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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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There was a Bichon cross Shih-tzu and Bichon Frise who ended up coming to Battersea together called Buddy and Bobby.
Shih-tzu dogs Angus, Lacy and Holly were in a horrendous state, their matted hair covered in faeces and eye sores breaking out after months of neglect.
The 15 shih-tzus, Lhasa apsos and Pekinese were among 244 dogs, 16 parrots, seven cats, a rabbit and a chinchilla found at Gregson's three-bed home in Silverdale, Lancashire, in 2003.
The police spokesman said this attack was not in a public place and was the first incident involving the shih-tzu.
But Geri dumped Harry the shih-tzu for being "too high maintenance" and her terrier Lucy for rolling in fox s***.
A viewer of her US chat show suggested Halliwell's Shih-Tzu, Harry, so she called Geri.
Sharon, 51, had taken the two-and-a-half year old shih-tzu out for walk.
IT'S a long way from Battersea Dogs Home to top of the bill but Harry the shih-tzu has made it.
Days after revealing that she had dumped shih-tzu Harry on her mother because he became "too high-maintenance" she has now admitted to ditching her black terrier Lucy too.
He was waiting at the lights on Queens Drive at the junction with Derby Lane and his four-year-old shih-tzu dog slipped her lead.
Friends say she got him because she misses her shih-tzu dog, Harry, who she left back in Britain with her family.
Insiders say she broke up with O'Connell because he didn't get on with Geri's other pet, a shih-tzu called Harry.