Shih-Tzu

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shih-tzu

(ˈʃiːˈtsuː) or

shitzu

n
(Breeds) a small dog of a breed derived from crossing the Pekingese and the Tibetan apso. It has a long straight dense coat and carries its tail curled over its back
[from Chinese, literally: lion]
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Noun1.shih-tzu - a Chinese breed of small dog similar to a PekingeseShih-Tzu - a Chinese breed of small dog similar to a Pekingese
toy dog, toy - any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
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My daughter, my wife, our West Highland white terrier Teddy and a little Maltese shitzu called Lola.
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Le caniche Charlie et le shitzu Suki, eux, sont totalement indifferents, s'approchent parfois de la table et repartent.
She says that the person who sold her the dogs said they were Shitzus, "but there's nothing Shitzu about them," she raves.
Minutes earlier I had picked up the dog, Harry, a 10-year-old Shitzu, from the window sill and taken him out the back.
canis foram de diferentes racas, sendo o maior numero representado pelos caes sem definicao racial e os da raca Pit Bull, com 10 integrantes cada, seguidos das racas Pastor Alemao (seis), Teckel (quatro), Rottweiler, Poodle, Fila Brasileiro e Cocker spaniel, com dois representantes cada um e Pequines, Lhasa Apso, Husky Siberiano, Mastin Napolitano, Golden Retriever, Labrador, Shitzu, Boxer, Doberman e Basset hound, com um representante.
Dog wardens think it may be a Shitzu but due to matted hair and an infection it is hard to tell.
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