Shih Tzu

Martha Martins
Jan 24, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Apr 16, 2021
Age 3 - 18
Read time: 1.0 Min

Kids love playing with fluffy and cute dogs. The Shih Tzu dog breed is an Asian toy dog breed that originated from Tibet. They are extremely hairy and fluffy, with long hairs that can cover their full body length if not trimmed timely. Little ones will surely have fun coloring this free printable Shih Tzu coloring pages resource and they can also check out many interesting facts about the animal. Shih Tzu dogs have short snouts, droopy ears and large eyes, which are round in shape. Their fur or coat is ever growing. They are very playful and fun. Their calm and friendly nature, along with their smooth and long fluffy hair has made many people want to raise them. They are very adaptable in nature and can adapt to any environment. However, their independent behavior also means that they are not the most obedient dog breed. Their average life span is between 10 to 16 years. Their fur is long and silky and often reaches the floor. Their silky coat requires daily brushing to avoid the tangles. Shih Tzu in mandarin means ‘Xi shi dog’. Xi Shi was considered to be the most beautiful woman in ancient China.

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