14 Fluffy Facts About the Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu are loyal service dogs and loving companions.  And here are some facts to get acquainted with them better.

#1 According to one popular theory, the breed was started in Tibet by Buddhist monks and eventually made its way to China. 🐶😄

#3 They may not look like it, but the modest Shih Tzu is more closely related to wolves than many fiercer-looking breeds.🤔

#4 Despite their genetic similarities to wolves, Shih Tzu were bred to be loving companions.😊

#5 The pampered pets led luxurious lives in palaces, enjoying all the creature comforts a dog could want.🧐

#6 As with other Chinese dog breeds, the Shih Tzu was nearly wiped out when the Communist party began its takeover.😯

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