Shih Tzu Breed Information

Shih Tzu
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
11 155 124 4.5 14 13

Schedule of Points

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

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Promises send a message to Promisessend message 7 hours ago
2 Picardy send a message to Picardysend message 19 hours ago
3 Dustmop Kennels send a message to Dustmop Kennelssend message 1 hour ago
4 SPECTRUM. send a message to SPECTRUM.send message 3 days ago
5 DoggyPanache send a message to DoggyPanachesend message 9 hours ago
6 Wolf Point send a message to Wolf Pointsend message 17 days 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?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.