Shih Tzu Breed Characteristics
While this information on breed characteristics may be helpful in selecting the right pet, the specific personality of the animal is a much better indicator of compatibility. Here is some basic information on Shih Tzus.
As the sole purpose of the Shih Tzu is companion and house pet, he should be lively, alert, friendly and trusting towards all. He requires minimal exercise, but his long, luxurious coat needs daily brushing and maintenance.