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...
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.
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.
Our 3 Part Mission
The happiness of our customers, our breeders, and your puppy is the foundation of everything we do.
Connect responsible, ethical breeders with responsible, ethical buyers. Our mission is to take the uncertainty and headache out of finding the perfect puppy.
Help owners keep their puppies happy and healthy throughout the dog's entire life by sourcing and creating the best products, services, and learning materials.
Accelerate the elimination of puppy mills by empowering humane breeders and exposing those with inhumane operations. We want to be part of the solution.
5 Star Breeders
We only work with Shih Tzu breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...
About Uptown Approved Breeders
No puppy mills. No scams. We thoroughly vet all breeders based on our 47 Breeder Standards. When you find a puppy at Uptown, you're not just getting a dog--you're getting peace of mind that your new best friend is coming from an experienced, ethical breeder who loves dogs just as much as you do.
Questions & Answers
There are lots of factors that can affect the price when you start your search for Shih Tzu puppies for sale in Seattle including coat color, gender, eye color, and more. When you look for Shih Tzu puppies in Seattle, perhaps you’re looking for Teacup Shih Tzu puppies, or a mix like a Shih Tzu Maltese mix, which can also affect the price.
Yes, Shih Tzus are perfectly suited to apartment living. So if you’re looking for a Shih Tzu for sale in Seattle and you live in an apartment, that’s not a problem. Not only are they small dogs, but they are also very relaxed. Search for Seattle Shih Tzu puppies for sale, and they’ll be happy almost anywhere as long as they get lots of love and attention.
We will connect you with Seattle Shih Tzu breeders as well as businesses all over the country. You can start your search for local Shih Tzus for sale in Seattle, but you may find the perfect pup over the other side of the country. In this case, you can pick up your new Shih Tzu pup at your nearest major airport.
We work very hard to ensure only the very best Shih Tzu breeders in Seattle get into our network. We get a lot of applicants, but we only approve 10% of them. You can find out all about our high standards in our detailed Breeder Pledge, so you’ll know exactly what you can expect when you search for Shih Tzu puppies for sale Seattle here.
There’s no saying what you're going to find when you search for a Shih Tzu for sale Seattle. You could come across puppy mills and various scammers, but our network rewards the most ethical Shih Tzu breeders Seattle. So you know that here you will only connect with the very best Shih Tzu Seattle breeders and businesses and avoid the scammers.
Puppy mills really are not nice places at all for puppies, so avoid them when you look for Shih Tzu puppies Seattle. These are like factories for dogs that focus only on profits rather than sticking to correct breeding practices. Puppies from mills are often more likely to suffer from illnesses and have shorter lives too.
If you start looking for a Seattle Shih Tzu for sale here, you’ll soon find a huge range of puppies to choose from. The breeders and businesses in our network have a wide range of puppies so you can find exactly what you are looking for. Connect with one here, and soon you could be welcoming your new Shih Tzu puppy into your home.
Some claim that Shih Tzus were bred for royalty by Tibetan monks. That’s not known for sure, but this breed is certainly one of the world’s oldest. And due to the loveable nature of Shih Tzus and the companionship they provide, they are incredibly popular, which is why so many people search for Seattle Shih Tzus for sale.
Yes! While every dog is an individual, Shih Tzus are typically friendly and relaxed dogs. But they are also high-energy and will love playing. Kids should be taught how to play properly with your Shih Tzu, such as playing on the floor with them rather than picking them up so they don’t risk dropping them by accident.
When you begin your search for Shih Tzus for sale Seattle, know that these are lively dogs that love playing and running around, but they don’t have a higher need for exercise than other dogs. It’s important to take them out in the yard to play and take them for regular walks. The rest of the time, a Shih Tzu will be very happy sitting on your lap.
Find the Perfect Puppy