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Shih Poo Puppies For Sale
 in PremierPups Ohio

Clever ~ Affectionate ~ Gentle ~ Loyal ~ Loving

Premier Pups offers small Shih Poo puppies for sale from Top Shih Poo breeders in the United States. Black Shih Poo puppies and Teddy Bear Shih Poo puppies. Shih Poos are gentle, sweet, family-oriented dogs who thrive on attention and love deeply. Cute and cuddly, clever and attentive, Shih Poo dogs are wonderful family companion pets. Shih Poo puppies are adorable, joyful little teddy bears who love to play and cuddle in equal measure. A highly sought-after designer Doodle breed, the Shih Poo is a cross between a Shih Tzu and a Mini or Toy Poodle.

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BREED INFORMATION

SHIH POO


Temperament

Clever, Affectionate, Gentle, Loyal, Loving

Adult Weight 8-18 lbs
Adult Height 8-17 in
Life Expectancy 10-15 yrs
Rating 5.0 ( reviews)
Maintenance
Low High
Training
Easy Hard
Shedding
Min Max
Adaptability
Easy Hard
Active
Low High

The energetic designer breed Shih-Poo is a cross between a Shih Tzu and a Toy or Miniature Poodle. Though there is little known history on the origin of the Shih Poo, what we do know is that throughout history there have been many Shih Tzu and Poodle mixes. These adorable and easy-to-love dogs were developed to make perfect compact companions with the added benefit of hypoallergenic coats.

Appearance and Grooming

With their alert expression and sturdy little frames, these designer dogs may have the curly coat of a Poodle or the long, straight coat of a Shih Tzu. Like both parent breeds, the Shih Poo can come in a multitude of solid colors including white, black, gray, brown and apricot or in a parti-color pattern. Daily brushing as well as visits to the groomer every 3 to 4 months is essential for keeping your puppy matte and tangle free.

Temperament

These puppies are playful, friendly and affectionate, always happy to sit in a lap and give a little love. Their inherited behavioral traits from both parent breeds will assure a clever and spirited little dog. Though social in nature, they can also be quiet and quite shy with strangers. Proper socialization at an early age will give them the confidence that they need to be comfortable in most environments and with most people.

Family and Companionship

While quite intelligent, these loveable pets may not be the best choice for first time dog owners, as their sometimes stubborn streak can make them difficult to house train. Yet, their sweet and loyal nature makes them ideal companions, especially for retirees looking for a four-legged friend to spend their golden years with. Nothing will make you smile quite like having a Shih-Poo bouncing around your home.

Exercise

The amount of exercise that your puppy will require will vary by the particular traits that they inherit from their parent breeds. Most often they will need a moderate amount of exercise for both physical and emotional health. A short to medium length walk on a daily basis will be adequate for a dog this size. Additional exercise can be easily achieved through play by allowing your puppy to play outdoors in a fenced in area.

Training and Socialization

Loyal to a fault and cute as they come, this little ball of love will tax even the most patient and experienced of professional dog trainers, so new dog owners should not try to take on such a task. Hiring a trained professional is the best choice for this little independent and comedic character as persistency and routine is key when it comes to both training and socialization. Introduce your puppy to new sights and sounds in addition to professional training early on to form a well-rounded and behaved dog.

Our Shih Poo puppies for sale are raised in a family environment where attention and love are plentiful. Our reputable breeders and our Puppy Agents interact with the puppies daily to ensure good development and an easy transition to their new homes. Health checks are performed regularly and all puppies come with a 10-year health guarantee. 

Characteristics

  • Health guarantee
  • Hypoallergenic puppies
  • No puppy mills
  • No waiting list
  • Healthy and happy puppies
  • Reputable breeders

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Shih Poo? A Shih-Poo is a mixed breed dog that is a cross between the Shih Tzu and a Toy Poodle.

How small are Shih Poo’s? Shih Poo’s measure between 8 to 18 inches in height and can weigh between 8 to 18 lbs.

What coat colors are available? The coat color of a Shih Poo will vary. They can come in black, brown, white, cream, apricot, gold, red and brindle or a combination of all or some of those colors.

Will I need to regularly groom my Shih Poo? Yes. Daily to a few times per week brushings along with regular scheduled professional grooming appointments every 4 to 6 weeks will keep your little ones coat soft and clean.

Will a Shih Poo make for a good family pet? Shih Poo’s are sweet and loving in nature and get along with everyone, but are best suited for older people who are retired or not as active. Because of the Shih Poo’s small stature, they can be easily injured by overly excited children. They also really enjoy the company and comfort of older people.

Are Shih Poo’s easily trainable? Shih Poo’s are very intelligent and eager to please, but they also come with a bit of a stubborn streak. With patience and consistency, they will be trained in no time.

How much exercise will my Shih Poo need? Since they are smaller dogs, they will require less exercise. Daily walks between 20- 30 minutes will be plenty to keep them fit and active. They also love to have indoor play, so make sure to keep lots of safe toys available to them.

What is the life expectancy of a Shih Poo? The average life expectancy of a Shih Poo is between 14 and 17 years.

What is the temperament of a Shih Poo? These spirited little pups are full of love and energy. They are companion dogs, so they thrive in the company of others, but prefer the company of older adults.

Do Shih Poo’s bark a lot? Like most small breeds, Shih Poo’s tend to bark more than larger breeds, but they are not as yappy as some toy breeds. Training them to control their barking is best when it is corrected at a very young age.

Does the Shih Poo shed a lot? No, they have very minimal shedding. They make for great companions for those that suffer with allergies.

What kind of coat does the Shih Poo have? The coat can vary depending on which parent they take after more. Their coat can be wavy and wiry like the poodle or soft and straight like the Shih Tzu. It may also be a healthy mix of both.

Do they adjust well to their living environment? Yes, they adjust very well. They are just as happy and content in a small apartment as they are in a big home.

Are Shih Poo’s anxious dogs? Shih Poo’s tend to get anxious when left alone. They need to be around people, so it is best not to leave them for long periods of time. If they become too upset or anxious they can get destructive.

Can I register my Shih Poo with the American Kennel Club (AKC)? No. Unfortunately, the AKC doesn’t register cross breeds.

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Shih Poo Breed Info

Shih Poo Breed Info

Shih Poos are gentle, sweet, family-oriented dogs that thrive on attention and love deeply. Cute and cuddly, clever and attentive, these adorable pups make wonderful family companion pets. Shih Poo puppies are adorable, joyful little teddy bears who love to play and cuddle.  

A highly sought-after designer Doodle dog, the Shih Poo is a cross between a Shih Tzu and a Mini or Toy Poodle. Precious, fluffy and small, Shih Poos have an average weight between 8 and 18 pounds with an average height between 8 to 17 inches.   

SCOTTY

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

3lb 10oz @ 6.4 weeks
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KELLY

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

1lb 15oz @ 5.3 weeks
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ELTON

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

2lb 8oz @ 5.3 weeks
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ELIJAH

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

2lb 10oz @ 5.3 weeks
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EDEN

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

2lb 8oz @ 5.3 weeks
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EMERSYN

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

2lb 4oz @ 5.3 weeks
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ACE

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

2lb 6oz @ 5 weeks
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ABBOTT

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

3lb 2oz @ 5 weeks
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AIDEN

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

2lb 12oz @ 5 weeks
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ARIELLE

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

1lb 15oz @ 5 weeks
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ASHLEY

Available 7/24

SHIH POO PUPPY

1lb 15oz @ 5 weeks
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HARVEY

Available 7/31

SHIH POO PUPPY

3lb 12oz @ 5.6 weeks
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GALAXY

Available 8/03

SHIH POO PUPPY

1lb 8oz @ 6.1 weeks
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JAZZY

Available 8/14

SHIH POO PUPPY

2lb 10oz @ 5.4 weeks
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JEFFREY

Available 8/14

SHIH POO PUPPY

1lb 15oz @ 5.4 weeks
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JANET

Available 8/14

SHIH POO PUPPY

2lb 6oz @ 5.4 weeks
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JEAN

Available 8/14

SHIH POO PUPPY

1lb 10oz @ 5.4 weeks
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Shih Poo Breeders

Like people, the most critical moments in a puppy's life starts in the beginning. Providing a safe, natural, comfortable, and healthy environment for the nursing mother and her baby is essential. It truly takes a special breeder to assist with the nourishing and raising of a Shih Poo puppy. Here at Premier Pups, we work hand-in-hand with our breeders. We spend consistent on-site time with our selected breeders and can undoubtedly say that our puppies come from a caring environment. Only the nation's best Shih Poo breeders can provide the best quality of life. The footage produced in our videos is 100% real. We directly take un-staged, unedited, and only authentic scenes at our breeder locations. We only align ourselves with Shih Poo breeders whose standards are much higher than the rest. 

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