Shih Tzu

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Shih Tzu
Shihtzu (cropped).jpg
A Shih Tzu in full shaw coat
Ither names Cheenese Lion Dug
Chrysanthemum Dug
Oreegin Cheenae
Wecht Male 4–7.25 kilograms (8.8–16.0 lb)
Female 4–7.25 kilograms (8.8–16.0 lb)
Hicht Male 20–28 centimetres (7.9–11.0 in)
Female 20–28 centimetres (7.9–11.0 in)
Color Aw are permissible
Eften multiple colour coats
Daurk/Licht Broun
Litter size 1–8
Life span 10–15 years, average is 12 years auld
Classification / standards
FCI Group 9, Section 5 Tibetan breeds #208 standard
AKC Toy staundart
ANKC Group 7 – Non-Sporting [deid airtin] staundart
CKC Group 6 – toy staundart
KC (UK) Utility staundart
NZKC Non-sportin staundart
UKC Companion Dug staundart
Domestic dug (Canis lupus familiaris)
Shih Tzu
Cheenese 西施犬
Leeteral meanin Xi Shi dog
Alternative name
Tradeetional Cheenese 獅子
Simplifee'd Cheenese 狮子
Leeteral meanin lion

A Shih Tzu (Cheenese: 西施犬; pinyin: xīshī quǎn), an aw kent as the Chrysanthemum Dug, is a toy dug breed, wechtin frae 4 tae 7.25 kilogrammes (9–16 lbs) whan fully grawn.[1] The exact oreegins o the breed are unkent, but it is thocht tae hae oreeginatit in the Tibetan Plateau, an then been developit in Cheenae.

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