Are chocolate Shih Tzus rare?
It is exceedingly rare for a Shih Tzu to be a full solid black. In many cases there will be a secondary color of tan (S 012) or white (A 014) which gives us the incredible black and white, or even two other colors making the dog a tri (black, gold, silver A 235, etc.)
How much is a Maltese Shih Tzu worth?
A Maltese Shih Tzu can set you back anywhere between $400-$800 per puppy. This is not as much as some Toy dog cross breeds, but because this pup is still a designer breed, it is quite expensive. If this is too far out of your price range, you can always check your local shelter.
How much is a chocolate Shih Tzu?
Shih Tzu Price Range However, to answer the cost question: The average price of a Shih Tzu puppy in the United States is between $750.00 to $3,000.
Is a Shih Tzu a good pet?
Yes, Shih-Tzus make good pets. They, and many other small dogs, were bred to be companions for human beings. As with any other dog, your Shih-Tzu should receive proper socialization and training. It should be spayed or neutered, unless you have a very good reason for keeping it in the breeding population.
How many puppies do Shih Tzu’s usually have?
This breed can have a litter of between 1 to 10 puppies . In general, it is common to have between 3 and 6 pups , which is quite remarkable considering the size of the shih tzu breed.
Can Shih Tzus eat pork?
Pork in itself is as harmless to dogs as chicken, beef or any other meat. However, there is a slight risk of your dog being infected with trichinosis by eating pork. Besides, I think pork has more salt/preservatives….I think of it as a processed food.
What is a Shih Tzu specialty?
A Shih Tzu specialty show is a dog show where only Shih Tzu are shown. Such shows can be hosted by local Shih Tzu clubs, by the American Shih Tzu Club (ASTC), or regionally by members of the ASTC. Shih Tzu specialty shows are a great place to see Shih Tzu in conformation and performance events and meet their breeders, owners, and exhibitors.