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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The Shi Tzu puppies are tan and white in colour, the lurchers have pale gold rough coats and are working dogs.
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Last year's winner was a Norfolk Terrier called Co-Co, but experts are tipping breeds such as the Pugg, Pekinese or Shi Tzu to lift the crown.