do not guard, hunt or tunnel into the earth, although they may retrieve balls if you throw them. They are an in-your-lap kind of dog. A Shih Tzu should get a short walk daily, but if that’s not an option, he will happily race through your house and bound on and off the furniture to meet his need for activity. This is a small dog, standing 8 to 11 inches tall and weighing 9 to 16 pounds.
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