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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When beginning teachers face challenges dealing with student misbehavior, academic disengagement, and conflicts with parents, they are able to make sense of these issues in the safe environment of shokuin shitsu.
grasped] in the teachers' room alone" (shokuin shitsu dake de seito no haaku ga dekinai kara); "I think it's more the brain than the heart.
You can see that I'm still not quite over the Shitsu issue yet.
The animals, a blonde pedigree female Shitsu and a male tricolour Cairn Terrier crossed with Shitsu, frequently visit neighbours for snacks.
OKURA SHO ZAISEI SHI SHITSU, SHOWA ZAISEI SHI--SHUSEN KARA KOWA MADE, DAI 19 KAN [JAPANESE FINANCE HISTORY--FROM THE END OF THE WAR TO THE PEACE TREATY, vol.
She was a first cross - the offspring of a pedigree shitsu and a pedigree Lakeland terrier.
The 23-year-old knows he was lucky to escape unharmed but still found it hard to live with the fact his loveable Shitsu didn't survive.
Judy did describe Geri's dog as a little shitsu, which was a bit harsh.
Simon said: "She often plays with our shitsu Sydney by tossing him up in the air with her snout.
That was 19 years ago and the couple now have a 16-year-old daughter, Jenny, and four Shitsu dogs.