The Shih-Poos are playful and sweet little pooches who love human attention. They are perfect companion dogs and are adaptable to different households and families. The personalities of every Shi-Poo may be different from another because they come from diverse pedigrees. Usually Shih-Poos are outgoing and clever, they are also easy to train and obedient. These dogs can be curly like Poodles or straight-and-long haired like Shih-Tzus. They are easy to maintain dogs as they are low-shedding and they do not require a lot of physical activities.
Origin of the Shipoo
The Shih-Poo, also called the Shoodle, is the result of cross-breeding two purebreds: the Shih-Tzu and the Toy or Miniature Poodle. The dam and the sire are two of the most popular toy breeds. They have been around for centuries while the hybrid for just about a few decades. Shih-Tzus are royal lapdogs from Tibet and Poodles are the retrieving water dogs from France.
Is a Shipoo right for me?
If the Shih-Poo is your breed of choice, you get a good combination of two dogs in one breed. They are super adorable, friendly, and fun tiny fur balls that will surely capture everyone’s heart. You may also expect to have a friend and a watchdog at the same time.
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