Favorite Dog Breed In Every State - The Delite
Americans’ Favorite Dog Breeds: A State-by-state Look

Alabama: Shih Tzu

Alabamans can’t get enough of the shih tzu, an affectionate, lively breed with a long history. According to the American Kennel Club, their “under the table” ancestors existed in China as early as 1,000 B.C. They were probably sent to Chinese royalty from neighboring Tibet – what an adorable gift!