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SHIH TZU PUPPY
Birth Date 9/9/2017
Gender Female
Current Weight 2lb 15oz
Est Adult Weight 8-15 lbs
Registry n/a
Vaccinations Up-To-Date On All Shots
Vet Inspection 11/8/2017

The Teddy Bear is a designer hybrid that was first bred in the year 2000, from crossing a Shih Tzu and a Maltese (Mal-Shi) or in some cases from crossing a Shih Tzu and a Bichon (Shichon). They are quite popular in the United States and are highly sought after from dog breeders.  

Appearance and Grooming

They have round faces with big eyes, small and flat noses, long and droopy ears and a puffy short tail. Partnered with fluffy coats, they resemble little bears. Their fur has different colors, making each of their patterns unique. The colors most common are white, brown, black, grey and yellow. Their fluffy hypoallergenic coats need to be brushed, washed and trimmed periodically.

Temperament

One of the most loyal dog breeds; they are highly affectionate with high levels of obedience. They are recognized for their gentle nature and bark only when they feel the need to alert their owner. This attribute makes them a great selection for a watch dog.

Family and Companionship

This dog will share its love and affection with each member of its family, equally.  Its sociable and friendly nature makes it a great companion for both people and other pets.  These are the perfect pet for a family who always has someone around as they do not like to be left alone for long periods of time- they thrive in the company of others.

Exercise

The Teddy Bear is not a highly active dog therefore a small daily walk along with some indoor play is adequate for their overall health. 

Training and Socialization

This designer breed, although sporty and playful shows traits of stubbornness. They do extremely well at following commands and learning new tricks, as long as the owner is gentle and patient. Like many small breeds they need extra attention when it comes to potty training. Socializing your new puppy at an early age and continuing through adolescence will assure good behavior and maturity into adulthood.

Temperament

Affectionate, Alert, Independent, Intelligent, Loving, Out-Going, Playful, Quiet, Social

Adult Weight 6-14 lbs
Adult Height 9-12 in
Life Expectancy 12-14 yrs
Maintenance
Low High
Training
Easy Hard
Shedding
Min Max
Adaptability
Easy Hard
Active
Low High

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REVIEWS

TEDDY BEAR


Date: 2/6/2021
Name: Hewy
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Heather DeMasi
Loc: Wayland, Ma

Hewy just celebrated his 1st Birthday! We had an amazing experience with Premier Pups. The adoption process was seamless and his flight was uneventful. They were fantastic in keeping us up to date on his arrival and called us to check in on him once he got home. He is the apple of our eye and we couldn’t imagine life without him! Hewy is the second puppy we have adopted from Premier Pups!

Date: 7/2/2020
Name: Moose
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Andrea Oliver
Loc: PA

We got Moose (previously known as Abbott) from a friend who actually got him from Premier Pups. Moose is such a good boy, he is very sweet and adorable. He is also a healthy dog, we are really pleased with his health conditions. That’s one of the reasons we got another puppy from Premier Pups (which I will post a review soon as well)

Date: 10/29/2019
Name: Harper
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Breno Lemos
Loc: St. John’s FL

Harper has being amazing! Healthy puppy and very smart. Would definitely buy again from premierpups. She’s a great addition to my family!

Date: 3/4/2021
Name: Charlie
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Denise Amato
Loc: Westerville

Charlie is almost 8 months old, he is an amazing dog, companion and protector (lol) He thinks he is the 'Mayor" of the neighborhood always looking out the front door, barking at anyone walking on the sidewalk, he has always slept thru the night and is a treat snob.....I am very pleased with my purchase, and making him a part of my life.

Date: 6/6/2018
Name: Edison
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Anna-Grace Lavy
Loc: fayetteville, AR

I searched everywhere for my ideal puppy and somewhere I felt comfortable enough to make such an important purchase and finally I found Premier Pups. I knew the second a saw Edison that he was the perfect dog and without hesitation decided to buy him. The process was extremely efficient and smooth! Edison is my hiking, swimming, golfing, and napping buddy and he truly could not be more perfect. Forever grateful to Premier Pups for giving my my very best friend!

Date: 9/18/2017
Name: Bonita now Dixie
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Joan teese
Loc: Sunbury, ohio

Dixie is the most wonderful pup. She is so smart and good. She is very healthy. She is my best buddy. Thank you premier for such a wonderful experience. love her to pieces

Date: 7/4/2016
Name: Lucky(previously Toby)
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Jennifer Parungao
Loc: Jupiter, FL

Premier pups has been beyond helpful from our initial researching phase to post purchase once we had Lucky home. Their kind check ins after the pup arrives is truly exceptional. Not only has Premier Pups proactively reached out via phone or text but they have also been very fast and responsive when we called them with questions. It is a huge adjustment for pups this tiny to fly on a plane and come to their new home and the AP team truly makes the experience smooth and happy for puppy and owner alike. We have even had many interactions throughout our experience w/ the CEO of AP who is knowledgable and compassionate like his staff. This sweet little pup is healthy and well adjusted. He fits right in to our family and our 11 and 8 year old just adore him. We all do! Thank you AP for the experience and top notch customer service!

Date: 1/5/2017
Name: Blu (F.K.A. Theo)
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Matt & Bry Friend
Loc: Indiana

We could not be happier with our little Blu! At 4 mts old now he is smart and well behaved. He is so sweet and adores us as much as we adore him. Premiere Pups was fantastic to work with, we were very pleased at the attention given to us and to Blu.

Date: 4/10/2019
Name: Blu (Buddy)
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Kandace Garner
Loc: Parma, OH

We have had our Teddy Bear for over a month now and I would like to say this has been such an amazing experience. The pick up the purchasing the after help the potty training I could go on for days but everything was absolutely amazing. Blu is doing amazing he’s pee pad trained and just a ball of joy my family is absolutely in love.

Date: 4/24/2018
Name: Benny
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Parvi
Loc: Morgan Hill, California

Premier pups was great in handling all the questions you have for your new puppy. Our pup came just today and he is so excited for his new journey at with his new family. Also he was quickly given to us at the Delta Cargo Facility. We can tell premier gave good care and attention to the dogs physically, and with the guidelines and instructions. Thanks premier for our new funny, excited little teddy bear pup.

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