Shih Tzu

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Shih Tzu
Shihtzu (cropped).jpg
A Shih Tzu in full shaw coat
Ither namesCheenese Lion Dug
Chrysanthemum Dug
OreeginCheenae
Traits
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)
Colour Aw are permissible
Eften multiple colour coats
Gowd
Daurk/Licht Broun
White
Black
White
Grey
Bruid size 1–8
Life span 10–15 years, average is 12 years auld
Clessification / staundarts
FCI Group 9, Section 5 Tibetan breeds #208 staundart
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 meaninXi Shi dog
Alternative name
Tradeetional Cheenese獅子
Simplifee'd Cheenese狮子
Leeteral meaninlion

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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