Shih Tzu Breeders Pell City AL

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Sewanee's Rolls Rinkles
(205) 525-5939
185 Rivercrest Ln
Vincent, AL
Chinese Shar-Pei

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Wingshot Kennels
(256) 404-1384; (256) 404-1749
245 Lakeside Lane
Alpine, AL

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Sir Bills Scottish Terriers
(256) 778-9654
Somerville, AL
Scottish Terrier
AKC Certified

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Clear Creek Anatolian Kennels
(256) 538-2365
2365 Highway 77
Attalla, AL
Anatolian Shepherd Dog

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Patti's Dachshund Farm
(334) 385-2600
3829 County Road 32
Arlington, AL
Dachshund (Miniature)

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DJM Ranch
(205) 467-0347
5175 Pinedale Rd
Springville, AL
Anatolian Shepherd Dog

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Blossom Farm
(205) 689-4007
930 County Rd 55
Berry, AL
Shih Tzu

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Jerry's K9
(706) 575-6799
1904 Knowles Rd
Phenix City, AL
American Pit Bull Terrier

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Capri Cane Corso
(251) 957-3671
9955 Strickland Rd
Grand Bay, AL
Cane Corso

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Hilltop Airedales
(256) 766-0193
3505 Helton Dr
Florence, AL
Airedale Terrier

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Shih Tzu - Guide to Shih Tzus

Description: The Shih Tzu descends from the Tibetan temple dogs which were bred over 2000 years ago. Tibetan rulers often presented Chinese rulers with these "tribute gift dogs" and once in China, the dogs, which resembled the Lhasa Apso, were most likely crossed with the Pekingese. For this reason, many people mistakenly assume that the Shih Tzu, meaning "lion dog," is Chinese in origin. The dogs lived luxurious lives behind palace walls and remained unknown until after China became a republic in 1912. This Shih Tzu is an elegant little dog that makes a well-mannered pet and quite enjoys apartment or city life as long as he is taken for occasional walks.

Height: The height of a Shih Tzu is 9 - 11" (22.9 - 27.9cm).

Weight: Shih Tzus weigh 10 - 16 lbs (4.5 - 7.1 kg).

Coat Type: The coat of the Shih Tzu is long, dense and straight.

Color: All colors are permissible for the Shih Tzu's coat, with white markings on the forehead and tail tip being most desired, and dark eyes, nose and lips being required. Daily brushing is a must to keep the coat mat-free and soft.

Temperament: The Shih Tzu especially enjoys people and is a lively, alert, and active little dog. Although small, he carries himself with a great deal of pride and confidence.

Health Problems: Health issues that may affect the Shih Tzu include hip dysplasia, liver disease, eye, dental and breathing problems. It's possible for a Shih Tzu to live up to 20 years. It...

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