( Some as long as 20).

 

One Response to Shih Tzus The Little Wolves

  1. Poppy says:

    The video on this website is **** because it keeps sticking it is sooooooo annoying

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