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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Todofuke Ishikai Ijifunso tanto riji jijosayokasseikatantoriji Godo renrakukaigi ryo to shitsu no kojo ni muke, kakki teki na ketsudan [Joint Meeting of Directors of Prefectual Medical Associations in Charge of Medical Malpractice Conflict and Directors in Charge of Self-Cleaning Activation Made a Landmark Decision to Improve the Quality of Medical Care], NICHII NEWS, June 5, 2005, available at http://www.
ORDEAL: One-and-half-year-old shitsu Boo Boo was left to starve in a back yard.
The couple were leaving the car boot sale, opposite Sainsbury's, when two bull mastiffs spotted the shitsu and dashed towards her.
As a final insult, he left the family's pet shitsu dog Molly to his secret lover, divorcee Margaret Waud, 53.
Hood and his wife, who taught English at the Buckley School in Sherman Oaks for 23 years, continue to live in the same North Hollywood house they've had since moving here, as does their shitsu, Grover.
My arguments for a cocker spaniel weren't working so I more or less knew Chris would laugh in my face at the mere hint of a Geri Halliwell-style Shitsu.
Adrian Innocent was asked to create an ice sculpture of the TV star's little shitsu dog Buster and will now join pop princess Natasha Bedingfield, today on his hit ITV tea-time show, The Paul O'Grady Show.
I travelled to London where I learned shitsu for three years.