Shih tzu

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Shih tzu

a small (9-16 lb), lively dog with a very short muzzle, broad, round head, large, prominent eyes and short ears. The coat is long, straight and flowing in a variety of colors with a white blaze on the face and a white tip on the tail. Called also Chrysanthemum-faced dog. The breed is predisposed to cleft palate and a familial renal cortical hypoplasia.
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Blueberry Lane, missing dog, Scout, a male shihtzu, wearing collar with tags; owner located it lying down in the cul-de-sac.
Three weeks later the ECHO reported the story of a Shihtzu puppy which managed to impale itself on a four-foot candlestick holder while teething.
A DOG owner was pushed to the ground as she fought off an attack from a bull mastiff that left her ageing shihtzu needing stitches.
GAG Tim Vine GYM JEST Tommy Cooper FUR LAUGHS shihtzu 14.
Heartbreaking ordeal: Alfred and Lesley Taylor, from Northfield, with their three-year-old dogs Gizmo, a Terrier cross, and Doris, a Shihtzu.
BEARABLE: Rio Samida (left) and friend Zahra Jones with their winning teddy (AC140608Ashow-21); SPIT AND POLISH: Jeanette Marina puts the finishing touches to her shihtzu dog Augustus (above) and (below) Barbara Swales prepares her limousine bull for the show ring Pictures by Andrew Catchpool (AC140608Ashow-15)
Inside they found two dogs - a grossly overweight spaniel and an emaciated shihtzu.
And by his side every time he takes a dip is tiny pal Gomez - Tracy's Tibetan Shihtzu who is only as big as Mr Chops' head.
November 7, Shihtzu Club Of Scotland Open Show in Chryston.
It wasn't a weekend entirely without a Welsh triumph on the international stage - my sister-in-law's Shihtzu won his category in Crufts.
Mark Shrewsbury and fiancee Kerry Mander were devastated when their pedigree seven-month-old shihtzu Misty went missing after the break-in on Saturday.