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Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
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Overview
The Shihpoo is created by the crossing of two breeds: Shih Tzu and Poodle. They are commonly referred to as "designer dogs" and are one of the most popular of the crosses.
Character
The ideal Shih-poo is sturdy, compact, and solid. They should be well-proportioned in appearance and possess a lively and keen expression.

Does your Shih-Poo - Shihpoo bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
The Shih-poo is loyal, loving, and affectionate. They are not recommended for homes with small children. They do well with dogs and non-canine pets they have been raised with. They do not do well if ignored or left alone for extended periods of time. Boredom or loneliness will lead to destructive behavior and incessant barking. They are outgoing but very wary of strangers. Shih-poo's are quick to alert their family to visitors and out of the ordinary sounds.
Care
The Shih-poo requires frequent brushing to prevent matting and tangling and occasional professional grooming. Bathing should be done when necessary. It is important to regularly clean the ears of debris and hair to prevent infection. The Shih-poo's have a low tolerance to extreme heat and cold. Dental hygiene is important to prevent early tooth loss. They may be prone to such health issues as ear infection, spinal disc disease, PRA, diabetes, anemia, heart disease, and epilepsy.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The coat of the Shih-poo may be long, straight, and profuse; curly; or a combination.
Training
Early socialization and obedience are recommended. The Shih-poo may be difficult to housebreak. The crate training method works best. They will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with firmness, fairness, patience, and consistency. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Shih-Poo - Shihpoo puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
The Shih-poo is well suited for apartment living. They are relatively active indoors and should have a variety of safe toys to keep them occupied. Shih-poo's enjoy family play sessions, securely leashed walks, and off-lead play time in a fenced yard. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
Male: 10-15; Female: 10-15 lbs
Height
8-11 inches
Color(s)
Variety of colors that include black, white, gray, brown, apricot; may be solid, sabled, and parti
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I am a mid woof meaning i hand deliver each puppy as mom sits on my lap in my home. These precious babies are always in my home never in an outside kennel. At birth they have their dew claws removed and tails docked if the breed requires. They are held daily only knowing human touch and love. Being in our home prepares them for their new home with all the family noise and activity that your family has. At 2 weeks they get their first worming, 3 weeks first Bordetella, At 4 weeks first heartworm, 6 weeks first set of puppy shots and 8 weeks health certificate with a excellent vet not a puppy clinic. He supplies you with a report showing you everything he checks includes HR, RR, Temperature and weight. 2nd set of puppy shots and Bordetella and worming. I give 2nd heartworm and flea treatment for going into their new home. We go the extra mile to teach your baby separation training so when you leave for the day they are not stressed and barking all day. Instead you can walk all around their playpen and they will just look at you. Then we teach them to sleep through the night so you both get sleep from the very first night (This is the main reason my clients purchased a puppy from me) Testimonials on my website as people are amazed with no night time crying. We train them that barking is rude and then we start them using a U Go Dog potty tray. Because they are use to using a potty tray in a special place makes outside training so much easier. We also provide you with a electronic photo album of pictures from birth till they come to you. If you have Face time, Tango or Skype then we do video time with you and your baby. We believe in finding them a forever home and always here for you for years to come. We call it a relationship because they are my grand-pups when they leave here. I only fly first class so if your not willing to pay a little extra then I won't fly. Cost usually runs 350 So if your looking for a breeder who really loves her babies (Meaning breeders and pups) then you have found me. We are a state licensed kennel and they are impressed when they come and see my sweet babies. Our newest product is Pet Loans where you can purchase your puppy including flight and supplies with no money down and 6 months same as Cash.

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Anonymous asked:
We got a 1-year-old male Shih Poo two months ago from a home which likely abused him. We were doing well with his training, and he seemed very settled and content. We had him professionally groomed in our home (for the second time) and the next day he began growling and nipping at us. What would cause this new and uncharacteristic behavior?

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Anonymous asked:
We have a 3-month-old Shihpoo. We play with her, walking her every day, but now she began to shy away and hide under the bed and will not come out to eat or drink. What could be the reason for her change of temperament?

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Your puppy is going through her second fear-stage. This is a time that puppies tend to be withdrawn, scared or timid. However, you can not allow her to act like that. If you do, then she will know it is okay. First, take her in to the vet for a check up. Any behavioral change should always be checked by the vet for medical problems. Then, if she gets a clean bill of health; take some extra yummy treats and have her re-explore the house and world with you. She will learn to want to be a part of the family again in no time.

Anonymous asked:
We are not going to breed our Shih-poo, which gender is better for kids 8+? I only have one boy and he really isn't rough, he is an only child. He really wants a dog but is allergic to them. He is afraid of bigger dogs, but does fine with smaller dogs.

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Gender has nothing to do with what type of dog you want. Since your son is only 8 and he is allergic and afraid of big dogs, a Shih-poo is a great pick for him. What you need to focus on is temperament. You need a pup that is playful, like an 8-year-old is, but not too excitable as we don't want the puppy to frighten your child. A shy or nervous puppy would not work in your home either, as your child could frighten it very easily. Find a breeder that understands temperament and make sure he/she picks out a puppy that is in the middle of the litter, not too excitable, not shy -- just right.

Anonymous asked:
My son wants a dog and there doesn't seem to be any Shih-poo at the shelter around where we live. My son is allergic to dogs so we thought of getting a Shih-poo. I am off during the summer months and thought this would be a good time to get one. Is it okay to get two pups at the same time? My thought would be they could keep each other company when I go back to teaching mid August.

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If you can help it, never get two puppies at the same time. As a trainer and behaviorist as well as a breeder, I can tell you how much more work and how hard it is on the puppies and family itself getting two puppies. If you get two puppies, especially from the same litter, the puppies have already bonded. The whole reason why a person gets a dog is so that the puppy bonds to them and becomes a companion. But why should the puppy bond with a human when he/she has his/her brother/sister right there? Then when the two dogs don't bond to your son or any part of your family, it is very hard to train them when they get older.

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At the moment you try to correct them, all they have to do is go to their brother/sister and get love/attention from them and so they don't need your praise. Unless you were to have the two separated most of the time, which would be hard to do and very hard on two puppies that know for sure that their brother/sister is in the other room -- it is best to stick with one. A puppy by the time you go back to work should be able to go to a Doggy Day Care during the day, or be crate trained to be able to be in a crate for several hours before you come home at lunch to let him/her out to use the potty.

Anonymous asked:
Are Shihpoos hypoallergenic? I live in Wisconsin, how would I get a Shihpoo from a breeder?

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The Shih-Poo is considered hypoallergenic. If you are looking for a puppy, you should go to this website to read over some helpful hints on finding a good breeder. http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/pets/dog-care/how-to-find-a-good-dog-breeder

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Updated: 2/9/2016