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.

  1. Am I the Breed for You?
  2. Why Buy a Purebred Dog
    from a Responsible Breeder?
  3. Puppy Buyer Etiquette
  4. Questions a Breeder Might Ask You
  5. What Color - Sex - Age - or Size?
  6. “Imperial” Shih Tzu & Designer Dogs
  7. No to Pet Stores
  8. Is Buying from a Breeder Bad?
  9. Why Do Puppies Cost So Much?
  10. Why Shih Tzu Don't Leave
    Before 12 Weeks
  11. ASTC Rescue Committee
  12. AKC Breeders of Merit
  13. Early Puppy Training



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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