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What will be your Shih-Tzu​ name?

First things first before we start surfing into Shih Tzu names, where does this breed name comes from? According to our best friend Wikipedia, this breed name comes from the Chinese and it technically comes from the word “lion”, as a matter of fact, this breed was developed to resemble the traditional oriental art lions and the name comes from the Wade of Chinese characters 獅子 (in case it may be relevant we googled it, and yes, it effectively means lion 😂), this scheme is used for the first time when the breed was introduced to America.

The Shih Tzu is a Toy sized dog and is a breed that was developed in China just like its name. The exact origin is unknown and yet it is still thought to come from the Tibetan Plateau.

They are overall affectionate dogs, nevertheless, this tiny dog temperament may be quite different from dog to dog, even tho some of the breed characteristics and temperaments may be shared equally among them, for example, most Shih Tzus are affectionate, loyal, cute, alert and outgoing.

 

When these dogs are properly trained and they socialize since a young age they’ll develop good obedience to basic commands.

They are naturally stubborn dogs when it comes to training, but to summarize they can be very alert and active dogs even tho they were not specifically bred for this.

Here are our shih tzu names

Poppy

Oliver

Bertie

King Binky

Charlie

Buddy

Milo

Louie

Rudy

Gigi

Chloe

Olive

Maisie

Hazel

Maggie

Jojo

Mittens

Gertrude

Mia

Izzy

Did you know...?

This is a Toy sized dog and this is a breed developed in China. The exact origin is unknown and is thought to have originated in the Tibetan Plateau in china. They are affectionate dogs.

In terms of the Shih Tzu colors, their coats include different shades from gold, white brown and black; their coat color changes when they get older.

Their coat hair is usually fine, straight and has a silky touch, our research found that for some dog experts the Shih Tzu coat is hypoallergenic, we found out that in terms of dog allergic reactions for this particular breed their dander and saliva are key triggers for allergic reactions.

Compared to other breeds such as the Japanese famous breed Shiba Inu, for example, they do nor shade to the same degree, they just lose a small amount of hair when bathed or brushed.

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