Breeder Referral | Looking for a Shih Tzu?

This site contains many useful articles about our breed and a great deal of advice for Shih Tzu owners. If you are thinking about adding a Shih Tzu to your family, the articles listed on the left might be of particular interest.

Puget Sound Club WA
Am I the Breed for You?
So you want a Shih Tzu?
Why Buy a Purebred Dog from a Responsible Breeder?
Puppy Buyer Etiquette
Questions to Ask a Breeder
Questions a Breeder Might Ask You
What Color - Sex - Age - or Size
“Imperial” Shih Tzu
No to Pet Stores
“Designer Dogs”
More on Designer Dogs
Dog Selling Websites
I Consider Him a Rescue
I Bought a Dog from a Breeder
Is Buying from a Breeder Bad?
Why Do Puppies Cost So Much?
What I Learned at the Dog Show
Thinking about a Shelter Dog?
Why Shih Tzu Don't Leave Before 12 Weeks
Do Shelters Support Puppy Mills?
Common New Dog Owner Mistakes
ASTC Rescue Committee
AKC Breeders of Merit
Identifying A Reputable Breeder
Early Puppy Training
Are Two Dogs Better Than One?
9 Things Before You Get A Pet



The American Shih Tzu Club Inc. has a listing of member breeders who have agreed to and signed the ASTC Code of Ethics. Several ASTC member clubs are also included. This listing should be used for reference only and due diligence is your responsibility. Be aware that the ASTC does not guarantee the services provided by any member and does not assume any liability regarding agreements provided by the consumer and the ASTC members listed within. Buyers should use utmost care before making a decision to purchase a dog. This listing does not bind the ASTC, nor does it guarantee or accept any liability or responsibility for the quality, health, or temperament of any dog. NO warranty is to be assumed or implied by this website by inclusion or omission as it pertains to fitness of merchandise or integrity by any ASTC member on this list.

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