Also known as a ShiChi or a ChiTzu, this designer breed is a new crossbreed that exemplifies the saying, dynamite comes in small packages, all while tugging on your heartstrings.
The Shih Tzu Chihuahua Mix’s Temperament & Behaviour
If we combine the personalities of the Shih Tzu and the Chihuahua, you’ll more than likely have an affectionate, energetic, and protective ShiChi.
Training the Chihuahua Shih Tzu Mix
These pups need just as much care as a big dog and need to be socialized early, so that they don’t bark at everything and everyone that they come into contact with.
Exercise for the Chihuahua Shih Tzu Mix
The tiny ShiChi doesn’t need a lot of space and very little exercise.
Potential Health Issues of the Chihuahua Shih Tzu Mix
– Patellar Luxation – Obesity – Eye problems – Respiratory problems – Hypoglycemia
Diet of the Chihuahua Shih Tzu Mix
It is recommended by vets that ShiChi’s should have a diet that consists of 140 to 325 calories of protein-rich, high-quality dog food every day.