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Shih Tzu

(shē dzo͞o), breed of active, alert toy dogtoy dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate very small breeds of dogs kept as pets. Some are selectively bred diminutive forms of larger breeds and others are naturally small.
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 originating in Tibet centuries ago. It stands from 8 to 11 in. (20.3–27.9 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 9 to 18 lb (4.1–8.2 kg). Its double coat consists of a soft, woolly underlayer and a long, dense, luxurious topcoat that may be any color. A probable descendant of the Lhasa apso, the Shih Tzu was sent as a gift by the Tibetan Dali Lamas to the Chinese emperors as early as the 16th cent. In China it was crossed with the Pekingese, both breeds being referred to there as "lion dogs." In its relatively short history in the United States, the Shih Tzu is gaining in popularity as a house pet and watchdog. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal and fox also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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Todofuke Ishikai Ijifunso tanto riji jijosayokasseikatantoriji Godo renrakukaigi ryo to shitsu no kojo ni muke, kakki teki na ketsudan [Joint Meeting of Directors of Prefectual Medical Associations in Charge of Medical Malpractice Conflict and Directors in Charge of Self-Cleaning Activation Made a Landmark Decision to Improve the Quality of Medical Care], NICHII NEWS, June 5, 2005, available at http://www.
ORDEAL: One-and-half-year-old shitsu Boo Boo was left to starve in a back yard.
The couple were leaving the car boot sale, opposite Sainsbury's, when two bull mastiffs spotted the shitsu and dashed towards her.
Here are some examples of what these teachers wrote when I asked for elaboration: "because it's the place where the entire staff is gathered" (zen 'in ga atsumatte iru basho da kara); "because it's the place where all things are decided" (subete no koto wo kettei suru basho da aru kara); "it's the place where everything that has to do with education is planned, examined, practiced, and reflected upon" (gakko kyoiku ni kakawaru subete no koto wo keikakushi, kentoshi, jikkoshi, hansei suru basho da kara); and "if you call a school a body, where the staff and pupils are the blood that circulates through that body, then the teachers' room can be called the heart" (gakko to iu basho ga karada, shokuin ya seito wa, sono karada wo nagareru chi, naraba shokuin shitsu wa shinzo to ieru naa).
My arguments for a cocker spaniel weren't working so I more or less knew Chris would laugh in my face at the mere hint of a Geri Halliwell-style Shitsu.
Adrian Innocent was asked to create an ice sculpture of the TV star's little shitsu dog Buster and will now join pop princess Natasha Bedingfield, today on his hit ITV tea-time show, The Paul O'Grady Show.
38, provide a complete list of delegates but do not include biographical details; Boei Kensyujo Sensyi Shitsu, Tokugawa Shiryo No.
The original Japanese name was hin shitsu ki no ten kai.
37) Nihon Denshi Kikai Kogyokai (Electronic Industries Association of Japan) Chosa Shitsu Shirabe (Research report) (Tokyo: Nihon Denshi Kikai Kogyokai, 1993).
I travelled to London where I learned shitsu for three years.
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