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SHIH TZU

Picture of a shih tzu
LIFE SPAN: 15 years
Breed Name: Shih Tzu
Group: Companion Dog
Origin: China

HISTORY

The history of this little dog is clouded by time and folklore, but it is thought that the Shih Tzu originated in Tibet. The Shih Tzu was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 1966.