1. A Shih Tzu person wants a charming small dog that is affectionate, bright and friendly.
2. A Shih Tzu person has time to care for his dogs elegant coat or else is willing to take the dog to a professional groomer. Whatever the situation, the Shih Tzu owner understands that the coat cannot be neglected.
3. A Shih Tzu person is responsible for the safety and careful handling of his small dog and for teaching others to do the same.
4. A Shih Tzu person loves to have his dog in the home as a true part of the family and family life.
Reprinted from Breeders Best: Shih Tzu © 2004. Permission granted by Kennel Club Books, an imprint of BowTie Press.