A shih tzu also known as the Chrysanthemum Dog, is a toy dog breed weighing 5–7.25 kilograms (11.0–16.0 lb) with long silky hair. The exact origins of the breed are unknown, but it is thought to have originated in Tibet and then been developed in China although various hypotheses exist.
shih tzu puppies are known as smart dogs who do not shed their fur .They are sturdy little dogs with short muzzle and large dark eyes. They have a soft and long double coat, it stands no more than 26.7 cm (101⁄2 in.) at the withers and with an ideal weight of 4.5 to 7.3 kg (10 to 16 lbs). Drop ears are covered with long fur, and the heavily furred tail is carried curled over the back. The coat may be of any color, though white and with blazes of grey are frequently seen. The Shih Tzu is slightly longer than tall, and bigger dogs ideally should carry themselves “with distinctly arrogant carriage