| 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. Chinese did not allow Shih-Tzus out of the country until the 1930s.
Shih Tzu Rescue
South Africa Animal Rescue
South Africa is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 471,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from South Africa include the Black Rhinoceros, Juliana's Golden Mole, Riverine Rabbit, Blue Whale, and Mountain Zebra. Most peopIe in South Africa speak IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, or Afrikaans. The capital of South Africa is Pretoria.