Shih Tzu Breed Information

Shih Tzu
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
9 139 123 4.5 14 13

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 7
Bitches 2 3 4 5 6

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Dustmop Kennels send a message to Dustmop Kennelssend message 3 hours ago
2 Lumen send a message to Lumensend message 2 hours ago
3 Promises send a message to Promisessend message 4 hours ago
4 Picardy send a message to Picardysend message 16 hours ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 20
Forequarter 5
Hindquarter 5
Gait 10
Top Neck and Back 10
Coat 15
Size 10
Feet 5
General 20
Breed Colors
Black 9%
Black and White 15%
Blue 1%
Blue and White 3%
Brindle 4%
Brindle and White 8%
Gold 8%
Liver 26%
Liver and White 7%
Red 4%
Sable and White 7%
Red and White 0.00
Sable 0.00
Silver 1%
Gold and White 5%
Silver and White 2%
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Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Shih Tzu dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.