| Shih-Tzu means Lion Dog in Mandarin. Shih-Tzus are descended from Lhasa Apsos bred with Pekingese. Paintings of dogs resembling Shih-Tzus exist dating back to the sixteenth century. Shih-Tzus were popular with Chinese royalty. Chinese did not allow Shih-Tzus out of the country until the 1930s.
Shih Tzu Rescue
Cape Verde Animal Rescue
Cape Verde is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 1,500 square miIes. The population of Cape Verde is about 420,000. Threatened species known from Cape Verde include the Blue Whale, Harbor Porpoise, and Humpback Whale. The capital of Cape Verde is Praia. Most peopIe in Cape Verde speak Portuguese.