We've said it before and we'll say it again, designer breeds are the latest craze and so many different dogs are being bred together with the hopes of creating a super dog! A perfect example of that are the Shichon puppies for sale and they just happen to be in our store! Continue reading to learn more.
Who are they?
Firstly, our apologies! We've jumped right into singing their praises, but what are Shichon puppies for sale? They are a crossbreed between a Shih Tzu and a Bichon Frise. Some say that the designer dog has picked up the small stature of the Shih Tzu and the friendly disposition that characterizes the Bichon Frise. Designer dog owners argue that mixed breeds help you get two dogs in one. It's like the best of both worlds and we agree!
The Shichon is one of the most recent designer dogs, so it's been kind of hard to exactly trace its origin, but one fact remains and that is it has grown to be a very popular breed in the United States in the last few years. It's believed that one of its parent dogs, the Bichon Frise has been around since the thirteenth century but it's only half a century ago that it was brought into the United States, in fact, it came to be recognized by the AKC 46 years ago.
Here are a few facts about Shichon puppies for sale!
- They're also known as Zuchons or Teddy Bear Dogs (unsurprisingly this is because they “bear” an uncanny resemblance to cute and cuddly teddy bears)!
- The Shichon is a relatively healthy dog, with an average life expectancy between 15 and 18 years.
- The Shichon isn't an overly hyperactive breed. They only need walking around five miles a week, so they don't make the best work out buddies, FYI!
- Shichons are intelligent, so despite their stubborn temperament, they're certainly trainable.
- The coloring of a Shichon puppy can change as they mature. Isn’t that so neat?
- On average, they only weigh between 10 and 15 pounds, when fully-grown and are just 9 to 12 inches. However, their fluffy coat often makes them look bigger than they actually are.
With our Shichon puppies for sale, you are guaranteed to get a designer dog that will make you happy for years to come. Contact us today to get started!