- Other names:
- Chinese Lion Dog
- Chrysanthemum Dog
The Shih Tzu is among the most popular small dog breeds in the world. The breed is known for their humorous, friendly, and bold attitude which makes the breed favorable even with individuals not fond of the breed.
Shih Tzu's were bred for companionship and so by instinct they are very friendly dogs and want to be with their owner all day. It is not uncommon for shih tzus to follow their owner room to room without any incentive.