Toy dogs are considered to be lovable, friendly and adorable, so it's no wonder that toy breeds are so popular. Shih Tzus are one of the most sought after breeds in this category and can make great pets. However, there are some things that people do not know about this particular breed. Here are ten mindblowing facts about Shih Tzus -- how many do you know?
1) Shih Tzus' full name is Tibetan Shih Tzu Kou or Tibetan lion dog
2) Shih Tzus are known as the Chrysanthemum Dogs. Because of their odd fur coloration and how their fur grows around their faces, some think they resemble the chrysanthemum flower.