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Shih Tzu Puppies for Sale from Vetted Shih Tzu Breeders

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Get connected with vetted Shih Tzu breeders and find the perfect Shih Tzu puppy.

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About Shih Tzus

Shih Tzu means “little lion,” but these dogs are anything but ferocious. In fact, these ancient lap dogs were bred solely to be companions—and that’s a job they take very seriously! There’s a whole lot to love about these adorable little pups...

Hypoallergenic 9/10
Beginner Friendly 10/10
Intelligence 8/10
Non-shedding 9/10
Friendliness 9/10
Adaptability 9/10
Obedience 9/10
Activity Level 5/10
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Great for Small Homes

The Shih Tzu’s tiny frame makes them perfectly suited to apartment and city life, and they also fit perfectly in your lap, too.

Absolutely Adorable

For thousands of years, the Shih Tzu has been bringing smiles to peasants and emperors alike—and is now coming to a camera near you!


Shih Tzus pack a lot of GO into that little body. These pups love to play and always seem to have a blast!

Great for Kids

As long as children are taught how to play properly with a small puppy, they’ll get along great with this gentle and kind pooch.

Ready for Adventure

Shih Tzus love tagging along on whatever you’re up to—whether that’s a long nap on the sofa or a jaunt to the grocery store.

Loving and Loyal

Shih Tzus are companion dogs first, and they take that job seriously! Shih Tzus love people and love spending time with their families.

Vetted Shih Tzu Breeders

Choosing a puppy used to be easy and fun—with Uptown, it is again. We only list breeders and businesses who pass our tough vetting process. Meet some of those all-stars below, and find the puppy of your dreams.

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Sara S.

With years of breeding experience, Sara has been a standout member of the Uptown Family.

Location: Texas

Breeds: Shih Tzu

Availability: N/A

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PuppySpot is a network of highly vetted breeders. Only 10% of breeders who apply get accepted.

Location: National

Breeds: Shih Tzu

Sizes: Wide range

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Katie M.

Katie’s breeding skills are only matched by her dedication to matching her pups with amazing families.

Location: Southern California

Breeds: Shih Tzu

Availability: N/A

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Smith Family

The Smith's were always crazy about dogs, and decided to share the joy with the world.

Location: Idaho

Breeds: Shih Tzu

Availability: N/A

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Stephanie S.

Stephanie’s extensive breeding experience and elite pedigree makes her puppies highly sought after.

Location: Florida

Breeds: Shih Tzu

Availability: N/A

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Mary A.

To a dog lover like Mary, nothing makes her smile more than uniting another fluffy bundle of joy.

Location: New York

Breeds: Shih Tzu

Availability: N/A

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Bethany P.

Bethany knows a thing or two about doggytelligence and breeds some of the best pooches on the planet.

Location: South Carolina

Breeds: Shih Tzu

Availability: N/A

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More Information About Shitzu Puppies for Sale

Still have questions about Maltese Shitzu puppy for sale or Shitzu dog breeders? We have answers!

How much are average Shitzu puppies prices?

Many factors can affect Shitzu puppy price you see online. Some breeds vary based on their size, coat color, eye color, gender, and even the breeder’s experience. You may even see teacup Shitzu puppies or toy Shitzu puppies for sale, which some breeders may charge extra money for. Then there are also Shitzu mix puppies for sale, like Shitzu maltese mix puppies, a Shitzu Bichon puppy, etc.

Are Shih Tzus good for apartments?

Absolutely! The Shih Tzu was born for apartment life, but the breed adapts well to a variety of living situations. All in all, Shih Tzus are pretty easygoing and aren’t too fussy about where they live! As long as your pooch is getting regular light exercise and lots of affection, he’ll be one happy camper. The same goes for mixed breeds like Shitzu Maltese puppies for sale.

Will I only be connected with local Shih Tzu breeders?

When you conduct your puppy search in the Uptown Network, you’re getting access to a nationwide pack of some of the top breeders and businesses around. No puppies available nearby? No problem. Businesses and breeders in the network can arrange travel for your doggo to your most convenient major airport.

How do you screen Shih Tzu breeders?

Puppy scammers are all over the place, so we’ve adopted strict screening standards that only allow 10% of applicants to make it into our network. Have a look at our comprehensive Breeder Pledge to see exactly what traits make up an exceptional breeder—and what to expect when you choose a breeder listed in our network.

Why is Uptown Puppies different from other places with Shitzu for sale?

Puppy mills and scammers are flourishing online, so we wanted to create a place that really rewards ethical breeders. At Uptown, you and your family are only connecting with the best breeders and businesses (unlike your typical online search, where every breeding operation has a chance to catch your attention...even the bad ones).

What is a puppy mill like for Shih Tzu puppies?

A puppy mill is sort of like a factory...except instead of producing phones or paper, it produces dogs. Puppy mills are horrible, and focus 100% on profits instead of taking care of their dogs. When you buy a Shitzu puppy for sale from a mill, your dog has a higher chance of needing expensive veterinary treatment, and may even have a shorter life expectancy than normal.

Are there any Shih Tzu puppies near me right now?

No matter what type of Shih Tzu puppy you’re looking for, there’s great news—your dream dog is just a few clicks away. Take a look at some of our preferred partner breeders/businesses, connect, and get ready to meet the puppy your family has always wanted. But act fast—new puppies get adopted in the blink of an eye.

What kind of dog is a Shih Tzu?

The Shih Tzu is a tiny little companion dog with mysterious origins. Some say it was bred by Tibetan monks for Chinese royalty, but whatever its origin, the Shih Tzu is ancient—one of the oldest breeds in the world, in fact. Today, the Shih Tzu is one of the most popular toy breeds, and it’s easy to see why. People have also created many Shih Tzu hybrid breeds, such as Maltese Shitzu puppies for sale.

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