Shih Tzu,Yorkie Puppy
Looking for A Shih Tzu or Yorkie Puppy
Check out our articles on “Finding the Best Shih Tzu Puppy”, “Finding the Best Shih Tzu Breeder” then learn to care for them by House Training, Grooming and feeding your puppy.
The Shih Tzu Dog originated in China, confirmed by DNA analysis as one of the oldest breeds of dog on the Earth. The Shih Tzu was used as watch dogs at the Emperor’s Palace in China. They barked when ever strangers approached them. It’s believed the Shih Tzu dog was the result of Breeding the Bei-jing Pekingese with a Tibetan dog breed, the Lhasa Apso. Also known as the Chinese Tibetan Lion Dog or the Chrysanthemum Dog. Bearing a resemblance to the Flower is how the dog got this name. By 1994 the Shih Tzu became the 12th most popular breed of dog in the AKC’s 139 breeds.
“The Yorkshire Terrier (often called simply the Yorkie) is a breed of small dog in the terrier category. The long-haired terrier is known for its playful demeanor and distinctive blue and tan coat. Yorkies can be very small, usually weighing not more than 7 pounds (3.18 kg); the standard of this breed does not mention the minimum weight accepted nor does it specify a height. Based on registrations of the American Kennel Club, Yorkshire Terriers became the second most popular dog breed in the United States in 2006, trailing only the Labrador Retriever.