Shih Tzu Puppies for Sale in California

Explore adorable Shih Tzus in California from our network of 1,000+ caring breeders.

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Dogs in California
Dogs in California

Pascal

$1375
Shih Tzu | Boy

Brantley

$1375
Shih Tzu | Boy

Gidget

$1575
Shih Tzu | Girl

Rayce

$1375
Shih Tzu | Girl

Rich

$1375
Shih Tzu | Boy
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70% of our puppies arrive at their new homes using travel.

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Shih Tzu Breed Information

This popular breed gets its name from the Mandarin phrase “Shih Tzu” meaning “Little Lion”. And what a fitting name, given their long hair and spunky personality! This lively puppy loves affection and a good cuddle, but also doesn’t mind being independent. They walk with an air of royalty, perhaps because they were the chosen breed to accompany Chinese emperors. They are fiercely loyal and happiest when by your side. These puppies are perfect for older couples and don’t mind other pets, as long as they don’t take away from their cuddle time with their owners. This breed remains small at 9 to 16 lbs and lives up to 16 years old.



Temperament
Playful, clever, courageous

Breed Fast Facts

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Weight

9 - 16 lbs

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Size

Toy or Teacup

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Energy

Low

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Shedding

Moderate

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Trainability

Medium

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Life span

10 to 16 years

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History & fun facts about dogs in California

Dogs having been living in California for as many as 14,000 years now, according to forensic evidence found in the region. As for the little islands off the coast of the United States’ third-largest state, Natives brought domesticated dogs there some 6,000 years as hunting companions. It’s possible that nearly all of those early dogs were replaced by European-bred species after the 17th century, except for the coyote—a member of the dog family! Today the Labrador Retriever is the most popular breed in California, followed by the French Bulldog and the German Shepherd.

Did you know?

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In 2012, the town of Idyllwild, California elected a Golden Retriever named Max as its mayor.

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Famous local pooches on Instagram include Tuna the Chiweenie, a rescue with an overbite and a big wardrobe.

3

Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger adopted a dog during the pandemic and named it after his character on Predator: Dutch.

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