DNA has linked the Shih Tzu to wolves but they were originally bread to be royal Chinese lap dogs. Shih Tzus are as cute as they are popular. Don’t let that stop you from looking into local Shih Tzu rescues, so many wonderful shih tzus are in shelters and rescues and would love to find their forever homes. You can look for Shih Tzus in our Dogtime adoption section.
Here are some great Shih Tzu names in case you happen to be looking for names for your new shih tzu!
Please tell us your Shih Tzu’s name in the comments below!