The name Shih Tzu translates to “lion dog” which is what these cute little toy doggies were bred to look like. If you have ever seen a Shih Tzu or interacted with one, you probably know that the adorable fluff balls are the furthest thing from the ferocious cats that inspired their development
Shih Tzus are widely celebrated and wildly popular for their endearing aesthetic. From their long fluffy coats to their large, curious eyes, it is hard not to fall in love with these dogs.
What many people do not realize is that there are up to 27 types of Shih Tzus based on coat type, color, and patterns. We shall be taking a look at some of these including the rare white coat and brindle pattern.