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Shih Tzu Puppies for Sale in North Carolina

If you are looking for a furry best friend, then look no further than the Shih Tzu! We understand that adopting a puppy is a huge responsibility, so don’t be afraid to give us a call! We are more than happy to answer any questions you have before and after you adopt your Shih Tzu puppy. We still hear from families that adopted puppies from us months ago! Unlike some breeders, we want to form a community of dog lovers that gives our puppies the love and attention they deserve. Our outreach grows each year; our puppies have moved to all parts of North Carolina. 

Characteristics of the Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu, which means “little lion”, is one of the oldest known dog breeds. They are usually 9 to 11 inches in height and 9 to 16 pounds in weight. They known for its beautiful coat, but it does require a lot of upkeep. Daily brushings are needed and bathing once a week. To keep their coat short they will need groomed every 6 to 8 weeks. They can come in many colors: black, white, gray, brown or combinations of different colors.  

Temperament of the Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus were bred to be a companion, and that is exactly what your puppy will be. They will want to be by your side and will be affectionate towards all members of your family. While they love to snuggle and lounge around, they will love walks and games of tug of war!