There is great significance in Shih Tzu in Chinese and Tibetan legends. Anthropology researchers suggest several theories while investigating the exact root of Shih Tzu. The Manchu dynasty is believed to be the root of the Shih Tzu breed of modern types as suggested by one theory, while the other employs its emphasis on the Imperial Court of China via the silk trade route.
The origin of Shih Tzu emerges to be interwoven in the mystery of the prodigies of China and Tibet. There are several theories propounded by different anthropologists. One theory suggests that the Manchu dynasty was the origination of the modern Shih Tzu. As hypothesized by different scholars, Tibetan sleeve dogs are the ancestors of Imperial Shih Tzu. American Kennel Club (AKC) propounds the standard breed of Shih Tzu, while most common breeders use the terms 'Imperial size' or 'Teacup size'.
So you and your family have decided that you are ready to bring a Shih Tzu into your home and lives. You have a nice home and plenty of love to give and that is all you need to know when picking a dog, right? Unfortunately, this is not the case, as many different types of dogs have different types of personality. If you select the wrong dog, you may have a situation you did not expect to happen. It is best to know what to expect before selecting a puppy.