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Shih tzu - Characteristics, Personality, History, Healthy, Care, Temperament, Qualities, Dog Breed

Characteristics and personality of the Shih Tzu dog breed Cheerful and happy, the Shih Tzu tends to need a lot of personal attention. Because he is comfortable with human company, it is easy to spoil him. Shih Tzu is classified in most countries in the group of toy dogs. Its height ranges from 20 to 30 cm and its weight from 5 to 10 kg. As in most companion breeds, Shih Tzu mature rapidly, reaching the size of adulthood at about ten months. It is usually slightly longer than it is tall and has a robust body and a good sized head. The muzzle is fairly short, with a lower under bite. The head is round and the eyes are quite bulging. His tail is gleefully coiled on his back. His steps are long and fast for such a small dog. The Shih Tzu is covered in lush long straight hair. This double layer requires a lot of maintenance, especially if it is left long. All colors are accepted for hair, although a dark pigment around the eyes and on the nose are preferred. They are us