Litter Size of Shih Tzu Dogs

Litter size varies from breed to breed and also from dog to dog.Shih Tzu puppies are delicate at the time of birth but of course depends only on their mother.They can easily set into apartments and do not need excessive exercise.They are prone to several allergies in their early stages.New born puppies require an optimal temperature to survive as they are prone to fever.It takes almost 18 months for a Shih Tzu puppy to become completely mature.Litter size may also depend on the time of when the dog is bred,dog's size and health.Breeding at the right time would result in a better litter.Shih Tzu dogs have small to medium litters.Average litter size for Shih Tzu is about 3-8 puppies whereas bigger and smaller both litters may also be expected. 
 
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