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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uk | VINNIE SEVEN-YEAR-OLD shih tzu Vinnie thought he'd found his forever home once before, but came back to the centre as he wasn't keen on being handled a lot and sometimes needs his own space.
All three shih tzu pups had waiting lists of people who wanted to reserve them and they are all waiting to leave for their new homes.
A Shih tzus are easy-going dogs who tend to cohabitate well with cats, so I would just ensure you have feline-only areas of your house set aside so that your moggy can meet the new arrival on his terms.
The so-called "purse dog" breeds such as Chihuahuas, Shih Tzus and Toy Poodles are seldom cut out to be outdoor dogs.
Who knows how much it'll cost," said Andrea Ansell, a small-scale breeder of Shih Tzus in the Sacramento area.
The individual titles comprising the "Domestic Dogs" series for school and community library Pets/Wildlife collections include: Basset Hounds (159296771X); Border Collies (1592967728); Chihuahuas (1592967736); Golden Retrievers (1592967744); Labradors (15929677520; Pugs (1592967760); Shih Tzus (1592967779); and Yorkshire Terriers (1592967787) and are available individually as well ($25.
Shih tzus are among the real high maintenance catwalk stars of dog shows, the celebrity pooch of preference for ex-Spice Girls and camp TV stars.
This label puzzled me, but I went ahead and bought the trap figuring that after I'd captured the raccoon I could keep it in the garage in case the yard was suddenly overrun with Shih Tzus.
BEST IN SHOW: Another riotous improv comedy from Christopher Guest (Waiting for Guffman), this time about the world of dog shows--keep an eye on Michael McKean and John Michael Higgins as superfags who madly pamper their shih tzus.
She makes the simple and poignant observation that one of the worst things about mental illness is that it is essentially so very lonely, obliging Shih Tzus notwithstanding.
The ASPCA, which is managing operations for the White County Sheriff's Department in the investigation, stated, "The dogs are small breeds under 20 pounds and include Boston and Jack Russell terriers, Pomeranians, Shih Tzus, Chihuahuas, poodles, miniature Pinschers and Schnauzers.
Yissa Lucena, 20, president of the group of 4th year entrepreneurship students from Bicol University who created Dog's Haven, said the three other dogs, all of them shih tzus, are pets of her groupmates.