Shih-poo: Shih Tzu & Miniature or Toy Poodle

Shi-poo

Shi-pooDescription:

A Shih-poo is a mixture of a Shih Tzu & Miniature or Toy Poodle. Originally originated in the United States, the ShihPoo has been bred to create a new hypoallergenic dog. This crossbreed was also meant to be small enough to sit on the owner’s lap and be easy to carry around. Poodle crosses have been extremely popular in the past century with crossbreeds with other dogs.

The ShihPoo is relatively new; breeders believe that it will become popular in the future. The Shihpoo is a very energetic dog and loves to be around people. This dog will have everyone in the house running around playing with him!

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Learn More About the Shih Tzu Dachshund Mix aka the Schweenie

Shih Tzu Dachshund MixDescription:
The Shih Tzu Dachshund mix is more commonly known as Schweenie among breeders.  This is a small lovable dog that makes the perfect family pet as it is kind and easy to look after.  Generally this dog is small in height like the Shih Tzu and longer in length like the Dachshund.   It has a sweet endearing face and big floppy ears.  This dog’s eyes usually resemble those of the Shih Tzu and tend to be quite big and dark in color.  It has broad muscular shoulders and it’s quite a strong dog despite its small stature.  These dogs usually have a medium length coat that can sometime look a little scraggly and they have a beautiful rusty color.

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More Info About the Pug Shih Tzu Mix

Pug Shih Tzu MixDescription:
The Pug Shih Tzu mix is not a full bred dog but a mixture between the Shih Tzu and the Pug. Another commonly known name for this dog is the Pug-zu. It can be a small, hairy dog, not dissimilar to a mini Yorkshire terrier in appearance or it could have a shorter denser coat like the Pug. Usually however, this dog will have a medium length coat that represents both sides of the family. The Pug Shih Tzu can be plain in color or it could have different markings. Its usual colors are fawn, black or white. It is also common for a Pug-zu to have a black mask covering most of its face just like the Pugs. These are a favorite family pet and very few people can resist their charm.

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All About the Pomeranian Shih Tzu mix

Pomeranian Shih Tzu mix Description:
The Pomeranian Shih Tzu mixed breed dog is more commonly known as the Shiranian. Other recognized names for this dog include the Shih-Pom, Shih A Pom and the Pom-Tzu. This designer dog has grown to become a popular choice of pet over the last few years because of both its stature and personality. Shiranians’ coats vary depending on how much content of its parents it has. This dog’s double coat is usually long and flowing like that of the Shih-Tzu. Its coat is usually straight but in some cases it can be slightly curly. Its coat comes in a variety of colors and can either be a solid color or multi-colored. Some typical colors of a Shiranian include: red, black, orange, gold, chocolate, brindle and sable. This small toy dog is surprisingly energetic for its size and people can’t help but fall in love with its playful nature.

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Find out about the Bulldog Shih Tzu Mix

Bulldog Shih Tzu MixDescription:
This dog turns out to be rather sweet looking despite the fierce appearance of the Bulldog. A Bulldog Shih Tzu cross usually has the face and shaggy coat of a Shih Tzu and the stout body and upturned ears of a French bulldog. Their colorings vary and can be plain white, tan or black or with different colored markings. These hybrid dogs have a calm nature which is usually in common in other bulldog hybrid dogs.

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Info About the Shih Tzu Pekingese Mix aka the Shinese

Shih Tzu Pekingese MixDescription:
This sweet looking dog with a long mane is a mix between the Shih Tzu and the Pekingese. They are also commonly known as the Shinese, Shih-teze and Peke-A-Tzu. This dog is not really considered to be a breed itself; instead it is seen as a hybrid dog. These sweet looking lap dogs make cute and loving pets with its long silky manes, large endearing eyes and small squashed faces with a short muzzle. They come in a variety of different colors that they inherit from the parents including gold, brown, black and white.

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More About the Shih Tzu Lhasa Apso Mix aka the Shih Apso

Shih Tzu Lhasa Apso MixDescription:
This small toy dog is a cross between the Shih Tzu and Lhasa Apso and it’s commonly known as the Shih Apso or the Lhasa Tzu. These small dogs are usually light in coloring and come in shades of tan, fawn, white or gray. They have a typical toy dog appearance with a small head on a slightly larger body. They are hairy dogs with two coats, one shorter undercoat and a long either straight or wavy outer coat. Their faces have a squashed appearance and usually have darker markings or patches on it. Typically these dogs have longer hair around their faces and a distinct long mustache. They have long floppy ears and a short stubby tail. These dogs are known for their strong thighs and lion shaped body which earned them their nickname “Lion dog” among the Tibetan monks. These friendly dogs are loyal pets and are eager to please their owners.

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More info about the Shih Tzu Bichon Frise Mix aka the Zuchon

Shih Tzu Bichon Frise MixDescription:
The Zuchon dog is a cross between the Shih Tzu and the Bichon Frise. Other common names used amongst breeders are Shichon, the Tzu Frise or sometimes even the Teddy Bear dog. Many breeders and dog specialists believe that this is one of the best designer dog breeds available. This is a small dog with an average life expectancy of 12 to 15 years. This fluffy dog’s coat has a variety of colors most of which are lighter shades. Its coat is thick and is made up of other finer inner hair with a thicker curlier outer coat which is how it earned its nickname the ‘Teddy Bear’ dog. This dog doesn’t shed its hair very much which makes it an ideal dog for those suffering from allergies. With its sweet temperament people of all ages find it difficult to resist this dog’s charm.

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Learn About the Yorkie Shih Tzu Mix aka the Shorkie-Zu

Yorkie Shih Tzu MixDescription:
The Yorkie Shih Tzu mix is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Shih Tzu. These loving and loyal dogs make the perfect companion dog. Due to their small size they are considered to be ‘toy’ dogs. Most Shorkie-zu dogs take after the Terrier side and resemble it in looks. It has a medium length coat and floppy ears. These small dogs have short bodies and a curled up tail just like its Terrier roots. Shorkie-zus can be found in a variety of colors but as they grow older their color changes. Shorkies come in red, black, gold, chocolate, white or black with a tan saddle. This dog’s hair is typically shiner than other breeds and it is also a non-shedder, perfect for allergy sufferers.

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All About the Shih Tzu Maltese mix aka Mal-Shi, Shihtese or Malti Tzu

Shih Tzu Maltese mixDescription:
The Shih Tzu Maltese mix is more commonly known among breeders as the Mal-Shi, Shihtese or Malti Tzu. Although the Shih Tzu Maltese mix is known to be a ‘designer’ dog, it is not officially recognized by any kennel club or organization. This small toy dog is a hairy one with a round face and small floppy ears. The hair all over their bodies is of even length and sometimes the facial hair is too long for its face, obscuring its view. This dog comes in a variety of colors including plain white, tan, and black or with markings. This is a great dog to keep in the house and is perfect for first time dog owners.

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