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Shih Tzu

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Shih Tzu dogs originated in China, where they were guard dogs. Scientists have discovered that Shih Tzu are one of the oldest breed of dog still being actively mated. They're sometimes called the Chrysanthemum dog, because their face looks like the flower, and they are holy in the Tibetan culture.

  1. 1. What is the oldest breed of dog?
    1. a. Pugs
    2. b. Labs
    3. c. Shih Tzu
  2. 2. What were Shih Tzu dogs bred to do?
    1. a. Hunting
    2. b. Seeing-eye work
    3. c. Guard work
  3. 3. Where did the Shih Tzu breed originate?
    1. a. Thailand
    2. b. China
    3. c. Japan