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MATTHEW

SHIH TZU PUPPY
Birth Date 9/9/2017
Gender Male
Current Weight 3lb 11oz
Est Adult Weight 8-15 lbs
Registry n/a
Vaccinations Up-To-Date On All Shots
Vet Inspection 11/8/2017
Notes

Matthew has retained testicles, call for details.

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: 11/29/2017
Name: Princess Hazel
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Lori Giles
Loc: Sheridan

Just want to say what a pleasant experience we had when purchasing princess Hazel our new teddy bear and addition to our family. The staff at premier We're very professional and the whole transaction went as planned. Princess Hazel has been everything we expected and much more I would recommend anybody who is looking for a new puppy look at Premier pups they won't leave the experience disappointed. Thanks again to your stuff for our wonderful addition to our family.

Date: 1/26/2016
Name: Peanut Butter
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Kimberly Pinkston
Loc: Brentwood, TN

My daughter had asked for a puppy right around Christmas this year, so I started looking online at different breeds. I wasn't impressed with the selection of local breeders, so I expanded my view & stumbled across Premier Pups. I spent over two hours reviewing & reading the site details before deciding on the Teddy Bear breed. Once decided, I came across Ms. Perfect's picture... I showed it to my daughter, and she instantly feel in love. I was skeptical about the whole purchase process of a puppy online, but Premier Pups made it simple & put me at ease. They answered all my calls & questions regarding our puppy, and we she arrived at the airport, we were excited to meet her in person. Peanut Butter has been the sweetest puppy! She's incredibly healthy & smart. Premier Pups called & emailed a few times after she arrived to make sure the puppy was doing well... it was nice knowing they cared so much. I have recommended Premier Pups to several people and would look to them again if we decided to expand our family any more. We love our new family member & couldn't be more pleased!

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: 7/23/2020
Name: Gretchen
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Tracee Papas
Loc: Denville, NJ

We have had our new puppy Gretchen (who we renamed Bella) for one week and we are absolutely in love with her. She is the sweetest little girl and so playful and loving. Our experience with Premier Pups was incredible from start to finish. Highly recommend using them to find your new family member.

Date: 2/20/2019
Name: Valentino (Yogi)
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Deanne Mobley
Loc: New Hampshire

Love our new puppy. He is everything they said he would be and more. Thanks Premier Pups!!!

Date: 4/20/2017
Name: Daisy
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Luann Steffy
Loc: Tarentum PA

Just got Daisy right before Easter and my grandkids found this Easter dress for her with a daisy on the side.(So Cute).W e just love her and she has settled in with us just fine don't know what I would do without her ty Premier pups for such a lovely dog....She is Great

Date: 3/28/2020
Name: Coco (previously Cassandra)
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Mark Grachek
Loc: Lexington, KY.

We just love our Coco ???? We picked her up 6 weeks ago and cannot be any happier. The team at Premier Pups were professional and insured we were educated on what we needed to do to get her home and the first week at her new home. Although we had no issues, they followed up to make sure all was going well. Thank You Premier Pups!!!!

Date: 9/10/2020
Name: Berit (formal Declan)
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Gilbert Wynrib
Loc: Monroeville, PA

We were hesitant to buy a puppy online, but after reading the reviews and speaking with several members of the Premier Pups team, we felt assured that we are dealing with people you love and care for their pups. We have had Berit (Declan) for a little over a month now and love him more and more each day. We highly recommend Premier Pups to anyone looking for a loving puppy.

Date: 6/19/2018
Name: Barkley
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Bethany Treece
Loc: Mount Sterling, OH

We adopted our sweet Barkley (formerly Theo) almost a year ago. I just want to let you know that he has added so much love and joy to our family. We just think he is precious and we love him so much. If we would ever adopt again, we would definitely come back to this place. Everything was top notch.

Date: 8/9/2020
Name: Niko
Breed: Teddy Bear
Client: Yona hector
Loc: Tampa fl

I got Niko (formerly Bart) 09/28/2019. He’s one years old now and the best descision made in purchasing him. Niko is extremely active, playful, lovable, and affectionate. He’s so awesome!

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The health of your new family member is our primary concern. We take all necessary precautions from vet inspection of our pups to their parents requirement to pass annual exams. If there’s something undiscoverable at 8 weeks of age that later comes up as hereditary or congenital, you’re covered. We stand behind our pups with up to a 10 year guanrantee.

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Developing long-term, personal relationships with breeders means we can work closely with the people, who raise the puppies we provide. We frequently visit our breeders to ensure our puppies and the practices used to raise them are always improving. With our breeders, their pets and pups are their main focus and priority.