The Shih Tzu Poodle is a cross between a Shih Tzu and a toy or a miniature Shih Tzu and are some of the cutest little creatures. They are fun loving and are energetic a have a real zest for life. These are the kind of dogs you would want to adopt into your household so that they will bring life in your home. They are great companions if you have a home in a small apartment with a large backyard. They are quite and adaptable to some living conditions. They will cheer you up. If you are thinking of acquiring a dog, then a shampoo could just be the dog for you. Below are some facts you will need to know about Shih Tzu Poodle.
The Shih Tzu Poodle is the best in a household that has older children that understand how to handle a dog in the best manner. Kinds cab be a bit clumsy and may handle the dog roughly if you are not near them.
Like it is for many dogs, you will need to give your Shih Tzu Poodle with a high quality diet of dry food dog. Dry kibbles will do them good since they tend to experience dental problems and dry food will help them prevent gum diseases and bad breath. They Shih Tzu Poodle are companion dogs and love people. You will need to stay with them in the house. You should never leave the outdoors. Although Shih Tzu Poodle is smart, they can too be stubborn. Ensure you train them by motivating them with their kryptonite. However, you will need to be careful on how you feed them since they have a high tendency to overeat, something they may often do. Overeating may need to major health complications. You will be surprised that, despite their minute sizes, the Shih Tzu Poodle mix love to hear themselves bark. You may need to train them to be quiet on command. However, you will do this with difficulty.
The Shih Tzu Poodle mix love cuddling with their owners. You will find them in your bed at night, expecting you to cuddle and sleep with them. They are in need of the owner’s touch, in most of the occasions. One good thing about the Shih Tzu Poodle mix is that they are energetic and will not need a lot of exercises. Simple playing is ok, and over-exercising can harm them. You need to take them slowly if you want good results out of them.
The Shih Tzu Poodle mix have a ready-to-please attitude. Coupled with loyalty and intelligence, this attitude makes them easily trainable and sociable. Make sure they get sociable through making them used to strangers and tolerant with other pets. Do crate training for them, since it is easy and through it, the dog will learn to poop and pee in places that are far from the sleeping area. Be strict and authoritative. Otherwise, training will become a nightmare for you. Be careful to be polite. The Shih Tzu Poodle will not respond well to harsh training techniques.