Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu, also known as the Chinese Lion Dog or the Chrysanthemum Dog, is an ancient Asian breed whose ancestors were sent to China as gifts from Byzantium during the Tang Dynasty. Breeders bred these dogs for centuries in...
teacup and imperial shih tzu puppies ready to be picked up

Teacup Shih Tzu or Imperial Shih Tzu: Important Facts About These Dogs

Many people love tiny toy dogs, and it's not hard to find a Shih Tzu anywhere in the world where there is a demand for small dogs—known as Teacup Shih Tzu or Imperial Shih Tzu and other names. It is...
teacup Shih Tzu

Imperial Shih Tzu: Teacup Shih Tzu

If you’re familiar with the Shih Tzu dog, I am sure you’ve heard of the Imperial Shih Tzu, or the Teacup Shih Tzu, which are tiny versions of the breed. However, the AKC and the American Shih Tzu Club (ASTC)...