Shih Tzu consistently ranks in top ten most popular and most loved dog breeds in the world. How they gained the above mentioned position and made their place in admirers’ hearts? Here are few of the breed’s factors for the same:
1- Best Companions:
They were bred to be the gifts/companions of the Imperials living in the Palace’s of China and be a part of their lives and have fun with in their free time.
2- Loyal, Affectionate and Devoted Pets:
Shih Tzu dogs have a very caring and warm attitude, that cannot be compared to any other breed. They are very understanding and may lie down or stand along you without any protest. Shih Tzu tends to interact well with other dogs and with children and adults. Shih Tzu are popular as house pets as they require minimal exercise and make little noise.
3- Tiny Sized, Outgoing & Hypoallergenic:
They bear a tiny size (8 to 11 inches) and can be with you wherever you go, i.e. to park, grocery store, relatives’ homes as well as on your dates. The typical fine, straight, and silky Shih Tzu coat has also been listed as being hypoallergenic.
Shih Tzu is an excellent watch dog because of its alert and active nature.
5- Love Attention:
Getting attention and appreciation of their owner(s) is of Great value for Shih Tzu Dogs. They take it as pride and honor for them, and may keep on repeating acts to make you happy.
6- Extremely Adaptable:
Shih Tzu Dogs are always very friendly, who love making new friends (human beings as well as other dogs).